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Magic Circle firm representing two banks vying for France's first DPA

By Michael Griffiths

09 March 2017

Magic Circle firm representing two banks vying for France's first DPA iStock.com/Empato

Lawyers have told GIR that a UK firm is currently negotiating deferred prosecution agreements with French prosecutors on behalf of both HSBC and UBS, in what is likely to be the first such deal since the introduction of the country's new anti-corruption law.