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A New Partner at Zamfirescu Racoți & Partners: Dănuț – Ioan Bugnariu Becomes Also the New Coordinator of the Business Crime Department

Bucharest, September 7, 2018: Attorney at Law Dănuț – Ioan Bugnariu returns to Zamfirescu Racoți & Partners (ZRP) after 15 years and becomes, as of this month, a partner of the law firm and the coordinator of the business crime department.

“It is a joy and an honor for me to rejoin my former colleagues in the law firm in which I started practicing law. My priorities in ZRP will be the extension of the business crime services also to the prevention area, by counseling the clients in reference of the frauds to which they may be exposed and awareness of the extremely specialized existing legal framework, as well as of the capitalization to the maximum of ZRP’s capacity to provide the clients with multidisciplinary teams, real task-forces, so necessary in the urgent and complex cases of corporate clients”, Dănuț-Ioan Bugnariu, the new ZRP partner, declared.

“For us, as a firm, it is very important to keep adding partners as naturally and as compatibly as possible. We have been collaborating with Dănuț for a long time and we have found that there is in this collaboration that synergy, compatibility and sense of community with ZRP we have been pursuing. I strongly believe that, under Dănuț’s coordination and with Professor Valerian Cioclei’s support, our business crime department will consolidate, becoming a leader and a benchmark on the heterogenous and vivid market of this type of legal services”, ZRP’s Founding Partner, Călin-Andrei Zamfirescu, says. 

With over 17 years of professional experience in civil and business disputes and consultancy and a specialization in the business crime law, including a practical training at Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, Dănuț - Ioan Bugnariu is recognized as an expert in the Romanian criminal law by the courts from England (Westminster Court of Magistrates), and he is also a member of reputed professional organizations (such as Fair Trials International, London, or the European Criminal Bar Association).

In the business crime law area, his professional activity has encompassed representation and assistance of both local or foreign top companies, companies activating in key economic areas, and of renowned names in the Romanian business environment and politics. 

His case files have related to all areas of practice of the criminal law – crimes of corruption, money laundering, organized crime, frauds, including those falling within the competence of the specialized structures of the Prosecutor’s Office (DIICOT, DNA), but also the support of internal investigations or fraud prevention. Dănuț - Ioan Bugnariu has conceived and held repeatedly training sessions on topics related to criminal law for private entities.

Dănuț - Ioan Bugnariu’s expertise will join the redoubtable practice of the ZRP attorneys at law specialized in criminal law, which, for six years, have been offering solutions to corporate clients in connection with criminal law issues and case files and which, since the middle of last year, have benefited also from the contribution of the reputed criminal law specialist Professor Valerian Cioclei.