Region: France

Bolloré corruption resolution may damage trust in French settlement tools

People and companies may be more hesitant to negotiate with French authorities after a local court approved a €12 million corruption settlement with transport company Bolloré but threw out related plea bargains, experts say.

16 March 2021

UBS will attempt to cut French tax evasion fine in appeal hearing

05 March 2021

France slaps ING with €3 million fine over “significant” money laundering failures

The Bank of France’s regulatory arm has chided Dutch lender ING for shortcomings in its anti-money laundering and terrorist financing measures.

03 March 2021

Counsel Watch: Brazilian firms guide Vale to landmark dam collapse settlement

The latest counsel watch includes the names behind significant resolutions in Brazil with Vale, Samsung and Philips.

02 March 2021

Nicolas Sarkozy convicted over magistrate bribe

01 March 2021

Paris court approves corruption DPA with transport company but rejects plea bargains with execs

26 February 2021

France rejects post-Brexit EAW appeal

22 February 2021

French authorities question McDonald’s executives in tax fraud investigation

15 February 2021

Exercising right to silence “easier” for individuals after ECJ insider trading ruling

Lawyers across the EU have welcomed a European court ruling that clarifies an individual’s right to silence in regulatory market abuse investigations.

10 February 2021

Total PNF fines reach almost €10 billion

08 February 2021

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