White Collar Crimes

Șerban & Asociații comprises the largest team of specialists in criminal law among the leading law firms in Romania and is a recognized leader in the assistance of Top 50 major Romanian companies in matters concerning the representation of corporations, boards of directors, officers and employees, other management bodies and individuals, as well as of victims of fraud in connection with a broad range of government investigations, enforcement actions, internal investigations, and white collar criminal investigations and litigation.

Our Criminal investigation & white collar crime team headed by Mr. Adrian Pichler , as Senior Partner, handles all aspects of criminal trials and related civil and administrative subsidiary actions in front of all jurisdictional ordinary courts, as well as before special criminal investigation authorities. Our team benefits also from the exquisite know how and experience of Mr. George Serban , our Managing Partner, who continues to support our specialists and to supervise the most complex criminal cases. We have also negotiated many favorable settlements for our clients involving complex parallel proceedings with criminal, civil and administrative components. Our services are frequently retained by management bodies to conduct internal investigations into possible irregularities and infringement of accounting and other mandatory regulatory matters raised by governmental authorities or whistle-blowers, and to provide guidance with respect to corporate governance issues. Our team has the necessary expertise in the recovery of the proceeds of fraud through civil court actions and liaising with criminal investigators, as well. Given our extensive experience in this field, we are frequently referred by other leading law firms in Romania to support their own clients in criminal investigation matters of the nature and complexity as presented above.

Recent fraud and criminal prosecution cases included advising local and international companies in various matters including fraud, fraudulent management, corruption crimes, IT and e-commerce crimes, environment criminal breaches, H&S offences and embezzlements.

Șerban & Asociații was granted the award for ”White Collar Law Firm of the Year in Romania” for the year 2010 and 2011 by the Corporate International Magazine, one of the leading monthly titles for business leaders, professional advisers and providers of finance throughout the world.