Jean Pierre Picca
Partner, White & Case LLP
Jean-Pierre Picca is a partner in the white-collar and investigations group of the Paris office.
He has 30 years’ experience in the criminal arena as a prosecutor in France and the United States and as a defence lawyer. He performed functions as a senior liaison legal adviser to the US Department of Justice between 2002 and 2007 and was a senior legal adviser to the French president between 2010 and 2012. He has been awarded the Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour and the Knight of the National Order of Merit.
Since joining White & Case, Jean-Pierre has been at the forefront of headline financial investigations and complex cross-border litigations, advising several leading French banks in major investigations led by French and US authorities. He has acquired a deep knowledge of strategic issues and frequently advises the top management of his clients.
Jean-Pierre represents both companies and individuals in major international sanctions cases. He assists clients on complex compliance issues (governance, compliance with AML regulations in France and abroad) and major companies on issues regarding the prevention of corruption, the implementation of ad hoc compliance programmes and the controls carried out by the French Anti- Corruption Agency.