Region: France

France slaps ING with €3 million fine over “significant” money laundering failures

The Bank of France’s regulatory arm has chided Dutch lender ING for shortcomings in its anti-money laundering and terrorist financing measures.

03 March 2021

Counsel Watch: Brazilian firms guide Vale to landmark dam collapse settlement

The latest counsel watch includes the names behind significant resolutions in Brazil with Vale, Samsung and Philips.

02 March 2021

Nicolas Sarkozy convicted over magistrate bribe

01 March 2021

Paris court approves corruption DPA with transport company but rejects plea bargains with execs

26 February 2021

France rejects post-Brexit EAW appeal

22 February 2021

French authorities question McDonald’s executives in tax fraud investigation

15 February 2021

Exercising right to silence “easier” for individuals after ECJ insider trading ruling

Lawyers across the EU have welcomed a European court ruling that clarifies an individual’s right to silence in regulatory market abuse investigations.

10 February 2021

Total PNF fines reach almost €10 billion

08 February 2021

PNF opens fewer cases amid pandemic slowdown

France’s main anti-corruption enforcer took on fewer new cases in 2020 than the year before, a dip in activity most likely caused by the coronavirus.

04 February 2021

French banking regulator dings Moroccan lender for anti-money laundering failures

The regulatory arm of the Bank of France has issued a €500,000 fine against the European subsidiary of a Casablanca-based bank for violating French anti-money laundering regulations.

02 February 2021

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