Annual Fraud Conference


2021 Online Edition - Friday, 10 December 2021

Annual Fraud Conference - Fraud trends & current challenges

Special focus on internal fraud, cyberfraud, investment funds & fraud sensitivity, exit interviews, profiling & HUMINT, fiscal & financial fraud risks

Noerr invites you to join this year's Annual Fraud Conference, organised in cooperation with the Corporate Intelligence Agency and GovNET Conferences. 

This year’s edition will kick off on Friday, 10 December from 10:00 a.m. to 13:30 p.m. EET and will provide private companies with valuable information on the latest hot fraud related topics, as well as an in depth insight on fraud management tools. 


  • Annual overview on fraud trends & current challenges

  • The main challenges companies face when dealing with internal fraud

  • On the rise: cyberfraud

  • Investment funds & fraud sensitivity

  • Exit interviews, profiling & HUMINT

  • Fiscal & financial fraud risks. Case studies

Participation is free, with prior confirmation from the organizer and transmission of the access code.

The conference will be held in Romanian language.

This event is dedicated to companies interested in learning more about our services. We reserve the right to reject or exclude participants for important reason.

NOTE: The conference access code will be sent individually on DECEMBER 9, 2021. 

Event Organizer: Noerr

Noerr stands for excellence and an entrepreneurial approach. With highly experienced teams of strong characters, Noerr devises and implements solutions for the most complex and sophisticated legal challenges. United by a set of shared values, the firm’s 500+ professionals are driven by one goal: our client’s success. As one of the leading European law firms, Noerr is also internationally renowned with offices in eleven countries and a global network of top-ranked “best friends” law firms.

Event Partner: Corporate Intelligence Agency

Corporate Intelligence Agency is one of the top leading business and competitive intelligence company in Romania, providing its partners with integrated services dedicated to securing the business, reducing risks or eliminating vulnerabilities that may occur. Whether it's valuable information, different types of fraud, managing risks and current or occasional threats, regardless of our partner's profile, the company will try to offer integrated Business and Corporate Intelligence solutions, actively contributing to the successful achievement of the client's goals.

With clients activating in various industries (banking, insurance, investment funds, law firms, retail, private healthcare, pharma etc.) the company delivers added value to the decision making process, offering the necessary awareness in order to implement required steps. 

Registration conditions: The program and the speakers are subject to change. Should the conference be cancelled due to force majeure, unavailability of the conference venue, speakers being prevented or for other good cause, the organizer reserves the right to cancel the conference. 

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10:00 - 10:15
Introduction & annual overview

  • Alexandru Ene-Dragan, Partner, Head of Compliance & Litigation, Romania, Noerr
  • Gabriel Zgunea, CEO, Corporate Intelligence Agency, Romania

10:15 - 10:30
Keynote Speaker

The main challenges companies face when dealing with internal fraud
  • Daniel Mulvie, Supply Chain Director, Odlo International AG
10:30 - 11:00
On the rise: cyberfraud

  • Gabriel Zgunea, CEO, Corporate Intelligence Agency, Romania
  • Ionut Vacarescu, Cyber Security Specialist at Corporate Intelligence Agency, Romania
  • Alexandru Ene-Dragan, Partner, Head of Compliance & Litigation,
    Romania, Noerr

(The speakers welcome you to an interactive and real-life presentation on how hackers think and act. The topics discussed in this session include the risks companies face in light of cyber threats, the most common cyberattacks we have analysed and the most effective prevention methods.)


11:00 - 11:30
Investment funds & fraud sensitivity

  • Fraud cases in mergers & acquisitions
  • The impact of internal fraud in target companies 
  • Criminal matters in acquisitions
  • Daniela Toader, Executive Director, ROPEA
  • Oana Piticas, White Collar Crime Practice Coordinator, Romania, Noerr
  • Gabriel Zgunea, CEO, Corporate Intelligence Agency, Romania

(This session is dedicated to the challenges faced by investment funds)


11:30 - 12:15
Exit interviews, profiling & HUMINT

  • Gabriel Zgunea, CEO, Corporate Intelligence Agency, Romania
  • Alexandru Ene-Dragan, Partner, Head of Compliance & Litigation,
    Romania, Noerr
  • Paul Herinean, General Manager, IceU Training Group
  • Oana Piticas, White Collar Crime Practice Coordinator, Romania, Noerr

(This interactive session focuses on employee interviews and how to use profiling and human intelligence in fraud investigations)


12:15 - 13:15
Fiscal & financial fraud risks. Case studies

  • Theodor Artenie, Head of Tax, Romania, Noerr
  • Sebastian Popescu, Counsel, Financial Advisor & Certified Management Consultant, Noerr
  • Oana Piticas, White Collar Crime Practice Coordinator, Romania, Noerr

(This session will focus on several case studies in order to raise awareness of often-neglected fiscal consequences of common fraud cases.)

13:15 - 13:30
Closing remarks and final Q&A session

Alexandru Ene-Dragan
Partner, Head of Compliance & Litigation, Noerr

Alexandru Ene-Dragan has extensive experience in process management and strategic mandate execution, especially in civil law, commercial law, labor law and real estate law disputes, as well as in insolvency procedures and white collar crime. He coordinates also the compliance practice, having experience in implementing and developing compliance programs, planning and structuring internal investigations, as well as providing prevention programs and trainings

Oana Piticaş
White Collar Crime Practice Coordinator, Noerr

Oana Piticaş has extensive experience in criminal law, business crimes, criminal liability and criminal defence strategy, especially with foreign and local companies, but also in real estate and contract law. She specializes in legal assistance and representation of local or foreign companies in all stages of a criminal investigation, internal and fraud investigations, compliance and dawn raid.

Gabriel Zgunea
CEO, Corporate Intelligence Agency

Gabriel Zgunea has a vast experience in the field of private intelligence, having successfully coordinated numerous investigations and due diligences in Romania and CEE, for multinational companies in all industries.

Paul Herinean
IceU Training Group

Paul Herinean worked between 2010 and 2015 as a Specialist Instructing Officer, coordinator of scientific papers in Humint, Relationship Techniques and Simulated Behavior Detection Techniques at the National Academy of Intelligence "Mihai Viteazul" (ANI) - S.R.I. and is a certified Trainer in Simulated Behavior Detection.

Between 2000 and 2009 he worked as an Operational Officer within the Romanian Intelligence Service. From 2009 to 2010 he worked as a Specialist Officer in the Personnel Recruitment Department within ANI. In the period 2012-2014 he coordinated a scientific research project carried out under the auspices of S.R.I. and the National Institute for Intelligence Studies, which aimed to conceptualize and operationalize practical tools for developing skills and competencies to detect simulated behavior in the area of ​​Intelligence - Humint. 

Starting with 2012, he offers consultancy to multinational companies in Romania, in his area of ​​expertise.

Theodor Artenie
Head of Tax, Romania, Noerr

Theodor Artenie is a well-known and ranked tax professional with extensive experience and expertise gained over the years in key management positions in reputable consulting firms. Although his main professional focus is VAT on which he has extensive knowledge acquired in Romania and abroad, throughout his long-standing career, Theodor Artenie has provided tax assistance in most areas of taxation to clients in various key industries: IT&C, real estate, industrial products, FMCG, automotive. He is part of various tax task forces within various organisations where he is actively seeking to improve the Romanian tax environment.

Sebastian Popescu
Counsel, Financial Advisor & Certified Management Consultant, Noerr

Sebastian Popescu is a financial advisor and auditor based in Noerr’s Bucharest office who is member of the Romanian Chamber of Financial Auditors and the Romanian Association of Management Consultants. Sebastian has extensive experience in practice areas such as business valuations, financial due diligence, financial auditing according to IFRS, US/German GAAP and Romanian standards, and financial reporting. In cooperation with our specialised state aid team, he has successfully advised clients on various greenfield investments and expansion projects in Romania and Hungary.

Daniel Mulvie
Supply Chain Director, Odlo International AG
Daniela Toader
Executive Director, Romanian Private Equity Association

Daniela is the executive director of ROPEA since May 2021 and has started working in private equity (PE) since December 2005, firstly as a CFO and then as a Partner since 2011, with Axxess Capital Partners Romania. She has extensive experience in operational, financial and tax due diligence process and involvement in the portfolio companies, with or without board position, with the focus on the portfolio of technology companies. She has started her professional career in 1995 with Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC), with a focus on the financial services sector, and continued working in the private sector apart from the 1year mandate as the Operations Director of UNDP in Romania. She is involved in various task forces, actively seeking to contribute to the improvement of the Romanian economic environment and to promote the PE industry as a growth force for Romania.

Ionut Vacarescu
Cyber Security Specialist at Corporate Intelligence Agency
Ionut Vacarescu is Cyber Security Specialist at Corporate Intelligence Agency. Mostly self-taught & occasionally trained with under pressure projects, among the very few who understand one needs to be anti mainstream in order to stay ahead of the game.
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