Georgeta Harapcea

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (Bucharest)
Lawyer (Senior Associate)

Georgeta Harapcea has developed her specialisation and key qualifications while providing assistance to clients in a wide array of competition matters. She has developed significant expertise acting for clients from various sectors, providing general advice on competition matters and transaction structuring, assistance with Competition Council investigations (including during dawn-raids), competition audits and related risk assessments, competition trainings for the purpose of compliance with competition rules, assistance in connection with clearance of the client’s business conduct (economic concentrations, individual exemption and precursory certification of non-intervention notifications), assistance in connection with state aid matters. She also has extensive experience in the Mergers & Acquisitions field, where she has advised clients in connection with structuring transactions, preparing and negotiating transaction documents, and assisting clients until the closing of the transactions. She holds a Master Degree in EC Competition Law from King’s College, University of London and a Master Degree in International and European Business Law from Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne University.

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Peli Filip (Bucharest)
Musat & Asociatii (Bucharest)


13175 Bulletin

Georgeta Harapcea The Romanian Competition Authority imposes an 8% fine on an association of undertakings for price fixing and refers them for the first time to criminal investigation bodies (Association of the Depositories of Cereals)


Price fixing by associations of undertakings is no novelty in the competition world. Neither are heavy fines, although it is not often that a competition authority reaches an 8% fine for a short term infringement (be it price fixing), and without application of any aggravating circumstances. (...)

Adrian Ster, Georgeta Harapcea The Romanian Competition Council clears the meaning of "group" for the purposes of merger turnover calculation (CRH Denmark- Ferrobeton Dunaujvarosi Beton)


1. The law Under the Romanian Competition Law n° 21/1996 , as amended and supplemented (the “Romanian Competition Law”), an economic concentration must be notified to the Competition Council in case certain thresholds are met, namely : (i) the aggregate worldwide turnover of the undertakings (...)

Georgeta Harapcea The Romanian Competition Council fines a pharmaceutical producer and three distributors for participation into a market-sharing cartel active on the insulin market (Eli Lilly Export, A&A Medical, Mediplus Exim and Relad Pharma)


Following an investigation initiated in July 2005 and which has lasted for almost 3 years, the Romanian Competition Council (RCC) has fined one pharmaceutical producer and three distributors for participation into a market-sharing cartel active between April 2003 and May 2005, imposing fines in (...)

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