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Romanian White Collar Crime and Corporate Fraud Conference 2020
February 27, 2020, HOTEL INTERCONTINENTAL, BUCHAREST

The second annual edition of 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 2020, 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
08:30 - 09:00
REGISTRATION
  • Participants registration and welcome coffee

 

09:00 - 10:30
FIRST SESSION

 Key Priorities for Anti-Corruption and AML Enforcement in Romania

  • Daniel-Marius Staicu - President, The National Office for Prevention and Control of Money Laundering

Key Priorities for Anti-Corruption and AML Enforcement in Romania

  • Andrei Furdui - Head of Crime Prevention Department within the Ministry of Justice

The importance of risk assessment in drafting internal integrity policies

  • Marius Voineag - Former Chief Prosecutor Service for Combating Economic and Financial Crimes DIICOT

Challenges of combating money laundering and asset recovery - the fake trial method 

  • Gabriel Albu - Founder & Managing Partner, Albu - Legal

DAC-6 Directive and the implications of criminal law

  • Gabriel Biris - Founding Partner, Biris Goran

Beneficial Ownership: Increasing transparency and ensuring compliance 

 

10:30 - 11:00
SESSION BREAK
  • Networking coffee break

 

11:00 - 12:15
SECOND SESSION

THE CYBERFRAUD THREAT 

  • Anton Rog - Head of National Cyberint Center within the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI)

The cyber threat in 4.0 industry 

  • Clarisa Tesu - Associate Partner, Forensic and Integrity Services, EY Romania
Cyber crime: Forensic incident response
  • Ionut Simion - Senior Project Officer within the Council of Europe, Cybercrie Programme Office 

New Technologies and Money Laundering Vulnerabilities

  •  Andrei Ionita - Busines Development manager, Bitdefender 

Tips and Tricks 0n Cybersecurity

 

12:15 - 12:30
SESSION BREAK
  • Networking coffee break

 

12:30 - 14:00
THIRD SESSION
  • Oana Piticas - White Collar Crime Practice Coordinator, Noerr 

E-Searches: an efficient way to manage occupational frauds

  • Michael McNeir - Trainer in Anti Money Laundering - Criminal and Terrorism Financing

Kleptocrats and White Collar Crime 

  • Mihaela Scarlatescu - Head of Legal & Compliance Director at Farmexim-Help Net part of PHOENIX Group

Corporate governance principles versus internal fraud risks and fraud actions

  • Bogdan Fratiloiu - Compliance Manager & Data Protection Officer, F. Hoffmann La Roche - Romania

Key aspects for the use of a forensic auditor and the role of the compliance officer in internal investigations

  • Simona Pirtea - Member, Association for Preventing and Combating Fraud

Internal investigations regarding White Collar Crimes 

  • Cristian Ducu - President, European Ethics & Compliance Association 

Corporate Whistleblowing Mechanisms: Effectiveness & Conflicts of Interest


14:00 - 15:00
Networking Lunch
  • Networking Lunch and individual meetings
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.

Anton Rog
Head of National Cyberint Center (CNC) within the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI)

Mr. Anton ROG is the Head of National Cyberint Center (CNC) within the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI). CNC is responsible for conducting 24/7 activities to discover, characterize and proactively counter cyber threats against systems and networks critical to Romania national security. Anton has held various technical development positions including software and systems design. He has also served as a Deputy Director within SRI IT&C central department. He is active with the academic community as associated professor at DRESMARA Brasov. 

Anton graduated from the University of Bucharest in 1998 with a B.S. in information technology, and he received a Postgraduate degree in program and project management in 2011 from DRESMARA. He was awarded Knight of the Order Manhood and Faith in 2014 and Knight of the Order of Military Virtue in 2005 by two Presidents of Romania.

Andrei FURDUI
Head of Crime Prevention Department within the Ministry of Justice

Mr. Furdui heads the Crime Prevention Department of the Romanian Ministry of Justice, capacity in which he also manages the Technical Secretariat of the National Anticorruption Strategy and chairs the cooperation platforms organized in the framework of the Strategy, including the platform for cooperation with the business environment.

 

Ionut Stoica
Senior Project Officer within the Council of Europe, Cybercrime Programme Office

Ionut Stoica is Senior Project Officer within the Council of Europe, Cybercrime Programme Office, aiming at strengthening legislation and institutional capacities on cybercrime in the Southern Neighbourhood region. Prior to his current position, Ionut Stoica was the Head of the Bureau for Combatting Online Fraud and Electronic Payment Frauds, within the Romanian Police, Central Cybercrime Unit having more than 13 years’ experience in the cybercrime field.

Ionut holds a Bachelor degree in Law from the Police Academy and a Master’s degree in International Police Cooperation.

 

Marius Voineag
Former Chief Prosecutor - Service for Combating Economic and Financial Crimes, DIICOT

Marius Voineag is the former Chief Prosecutor, Service for Combating Economic and Financial Crimes, within the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism DIICOT

Clarisa Tesu
Associate Partner | Forensic & Integrity Services Ernst & Young

Clarisa Tesu is Associate Partner | Forensic & Integrity Services at EY Romania. She leads 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.

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.

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.

Bogdan Fratiloiu
Compliance Manager & Data Protection Officer, F. Hoffmann La Roche – Romania

Bogdan owns a licence in Law and one in Political Science and International Relations from University of Bucharest. He is a graduate of the Master Program in Corporate Affairs and Corporate Governance from State University of New York - Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy. He owns the certification in compliance, “International Diploma in Compliance” from University of Manchester and he graduated the Healthcare Compliance Academy from Basel, Switzerland. In the last 2 years, Bogdan holds the deputy chair position of the AmCham Corporate Governance Committee. From this position, he developed a set of compliance documents in a partnership with Ministry of Justice in order to transfer know how from the private to the public sector.

Bogdan is currently Compliance Manager of F.Hoffmann La Roche, Romanian affiliate and worked in the past for multinational companies like Ubisoft Entertainment, Telekom, OMV Petrom.


 

Mihaela Scarlatescu
HoL &Compliance Director at Farmexim-Help Net part of PHOENIX Group

Mihaela Scarlatescu, is a lawyer with 20 years professional experience, of which 15 dedicated to the pharmaceutical industry in an integral way - from the drug manufacturer (even from the factory), to the distributor and not lastly the experience dedicated to the chain pharmacies (national level) thus ensuring a complete connection of the patient but the medication he needs.

She currently holds the position of HoL &Compliance Director at Farmexim-Help Net part of PHOENIX Group.

She was awarded 3 consecutive times by the prestigious publishing guide Legal 500, being nominated in the first 10 lawyers in the pharma industry, including as a team (2016-2018), and in December last year she was awarded by the Publishing Houseuniversuyl Juridic within the Lady Layer Gala.

 

Cristian Ducu, Phd
President, European Ethics & Compliance Association

Cristian Ducu is the president of the European Ethics & Compliance Association and serves as an independent Senior Expert in Governance, Ethics, Compliance, Anti-Corruption and Sustainability since 2007. He regularly provides his expertise to private and public organisations and promotes an integrated perspective in GRECS (Governance - Risk - Ethics - Compliance - Sustainability). 

He is also the President of the Supervising Commission for the Lobbying and Advocacy Transparency Registry, an independent tool developed by the Romanian Lobbying Registry Association, and, since 2019, the president of the Ethics Commission of the Insurance industry association - UNSAR. He holds a PhD from the University of Bucharest and he specialized in Applied Ethics (with a special emphasis on Business Ethics and others subfields). Cristian is specialized in non-financial audits as well, being one of the few Romanian experts in Ethics Audits. His work takes him across Central and Eastern Europe, Russia included.

Michael McNEIR
Trainer in Anti Money Laundering- Criminal and Terrorism Financing

Michael McNEIR specialises in Financial Investigations linked to Criminal and Terrorism Financing, Dirty Money, Bribery & Corruption, AML with links to Art, the London Property Market and other areas of Financial Crime. He was previously a Detective and Financial Investigator with the Metropolitan Police  New Scotland Yard , in high profile Homicide & Terrorism investigations utilising financial investigations before moving into the Financial Asset Confiscation and Enforcement Dept. with the focus of depriving convicted criminals of their assets. Michael moved to Bucharest in 2019 and took up a position as Manager within the Deloitte Financial Advisory/Forensic Investigation Dept. and has acquired an ICA International Diploma in Criminal and Terrorism Financing with the International Compliance Association and Wilmington Group with merit.  Michael is based in Bucharest, Romania and has set up his own business named FORVM Financial Advisory Solutions and Training.

 

Simona Pirtea
Member of the Association for Preventing and Combating Fraud

Simona is an active member of the Association for Preventing and Combating Fraud, involving in her activity for the Association her double-headed experience, as a lawyer specialised in both criminal and business law. She has extensive expertise in dealing with important multinational companies coming from several major industrial areas such as IT, e-commerce, telecommunications, banking, heavy industry, real estate, civil & industrial constructions and pharma, being also highly experienced in working with governmental and European institutions on matters regarding national security, economic strategies, strategic planning and risk management.

Simona is also notable for being a lecturer with the Superior Institute of Law and Economics Barcelona, Spain and for having won numerous awards for her business-oriented approach as a business and criminal lawyer.

Andrei Ionita
Business Development Manager Bitdefender

Andrei Ionita – Business Development Manager Bitdefender. Helping large Enterprises and Government institutions to secure their environment.

Gabriel Albu
Founding & Managing Partner Albu-Legal

Gabriel Albu has a solid and diverse experience in the corporate field, assisting and representing a large number of companies - multinational and local - and also individuals within them, in complex criminal proceedings, under national jurisdiction and also with international elements. Prior to focusing on criminal law practice, Gabriel was part of leading multinational law firms as Linklaters, CMS Cameron McKenna and Salans (now Dentons). 

Since 2005 Gabriel has begun the practice of criminal business law. Starting with 2008, in an independent environment, Gabriel has dedicated himself to this field of activity, being one of the pioneers of this field of professional practice in Romania - the white collar crime, practiced at the professional level of sophistication to which it is understood today. Over the years, Gabriel Albu has been involved in a large number of high-level criminal cases in Romania. The lawyer managed complex cases, at the highest level of representation, involving mainly accusations of tax evasion and fraud against the financial interests of the European Union, accusations of corruption, financial fraud, work related crimes, capital market and public procurement fraud.  The most recent success achieved by Gabriel Albu was the case publicly known as "Rompetrol II", where his team managed to obtain the dismissal of the criminal charges, confirming that the multiple discussions and controversies raised over time do not fall under criminal law, respectively they do not find their place in front of the criminal judicial authorities of the Romanian state.

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BUCHAREST
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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.  

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