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Cristian Dutescu

Professional activity:

  • Founding Partner and Coordinator of “Dutescu & Partners” House of Law (since 2006);
  • Legal advisor for the capital market magazine "Investment & Profit" (2005-2008);
  • Title attorney of  “Cristian Dutescu” Law Office (1998-2006);
  • Junior attorney in „Florin Bărbulescu”Law Office (1995-1997);
  • Attorney, member of Bucharest Bar since 1995.



  • PhD graduate at Doctoral School of the Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest, Private Law, chosen topic for the doctoral thesis "The Shares Sale-Purchase Contract".
  • Dragan European Foundation - Capital Markets Course - 1995
  • Law faculty, Bucharest University (1995), Thesis – The Stock Exchange.

Teaching activity:

  • Lecturer at "Titu Maiorescu" University, Law Faculty, "Capital Markets" course, IV-th year;
  • Lecturer of the training courses organized by the Brokers Association
  • Collaborator, Department of Civil Law of the Bucharest University, Law School (2009-2010) 
  • Teaching assistant, Department of Civil Law of the Romanian-American University, Law School (1996)



  • “Shareholders Rights”, C.H.Beck Publishing (2013), University Courses Collection;
  • "Purchase agreement of shares"  C.H.Beck Publishing (2012), Praxis Collection;
  • “Shareholders Rights”, Third Revised Edition, C.H.Beck Publishing (2010), Praxis Collection;
  • “Capital Market Law, commentary on articles (LPC)”, C.H.Beck Publishing (2009), Comments Collection;
  • “Capital Market Manipulation”, C.H.Beck Publishing (2008), Praxis Collection;
  • “Shareholders Rights”, Second Revised Edition, C.H.Beck Publishing (2007), Praxis Collection;
  • “Shareholders Rights”, First Edition, Lumina Lex Publishing (2006)

Author of more than 30 professional articles in the field of commercial law and capital market, published in journals:

  • "Dreptul"
  • ”Romanian Commercial Law Review”
  • "Investment and Profit" capital-market magazine, monthly newsletter (2005-2008) “Commercial Law Review”
  • “Horeca Publishing”

Award and distinctions:

  • ”I.L. Georgescu” award of Romanian Jurists Union for the work ”Shareholders rights”, 2nd edition, 2007;
  • The honor diploma ”Constantin Anachițoaie” awarded by Romanian Jurists Union,  ”Titu Maiorescu” Academical Society and the ”Dreptul” and ”Palace of Justice” reviews

Professional Experience:

In his capacity of Founding Partner and Coordinator of "Dutescu & Partners” House of Law, Cristian Duţescu  oversees the entire activity of the company.
Cristian Duţescu coordinates directly the departments: capital market litigation and counseling department, the companies and corporate law department, constructions department.

Cristian Duţescu has a very significant expertise in:

  • Legal advice on capital market issues, namely protection of shareholders rights, minorities and majorities, public offerings, listing, delisting;
  • Assisting and representing before the Romanian Courts, before all State authorities and institutions in various disputes concerning the operation of listing, delisting, public offerings;
  • Assisting and representing in negotiations, at the general meeting of shareholders;
  • Legal advice on stock regulations and the NSC;
  • Legal advice on regulations and procedures of brokerage firms (financial investment services companies - SSIF);
  • Legal assistance for authorizing the asset management companies, UCITS, including the drafting the prospectus;
  • Legal advice and assistance in negotiating contracts brokerage mandate, funds management, etc.
  • Development of draft amendments to laws and regulations in the capital market field;
  • Advice on registry operations, clearing and settlement activities carried out in the capital market field;
  • Assisting and representing clients, corporate and Romanian and foreign civil and commercial litigation in courts, and direct negotiations or conciliation

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