CONTACTS

Phone: +373 22 27 93 23

Fax: +373 22 27 93 37

mpircalab@138.197.191.153

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Banking and Finance

Capital Markets

Corporate Capital Markets

Business Operations & Commerce

Employment and Migration

EDUCATION

Licensed in Law at Moldovan State University (1999)

College of Informatics and Law (1993)

Maia Pircalab has more than fifteen years of experience in Banking & Finance, providing legal assistance to domestic and international customers. She has advised and represented, inter alia, international companies in establishing financial and banking institutions as well as managing their activities in Moldova. She has been engaged for thirteen years in a financial institution and in a financial company, both part of a worldwide financial group.

Maia has also been actively and constantly involved in setting up and revising corporate documents, institutional regulatory base and providing legal assistance in launching of products by a financial institution, being in charge of risk management issues.

Maia assisted financial institutions as well their shareholders and customers on such matters as banking regulation and legal compliance, drafting and amending banking laws and regulations, providing legislative proposals to the regulatory bodies and corporate governance. Maia’s advice was indispensable in dealing with requirements towards bank’s shareholders and ultimate beneficiary owners, administrators and clients; capital increases and acquisition or sale of substantial quotas; liquidation of legal entities; business operations and performing of significant foreign investment projects and corporate acquisitions.

Membership:

Arbitrator of the International Arbitration Court of the Moldovan Trade and Industry Chamber

Professional Background:

ACI Partners, Head of Banking & Finance Service Line – since May 2015

ProCredit Bank JSC, Head of Internal Services Department – 2014-2015

ProCredit Bank JSC, Head of Legal and Compliance Department – 2007-2014

EFC ProCredit JSC, Head of Legal Department – 2001-2007

Universalbank JSC, Lawyer – 1999-2001

Sectors of expertise:

  • Banks & Financial Institutions
  • Government & Public Policy
  • Insurance
  • Retail

Languages:

Romanian, Russian, English.