NNDKP has successfully represented companies that are part of the Efacec Group before the Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania against local administrative authority Braila County.
NNDKP describes the Efacec Group as a supplier of solutions with a presence in the energy, mobility, and environment value chain.
According to NNDKP, “the arbitral dispute, whose duration spanned over four years, concerned the local authority’s claims against the contractor Efacec, arising from the performance of a contract for the design and execution of works related to the integrated waste management system in Braila county, [a] contract which was based on FIDIC Yellow Book rules. Braila County claimed delay penalties that exceeded the total value of the project, including damages consisting in the value of the supervision activity performed by the Engineer involved in the project and the value of the design activity performed by Efacec, claiming that the project was finalized by the contractor contained errors, with a total value amounting to approximately LEI 22 million.”
According to the firm, the conformity of the project was successfully proven in Court and the contractor has avoided the obligation to pay delay penalties and damages claimed by the beneficiary. “In addition, the beneficiary was ordered to pay for the works executed by Efacec.”
NNDKP’s team included Partner Valeriu Mina and Senior Associate Alexandra Marutoiu.