Vlad Irimia is a managing associate of Voicu & Filipescu.
His main practice focuses on corporate, commercial and employment matters, but he also covers IT&C, Data Protection & Privacy and Mergers & Acquisitions.
Vlad Irimia is a very experienced lawyer being the long-time legal advisor of clients, international and local companies, in their endeavors in Romania starting from day-to-day business matters to complex projects covering corporate, commercial, employment and data protection issues.
He has a consistent track record in advising well-known names in engineering and IT&C filed having been involved in a significant number of projects on corporate and commercial, mergers and acquisitions, financing, project management, compliance, data privacy, employment among others which translate into a clear view of their needs and business interests. A particular focus of his practice pertains to software licence clearing, contract matters compliance with relevant laws as well as other legal matters.
Representative Projects ...
|Assistance to a major European-based cement producer – acting as prospective buyer – in connection with the envisaged acquisition of the entire business of a company acting in the same industry in Romania (carried out via 8 separate Romanian legal entities), as part of the divestment process imposed by the European Commission; the legal assistance regarded due diligence investigations with respect to employment and contract related matters.|
|Assistance to a management company of closed-end funds, in the context of a cross-border share deal involving the shares of an Italian-based company holding controlling stakes in two Romanian-based entities involved in the manufacture of plastic tableware for households and the catering and restaurant sector and the manufacture of lifting and handling equipment; the legal assistance regarded due diligence investigations on the two Romanian targets, with respect to employment matters and contract related matters as well as competition related implications of the transaction.|
|Assistance to a global, integrated specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and distributing generic, branded pharmaceutical and biosimilar products, on a complex employment project in connection with the company’s restructuring, as part of the post-merger integration of said company with another worldwide market player.|
|Assistance to an American based worldwide electronic manufacturing services company on employment matters under Romanian legislation in connection with the client’s opening of a greenfield production facility in Romania as well as state aid aspects in connection with the creation of new jobs, setting up the employment framework at the commencement of the company’s activity, data privacy issues related to employment matters.|
|Assistance to a leading provider of offshore platform workover and drilling rigs in the U.S. and on multiple international markets on general employment matters in connection with its business activity in Romania, including in the successful court representation in an employment litigation case filed against the client by one of its former employees and also a case of individual dismissal, a collective layoff procedure, a termination procedure regarding two trade union leaders.|
|Assistance to one of the most important players in the Romanian banking system, acting as buyer, in the due diligence investigations in connection with the client’s intended acquisition of Romanian operations of a Cypriot Bank.|
|Assisting a major European retail company in a series of competition investigations launched on a national scale, specifically regarding the food and online distribution sectors.|
|Assistance to Romanian subsidiaries, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, in employment-related issues (including drawing up individual employment agreements, rights and obligations in the recruiting process, various types of working schedules, paid leaves, overtime), negotiation and conclusion of collective bargaining agreements, internal regulations and/ or other internal policies.|
|Assistance to a multi-brand automotive dealer active on the Romanian market, on a variety of employment-related services, including assisting the client in terminating a series individual employment agreements, either by disciplinary proceedings, job restructuring or amicable settlement; various assessments on employment matters.|
|Assistance to the Romanian subsidiary of the world’s leading B2B2C specialist for the global automotive business, expat health and life cover, and assistance services, on a complex case for ensuring compliance with the Romanian legislation of the client’s employment documentation; rendered services include review of internal regulations, collective bargaining agreement, performance objectives.|
|Assistance to US based top-tier oilfield service company, in the process for the termination of a significant number of employment contracts for business/economic reasons – including assistance to the client in employment litigation cases filed by employees terminated in this process – with a positive outcome in favor of the client.|
|Assistance to a global leader in providing technology enabled business solutions and services, on conducting a compliance assessment of the client’s employment documents used on Romanian territory.|
|Assistance to a German leading global universal bank with a presence in more than 70 countries, on the drafting and implementation of the employment documentation package for a new technology center in Romania; the legal assistance also included compliance assessments regarding the use of employees’ private data.|
|Assistance to the Romanian subsidiary of one of the largest insurance groups in Germany, with respect to day-to-day employment related matters (including assistance during job restructuring processes, review of internal remuneration policies).|
|Assistance to the Romanian subsidiary of a Hungary-based financial institution, on employment aspects in connection with the client’s post-merger procedures following their acquisition of a Bank operations in Romania.|