+40-31 437 80 13
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Andrei Cosma

Managing Associate

Practice Areas

• Gaming & Gambling
• Technology & Media
• Intellectual Property
• Consumer Protection & Advertising

Contact

e-mail: andrei.cosma@baciupartners.ro
Phone: +40-31 437 80 13

Expertise

Andrei is a well-rounded business lawyer having significant expertise in regulatory field across various practice areas. This is complemented by his previous in-house experience, as a Global Legal Counsel, as well as regulatory consultant, in a diverse and multi-cultural background.

While heavily involved in the gambling industry from the very beginning of the reformation of the Romanian legal framework and well-versed in dealing with all legal aspects related to the operation of gambling and gaming activities, particularly of regulatory nature but also contentious, Andrei also specializes in new technologies, including blockchain, cryptocurrency, artificial intelligence or fintech.

His current professional interests also include providing expert advisory services in the context of intricate projects for global iGaming and eSports entertainment operators and services providers, with a strong component of regulatory compliance structure design, implementation and monitoring, policies and procedures creation and review, risk and operational advisory.

Other areas of expertise include intellectual property, advertising and audiovisual as well as consumer protection. Andrei has been involved in a wide variety of complex legal projects for prominent clients in the gaming field, foreign investors, media giants or high-profile retail operators

In addition, his professional background has facilitated his expose and contribution to projects involving aspects pertaining to intellectual property, advertising and audiovisual, as well as consumer protection.

Accolades

• Recommended Lawyer, TMT: Gambling, EMEA Legal 500
• Top Lawyer in TMT: Gambling Law, FinMedia

Testimonials

… very knowledgeable in gambling regulations, he is very helpful and gives more value by very fast reaction to the client’s needs. (Legal 500, 2023)

… his knowledge in technical compliance is outstanding and he is one of the professionals with the highest degree of understanding (and capacity to explain to others) the specific technical functionalities of a gambling infrastructure. (Legal 500, 2022)

… provided services and communication on the highest level. (Legal 500, 2021)

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Membership and Affiliations

Bucharest Bar

AmCham (American Chamber of Commerce in Romania)

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Education

International Compliance Association, AML International Advanced Certificate

University of Bucharest Law School, LLB

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Languages

Romanian – native speaker

English – business proficiency