Region: France

France mulls social media monitoring to combat tax fraud

03 October 2019

France set to appoint new PNF leader

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Reims prosecutor Jean-François Bohnert is set to become the new head of France’s National Financial Prosecutor’s Office.

26 September 2019

ENRC founder charged with money laundering in France

26 September 2019

PNF: Google France failed to pay €190 million in tax

Google Ireland will pay the lion’s share of a €500 million tax fine to settle claims that its French arm failed to pay the correct amount of tax over six years, according to the settlement document.

24 September 2019

Counsel Watch: SEC settles fraud charges against Nissan and Ghosn

In the latest counsel watch, Cleary Gottlieb, Latham & Watkins and Paul Weiss help Nissan and its former CEO Carlos Ghosn settle SEC charges and Davis Polk guides PwC to resolve other charges brought by the same agency.

23 September 2019

Former EDF exec gets five years in bribery case

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A French court has sentenced a former procurement manager at energy company EDF to five years in prison and a €100,000 fine for bribery and market rigging, in a case linked to three of the country’s CJIPs.

20 September 2019

GIR launches Inside In-house 2019

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GIR’s second edition of Inside In-house profiles 15 individuals working at some of the biggest companies across the globe, in recognition of their efforts to create and promote ethical business practices.

13 September 2019

Fresh Accuracy recruit touts changing European investigations market

While speaking about his move to French consultancy firm Accuracy, Morgan Heavener told GIR that the string of recent penalties imposed on European companies has started to change attitudes on the continent towards internal investigations.

13 September 2019

Google signs €500 million DPA in France over tax fraud

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Google’s French and Irish arms have agreed to pay €500 million to resolve allegations that they committed tax fraud between 2011 and 2014.

12 September 2019

General Electric head under investigation in France

10 September 2019

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