Catalin-Gabriel Stanescu

Catalin-Gabriel Stanescu

Assistant professor

CONFERENCE PAPERS

 

  1. Discrimination of Vulnerable Consumers in Non-Judicial Debt Collection – at SURPASS IRN International Conference Fair and Non-Discriminatory Access to Financial Services, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (2019)
  2. Regulatory Arbitrage and Non-Judicial Debt Collection in Central and Eastern Europe – Tax Avoidance and Money Laundering – at SASE’s 31st Annual Conference, New York, USA (2019)
  3. Environmental Liability in Multi-Tier Petroleum Contracts – 3rd Dundee Energy Forum, University of Dundee, United Kingdom (2019)
  4. Comparative Aspects Concerning Oil and Gas Decommissioning in Denmark and Romania – at the International Conference ‘In Memoriam Anita Ronne’ – The North Sea and Beyond: The Challenges of Oil and Gas Installations, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (2019)
  5. Perpetual Legal Reform and Hollowing of Consumer Rights - On the Failure to Protect Consumer-Debtors from Unfair Debt Collection Practices in Central and Eastern Europe – at the XIth International Conference 'Development of Russian Law', University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland (2018)
  6. Methods of Promoting Skills-Based Legal Education. An Experiment in Student Article Writing – Challenges, Results, Lessons LERU Pedagogical Workshop, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden (2018)
  7. Consideratii Privind Esecurile Romaniei in Solutionarea Problemelor Generate de Practicile Abuzive de Colectare a Creantelor (Considerations on Romania's Failure in Tackling Abusive Debt Collection) – at the Romanian – Danish Symposium, Al. I. Cuza University of Iasi, Iasi, Romania (2018)
  8. Energy and the Sea – at the II TRAMEREN International Conference, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark (2018)
  9. A Study In Gold: Gabriel Resources v Romania. The Multi-Facet Impact of the Investment Agreement in Rosia Montana under Canada-Romania and UK-Romania BITs – at the Jean Monnet Chair Workshop, Queen Mary University of London – CCLS, London, United Kingdom (2018)
  10. The Responsible Consumer in the Digital Age. A Critique of the Information Paradigm in Consumer Financial Protection – at the international conference The Responsible Consumer in the Digital Age. International and Nordic Perspectives on Consumer Financial Protection, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, (2018)
  11. Stabilization Mechanisms for Nuclear Investments vs Electricity Market Liberalization - The Case of Contracts for Difference. Lessons from the United Kingdom and Romania – at the 6th International Symposium on Environment and Energy Finance Issues (ISEFI – 2018), Paris, France, (2018)
  12. "Hey, Alexa, Where's My Private Data?" – at the 6th International Conference of PhD Students and Young researchers "Digitalization in Law", Vilnius, Lithuania, (2018)
  13. Datio in Solutum – A Viable Solution for More Sustainable Financial Services? – at the Law and Money 3rd Annual Conference: Law, Finance and Sustainability, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, (2017)
  14. Removing Public Interest by Judicial Dicta? The Clash Between the USSC’s Stand on Arbitration and the Pro Litigant Stance of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act - at I-CONS International Conference "Courts, Power, Public Law", University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark (2017)
  15. Dead End for Energy Concessions? – The Effects of the Concession Directive on Investor Protection Mechanisms in Energy Concessionsat UEF Law School’s 5th Annual Energy Transitions Conference, Joensuu, Finland (2017)
  16. The Reluctance of Civil Law Countries in Adopting “the Without Breach of Peace” Standard of UCC Article 9: Evidence from National and International Legal Instruments Governing Secured Transactions(joint presentation with Dr. Asress Gikay)at the 12th International Conference organized by Italian Society of Law and Economics, Turin, Italy (2016)
  17. TTIP - Transatlantic Trade: Investment or Plunder?at the International Conference „Investment Arbitration and National Interest”, Budapest, Hungary, (2016)
  18. Search for Harmonization: Why Does the EU Need to Regulate Unfair Debt Collection Practices - Issues and Examples from Hungary and Romania at the Hungarian Academy for Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, (2016)
  19. Are nevoie Uniunea Europeana de o reglementare a abuzurilor in colectarea de creante? (Does the EU need a fair debt collection practices regulation?)at the national conference “Valori juridice, principia si interpretari in dreptul european. Un Argus cu un singur ochi?” at Al. I. Cuza University, Iasi, Romania (2015)
  20.  A Critical Look at the Romanian Post-Communist Secured Transactions Law– at the Chinese-EU Law Conference “Reform of Secured Transactions Laws, Chinese and European Experiences Compared, Budapest, Hungary (2015)
  21. Farm Out Agreements in Upstream Oil & Gas Contracts (focus on public policy aspects) – guest speaker at the internal Energy Policy Research Group, CEU, Budapest, Hungary (2014)
  22. Are Abusive Debt Collection Practices Arbitrable?(joint presentation with Dr. Asress Gikay) – at the International conference-  'The Milestones of law in the area of the Central Europe 2014', organized by the Law School of the Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia (2014)
  23. Fraudulent Conveyances under US, Czech and Romanian Law (joint presentation with Petr Sprinz) – at the International conference-  'The Milestones of law in the area of the Central Europe 2013', organized by the Law School of the Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia (2013)
  24. Piercing the Corporate Veil – American Lessons for Romania and Slovakia (joint presentation with Dr. Alexandra Horvathova) – at the International conference-  'The Milestones of law in the area of the Central Europe 2012', organized by the Law School of the Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia (2012)
  25. The Corporate Sector in Romania – at the International Conference „Economy and Democracy‟, organized by the International University Center, Dubrovnik, Croatia (2011)
  26.  Self Help Repossession in Hungary, Romania and Slovakia (joint presentation with Klaudia Fabian and Dr. Alexandra Horvathova) - at the International conference-  'The Milestones of law in the area of the Central Europe 2011', organized by the Law School of the Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia

 

ORGANIZED CONFERENCES:

1. Fair and Non-Discriminatory Access to Financial Services, University of Copenhagen,                        2019

  Organizer, presenter, editor of upcoming volume

2. ‘In Memoriam Anita Rønne’ – The North Sea and Beyond: The Challenges of Oil and Gas Installations, University of Copenhagen,                                                                        2019

  Organizer, presenter, co-editor of memorial volume

3. The Responsible Consumer in the Digital Age – International and Nordic Perspectives on Consumer Financial Protection, University of Copenhagen,                                             2018

  Organizer, presenter

HONOURS, GRANTS AND PRIZES

 

  1. Conference Sponsorship Grant (50.000 DKK)– Dreyers Fond, Copenhagen,                                    2019
  2. Conference Sponsorship Grant (48.340 DKK) – The Carlsberg Foundation, Copenhagen,       2018
  3. Conference Sponsorship Grant (48.400 DKK) – The Carlsberg Foundation, Copenhagen,      2018
  4. Research Abroad Grant (114.000 DKK) Independent Research Fund Denmark, Copenhagen                                                                                                                        2018
  5. Marie Curie Individual Fellowship (220.000 EUR) – European Commission, Brussels,              2018
  6. Conference Sponsorship Grant (25.000 DKK)Dreyers Fond, Copenhagen,                                   2018
  7. Top 10 Best Legal Tech Ideas 2017 – AEQUO Legal Tech Challenge, Kiev,                                2017
  8. Conference Sponsorship Grant (40.000 DKK) – The Carlsberg Foundation, Copenhagen,      2017
  9. Travel Grant (500 EUR) – Hult Prize Regional Competition, London,                                                       2015
  10. Award for Advanced Doctoral Students (750 EUR), Central European University, Budapest,                    2014
  11. Travel Grants, Central European University, Budapest,                                2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
  12. Research and Study Tuition Waiver, Queen Mary School of Law, University of London,           2013
  13. Research Grant (3800 EUR) at Queen Mary School of Law, University of London                           2013
  14. Research Grant (800 EUR) at Max Plank Institute for Private Law, Hamburg,                                   2013
  15. Upgraded Fellowship for Outstanding Results, Central European University, Budapest,         2011
  16. Financial Grant for Outstanding Results, National School for Political and Administrative Studies, Bucharest,                                                                                                                                 2004-2006

 

RESEARCH

1. European Project “Evaluation of the Directive 2002/65/EC concerning the distance marketing of consumer financial services”, ICF, Belgium, 2019

National Expert for Romania, the United Kingdom and Ireland

2. Environmental Liability Issues in Multi-Tier Petroleum Agreements, Center for Energy, Petroleum, and Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom, 2019

3. European Project “Evaluation of the Directive 2008/48/EC on Consumer Credit”, ICF, Belgium,  2019

National Expert for Romania, the United Kingdom and Ireland

4. European Project “Business to business transactions: a comparative analysis of legal measures vs. soft-law instruments for improving payment behavior”, Milieu, Belgium,                                2017-2018

National Expert for Romania and the United Kingdom

5. European Project “Study on substantive insolvency law”, University of Leeds, UK                 2014-2016

Rapporteur for Romania

6. European Project “Security Rights and the European Insolvency Regulation”, Central European University, Hungary                                                                                  2014

Providing answers to Questionnaires, conducting research and writing clarifications with respect to Romanian legal framework and case law

7. Institute for Advanced Legal Studies (London) and Center for Commercial Law Studies of Queen Mary University of London, School of Law, London,                                                                                 2013

Researched for doctoral thesis dedicated mainly to UK and US law

8. Max Planck Institute for Private Law, Hamburg,                                                                                        2013

Researched for doctoral thesis dedicated to German and European law

 

LEGAL ADVISING

 

Of Counsel, LegalHUB Romania, Bucharest                                                     2016-present

Senior Attorney, Bordianu and Associates, Bucharest,                                                                    2013-2016

Expert Coordinator for Legal Affairs and Licensing, NIS Petrol SRL / Gazprom Timisoara       2012-2013

Attorney at Law, Stanescu Catalin-Gabriel Law Office, Ploiesti,                                                     2009-2012

In House Lawyer, OMV Petrom SA, Ploiesti,                                                                                                 2009

Managing Partner, Stanescu and Dumitrescu Associated Law Offices, Ploiesti,                          2007-2009

Attorney at Law, Stanescu Catalin-Gabriel Law Office, Ploiesti,                                                     2006-2007

Legal Advisor, Ploiesti City Hall, Ploiesti,                                                                                             2004-2006

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the North Sea Energy Law Program (2019)
  • Member of the Advisory Board at The International Energy Law Research Institute (2018)
  • Member of The Romanian Association for Law and European Affairs (2015)
  • Member of Prahova County Bar Association (2005)

 

LANGUAGES

 

  1. Romanian: native
  2. English: professional speaking, reading and writing
  3. German: intermediate speaking, reading and writing
  4. French: intermediate speaking and reading, beginner writing
  5. Italian: intermediate speaking and reading, beginner writing
  6. Danish: beginner speaking, reading and writing

Education

LL.M.

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