Region: France

French officials reveal pain of gathering evidence abroad

France’s financial crimes prosecutor is struggling to obtain evidence from certain overseas jurisdictions, despite the agency’s efforts to improve cooperation with foreign prosecutors.

14 June 2022

Spanish recruitment company fined €80m in France over contracts fraud

13 June 2022

Blatter and Platini embezzlement trial starts

07 June 2022

France opens torture investigation into Interpol chief

12 May 2022

People news: Former SFO prosecutor joins Greenberg Traurig

In the latest people news roundup, a former SFO prosecutor has joined Greenberg Traurig following a flurry of appointments and departures in the firm’s London office, while Nardello has hired an ex-CIA analyst.

11 May 2022

SFO demands documents in GFG fraud probe

The UK’s anti-fraud agency has issued requests for communications and financial documents as part of an ongoing fraud investigation into businesses owned by businessman Sanjeev Gupta.

27 April 2022

France opens formal probe into Thales over Malaysian submarine deal

27 April 2022

French authorities raid Gupta-linked businesses

26 April 2022

French authorities issue arrest warrant for Carlos Ghosn

22 April 2022

France sharpens its rules on companies sharing information abroad

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The French government has updated the wording of its blocking statute to speed up the process by which companies report foreign information requests to the local authorities.

28 March 2022

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