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Iustinian Captariu

Iustinian Captariu

Partner
+40 21 307 1643

Iustinian Captariu is a Partner in the Bucharest office, the head of the Romanian energy & natural resources and competition & state aid practices. He focuses on energy & natural resources, environment and regulatory, competition & state aid, infrastructure & projects, M&A and joint ventures.

RECENT ENGAGEMENTS INCLUDE ADVISING

  • AN INTEGRATED EUROPEAN ENERGY COMPANY, based in Switzerland, on its expansion in Romania through two major acquisitions in the energy and gas markets, namely of Repower Furnizare, a company active in the field of electricity supply and trading in Romania since 2007, with an annual turnover of over 100 million euros, as well as of RWE ENERGIE, a company active in the supply and trading of energy and natural gas, with an annual turnover of around 150 million euros
  • A MAJOR EUROPEAN ENERGY COMPANY on all matters regarding energy regulatory work and competition law, including complex dominance issues in regulated and non-regulated markets, merger control, joint ventures with local partners, inquiries from the Romanian Competition Council, state aid issues and dawn raid trainings
  • TWO MAJOR EUROPEAN ENERGY COMPANIES on several strategic long-term natural gas supply agreements
  • THE SUBSIDIARIES OF A MULTINATIONAL GROUP on several investigations by the Romanian Competition Council in the markets for private pension funds, insurance and consumer credit, concerning customer sharing or the exchange of commercially sensitive information
  • A CENTRAL EUROPEAN INVESTMENT GROUP on the competition clearance with commitments by the Romanian Competition Council of one of the largest transactions in the pharma sector in Romania

EDUCATION

  • 2003 – 2007: University of Bucharest, Faculty of Law, Bachelor of Law

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

  • Romanian Union of Lawyers
  • Bucharest Bar Association

LANGUAGES

Romanian, English, French

PUBLICATIONS

  • The International Comparative Legal Guide: Competition Litigation, 2016 edition of, published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London (contributor)
  • The Cartels and Leniency Review, published by the Law Business Research, January 2015 (contributor)
  • Guerrilla tactics in international arbitration, Günther J. Horvath and Stephan Wilske Ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2013 (contributor)
  • Competition law in Romania: overview, Practical law, 2013
  • Contributions to e-Competitions