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Cristiana Fernbach Joins Amber as General Counsel

Cristiana Fernbach Joins Amber as General Counsel

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Former KPMG Legal Romania Partner and Head of Technology, IP, and Data Privacy Cristiana Fernbach has joined Amber as General Counsel.

Fernbach had been with KPMG Legal since 2019 when her eponymous firm Fernbach & Partners merged with the Big 4 affiliated firm (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on October 19, 2019). She established her technology boutique earlier that year (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on March 5, 2019). Prior to launching her new firm, Fernbach was a Partner and the Co-Head of the TMT practice at Stratulat Albulescu, a role she was promoted to in 2018 (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on April 24, 2018). Before Stratulat Albulescu, she worked for Noerr as Senior Associate, Coordinator IP & Technology Practice for Romania. 

"The incredibly exciting years as a Partner in one of the Big 4 associated law firms and the previous long term experience as a specialized lawyer on tech law and founding partner of a boutique digital and IP law firm, exposed me to a great extent to the challenges and opportunities that such a dynamic industry like gaming is facing in an international context," commented Fernbach. "I am thrilled to join a talented and innovative team and to be part of such an amazing ride like the one Amber embarked on and contributing with my business oriented mindset and proactive and innovative approach in shaping the future of the legal services of the company, to further Amber’s vision and mission."

Originally reported by CEE In-House Matters.

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Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații is a full-service independent law firm, employing cross-disciplinary teams of lawyers, insolvency practitioners, tax consultants, IP counsellors, economists and staff members. It also operates a secondary law office in Cluj-Napoca (Romania), and has a ‘best-friend’ agreement with a leading law firm in the Republic of Moldova. In addition, thanks to the firm’s dedicated Foreign Desks, the team provides the full range of services to international investors seeking to gain a foothold or expand their existing operations in Romania. Since 2019, the firm and its tax arm are collaborating with Andersen Global in Romania.

Țuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii is providing legal services in every aspect of business, covering all major areas of practice: corporate and M&A; litigation and international arbitration; corporate tax; public procurement; TMT; employment; insurance; banking and finance; capital markets; competition; healthcare and pharmaceutical; energy and natural resources; environmental; intellectual property; real estate; regulatory legal services.

Țuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii is a First-Tier law firm in all international legal directories and a multiple award-winning law firm both locally and internationally. It received the CEE Deal of the Year Award (DOTY Awards 2021) and the Law Firm of the Year Award: Romania (IFLR Europe Awards 2021). 

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