Adrian Ciprian Paun

Adrian Ciprian PaunAdrian Ciprian Paun
PSU/UBB Faculty;
Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj Napoca, Romania


Adrian Ciprian Paun is a lecturer for business law and EU law at Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He is the author of multiple articles published in Romania, Germany, Austria, Spain, France and has co-authored and authored six books published in Romania and other European Countries. Adrian Ciprian Păun is a graduate of the LLM programme of the Law School of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Germany and has obtained the JD title at the Law School of Babes-Bolyai University, Romania. Ciprian also served as a Researcher within the International and Austrian Tax Law Institute. Mr. Păun is a senior member of the Cluj Bar Association and a member of the National Romanian Bars Association and is a senior attorney of law at Turdean/Paun/Renner/Predescu Attorneys of Law, which has offices in Cluj Napoca.

Degrees and Education
  • JD, Comparative Civil Law, Babes-Bolyai University, CLuj-Napoca, Romania
  • LLM, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Muenster, Germany, Magna cum Laudae
  • MA, German Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University
  • Graduate of Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Law
  • Graduate of Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of History

Research Interests
  • EU LAW
  • International Business Law
  • WTO Law

Recent Publications
  • Unjustified Enrichment in Romanian and German Law, published in Wolters Kluwer Publishing House, Bucharest. 2010
  • National Report-Romania, in Lang (Editor), EU TAXES, Linde Verlag Viena. 2008
  • Romania’s Tax Treaty Policy in Lang (Editor), Tax Treaties of Central and Eastern European Countries, Linde Verlag Viena. 2008
  • Net of tax Clause in the Context of the Recent Decision of the Romanian High Court of Cassation and Justice, în European Taxation nr. 5 din 2008. IBFD Amsterdam
  • Ciprian Păun şi Silviu Predescu, Romania-Country Report in The International Comparative Legal Guide to Corporate Recovery and Insolvency. Global Legal Group 184-189. 2008
  • Gewinne aus der Veräußerung von Vermögen nach dem DBA zwischen Österreich und Rumänien, Steuer und Wirtschaft International, pp. 504-512. 2007
  • Florian Brugger/Thomas Ecker/Borbála Kolozs/Franz Koppensteiner/Ciprian Paun/Birgit Stürzlinger, Vienna University Conference 2007: Source versus Residence – The Allocation of Taxing Rights in Treaty Law (2008) 36 Intertax pp. 233-237

Awards and Distinctions
  • BBU Prize for the book The end of Europe?, 2005

Associations, Boards, and Committees
  • Romanian Bar Association, member
  • International Fiscal Association Romanian Branch, member

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