Region: France

Counsel Watch: the lawyers on the Petrofac and NatWest guilty pleas

A veteran London barrister has acted in the convictions of two corporates in as many weeks, and Clifford Chance has helped resolve financial crime investigations on both sides of the Atlantic.

11 October 2021

DOJ appeals against decision to let SocGen trader fight charges from France

05 October 2021

A look back at GIR Connect: Paris

The virtual conference featured a keynote from Total general counsel Aurélien Hamelle and was co-chaired by Jonathan Mattout of Herbert Smith Freehills and Laura Perkins of Hughes Hubbard & Reed. A video of the entire programme is online now.

05 October 2021

CFTC fines SocGen $1.5m for market disclosure breaches

30 September 2021

France appeals against dismissal of long-running corruption case

27 September 2021

French court confirms Bloomberg punishment for false reporting

The Paris Court of Appeals has upheld a decision by France’s market regulator to penalise US media company Bloomberg for reporting false accounting information about construction company Vinci, but it reduced the fine by €2 million.

17 September 2021

G7 leaders commit to helping poorer nations fight corruption

13 September 2021

Lafarge back on the hook for crimes against humanity in Syria payments case

France’s highest court has ruled that cement manufacturer Lafarge can be charged with complicity in crimes against humanity over its alleged funding of armed groups, including ISIS.

07 September 2021

Counsel Watch: French firm guides JPMorgan to multi-million tax settlement and defendants lawyer up in SFO bribery trial

A co-founder of French firm Kiehman & Marembert has helped US investment bank JPMorgan reach a €25 million tax fraud settlement with French prosecutors following a six-year-long investigation.

07 September 2021

JPMorgan reaches French tax fraud settlement

US investment bank JPMorgan has agreed to pay €25 million to settle a tax fraud investigation by French prosecutors.

03 September 2021

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