40 Acquisition International - Legal Awards 2021 Best Corporate Law Firm 2021 - Romania IDASmart (Selena Stan & Florin Dobre CAA) is a corporate law firm dedicated to personalized solutions and to offering a comprehensive perspective to its clients investing in Romania and abroad. The firm has a diversified portfolio of clients, but the main focus since its incorporation in 2016 has been placed on private investors, venture capital firms and international entrepreneurs. In just over five years, the firm has developed its M&A and corporate practice not only in Romania, but also at the international level, being involved in multiple successful investments, including complex transactions such as SPACs and international restructurings. FIDASmart is part of several networks of independent consultancy firms, including: Euro Latam Lex, IR Global and EALG. The founders of FIDASmart have accumulated an impressive expertise in the legal field and also in adjacent areas – financial, tax, investment know-how. Selena Stan started her career in 2009 in RTPR Allen&Overy Bucharest, the Corporate and M&A department. After three years during which Selena acted as adviser on numerous M&A deals, she joined at the end of 2012 the JustEntrepreneur group – a group of investors coagulated around the shareholders of A&D Pharma group (largest pharma group in Romania) – as legal adviser and project manager on international transactions. Florin soon followed in joining the JustEntrepreneur group as legal adviser and project manager on Romanian transactions. After four years of challenging entrepreneurial deals, Selena and Florin set up FIDASmart - a boutique law firm providing “first class” services to business men investing in Romania and abroad. Apart from their legal acumen, Selena has completed various courses in financial management and investments (including courses held F Being an exemplary team of legal professionals and business consultants with a legal background, FIDASmart has secured its place at the forefront of the business advice and partnership field. Operating in such a way that will make its client’s businesses as sustainable, reliable, and structurally sound as possible, it makes itself a lifelong collaborator to its clients, backed up by a team of professionals who each boast an extensive portfolio of successful past work. Company: FIDASmart Contact: Selena Stan Website: fidasmart.com Oct21734 by the prestigious London Business School), while Florin is also a qualified insolvency practitioner (a profession which requires detailed knowledge on accounting and tax issues) and an authorised appraiser. Since its incorporation, the firm has been chosen by many international investors to assist in complex deals, sometimes with no clear legal framework governing the business acquired / developed, other times in multi-national and multi-cultural environments which required excellent people skills as well as a high-level of business proficiency and understanding of foreign legal systems. FIDASmart’s legal advice and project management work expands on almost all continents – from the US to Asia and from Europe to the Middle East. FIDASmart’s biggest advantage to other traditional legal firms is its in-depth understanding of the entrepreneurial environment and of the individual investor’s mindset. The accent on the investor’s needs and challenges was constantly expressed by our lawyers, including in public interviews for the most well-known business magazines / online shows (e.g.https://www.zf.ro/companii/zf-live-selena-stan-fidasmart-sunt- multi-antreprenori-pregatiti-sufleteste-sa-vanda-un-business-dar-nu- sunt-bine-pregatiti-din-punct-de-vedere-juridic-financiar-16176395 ;http:// legalmarket ing.ro/selena-stan-si-f lorin-dobre-partners- fidasmart-au-fost-invitatii-lui-andrei-cristea-la-emisiunea-legile- afacerilor-difuzata-live-pe-profit-tv/ ). In consideration of its diversified expertise, FIDASmart is currently looking to expand into new jurisdictions, the establishment of an office in Switzerland being a top priority for the company in 2022.