Region: France

PNF opens fewer cases amid pandemic slowdown

France’s main anti-corruption enforcer took on fewer new cases in 2020 than the year before, a dip in activity most likely caused by the coronavirus.

04 February 2021

French banking regulator dings Moroccan lender for anti-money laundering failures

The regulatory arm of the Bank of France has issued a €500,000 fine against the European subsidiary of a Casablanca-based bank for violating French anti-money laundering regulations.

02 February 2021

French judge: “many flaws” in Japanese investigation into Olympics bribery

01 February 2021

PNF to investigate JPMorgan in tax evasion case

19 January 2021

ICJ rules France can seize Obiang mansion in Paris

11 December 2020

Google and Amazon given huge penalties in France over cookies issues

10 December 2020

French market regulator reorganises investigators

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France's Financial Markets Authority has reorganised its investigation structure in an effort to reduce the length of its cases.

02 December 2020

French former justice minister named assisted witness in Ghosn investigation

01 December 2020

Companies in France face greater enforcement risk after successor liability U-turn

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Companies in France may now be held liable for illicit acts committed by their subsidiaries before they were acquired, following a landmark court decision.

27 November 2020

France’s anti-bribery regime provides blueprint for EU enforcement

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A prominent French legal think tank has recommended using France’s landmark Sapin II legislation as a model for an EU-wide anti-corruption law.

25 November 2020

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