Manuela Lupeanu is a Managing Associate with Mușat & Asociații. In her ten years of activity, Manuela build up her expertise in competition law, assisting clients with respect to compliance with both Romanian and EU legislation. Her activity covers assistance in antitrust investigations, dawn raids, complaints and antitrust trainings, competition assessments, merger notifications to the Competition Council and state aid related activities. Manuela’s activity also concerned the provision of support to clients in various industries such as retail, pharmaceuticals, telecom and energy, with respect to vertical agreements (distribution and agency contracts, organization of networks for resale of products), horizontal contracts (joint ventures and potential cooperation), potential cartel accusations and abuse of dominant position issues. Manuela has also provided specific antitrust support for clients’ participation to professional associations, including with respect to potential horizontal exchanges of commercial information. Manuela graduated from the University of Bucharest and University of Paris I Panthéon – Sorbonne and obtained a MA in European Union Law from the University of Strasbourg 3 Robert Schuman.