The National Bank of Romania (NBR) has stepped up pressure on local banks to comply with money laundering regulations, issuing fines and warnings last year – thus reflecting the country’s…
According to the law, the GSM must be held at least once a year, at the latest 5 months after the end of the financial year. This often generates discussions…
MIHAI MAREȘ QUOTED IN BUZZFEED NEWS
Top US media outlet Buzzfeed News has quoted Mihai Mares on the legal aspects of the Andrew Tate case in the article they published today.
Mareș & Mareș in the Elite of the White Collar Crime Field in Romania According to Legal 500, 2023 edition
The firm has been ranked first for the ninth consecutive year in Legal 500 annual ranking in the field of white collar crime in Romania.
The case I’ll discuss is based on a real example of a bank official who also fulfilled the role of a designated person – in the sense of the law…
ARDPA, THE ASSOCIATION OF FACTS
White collar crime lawyers Mihai Adrian Hotca, Gabriel Albu, Mihai Mares, Norel Neagu and Augustin Zabrauteanu officially launched the Romanian Association of White Collar Crime Law (ARDPA). Its initiatives will…
WHEN CAN THE PROSECUTOR ORDER MEASURES TO REPAIR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM A CRIMINAL OFFENCE?
Although at first sight the prosecutor’s work seems relatively easy and, immediately after having established that a crime has been committed, he can order a precautionary measure, this must meet…
The fraud in the new Penal Code sanctions those acts that negatively impact the assets of an individual or a company, are committed by deceit and involve numerous criminological aspects,…
In both the old and the current form of the offence, slanderous denunciation, i.e. misleading the judicial authorities, is an offence of falsely attributing the offence to another person.
THE SPECIFICS OF THE OFFENCE OF BLACKMAIL
The offence of blackmail in the new Penal Code sanctions the acts that restrict a person’s mental freedom, in the sense of physically or mentally compelling them to perform acts…
The Chamber of Deputies has adopted the bill on the protection of whistleblowers in the public interest. This legislative initiative was originally intended to transpose the EU Whistleblowing Directive into…
The acts described in Article 11 of the Law no. 78/2000 for the prevention, detection and punishment of acts of #corruption fall within the category of #offences assimilated to corruption and are sanctioned as…
The founding partner spoke about the work of the firm, but also about the challenges to expect in the context of the upcoming Whistleblowing Directive.
The law firm coordinated by Mihai Mares was ranked first by The Legal 500 for the 8th consecutive year in the field of white-collar crime.
WHAT HAPPENS TO THE FILES OF THE SECTION FOR THE INVESTIGATION OF CRIMINAL OFFENCES AFTER ITS CLOSURE?
Apart from the fact that the first article of the law provides for the disbanding of the Section, thus putting an end to a long-running and heated controversy, the law…
ASPECTS RELATED TO THE APPLICATION OF THE EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE DECISION IN THE CASE C-282/20
Mihai Mares and Alexandra Sinc approached the topic of practical aspects following the application, by the Romanian courts, of the European Union Court of Justice decision in the Case C-282/20….
MIHAI MAREȘ DISCUSSED ABOUT ISSUES RELATED TO THE CRIMINAL PROSECUTION OF INDIVIDUALS FOR ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES AT GOVNET’S WHITE COLLAR CRIME AND CORPORATE FRAUD CONFERENCE
The participants had the opportunity to hear insights shared by experts and lawyers specialising in criminal law, as well as representatives of the Ministry of Justice and the Romanian National Office for the Prevention and Combating of Money Laundering.
THE GLOBAL CHALLENGES REMAIN THE COUNTRIES’ ABILITIES TO ADAPT TO THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE PANDEMIC
Mihai Mareș answers Forbes questions on resilience, 2022 global challenges, opportunities and trends at business and economic levels.
Cipriana Pop, a highly talented lawyer specialising in criminal law, has joined the team as a senior associate. During her eight-year collaboration with the renowned professor and practitioner Gheorghiță Mateuț,…
Mihai Mares writes about the aspects that can be categorizes as criminal offences on the capital markets in Romania.
THE ANNULMENT OF FALSIFIED DOCUMENTS IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS
A measure that the judge can rule on in a criminal trial consists in the annulment of falsified documents.
TRANSFER PRICING FROM A WHITER COLLAR CRIME PERSPECTIVE
An analysis of the transfer prices seen as negative consequences of differences between the tax policies of industrialized states and tax havens.
Recently, the Official Gazette has published the GO on the use of financial information for the prevention, investigation or prosecution of criminal offences.
Mareș & Mareș Strengthens Its Criminal Law Practice with Former Prosecutor Alexandra Șinc
With a vast experience of over 25 years as a prosecutor, Alexandra is recognized as one of the most respected legal professionals in Romania.
Mihai Mareș – Guest Lecturer in the Criminal Law Master Program at the Moldova State University Law School
Mareș & Mareș announced that Mihai Mareș is the new guest lecturer in the criminal law master program at the Moldova State University Law School, as part of the partnership with this institution concluded a few months ago.
Smuggling offense: what any company CEO needs to know
In international trade it is important that the state authorities know exactly where the goods come from, so that they can comply with the tax regime and the consumer protection regulations.
MIHAI MAREȘ, AUTHOR OF THE EXTRADITION IN ROMANIA SECTION
Mihai Mareș details the legislation on the extradition process regulated in Romania, in the international specialized magazine GIR Know How / Extradition.
THE CRIMINAL LIABILITY OF A COMPANY FOLLOWING A MERGER
Mihai Mareș explains what happens to the criminal liability of a company that committed a crime and later merged by absorption with another company.
MIHAI MAREȘ SPEAKER AT THE WHITE COLLAR CRIME CONFERENCE
Mihai Mareș discussed about the role of the The National Supervisory Authority for the Processing of Personal Data at the conference organized by Universul Juridic.
WHEN CAN COMPANIES TAKE A PLEA BARGAIN AGREEMENT IN A CRIMINAL FILE?
A plea bargain agreement is a special procedure regulated by the white-collar crime legislation.
Often, the participants in a public tender resorted to fraudulent maneuvers to remove other participants in the tender, thus influencing its price.
The project to amend the tax evasion law
About the project to amend the law on tax evasion, which dominates the top of crimes for which companies in Romania are investigated.
Mihai Mares at GovNet White Collar Crime & Corporate Fraud Conference
GovNet’s Organised Its White Collar Crime Conference Mihai Mareș discussed about the types of crimes/offenses from which the corporate liability may arise, at Govnet’s White Collar Crime & Corporate Fraud conference.
Mihai Mareș at ZF Live
Mihai Mares discussed some of his most challenging white collar crime files over the past decade, as well as about current criminal investigations in Romania.
The European Investigation Order in the Criminal Trial
New mechanisms and instruments of international cooperation were established at European level, among which the European Investigation Order.
European Investigations Guide Is Live
Mihai Mareș authors the Romanian section of the European Investigations Guide, published by Hogan Lovells.
An insightful discussion about Mihai Mares’ career and his firm’s history, as well as the rationale behind the new alliances.
The firm will represent Romanian clients in EU and Israeli technology regulation and Israeli clients involved in white collar crime files in Romania.
In the field of white collar crime, the statute of limitation should be analyzed by clients in the initial stage of a file.
Mareș & Mareș Expands in the Republic of Moldova
The firm concluded a strategic alliance with Dolea & Co to provide integrated legal services in Romania and the Republic of Moldova.
Mihai Mares about the EPPO, its role and structure, as well as the implications for companies in his latest opinion for Ziarul Financiar.
Mareș & Mareș Becomes the Exclusive Member in Romania of the Global Criminal Law Counsel Network
The firm consolidates its leadership position in the field of white collar crime, joining Global Criminal Law Counsel international network.
EXTRADITION REGIME IN ROMANIA
Mihai Mareș discusses about the legislation of extradition in Romania, providing specific and useful details on this topic in the latest edition of Global Investigations Review.
Bridge over ‘Muddy Waters’
The firm was profiled in the international legal media in an article about the Romanian white collar crime legal market and the most memorable cases.
Bribery. The Criminal Liability of Companies
In his latest opinion in leading business media, Mihai Mareș approached the topic criminal liability of companies in the context of bribery.
The Lawyer of White Collars
Mihai Mares is one of the first Romanian lawyers to have specialized in white collar crime, defending top executives, entrepreneurs and local and multinational companies.
What should companies do if The Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) “knocks” at their doors?
The stake is significant when companies are at risk and may face a raid from The Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism.
The High Court of Cassation and Justice recently announced that, since the beginning of this year, a number of 353 surveillance warrants have been issued.
The notion of white collar crime: criminal law from the perspective of social class, the connection with the shadow economy and future perspectives.
The European Commission released on Thursday a bold action plan to ensure a unified and comprehensive EU-wide policy to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing.