Julie Zorrilla
Partner Navacelle
Mail / jzorrilla@navacelle.law
Phone / +33 1 48 78 76 78
Language / French, English, Spanish

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from Julie Zorrilla

Publication
International Criminal Law, International Courts, and Judicial Affairs - ABA
5 September 2022
International Legal Developments 2021 in Review – American Bar Association
Navacelle co-author of the 2021 annual review of international legal developments of the American Bar Association International Law Section (ABA).
Analysis
Transposition of the European Whistleblowers Directive: Towards a reinforcement of the French protection system
14 July 2022
Transposition of the European Whistleblowers Directive: Towards a reinforcement of the French protection system
The text of the law aimed at improving the protection of whistleblowers, drafted by the Joint Committee, was approved by the National Assembly on 8 February and by the Se...
Analysis
The right to silence during investigations by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers
14 July 2022
The right to silence during investigations by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers
The right to silence is a constitutional principle in criminal proceedings. However, it turns out that this principle can be restricted in the context of investigations t...
Analysis
The criminal division of the Court of cassation opens the way to an in concreto assessment of documents
14 July 2022
Attorney-client privilege: an in concreto assessment of documents, allowing to benefit from the protection of attorney-c...
In a significant decision dated 26 January 2022, the Criminal Division of the Court of Cassation reviewed the principles of attorney-client privilege and extended this pr...
Analysis
AFA and PNF Practical Guide on the internal anti-corruption investigation
14 July 2022
AFA and PNF Practical Guide on the internal anti-corruption investigation
The internal investigation, as a modulator in the detection of corruption or influence peddling, represents a fundamental tool for the actors of economic life in terms of...
Analysis
The Autorité de la concurrence publishes an update of its framework document on competition compliance programs
14 July 2022
The Autorité de la concurrence publishes an update of its framework document on competition compliance programs
The Autorité de la concurrence published his new framework document for the implementation of competition compliance programs. This communication reminds economic actors...
News
French duty of care
21 June 2022
The French duty of care in the context of its Europe-wide application
On February 23, the European Commission unveiled its proposal for a Directive on the Duty of Vigilance, which aims to promote sustainable and responsible behavior by comp...
Publication
L’après Sapin II : de simples ajustements pratiques ou une vraie révolution
11 April 2022
The post-Sapin 2 law: merely modifications or a real revolution?
The law of 9 December 2016, known as the Sapin 2 law, opened a new era in the fight against corruption in France[1]. Five years after its entry into force, assesments and...
Event
The conduct of hearing in the context of an internal investigation
24 March 2022
The conduct of hearing in the context of an internal investigation
Julie Zorrilla and Stéphane de Navacelle shared about the difficulties involved in conducting interviews with the Cergy Pontoise University Business Law and Ethics Maste...
Publication
When arbitration and compliance meet up analysis of their first interplay
23 March 2022
When arbitration and compliance meet up: analysis of their first interplay
The interaction between arbitration and compliance deserves to be examined. Indeed, more and more questions are being asked as to the place of compliance in arbitration. ...
Analysis
Framework document of 11 October 2021 on competition compliance programmes
14 March 2022
The French Competition Authority : new draft guide on compliance programs
On 11 October 2021, almost ten years after its first publication [1], the French Competition Authority has published, for consultation, a new draft framework document on ...
Event
Interpol, What has it achieved and what does its future look like from a human rights' perspective?
21 February 2022
What has interpol achieved and what does its future look like from a human rights perspective?
Julie Zorrilla spoke on Interpol for the AIJA Human Rights Committee and the Commercial Fraud Commission.
Publication
The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations - 6th edition
26 January 2022
Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations (2022) – GIR
NAVACELLE co-author of the sixth edition of the Global Investigations Review’s Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations.
Analysis
CNIL Facebook Google
25 January 2022
CNIL imposes the largest sanctions in its history on Facebook and Google
CNIL issued the largest fines in its history against Facebook and Google for infringements of the existing regulations on cookies.
Analysis
Impacts of the attorney-client privilege reform on white-collar practice (1)
21 January 2022
Impacts of the attorney-client privilege reform on white-collar practice
On 22 December 2021, Law n° 2021-1729 for confidence in the judicial institution was enacted. Following the initiative of the Minister of Justice , this Law has been the...
Analysis
CumEx files
13 January 2022
CumEx files, from tax optimization to tax fraud?
A look back at the revelations of the "CumEx files" and key take aways on these practices of tax optimization by dividend arbitrage that may soon be qualified as tax frau...
Analysis
The European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) is off to an active and promising start
11 January 2022
The European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) is off to an active and promising start
An analysis of the beginnings of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office and review of its investigations and first successes, including its first conviction in Novembe...
Analysis
LVMH concludes a CJIP
31 December 2021
LVMH concludes a CJIP and escapes prosecution in the “Squarcini case”
Highlight on the CJIP signed on December 17th, 2021 by LVMH. The French company was involved in acts of influence peddling implicating a former consultant, Mr. Bernard Sq...
Analysis
AFA's anti-corruption guide for small and medium-sized companies
30 December 2021
AFA’s anti-corruption guide for small and medium-sized companies
On 16th of December 2021, AFA has published the final version of its guide on anti-corruption measures for small and medium-sized companies.
Analysis
AFA submits a draft practical guide on anti-corruption accounting controls
29 December 2021
AFA submits a draft practical guide on anti-corruption accounting controls
On 26 November 2021, the AFA published for public consultation its draft practical guide on anti-corruption accounting controls in companies.
Analysis
28 December 2021
OECD Convention on Combating Bribery in France Phase 4
On 9 December 2021, the OECD adopted its Phase 4 report on France’s implementation of the Convention and the 2009 Recommendation of the Council on Combating Bribery of ...
Analysis
16 December 2021
Corruption: The White House strategy
On December 6th, the Biden-Harris administration unveiled its strategy to counter corruption, established as a core United States national security interest. On the agend...
Analysis
Illegal banking solicitation and laundering of aggravated tax fraud new step in the UBS file
15 December 2021
Illegal banking solicitation and laundering of aggravated tax fraud: new step in the UBS file
The long-awaited judgment in the UBS case was delivered by the Paris Court of Appeal. The historic penalty of € 4.5 billion gives way to a more measured sanction, and t...
Publication
14 December 2021
Arbitration and Corruption : What type of control do judges have over arbitration awards ?
On 29 September 2021, the French Supreme Court (Cour de cassation) overturned the famous Alstom decision of the Paris Court of Appeal dated 28 May 2019, which had ruled o...
Event
9 December 2021
ICC Mexico – Sapin II and France’s efforts to tackle corruption
Julie Zorrilla and Stéphane de Navacelle were invited by the ICC of México to talk about the Sapin II law and France's efforts to tackle corruption.
Analysis
CJIP concluded between JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association and the Financial Public Prosecutor
1 December 2021
CJIP concluded between JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association and the Financial Public Prosecutor
A new example of the use of negotiated justice in criminal tax law in France. On 26 August 2021, a fourth Convention Judiciaire d’Intérêt Public (“CJIP”) was con...
Analysis
29 November 2021
The French Anti-corruption Agency’s practical guide to preventing conflicts of interests
On 18 November 2021, the French Anti-Corruption Agency (“AFA” or “the Agency”) published its definitive guidelines to preventing conflicts of interests. These gui...
Analysis
17 November 2021
Ericsson’s violation of the terms of its Deferred Prosecution Agreement concluded with the Department of Justice a...
On 22 October 2021, Ericsson indicated that it received correspondence from the US Department of Justice (DoJ) accusing the group, by failing to disclose certain document...
Publication
Guide to Corporate Internal Investigations
9 November 2021
Guide to Corporate Internal Investigations by the American Bar Association
Julie Zorrilla and Stéphane de Navacelle contribute to the International Guide to Corporate Internal Investigations by the American Bar Association.
Analysis
U.S. announces tougher approach of the Department of Justice in the fight against economic crime
4 November 2021
U.S. announces tougher approach of the Department of Justice in the fight against economic crime
Navacelle team highlights the review of the U.S. Department of Justice's (“DoJ”) policies in the fight against economic crime.
Publication
4 November 2021
Reasons to ask a lawyer to conduct an internal investigation
Stéphane de Navacelle and Julie Zorrilla answer Journal du Village de la Justice on the value of hiring a lawyer to conduct an internal investigation.
Event
The development of internal investigations and compliance under US influence
28 October 2021
The development of internal investigations and compliance under US influence (In french)
Julie Zorrilla was at Sciences Po to talk about the development of internal investigations and compliance under US influence with Marie de Boynes & Stéphane de Navacelle
Analysis
20 October 2021
Analysis of the bill to reinforce the fight against corruption by Deputy Gauvain
Navacelle team has examined the “Bill to reinforce the fight against corruption” which has just been submitted by the Deputy Raphaël Gauvain at the National Assembly...
Publication
1 October 2021
A future bill to improve France’s anti-corruption framework
An analysis of the future bill to improve France’s anti-corruption framework for the International Bar Association.
Analysis
corruption arbitration decision
16 September 2021
The French DPA (“Convention judiciaire d’intérêt public”) on the way to simplification
On 4 August 2021, a new Decree was promulgated aiming to simplify formalities required for the conclusion of the CJIP between Public Prosecutors Office and the legal pers...
Publication
French duty of care
3 September 2021
The European Parliament Lays the Foundations of a Corporate Due Diligence and Corporate Accountability
Julie Zorrilla, Thomas Lapierre and Stéphane de Navacelle, highlight for the International Bar Association anticorrpution news, the adoption on 10 March 2021 by the Memb...
Publication
It’s not an “ego fight”: The do’s and don’ts of monitorships
20 August 2021
It’s not an “ego fight”: The do’s and don’ts of monitorships
Experts from around the world discuss what authorities, companies and monitors should do to ensure that a period of compliance oversight ends successfully. “the quality...
Publication
14 July 2021
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021
Happy 2021 Bastille Day! Lawyers at Navacelle thought you might be interested in reviewing a selection we made of noticeable events which occurred in France in the fiel...
Publication
16 June 2021
Investigations: what future? (in French)
Stéphane de Navacelle and Julie Zorrilla discuss the future of investigations for Village de la Justice.
Analysis
21 May 2021
White paper on Investigations in criminal matters (in French)
The practice of investigation by the lawyer has become an essential element of a new form of criminal defence in a context of negotiated justice.
Analysis
20 April 2021
Recent developments on corporate criminal liability in France and EU legal cooperation in cross border investigation
Stéphane de Navacelle and Julie Zorrilla spoke on successor company corporate criminal liability, Plea Bargaining and DPAs in France as well as EU legal cooperation in c...
Publication
14 April 2021
The Risks of Individual Guilty Pleas in France
Key advice for professionals when contemplating a guilty plea procedure in France in the Anti-Corruption report.
News
10 March 2021
NAVACELLE adopts Theolex AI solution
Navacelle adopts Theolex, a French legaltech startup that uses artificial intelligence (“AI”). Their solution is a transformative legal technology that allows to anal...
Publication
8 March 2021
Navacelle co-authors GIR of the Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations – 5th edition
NAVACELLE co-authors the French chapter of the fifth edition of Global Investigations Review’s Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations.
Publication
4 February 2021
PNF opens fewer cases amid pandemic slowdown
Julie Zorrilla interviewed on France’s National Financial Prosecutor’s Office (PNF) performance over the past two years.
Publication
27 January 2021
Internal criminal investigation fundamentals (in French)
Julie Zorrilla, Princessa Fouda and Sara Deyhim present the internal criminal investigation fundamentals for Compliances Magazine.
Analysis
15 January 2021
French Anticorruption Agency’s updates recommendations regarding anticorruption programs
Julie Zorrilla, Princessa Fouda and Héloïse Vigouroux showcase the update to the French Anticorruption Agency’s recommendations for private and public legal entities ...
Analysis
13 January 2021
US Congress passes Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 (in French)
Julie Zorrilla, Princessa Fouda and Martin Méric highlight the strengthening of American anti-money laundering legal framework.
Analysis
13 January 2021
The European Public Prosecutor Office : A New Key Player for Corporate White-Collar Crime Investigations ?
Julie Zorrilla, Princessa Fouda and Julia Velho showcase the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) launched in 2021 to investigate and prosecute ‘crimes against ...
Analysis
14 December 2020
French Corporate Duty of Vigilance Law : clarification on competent court for injunction
A recent Versailles Court of Appeal decision clarifies the French Corporate Duty of Vigilance Law and rules on the competent court for injunction proceedings seeking to e...
Analysis
2 December 2020
The Inspection of Justice report on the PNF investigation for breach of professional secrecy
An anaysis for the International Bar Association Criminal Law publications of the Inspection of Justice report on the PNF investigation for breach of professional secrecy...
Analysis
26 November 2020
What if future EU mandatory human rights due diligence legislation comes to rescue of French Corporate Duty of Vigilance...
Clémentine Duverne, Julie Zorrilla and Thomas Lapierre contributes to the International Bar Association European Regional Forum Publications: “What if future EU mandat...
Event
19 November 2020
INSEAD Program : Healthcare Compliance Implementation Leadership 2020
Stéphane de Navacelle and Julie Zorrilla invited by Craig Smith (Chaired Professor of Ethics & Social Responsibility) to share best practices for internal investigations...
News
12 June 2020
Review of the Criminal Policy Circular on the Fight against International Corruption by Julie Zorrilla
Julie Zorrilla speaks to James Thomas, GIR – Global Investigation Review, about the new French MoJ Ministère de la Justice. June 2 “Criminal Policy Circular on the F...
Analysis
20 April 2020
Internal investigations lead by lawyers: a new take at white-collar crime? (in French)
Stéphane de Navacelle and Julie Zorrilla co-authors of an article in Revue Lamy Droit des Affaires (Wolters Kluwer France) regarding “Internal investigations lead by l...
Publication
20 March 2020
Navacelle co-authors GIR of the Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations – 4th edition
Clémentine Duverne, Julie Zorrilla and Stéphane de Navacelle co-author the French chapter of the fourth edition of Global Investigations Review’s Practitioner’s Gu...
Event
6 December 2019
INSEAD : best practices for internal investigations 2019
Stéphane de Navacelle et Julie Zorrilla invited by Craig Smith (Chaired Professor of Ethics and Social Responsibility) at INSEAD Healthcare Compliance Implementation Lea...
Analysis
5 December 2019
IFDPAC – The European Public Prosecutor: a new European player in the prosecution of financial crimes (in French)
Every year, cross-border fraud costs Europe several billion euros. VAT fraud accounts for almost 50 billion euros of misappropriated funds. In order to fight against this...
Analysis
10 January 2019
Revue Internationale de la Compliance et de l’éthique des Affaires – The Petrobras case, a new example of cooperati...
Stéphane de Navacelle et Julie Zorrilla authors of “The Petrobras case, a new example of cooperation between authorities” published in December by Revue Internationa...
Publication
8 January 2019
Décideurs – A French practice of the criminal law of the business to the test of the globalization
Stéphane de Navacelle et Julie Zorrilla authors of “A French practice of white-collar crime to the test of globalization” published by Décideurs’s Compliance Guid...
Analysis
24 October 2018
IBA – The controversial use of glass-enclosed docks in the French courts
Stéphane de Navacelle, Julie Zorrilla and Sarah Reilly authors of “The controversial use of glass-enclosed docks in the French courts” published by IBA’s Criminal ...
Analysis
11 October 2018
IBA – Agence Française Anti-corruption: a new French agency to fight corruption
Stéphane de Navacelle, Julie Zorrilla and Sarah Reilly authors of “Agence Française Anti-corruption: a new French agency to fight corruption” published by IBA’s A...
Analysis
12 June 2018
IBA – France’s increasing power over multiple jurisdiction prosecutions in corruption cases
Stéphane de Navacelle, Julie Zorrilla, Matthieu Bagard and Assumpta Nziyumvira co-author article on « France’s increasing power over multiple jurisdiction prosecution...
Analysis
17 May 2018
Working towards a more flexible approach to French attorney–client confidentiality
Stéphane de Navacelle, Julie Zorrilla and Thalia Gerzso co-author article on “Working towards a more flexible approach to French attorney–client confidentiality” p...
Analysis
7 February 2018
US-France prisoner transfer framework
Stéphane de Navacelle details the legal framework surrounding prisoner transfers from the US to France in order to determine whether a French citizen sentenced to prison...
Video
5 February 2018
France 24 – European arrest warrant application
Stéphane de Navacelle answers FRANCE 24’s Mark Owen questions on European arrest warrant application, cooperation between French and Belgium authorities and criminal d...