Deloitte Romania names Burcin Atakan new partner in the financial advisory practice

Georgeta Gheorghe 09/07/2018 | 11:43

Deloitte Romania announced that Burcin Atakan has joined the company’s top management as a partner within the Financial Advisory practice. The move is designed to position the Forensic practice Romania and Bulgaria as market leader and strengthening the firm’s relationships with the Turkish business community.

“Reputation always plays a fundamental role in the lifespan of any company. The purpose of forensic services is to support a company’s name via safeguarding its image and mitigating risks relevant to compliance and bribery. With his strong expertise, Burcin will bring a significant contribution to the business of our clients and to the Financial Advisory practice, making him an inspiration to our team,” said Lars Wiechen, financial advisory partner-in-charge Deloitte Romania.

Burcin began his career in 1996 and has 22 years of experience in the forensic field. He previously worked in the financial sector in Turkey and delivered forensic advisory services under another Big 4 company in Istanbul and Bucharest.

Burcin has been in Romania since 2011 and led the Fraud Investigation & Dispute practice for clients here, in Bulgaria and elsewhere in the Balkans. His experience includes more than a hundred forensic investigations, and forensic due diligences. He supported his clients for compliance with the regulations such as AML (Anti Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing), FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) and the UK Bribery Act. Burcin was involved in local and international arbitration cases as expert witness and his reports served to arbitrators in a number of cases. He also supported Romanian energy distribution companies in mitigating the risk of energy theft.

“I am excited to join Deloitte that is connected to the global trends and supports businesses in Romania and elsewhere in the world. I and my team will be honoured to reflect our experience for the excellence of the clients of Deloitte,” said Burcin Atakan.

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