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French company escapes penalties for alleged Sapin II violations

By Emily Casswell

11 July 2019

French company escapes penalties for alleged Sapin II violations The entrance to France's constitutional council in Paris. (Credit: Mbzt on Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 3.0))

The ruling by the AFA’s sanctions committee for the first time clarifies that companies do not have to follow the agency’s guidance word for word.