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18 May 2023

The (legal) relations between persons were subject to changes also, many of them related to digitalization.

Having this in mind, we are inviting you to listen Mihaela’s speech on the “Legal person and the digitalization of the communication thereof with the interested natural persons”, at the third edition of the Conference Gheorghe Beleiu.

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17 May 2023

Radu takes part in the third edition of the Conference Gheorghe Beleiu, “The person and the enterprise. Theoretical aspects with implications and practical applications”.

The topic of his speech is “The fine for natural person. On the person and their organs”.

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15 May 2023

Lucian is the moderator of the debate “Cunning on the Internet: Plagiarism”, which takes place today, at 19:30.

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11 May 2023

Leaving (partly) the legal field, Radu contributed his article “To die wounded for the love of… freedom” in the volume “Freedom of Culture. The Culture of Freedom”.

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13 April 2023

In the volume “In Honorem Brândușa Ștefănescu”, Radu has contributed with the article “The Sellers of Time: Philosophical Foundations of Mortgage Foreclosure”.

Radu will also participate as a speaker at the launch of the volume on 26.04.2023 in the Aula Magna of the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies.

7 March 2023

The Romanian Journal of Private Law issue 4/2022 has been released, in which Radu contributed with his article ‘I am requesting and offering seriousness. Consent defects in securing (enforcing) obligations’.

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February 2023

Rizoiu & Poenaru assisted Affidea România, one of the most important companies specialized in outpatient imaging diagnostic and treatment services, in the purchase of the ExMed medical centers.

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17 February 2023

On 17 February 2023, the national conference “Civil Procedure at the beginning of the third millennium” organized by the Civil Procedure Centre of the Law Faculty of the University of Bucharest and Universul Juridic took place. Its purpose was to commemorate Professor Viorel Mihai Ciobanu and, at the same time, to mark the 10th anniversary of the entry into force of the New Code of Civil Procedure.

During the event, Radu participated both as moderator and speaker.

Following the conference, which brought together over 770 participants online and over 180 in the halls of the Faculty of Law of the University of Bucharest, a memorial volume dedicated to the memory of Professor Ciobanu was launched, to which both Radu and Mihaela contributed the articles “Die hard? About the prescription of the (enforceable) mortgage action”, respectively “Interpretation of the contract in the framework of the action for annulment of the arbitration award”.

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16 December 2022

The book “Liability in medical malpractice cases” is out of print, in which Lucian contributed his article “Institutional malpractice. The relevance of the existence of nosocomial infections in rented medical premises in hospitals”.

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7 December 2022

This morning, the Romanian Academy offered Radu the Award “Simion Bărnuțiu” – Legal Sciences for his monograph on “Civil Guarantees”.

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22 November 2022

Radu participated as a speaker at the fourth edition of the NATIONAL BANKING LAW FORUM, with the topic “The disruptive impact of emerging technologies on the banking system”.

The event aimed to highlight, with the help of specialists with proven professional recognition, the effects of digitization and automation on credit institutions as a whole, the substantial prerequisites in the bank-customer relationship, the foreseen and unforeseen legal implications, as well as the short and medium-term prospects in an extremely dynamic and volatile field.

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17 November 2022

Last week issue 2/2022 of the Romanian Journal of Private Law – “The Future of Research in Private Law” – was published and Mihaela is among the co-authors with the article entitled “The finality of final provisions or the impact of boilerplate clauses on the contract”.

7 October 2022

Last night we celebrated our 10 years of activity in the business law market with some of our clients, without whom we could not have reached this point.

Therefore, we thank all those who could honour our invitation, as well as those who, although they could not be present, were and are with us throughout everything that Rizoiu & Poenaru has meant and will mean.

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1 September 2022

We are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Rizoiu & Poenaru. Thank you for being near us!

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17 February 2022

Rizoiu & Poenaru assisted Mozaik Investments in the transaction concerning the purchase of the majority shareholding in Timesafe SRL, the company operating the Pago app in Romania.

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November 22, 2016

Radu took part in the Conference “MOVABLE PROPERTY PUBLICITY. Important, urgent and accessible” organized by the Legal Sciences Society and the Electronic Archive for Security Interests in Movable Property (AEGRM) Operators Body, at CCIR Business Center.

The theme of his presentation was “The AEGRM place after 16 years of existence”.

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February 19, 2016

Thursday,  February 18th, Radu was the guest of ZF Live  news program  to discuss on the rules governing the transfer of non-performing loans.

Radu spoke on the conditions the banks are required to observe when transferring the claims resulting from NPLs to companies which are not associated with the banking system.

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January 11, 2016

Starting with January 1st, 2016 Ioana becomes Partner in Rizoiu & Asociații. We are thanking Ioana for bringing to our team her exquisite personal and professional qualities. We are certain that together we shall continue to be a landmark for quality Romanian advocacy.

November 18, 2015

Radu takes part in the ALB National Conference, Eleventh Edition, entitled “Future of the Financial Services at the crossroad of the Intelligent Technologies with the Responsible Crediting” organized by Asociația Societăților Financiare on Thursday, November 19, 2015, at Intercontinental Bucuresti Hotel.

Under the third Session of the Conference, Radu will have a presentation on the “Love and hate relationship – Leasing and Insolvency”

November 11, 2015

Radu took part in the Conference “20 ans et le temps du droit” organized in the period 6 – 7 November 2015 by the College Juridique franco-roumain d’etoudes europeennes, the Faculty of Law of the Bucharest University and the Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University.

Radu had a presentation entitled “After 20 years: the unification of the security interest law in Romania”, speaking on the process of reforming the Romanian law on security interest during the last 20 years.

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November 10, 2015

Radu published at Universul Juridic ed. the book “The security agreement in the New Civil Code”. The book provides an insight into the matter of security agreement (including movable and immovable collateral) and contains inter alia comments on the terms and conditions of the security agreement and the common terms of security law.

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September 21, 2015

Radu takes part in the debate “Assignees: nomina odiosa”, organized by, which will takes place at CCIR Business Center, Amfiteatrul Albastru, Monday, September 21, 2015, 20:00 hours.

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September 9, 2015

The M&A team of Rizoiu & Asociații, coordinated by Lucian Poenaru, assisted the same private medical services operator specialised in medical imagistic in a new top transaction: taking over of four new diagnostic centres. Through this transaction, we helped our client to extend its presence on the local market, consolidating its position of leader on the imagistic diagnostic medical services and nuclear medicine market in Romania

July 16, 2015

Lucian Poenaru published at the C.H. Beck ed. the book “Copyright protection under criminal law”. The book deals with the issues related to the criminal liability for the infringement of copyright and contains, among others, analysis concerning plagiarism, piracy, databases and computer programs protection.

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July 9, 2015

The Rizoiu & Asociatii team, coordinated by Lucian Poenaru and formed of the lawyers Mihaela Gherghe, Diana Savu and Andreea Mihai, assisted an important private Medical Imagistics center in taking over three profile medical centers in Oltenia. The team offered complex legal assistance to the buyer, consisting in the structuring of the transaction, the due diligence of the object company, drafting and negotiating the transaction documents and the formalities related to the finalizing of the transfer.

May 27, 2015

Radu takes part in the International Conference “Current legal issues in the banking and finance domain” organized by the European Association for Banking and Finance law in Romania, “Dimitrie Cantemir” University, the Banking and Finance Legal Counsels Association and Wolters Kluwer Romania, on 27 – 30 May, 2015. On May 28th, under the fourth session of the Conference, Radu will speak on “All or nothing: on the value of the mortgage”.

May 27, 2015

On 28-29 May 2015, Consiliul Superior al Magistraturii and Norway Grants are organizing the conference on aspects of non-unitary jurisprudence occurred after the entry into force of the new Civil Code and the New Code of Civil Procedure, under the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 Project “Strengthening the capacity of the Romanian judicial system to face new legislative and institutional challenges”. In the second day of the conference, Radu will have a presentation on “How many (regular) mortgage contracts are regulated by the new Civil Code? On mortgage contracts”

May 9, 2015

Radu takes part in the debate “As if nothing ever happened: restitutio in integrum”, organized by, which will takes place at CCIR Business Center, 8th floor, Ninel Chiriacescu Hall, Monday, March 9, 2015, 20:00 hours.

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April 23, 2015

Radu takes part in the symposium “Creditors vs. Debtors – the Hexagon perspective”, organized by the Faculty of Law of the Cluj-Napoca University and the “Henri Capitant” Association, on April 24, 2015, where he will speak on the “In rem Pledge – when the mortgage does not follow the loan”.

March 18, 2015

Radu wrote the article “God protect us from the Civil Code” on

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March 17, 2015

Radu posted the article “E pluribus unum: How many hypothecs are regulated in the New Civil Code?” on the new site of Universul Juridic.

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October 3, 2013

Rizoiu & Asociații and Răzvan Dincă & Asociații organized the conference “Current legal issues in banking practice” Thursday, October 3rd, took place at Hotel Pullman, the conference “Current legal issues in banking practice”, organized by Rizoiu & Asociații and Răzvan Dincă & Asociații, occasioning the meeting of the most important representatives of the banking services in Romania with representatives of public authorities implicated in the current regulations review process. Beside the organizing law firms, in the conference spoke Mr. Alexandru Păunescu, Head of the Legal Department of National Bank of Romania, Mrs. Claudia Roșianu from the Ministry of Justice Normative Acts Drafting Direction, as well as Mrs. Adriana Ahciarliu, General Manager of the Financial Companies Association.

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June 15, 2013

On 14 and 15 June 2013, at the Chamber of Public Notaries Brasov, is held the conference on the New Civil Code and the New Civil Procedure Code, in which Radu speaks on “The enforceable character of the security agreements. Conflict of laws”

June 14, 2013

Radu is lecturing on the Content of mortgage agreement in the New Civil Code, in the conference held under the Romanian – Swiss project “Assistance for institutional quality consolidation in judges’ and prosecutors’ tutoring for the appliance of the new laws” at the National Institute of Magistracy.

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May 28, 2013

“Trust crisis, weaken institutions and lending decrease” – article by Radu Rizoiu in Ziarul Financiar.

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April 8, 2013

Radu received the “Certificate of Contribution” presented by The World Justice Project in appreciation of his contribution to The World Justice Project: Rule of Law Index© 2012 – 2013 report. The WJP Rule of Law Index® is an assessment tool that offers a comprehensive picture of adherence to the rule of law. The Index and its findings have been referenced in major global media and stimulated discussions and actions on the rule of law in countries around the world as supporting evidence of the need to advance rule of law reforms in such countries. Radu is one of the contributing experts who helped develop the report, which is a product of five years of intensive development, testing, and vetting – including interviewing members of the general public and experts in 97 countries.

March 1, 2013

Rizoiu & Asociatii assisted AXN in the procedures for broadcasting in Romania the new TV station: AXN Spin.

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October 12, 2012

The article “The Credit Facility in the New Romanian Civil Code”, which was written in co-authorship by Andra Roxana Ilie and Radu Rizoiu was published in the Romanian Magazine of Private Law no. 3/2012.

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