Managing Partner

Cristiana Fernbach

LL.M., MBA, CIPP/E

Cristiana is a pragmatic commercial lawyer, specialized in technology law, digital media and privacy law, who combines her knowledge of the law with business understanding and negotiation tactics for best tailored legal solutions. She goes the extra mile to understand the business, the people, the context and the commercial objectives of each project. Her experience spans all sectors, but most recently in financial services, advertising, educational services, and TMT.
She was recognized by The Legal 500 for advising top-tier clients on data privacy issues in the TMT sector. Her expertise ranges from commercial and regulatory issues particularly for the banking and TMT sector to complex software licensing contract structuring, IP portfolio management and blockchain technology.

Education

Munich Business School, MBA in General Management, Munich, Germany

Including foreign studies:
2010 – Singapore Management University, Singapore Asian Business Studies
2009 – SDA Bocconi School of Management, Italy

Freie Universität Berlin, LL.M., Law Master Degree focused on German corporate and competition law, Berlin, Germany

Nicolae Titulescu University Law School, Law Degree, Bucharest

Affiliations

Bucharest Bar

IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals)

ELTA (European Legal Tech Association)

CCIFER (French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Romania)

PWN (Professional Women’s Network)

Languages

English

German

French

Romanian

Contributions (selection)

2017, Panelist at the event Start-Up Scene in Romania, organized by AHK (German-Romanian Chamber of Commerce), Bucharest

2016, Speaker at ITCamp Conference on Know-how Protection, Cluj-Napoca

2007, Co-author of the 1st Edition of “Cartea de Contracte” (Book of contracts), Beck Verlag – Legal Commentary (IP Contracts, Franchise)

2018, “GDPR compliance in the Industry 4.0”, co-author with Cătălina Fînaru (link), Oldenburger Verlag für Wirtschaft, Informatik und Recht
2018, Mentor at the 1st Edition of the Global Legal Hackathon organized in Romania, Bucharest

2017, Speaker at the Cluj Innovation Days on Trust in the Digital Economy, Cluj-Napoca

2017, Panelist in the Industry 4.0 Conference, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2018, Speaker at the Cloud Conference on GDPR, Bucharest
2018, Speaker at IT Camp Conference on GDPR, Cluj-Napoca
2018, Speaker at the 2nd German-Romanian Conference on European Technology Law, Cluj-Napoca

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