International league tables place Carmen Peli as a top-tier competition law practitioner in Romania. She is a founding member of PeliFilip, a dynamic law firm focused on corporate and M&A, competition, energy, commercial, projects and infrastructure, finance and capital markets. She has considerable expertise in national and European competition law, having advised and represented national and international clients from various industries.
She has assisted clients in landmark cases in Romania, such as the first investigations in the pharmaceutical or telecom industries; the first investigation of an alleged abuse of dominance and then of an alleged collective dominance; Phase II merger control investigations; and state aid issues.
Recent work includes: advising a leading telecom operator in relation to several investigations by the Romanian Competition Council; advising a leading law pharmaceutical company in relation to antitrust investigations; advising a Chinese manufacturer in relation to its entry on the Romanian and EU markets; advising various FMCG, energy, industrial and insurance clients in relation to various investigations; advising a world leading payment card scheme operator in connection with various antitrust issues; advising the leading national oil company on state aid matters; and advising clients in relation to structuring of distribution and agency policies, sales, marketing and pricing policies, training management and sales teams.
Carmen is a frequent speaker at seminars on Romanian and EU competition law matters, as well as the author of numerous articles on Romanian and European antitrust and merger control law.
WWL says: Described as "a class apart", Carmen Peli is one of the most highly nominated lawyers in Romania
This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Competition which can be purchased from our Shop.