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Romanian White Collar Crime and Corporate Fraud Conference 2019
February 28, 2019, HOTEL INTERCONTINENTAL, BUCHAREST

The Romanian White Collar Crime & Corporate Fraud Conference features presentations on how to identify, detect and manage risks related to fraudulent activities in companies. 

Implementing procedures to help companies comply with bribery and tax evasion legislation is a necessary task in 2019, that can ensure efficient control for monitoring and mitigating the risk of fraud. 

Our conference will address the latest challenges, threats and developments in fraud prevention and white collar crime to help companies minimize exposure to risk and build effective processes and controls to identify and manage new type of risks in an advanced technological environment. 


Language: English and Romanian (with simultaneous translation provided)

Registration: Conference  participation fee is 89 € + VAT/ person.
The fee includes the participation in the conference sessions,  coffee breaks and lunch, as well as the conference proceedings documents. 
All registration fees mentioned above exclude 19% Romanian VAT.

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. In case of cancellation all participants will be informed promptly. In this case, all registration fees will be reimbursed.

Payment: Payment can be made by bank transfer prior to the event. Please take into consideration the limited seats availability, therefore we recommend that registrations are made prior to the week of the event.

 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. In case of cancellation all participants will be informed promptly. In this case, all registration fees will be reimbursed.

Substitution and cancellation policy 

After registering for the Event, if you cancel your attendance more than one week prior to the date of the Event, you will receive a full refund of the amount of your payment. If you cancel within one weeks of the date of the Event, you will not be eligible for a refund; however, substitutions can be arranged with no extra cost from within a company or organization. No refunds for no shows. Cancellation requests must be received in writing.  

Data protection and sharing of contact details

The Conference Organizer will collect and store your personal datafor the preparation and execution of the conference as well as to inform you about future projects related to your sector and line of work. Your contact data will only be passed on to partners directly involved in the conference organization process as partners for follow-up purposes. If you have any questions about our privacy policy and the processing of your e-mail and related personal data, do not hesitate to write us at sales@govnet.ro

 

 

Program
09:00 - 09:30
REGISTRATION
  • Participants registration and welcome coffee

 

09:30 - 9:45
OPENING ADDRESS

 

  •   Daniel-Marius Staicu  - President, The National Office for Prevention and Control of Money Laundering
PRESENTATION TOPIC: Financial information - the main tool for combating money laundering

 

09:45 - 10:00
PRESENTATION
  • Gabriel Albu - Founding & Managing Partner of Budușan, Albu & Asociații

PRESENTATION TOPIC: Corporate and individual accountability - the importance of corporate compliance programs


10:00 - 10:15
PRESENTATION

 

  •  Clarisa Zavate - Associate Partner, Leader of Forensic and Integrity Services Romania team, EY Romania

PRESENTATION TOPIC: Ensuring Effective Corporate Compliance Programs  


10:15 - 10:30
PRESENTATION
  • Adrian Ott -  Head of IT Forensic & Cyber Investigation, EY Switzerland
PRESENTATION TOPIC: Using technology and artificial intelligence in fraud prevention and detection 


10:30 - 10:45
PRESENTATION

 

  •  Mihail Bustan - Board Member Association for Preventing and Combating Fraud 

 PRESENTATION TOPIC: About Business Ethics, Integrity, Values

 


10:45 - 11:00
Q&A SESSION
  • Q&A Session 

11:00 - 11:30
SESSION BREAK
  • Networking Coffee Break and Individual meetings

 

11:30 - 11:45
PRESENTATION
  • Gabriel Biriş - Founding Partner of Biriş Goran

PRESENTATION TOPIC: Third parties’ due diligence - what can be done to minimize risk

 

11:45 - 12:00
PRESENTATION
  • Oana Piticas -  White Collar Crime Practice Coordinator, Senior Associate, Noerr

PRESENTATION TOPIC: Corruption in the Private Sector - implications for legal entities and The Annulment of civil transactions by criminal courts

 

12:00 - 12:15
PRESENTATION
  • Kemal Ozmen - Finance Manager ARCTIC SA

PRESENTATION TOPIC:  Combating Economic Crime in a Production Environment

 

12:15 - 12:30
PRESENTATION
  • Cornel Serban  - General Manager, TGS Software

PRESENTATION TOPICEuropean legislative framework and IT systems used to identify money laundering actions

 

12:30 - 12:45
PRESENTATION
  • Liviu Arsene - Global Cybersecurity Researcher Bitdefender

PRESENTATION TOPIC: Cyber fraud in the corporate environment. How to avoid being a victim.

 

12:45 - 13:00
Q&A SESSION
  • Q&A Session 

 

13:00 - 14:00
NETWORKING LUNCH
  • Networking Lunch and Individual Meedings 

 

Speakers
Daniel-Marius Staicu
President of the National Office for Prevention and Control of Money Laundering

Daniel Marius Staicu is the President of the National Office for the Prevention and Combating of Money Laundering, a position in which he is involved in coordinating risk and operational risk analysis, law enforcement in the field of AML / CFT and the international sanctions regime. This position complements more than 20 years of experience in the Fraud Investigation Police, where he held both executive and management positions.

He is a law graduate, an accredited trainer in various fields, a competence assessor and, last but not least, a Council of Europe evaluator - the MONEYVAL Committee in establishing the compliance of Member States' AML / CFT systems with international standards and recommendations in the field.

Gabriel Albu
Founding & Managing Partner BUDUȘAN, ALBU & ASOCIAȚII

Gabriel is a founding partner, as well as the managing partner of BUDUȘAN, ALBU & ASOCIAȚII. He has a strong professional experience acquired in multinational law firms. Prior to focusing on business crime law, he worked for the local offices of Linklaters, CMS Cameron McKenna and Salans (currently, Dentons). Gabriel manages primarily charges of tax evasion and fraud against UE funding, but also corruption charges, cases of financial fraud, capital market criminality and public procurement fraud.  He gained a strong acumen of the corporate world, of sophisticated economic and legal processes, as well as great knowledge of international practices. 

Adrian Ott
Senior Manager, Head of IT Forensic & Cyber Investigation, Ernst & Young Switzerland

Adrian Ott has led the IT Forensic and Cyber Investigation department of EY Switzerland since 2017. Prior to joining EY, Adrian spent 6 years leading the IT Forensic and eDiscovery department of the Swiss Federal Prosecutor’s Office. He has extensive professional experience in collecting and processing forensic evidence from various sources in the form of electronically stored information (ESI) and evaluating large volumes of data as part of internal investigations or international and national court proceedings.

Clarisa Zavate 
Associate Partner, Head of Forensic & Integrity Services, Ernst & Young Romania

Clarisa Zavate has recently joined EY Romania to lead the Forensic & Integrity Services practice, having previously worked in the Forensic departments of several global EY offices, including Zurich, New York and London. She has over 10 years of global experience in fraud and misconduct investigations, operational reviews, as well as FCPA and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABAC) compliance assessments conducted in the US and internationally across Europe, MENA, CIS, South Asia and Africa. Clarisa has developed ABAC Compliance programs for industry-leading organizations and has led fraud risk assessments and operational gap reviews in order to support clients in identifying and mitigating fraud risks, and to help strengthen their internal control framework.

Liviu Arsene
Global Cybersecurity Researcher for Bitdefender

Liviu Arsene is a Global Cybersecurity Researcher for Bitdefender, with a strong background in security and technology. Researching global trends and developments in cybersecurity, he focuses on advanced persistent threats and security incidents while assessing their impact in critical public and private business infrastructures. His passions revolve around innovative technologies and gadgets, focusing on their security applications and long-term strategic impact.

Kemal Özmen
Finance Manager Arctic SA

Kemal Özmen leads the Finance Department of Arctic in Romania. He has a total career of 21 years, 16 of which have been spent working for the multinational audit and advisory firms such as Andersen, EY, PwC and KPMG. Among the many different roles he has had with the Big 4 firms, he was also the Director responsible for the forensics practices in Romania and the Balkan countries for a number of years, as well as being a former President of the Romanian Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. A graduate of Macalester College in the USA (BA degree in Economics), Kemal has been living and working in Romania since 2001, holds dual Romanian and Turkish citizenship, and is fluent in Romanian.

 

Gabriel Biriş
Founding Partner of Biriş Goran

Gabriel Biris is a founding partner of Biriş Goran and is widely regarded as one of the leading tax experts in the country. Gabriel has over 21 years of experience in Romanian tax matters, having advised clients on complex tax litigation, compliance and structuring issues.  Between December 2015 and September 2016, Gabriel was Secretary of State in the Romanian Ministry of Finance, in charge of tax legislation. He represented Romania at the First Inclusive Framework of OECD’s Anti-Beps Plan in Kyoto, Japan, in June 2016. During his mandate, he also promoted a future of VAT based on reverse charge with the European Commission.
 

Cornel Serban
General Manager, TGS Software

Serban Cornel is currently general manager of TGS Software and has 20 years’ experience in the field of financial software development. He coordinated large-scale teams in national and international projects. He has collaborated with renowned IT and banking companies and participated in the development and implementation of systems in more than 20 banks in Romania including the NBR. He is currently coordinating a digital identity research project.

Mihail Bustan
Member of the Board of the Association for Preventing and Combating Fraud (APCF)

 Mr. Mihail Bustan is member of the Board of the Association for Preventing and Combating Fraud (APCF). He is acting in the banking industry for the last 14 years developing a career in Compliance and holding the position of Compliance Officer in various banks (UniCredit, Bancpost S.A., BCR S.A.). He is licensed in Law and in present he is the Head of Retail Methodology and Monitoring Department within BCR S.A. and Supervisory Board member in BCR Chisinau S.A. member of BCR Group(ERSTE Group).

Oana Piticaş
Coordinator White Collar Crime Practice, Senior Associate, Noerr

Oana Piticaş is specialized in white collar crime, compliance & internal investigations, advising foreign and local investors in a broad range of matters related to criminal law and liability of legal entities. Oana has also experience and expertise in real estate development & transactions, civil disputes, which enables her to advise local companies and international clients on their business activities & legal challenges in Romania.

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Hotel Intercontinental
BUCHAREST
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Registration

The Participation fee for this event is 89 Euro + VAT/ person. 

For information on participation and group discounts, contact us at sales@govnet.ro 

Substitution and cancellation policy 

After registering for the Event, if you cancel your attendance more than one week prior to the date of the Event, you will receive a full refund of the amount of your payment. If you cancel within one weeks of the date of the Event, you will not be eligible for a refund; however, substitutions can be arranged with no extra cost from within a company or organization. No refunds for no shows. Cancellation requests must be received in writing.  

Data protection policy

The use of our website is possible without providing personal information. Data that a user enters into our contact form is used by Govnet Conferences solely for contacting purposes. Our web sites do not record any personal data (e.g., names, addresses, telephone numbers or e-mail addresses) unless you voluntarily provide such information (e.g., by registering, in surveys, etc.), have given your consent or we are permitted to do so by laws governing the protection of your privacy.

The conference organiser will collect and store your personal data for the preparation and execution of the conference as well as to inform you about future projects related to your sector and line of work. Your contact data will only be used for matters directly involved in the conference organisation process and for follow-up purposes. 

If you have any questions or request about our privacy policy and the processing of your e-mail and related personal data, do not hesitate to write us at: sales@govnet.ro


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