Region: France

TotalEnergies denies supplying fuel for Russian warplanes

25 August 2022

Foreign authority tip-off behind French settlement

French authorities’ recent foreign bribery settlement with digital security company IDEMIA was sparked by information sent from the UK.

24 August 2022

Counsel Watch: The lawyers for Robinhood Crypto, JPMorgan and more

In the latest roundup, GIR looks at the lawyers who represented Robinhood Crypto before New York’s top financial regulator and those drafted in for recent settlements with financial crime prosecutors in France.

09 August 2022

Oligarchs lawyer up for EU sanctions challenges

GIR looks at the lawyers hired to represent Russians seeking to overturn their European Union sanctions listings.

13 July 2022

People News: FCA appoints two directors and a new chair

In the latest roundup, the UK’s financial services regulator bolsters its leadership team with three major appointments, while in the US, the State Department named a Columbia University professor as its new anti-corruption coordinator.

12 July 2022

PNF secures two foreign bribery settlements

The PNF has now entered into a dozen CJIPs since the corporate settlement tool came into force in France in 2017.

07 July 2022

Reuters: French beverage company faces war crimes investigation

04 July 2022

People News: Former SEC commissioner leaves agency to teach law at NYU

In the latest people news update, a former SEC commissioner will be swapping courtrooms for classrooms as she leaves the agency to teach law at New York University, while a New Jersey fintech bank has bolstered its crypto compliance team with a new hire.

28 June 2022

French judge approves McDonald’s €500m tax settlement

The €508 million fine is the highest penalty issued as part of a judicial public interest agreement relating to alleged tax offences.

16 June 2022

Ukrainian anti-corruption agency on war footing

Ukraine’s National Agency on Corruption Prevention has shifted its focus to confiscating the assets of pro-Kremlin businesses and oligarchs following the Russian invasion, an official has revealed.

15 June 2022

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