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Ariana Pantea

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Senior Associate Language fluency Romanian, English, Spanish
Education Postgraduate degree in Private Law, Bucharest University Law School (2012)
LL.B, Bucharest University Law School (2003)
Memberships Bucharest Bar Association (Admitted 2007)
Publications Policies to Encourage the Employment of Certain Categories of Persons, published in Business Standard Magazine, 2009
Overview on the Statutory Retirement Conditions, published in Business Standard Magazine, 2009
Calculation Rules of the Social Security Benefits, published in Business Standard Magazine, 2009
Employment of Young Persons, published in Business Standard Magazine, 2009
Ariana Pantea has provided valuable advice in various high profile matters as well as national and transnational transactions in the oil & gas and generation, transmission, interconnection and energy trading fields, and has built a substantial experience in renewable energy projects, being at the heart of the developments in this sector. Her practice also encompasses the permitting, accreditation and licensing processes associated with energy and natural resources projects, in respect of which she has helped clients to solve intricate legal issues entailed by the unstable legal environment.

Another highlight of Ariana's practice concerns EU and national environmental permitting frameworks and compliance matters, in respect of which she has performed thorough environmental due-diligence enquiries and assisted clients throughout all stages of environmental permitting process, spanning public debates and projects with significant adverse cross border impact. Ariana has also assisted and represented our clients with regard to the registration, enforcement and transfer of intellectual rights, with particular emphasis on legal issues related to assignment, licensing and counterfeiting of products. Ariana has also acquired a vast experience in regulatory and compliance matters, while having a solid knowledge of the administrative and bureaucratic local environment.

Highlights of Ariana's credentials include advice and representation to:

One of the leading silicon cell producers, in connection with the acquisition and development of the largest photovoltaic park in Romania. Ariana has assisted the client during the due diligence process as well as on a daily basis during the permitting procedure, compliance with the relevant regulations during the construction and commissioning phase as well as licensing, until fully operational status.

A world leading renewable energy asset developer and IPP, with regard to the legal due diligence carried out for the purposes of the acquisition of two large wind projects and several photovoltaic projects.

A Romanian investor collaborating with a global advanced technology company, in connection with the development of a photovoltaic project to serve one of the most important national industrial parks in Romania and to implement the smart grid concept for the first time in Eastern Europe.

A Romanian investor, with regard to the development of a eight unit cascade system hydro-electric power plant in Romania, including the drafting and negotiating of the EPC contract and client representation before the relevant authorities to authorize the development and operation of the project.

A major developer in green energy projects, in connection with various environmental issues related to development of a photovoltaic power plant on a protected Natura 200 site, including legal assistance during adequate evaluation process and permitting procedure.

The manager of a regional industrial park with regard to a potential soil contamination, including risk evaluation in light of the national and European regulations.

A leading European freight wagons manufacturing company, in connection with the drafting of licensing agreements as well as IP rights protection related to R&D and technical support agreements.

One of the national leading suppliers and exporters of stainless steel products, in connection with a complex dispute concerning patent infringement.

One of the most important players on e-commerce fashion market in CEE, in connection with trademark infringement risks as well as national regulations on e-commerce and registration of internet domains.

A global producer of customized software, HMI, electronics, mechanics and actuators, with regard to the drafting and implementation of the collective bargaining agreement and of various internal regulations and policies, as well as in connection with collective dismissal procedures and various labor disputes.

A pharmaceutical distributor, in connection with IP rights protection and potential disputes concerning trade mark infringements, especially with regard to the products distributed on the local market.