Region: France

Second French company avoids AFA penalty over compliance failures

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A sanctions committee within the French Anti-corruption Agency has rejected the authority’s request to fine a company over compliance failures for a second time.

20 February 2020

France opens investigation into Renault money laundering

20 February 2020

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

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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.

19 February 2020

PNF launches investigation linked to murder of Maltese journalist

12 February 2020

Airbus to pay $4 billion to settle bribery probes

Courts in Paris, London and France approved a €3.6 billion settlement to resolve alleged bribery and failure to prevent illicit payments by Airbus intermediaries in 16 countries.

31 January 2020

France right to fear US threat after Hoskins conviction

French lawyers have expressed further concern about the US’s foreign bribery enforcement following the conviction of a Paris-based executive for bribery in Indonesia.

27 January 2020

AFA guidelines should provide comfort to compliance officers

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Compliance officers in France should avoid prosecution for failing to detect misconduct, according to recently released advice.

17 January 2020

French engineering company agrees country's eighth DPA

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French engineering company Egis Avia will pay €2.6 million as part of a settlement agreed with the PNF over alleged corruption in Algeria.

11 December 2019

Diack denies corruption charges before Dakar judge

07 November 2019

French banking regulator exposes “fragilities” in banking sector

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The Bank of France’s regulatory arm has released an uncharacteristically transparent report that has uncovered anti-money laundering weaknesses across the country’s financial sector.

03 October 2019

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