Gruia Dufaut



Last updated: 12 December 2018

BUCHAREST, 6 December 2018 – Cristina BOJICA, Partner Gruia Dufaut Law Office and Mihaela NITU, Senior Associate, has earned the ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) credential through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Cristina BOJICA and Mihaela NITU perform legal audits and offer assistance on how the personal data operator must action in order to comply with the obligations in the field of data protection.

Cristina BOJICA has more than 17 years of experience in the legal profession and she represents and advises a wide range of clients in various legal areas. She is also the coordinator of the Litigations Department of the GRUIA DUFAUT Law Office; her extensive knowledge of the local legal system allows her to successfully represent the Law Office’s clients before all courts, including the High Court of Cassation and Justice. Ms BOJICA has also an extensive experience in company and real estate acquisitions, particularly in drafting legal analysis reports, negotiating and drafting all types of transactional documents.

Mihaela NITU has extensive experience in labour law, social security and social protection issues. She operates on two levels: firstly, in issues concerning the individual relations between employers and employees (individual dismissals, labour agreements, disciplinary procedures, legislation on working hours, negotiations, relations with the labour agency, issues encountered by the business managers and by the managing personnel); secondly, she provides legal assistance for the collective bargaining procedure, the execution and modification of collective agreements. Her expertise also includes social due diligence for companies and counselling during company reorganization procedures (mergers, spin-off, partial transfer of assets). Mr NITU provides assistance also in administrative procedures in labour and social law, as well as the protection of personal data.

Privacy professionals are the arbiters of trust in today’s data-driven global economy. They help organizations manage rapidly evolving privacy threats and mitigate the potential loss and misuse of information assets. The IAPP is the first organization to publicly establish standards in professional education and testing for privacy and data protection. IAPP privacy certification is internationally recognized as a reputable, independent program that professionals seek and employers demand.

The CIPP is the global standard in privacy certification. Developed and launched by the IAPP with leading subject matter experts, the CIPP is the world’s first broad-based global privacy and data protection credentialing program. The CIPP/E is the first professional credential specific to European data protection professionals that is part of a comprehensive, principles-based framework and knowledge base in information privacy. The CIPP/E encompasses pan-European and national data protection laws, the European model for privacy enforcement, key privacy terminology and practical concepts concerning the protection of personal data and trans-border data flows.

GRUIA DUFAUT is a full-service law firm having two offices in Paris (France) and Bucharest (Romania), which cover all business legal areas, with particular emphasis on corporate, M&A, real estate, employment, public procurement transactions and dispute resolution.
Since 1991 GRUIA DUFAUT has been advising and assisting foreign investors in entering the Romanian market, during negotiations and commercial transactions, in their daily operations or during all stages of their investment and development projects. The law firm also has a team of litigators, who represent and defend clients’ interests before any Romanian or European court.
We often handle complex cases, regardless of the business sector: industry, infrastructure, agriculture, real-estate, telecom, IT&C, automotive, large distribution, energy, pharma, etc.

About the IAPP
The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit organization that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally. More information about the IAPP is available at

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