Competition law and state aid

Competition law and state aid

Pelinari & Pelinari provides legal assistance and ensures the representation of clients Romanian or foreign companies, ensuring compliance with the provisions of national and European competition and state aid law.

Procedures for investigating anti-competitive practices and litigation for annulment and suspension of sanction decisions.

In the case of the investigations initiated by the Competition Council in relation to anti-competitive practices, whether it is anti-competitive agreements or abuses of a dominant position, the lawyers from Pelinari & Pelinari provide legal assistance and ensure the representation of clients both in front of the national competition authority and in front of the national courts, in disputes regarding the annulment or suspension of sanction decisions, issued by the Romanian Competition Council.

Also, lawyers within Pelinari & Pelinari provide legal assistance in relation to economic concentration operations, conduct competition audits and programs to respect competition law by companies in mergers and acquisitions projects, as well as joint ventures, distribution structures, commercial contracts, pricing policies that raise competition problems.

State aid procedures

The lawyers at Pelinari & Pelinari provide consultancy in case of notification of state aid in order to obtain the opinion of the Competition Council and represent clients in the case of investigations initiated by the competition authority for abuses in carrying out a state aid scheme.