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Valentin Berea

Partner

Bucharest

Valentin Berea

Partner

Bucharest

Valentin Berea is a Partner of RTPR, in association with Allen &Overy LLP. Valentin specialises in competition, intellectual property and litigation. Valentin has successfully coordinated the defence of a pharmaceutical company in one of the largest anti-trust investigations in Romania to date, which resulted in the first substantial fine reduction granted by a Romanian court.

He is also a certified intellectual property counsellor for trademarks and industrial designs and an assisting professor teaching Contract Law at the Bucharest Law University.

Who is Who of Competition Lawyers has included Valentin for the last 3 years among the list of top 8 competition law specialists in Romania, a list that is prepared exclusively based on peers’ feedback.

In the 2014 edition of Chambers Europe, market observers describe Valentin Berea as a "very capable and experienced lawyer" in the field of Competition/Antitrust, and in the 2011 edition of Chambers Europe, Valentin is considered "very impressive – a strong mind in competition law." 

News & insights

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Publications: 13 JANUARY 2020

The von der Leyen Commission

The European Commission led by Ursula von der Leyen took office on 1 December 2019, following changes required as a result of the European Parliament rejecting three of the candidate Commissioners originally put forward. 

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News: 09 JANUARY 2020

Global trends in private M&A 2020

We have recently produced a client presentation on global trends in private M&A. Our findings draw on an in-depth analysis of more than 1,250 private M&A deals that A&O has advised on globally over the last eight years, looking at deal dynamics, execution risks and deal terms. This has given us exceptional insight into global and regional trends in market practice.

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News: 07 JANUARY 2020

A&O rounds off 2019 with stellar performance in global M&A league tables

A&O has marked the end of Q4 2019 with a stellar performance in the M&A league tables; the result of advising on a number of complex, high-value transactions in a wide range of sectors and markets, around our global network in 2019. 

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Publications: 25 SEPTEMBER 2019

Changes are needed to EU Law so declarations of non-infringement of EUTMS and Community designs are available across the EU: an A&O survey

A more detailed version of this article was first published in the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice (Volume 14, Issue 10, pages 754-760)on 20 September 2019 and can be found here.

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Bucharest

Radu Tărăcilă Pădurari Retevoescu SCA
Charles de Gaulle Plaza, 5th floor, 15 Charles de Gaulle Square, Romania
Bucharest
011857 Bucharest 1

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