Alexander Turcan

Managing partner Alexander Turcan founded the firm in 1999. Alexander’s practice focuses primarily on the areas of corporate and commercial, banking and finance, telecommunications, energy, real estate, tax and non-profit law, as well as dispute management. He is recognized as the leading lawyer for business and investment in Moldova by clients, peers and international market researchers (Chambers Global/Europe, Legal 500, IFLR1000, PLC Which Lawyer?, Who’s Who Legal in M&A, etc.). The legal team managed by Alexander is described by researchers as “clearly the best” firm in Moldova, “a clear leader in the Moldovan market”, and “leading law practice in the country”. Alexander has been involved in some of the most complex projects in Moldova, acting as legal advisor for international finance organizations, foreign governmental agencies, transnational corporations, regional investors in such sectors as energy, telecommunication, banking and finance, food processing, retail and distribution, as well as the traditional Moldovan wine and brandy industry. Alexander Turcan is also involved in the development of Moldovan legislation and is an active member of the country’s business community.

Since 2011 Alexander is co-founder and Member of the Board of Directors of the European Business Association in Moldova (www.eba.md). Since 2015 Alexander is Member of the Board of Directors of the East Europe Foundation (www.eef.md). Alexander’s past community leadership positions include: member of the Board of Directors (2006-2012) of the American Chamber of Commerce in Moldova (www.amcham.md); member of the Board (2010-2015) of the non-profit CIS Competition Support Association; member of the Advisory Council under the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Moldova (2010-2014); member of the Board of the Moldovan Bar (2011-2015); representative of the Moldovan Bar (2013-2015; 2016-present) at the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (www.ccbe.eu).

Trained in PMI Project Management. Fluent in English, Russian and Romanian.

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Firm Overview:

Turcan Cazac is the leading business law firm in the Republic of Moldova. The firm’s client portfolio includes over 400 foreign companies operating in Moldova.

Since 2001 Turcan Cazac has been recognized as the leading commercial/corporate law firm in Moldova by reputable market research publications (Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, IFLR1000, PLC Which Lawyer?, Who’s Who Legal in M&A, Who’s Who Legal in CIS and Best Lawyers). Researchers describe the team as “clearly the best” in Moldova, “a clear leader in the Moldovan market” and the “leading law practice in the country”, while both clients and researchers refer to the level of service as superb.

The firm is a member of the CIS Leading Counsel Network (CIS LCN) along with the top national law firms from Almaty, Ashgabat, Baku, Bishkek, Kyiv, Moscow, Minsk, St. Petersburg and Yerevan. Turcan Cazac has also developed a bilateral “best friends” relationship with the leading Bucharest-based law firm Tuca Zbarcea & Associates.

Turcan Cazac is an advocate of reform and improvement of the legal environment for doing business and an active member of the Moldovan business community.

Furtuna & Associates LLC

Furtuna & Associates LLC is a law firm based in Chisinau with particular expertise in commercial law, banking and finance, litigation and arbitration, company law, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, international tax planning, intellectual property, administrative and constitutional law. Our firm is acknowledged as having a very experienced litigation and arbitration team and has been involved in numerous local and international projects of significant magnitude and complication.

The legal process is not easy to understand with detailed requirements and strict deadlines. People involved in a lawsuit need someone trustworthy with a good understanding of the law to assist them. This is where we can help. Our specialists can objectively review your situation, provide you with options and rights, and represent you in a personal and competent manner.

Our mission is to represent each client with professional integrity and respect for the client and the legal system in which we work while achieving our goal.

Our goal is to recover the maximum damages justified by the law and the facts for each of our clients.

Among the services provided by our office there are:

• law drafting and analytical activities;
• legal due diligence and consulting;
• representation of clients’ interests;
• drafting transaction schemes;
• multi-jurisdictional transactions support in the sphere of competition law;
• securities trading;
• legal support of investment activities;
• tax planning;
• registration of rights in the spheres of real estate, construction, and land law;
• pre-trial settlement;
• protection from unfair competition;
• protection of industrial property rights, including protection of industrial property rights in customs bodies; registration of trademarks, inventions, support of agreements involving exercising of industrial property rights;
• licensing and certification;
• representation before national, international and arbitration courts;
• foreign economic activities support;
• services involving real estate mortgage, construction; drafting optimization schemes in commercial activities involving securities and more.

We offer free consultations for all potential clients at +373 60783677, so please feel free to call and discuss your situation.

Levintsa Law Firm

Since 1995 Levintsa & Associates brings together the practice and expertise of business and legal consultants, lawyers and attorneys with advanced University degrees and provides professional legal services in Moldova. The firm is a recognized leader in corporate and commercial law practices and has substantial practice representing a diverse client in virtually any aspects of business and law in Moldova.

Levintsa & Associates is dedicated to providing the most timely response, comprehensive and cost-effective service to various clients whether commercial or non-profit organizations. The firm is committed to the region and its practice is not stimulated by a fashion or current trends.

The firm has been involved in most of the largest and the most complex transactions in Moldova involving investors from the United States, Europe and recently from Asia. Among the firm’s clients are major banks and financial institutions, domestic and international organizations, publicly and privately owned manufacturing, service, distribution, retail, energy and insurance companies and large corporations.

Through careful attention to its clients and their changing needs, Levintsa & Associates will help clients make business decisions which correspond to local realities. As a part of its commitment to client service, Levintsa & Associates maintains a high level of creativity in consulting service and practice, a philosophy of working efficiently and cost-effectively, and a commitment to professionalism, integrity and ethical standards. Whether confronting complex legal issues, business problems or budgetary and time limitations, Levintsa & Associates professionals produce results with consistently high quality and economy of resources. These attributes, combined with the firm’s vast network of contacts, and the depth of its industry expertise, have made Levintsa & Associates an invaluable resource and legal advisor.

The firm provides Business Consulting Services and Legal Services, and is very active mainly in the area of International Business Transactions. In particular, the firm’s current activities include partnership identification and registration/incorporation services, preliminary and transactional due diligence exercises, advising on various legal and business matters such as securing international financing and/or investment, privatization and/or acquisitions, leasing and/or sale of goods and other transactions. Levintsa & Associates also assists foreign investors in identifying investment possibilities and business opportunities. Because of its broad experience to date the firm can handle virtually any transactional matter.

The firm participated in legislative reforms in Moldova and can undertake any type of research and regulatory due diligence. The firm has a constantly up-dated law library with research databases with the English, Russian and Romanian texts of the major Moldovan laws and international conventions and treaties to which the Republic of Moldova is a party. This enables Levintsa & Associates to rapidly and efficiently research the most complex legal questions in the region.

Given the diversity of expertise and experience of the members of the firm, Levintsa & Associates is uniquely equipped to provide service to any client in Moldova according to Western standards and offers its clients a unique combination of professionalism and regional expertise.