Region: France

French judge investigates Indian Rafale deal

05 July 2021

French court rejects UBS constitutionality argument in tax fraud case

29 June 2021

People News: Quinn Emanuel’s Burck joins Fox Corporation board

White-collar defence lawyer William Burck has been elected to Fox Corporation’s board of directors and the US Justice Department official responsible for cybersecurity policies has moved into private practice, while a former FCPA monitor joined King & Spalding in California.

21 June 2021

French court upholds fine against Alcatel for corruption in Costa Rica

The Court of Cassation agreed with an appellate court’s findings that the corrupt scheme was designed to “dilute the responsibilities” of Alcatel executives and allow them to make illicit payments “under the guise of legality”.

18 June 2021

TotalEnergies GC: France’s PNF demanding unreasonable privilege waivers

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The general counsel of Paris-based energy company TotalEnergies said he is seriously concerned that PNF prosecutors are threatening the country’s principle of legal privilege.

17 June 2021

France charges Citroën with fraud in diesel emissions case

10 June 2021

France opens investigation into governor of Lebanese central bank

07 June 2021

Counsel Watch: monitor specialist nabs another instruction

In the latest counsel watch, a prominent US lawyer to oversee the compliance programme of a US labour union and the Greensill Capital scandal prompts work for several firms.

03 June 2021

GIR Connect Paris: French enforcement under the microscope

Two weeks left until GIR Connect Paris, chaired by Laura Perkins at Hughes Hubbard & Reed and Jonathan Mattout at Herbert Smith Freehills. The event will feature AFA and DOJ speakers alongside a cast of high-profile private practice lawyers and in-house practitioners from Airbus, Total and Sonepar, to discuss the French enforcement landscape.

03 June 2021

Ex-Alstom executive fails in Supreme Court challenge to Brazilian bribery conviction

02 June 2021

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