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Airbus settlement proves France can go toe-to-toe with US prosecutors

By James Thomas

19 February 2020

Airbus settlement proves France can go toe-to-toe with US prosecutors Credit: shutterstock.com/J_UK

The PNF’s leading role in the record-breaking Airbus bribery settlement shows that France is not only learning from the US but also holding its own in the international fight against corruption, lawyers say.