Stéphane de Navacelle
Managing partner Navacelle
Mail / sdenavacelle@navacelle.law
Phone / +33 1 48 78 76 78
Language / French, English

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Analysis
Homologation of a CRPC in the absence of a misuse of powers by the judge
14 July 2022
Homologation of a guilty-plea procedure: no appeal is possible against a decision of denied in the absence of a misuse o...
The criminal division of the Court of Cassation has stated that a judge’s refusal to approve a second sentence proposed by the Public prosecutor does not constitute a g...
Analysis
transfer of criminal liability following a merger or acquisition
14 July 2022
Transfer of criminal liability following a merger or acquisition
In a ruling of April 13, 2022, the Court clarified the nature of the control that must be performed by judges on prosecutions against absorbing companies after its histor...
Analysis
Lobbying : Declaration obligations of interest representatives in France
14 July 2022
Lobbying: Declaration obligations of interest representatives in France
Highlight on the disclosure obligations imposed on interest representatives in France, as provided for by Law 2013-907 of October 11, 2013, as amended by Law 2016-1691 of...
Event
25 April 2022
A global trend: The introduction of Deferred Prosecution Agreement regimes across the World
Stéphane de Navacelle spoke at the International Law Section Annual Conference hosted by the American Bar Association.
Publication
Corporate criminal liability under french law - a decade of dramatic change
19 April 2022
Corporate criminal liability under French law, a decade of dramatic change
Introduction of the french law in the journal of Japanese Institute of International Business Law about corporate criminal liability in France over a decade of dramatic c...
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. ...
Event
ABA - 37th annual National institute on White collar crime
28 February 2022
International white collar crime during the last decade and what the future holds
Stéphane de Navacelle spoke at the 37th National Institute on White Collar Crime hosted by the American Bar Association and its Section of Criminal Justice.
Podcast
15 February 2022
Anti-corruption and international risk perspectives from recent developments in France
Focus on the current anti-corruption landscape in France, whose historical reputation for less aggressive enforcement has recently given way to a robust and proactive ant...
Podcast
28 January 2022
Health Care Compliance Check-up : France
Key regulatory and compliance considerations in France, especially about risks in compliance for health care and life sciences companies.
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.
Event
Corporate criminal & compliance liability in France
20 January 2022
Corporate criminal & compliance liability in France
Stéphane de Navacelle and Pierre Calderan discuss about corporate criminal & compliance liability in France over a decade of dramatic change, for the Japanese Institute ...
Publication
17 January 2022
IBA statement in defence of the principle of lawyer-client confidentiality
Stéphane de Navacelle contributes to the International Bar Association statement in defence of the principle of lawyer-client confidentiality.
Publication
21 December 2021
Extraterritoriality of law : What are the challenges ? (in French)
In recent years, in a context of globalisation, the extraterritoriality of law has taken on a new economic and geopolitical dimension. And while the United States has suc...
Event
Paris Legal Makers 2021
13 December 2021
Nothing will stop the (Paris) Legal Makers !
On Monday 6 December, nearly 1,000 French, European and international legal decision-makers gathered at the Palais Brongniart in Paris to open a new page in law. Here is ...
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.
News
3 December 2021
What is the Paris Legal Makers ? (In French)
Interview of Stéphane de Navacelle conducted by Aude Dorange for the newspaper Village de la Justice.
News
29 November 2021
Three questions on Paris Legal Makers (In French)
Three questions to Stéphane de Navacelle, delegate of the President of the Paris Bar for the influence through law, on the Paris Legal Makers, a leading international me...
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.
News
Paris Legal Makers Affiches parisiennes Navacelle
8 November 2021
Paris Legal Makers : the law, as a lever for economic growth, ecological transition, digital revolution, contributes to ...
Interview of Stéphane de Navacelle conducted by Boris Stoykov for the newspaper Affiches parisiennes.
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
21 October 2021
How to prevent and deal with psychosocial risks: focus on the internal investigation and the investigating lawyer.
Stéphane de Navacelle participates in the workshop on internal investigations at the États Généraux du Droit Social organised by the Conseil national des barreaux.
News
18 October 2021
« Paris must be seen as a key legal capital»
Interview of Stéphane de Navacelle conducted by Delphine Bauer for the newspaper Les petites affiches
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
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.
Analysis
20 January 2021
Anti-corruption developments in jurisdictions around the world
International Bar Association Asset Recovery and Anti-Corruption Committees invited anti-corruption experts from around the world to meet in Paris to discuss the latest a...
Video
11 January 2021
France 24 – Trump Impeachment procedure
Stéphane de Navacelle answers Mariam Pirzadeh questions on the US impeachment procedure.
Analysis
7 January 2021
Plea Bargaining and Deferred Prosecution Agreements in France
The French mechanisms for deferred prosecution agreements and plea bargaining, for the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC).
Analysis
10 December 2020
International Bar Association – Cloud computing and the challenges facing professional secrecy
Stéphane de Navacelle, Clémentine Duverne and Sarah Reilly contributors to the International Bar Association Alternative and New Law Business Structures Committee and t...
Analysis
8 December 2020
Criminal liability of the acquiring company for acts committed by the acquired company prior to the merger
Recent overturn of the French Cour de cassation case law regarding the criminal liability of the acquiring company for acts committed by the acquired company prior to the...
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...
Publication
24 September 2020
Contribution to the Lettre des Juristes d’Affaires n°28 – professional secrecy today (in French)
Stéphane de Navacelle quoted by Anne Portmann in the Lettre des Juristes d’Affaires – French Corporate law weekly – about reality of French professional secrecy in...
News
14 September 2020
Paris Bar Bulletin on Internal investigations : « Knowledge without conscience is but the ruin of the soul »
Stéphane de Navacelle, former member of Paris Bar Council, regroups Béatrice Brugués-Reix (Dentons), Thomas Baudesson (Clifford Chance Paris) and Edmond-Claude Frety (...
Publication
9 July 2020
Can lawyers become their clients’ whistleblowers? – Joint reflection in Les Echos (in French)
Stéphane de Navacelle along with former Bar Presidents Bâtonniers Christian Charrière-Bournazelle, Jacques Taquet and Basile Ader publishes an opinion in French leadin...
Analysis
8 July 2020
French criminal law in the face of Covid-19 – Navacelle for the ABA
Stéphane de Navacelle, Clémentine Duverne and Princessa Fouda co-authors of “Recent developments in criminal law in France amidst the Coronavirus pandemic” paper, a...
Publication
19 June 2020
“Professional secrecy vs. Legal privilege” – by Stéphane de Navacelle, delegate of the French Bars to the Europea...
Stéphane de Navacelle author of the June 2020 Expert’s advice on “Secret professionnel versus legal privilege” from the Delegation of the French Bars to the Europe...
Publication
17 June 2020
Interview of Stéphane de Navacelle on the latest white-collar law developments in France in Observatoire de la Justice ...
Stéphane de Navacelle interviewed by the French Observatoire de la Justice Pénale on the latest news regarding white collar crime in France, “the present time white c...
Publication
29 May 2020
Environmental compliance, an increasingly relevant subject in France – Navacelle for the IBA
Environmental compliance in absence of a general framework and effective criminal environmental law and enforcement tools ahead of the extension of CJIPs (French DPAs) to...
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...
Video
15 April 2020
Presentation “The internal investigation by lawyers” in Live Facebook
Stéphane de Navacelle presents – with moderators Bar Council (Conseil de l’Ordre) members Hirbod Dehghani-Azar and Yannick Sala – as moderators – to over a thous...
News
9 April 2020
AFA awaits results of enquiry by independent auditor
Stéphane de Navacelle discusses review of French Anticorruption Agency (Agence Française Anticorruption) by the French Cour des comptes with Global Investigations Revie...
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...
News
13 February 2020
Navacelle promotes Clémentine Duverne and Julie Zorrilla to Partner
NAVACELLE is delighted to announce that Clémentine Duverne and Julie Zorrilla have been promoted as Partners.
Publication
20 December 2019
Report on the interests at play in relation to the status and the role of the “investigating” lawyers in internal in...
Stéphane de Navacelle, co-author with Paris Bar immediate past Vice-President Basile Ader (August Debouzy) and contributors Thomas Baudesson (Clifford Chance) and Jean-Y...
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...
Podcast
2 August 2019
“Strategic mindset of negociations with enforcement authorities” – Radio program France Culture “Matières à pe...
Stéphane de Navacelle discusses the underlying strategic mindset of negociations with enforcement authorities with Antoine Garapon, Secrétaire Général Institut des Ha...
Publication
17 June 2019
Future of the legal profession and role of bars – Stéphane de Navacelle interview. Mutations, Cameroun
Stéphane de Navacelle, Ordre des avocats de Paris Bar Council Member, interviewed by Pascal Dibamou, journalist at Mutations daily and Junior Ayissi on the future of the...
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...
Publication
26 December 2018
IBA – The first step towards implementing DPAs in France
Stéphane de Navacelle author of “The first step towards implementing DPAs in France” published by IBA’s Business Crime Committee.
Event
27 November 2018
INSEAD Healthcare Compliance Implementation Leadership Programme 2018
Stéphane de Navacelle invited by Craig Smith to discuss investigations’ best practices with participants to the Healthcare Compliance Implementation Leadership Program...
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
2 October 2018
First CJIP agreed to with the National Prosecutor’s Office in the field of international corruption and in agreement w...
Stéphane de Navacelle and Sandrine dos Santos authors of “First CJIP agreed to with the National Prosecutor’s Office in the field of international corruption and in ...
Analysis
11 September 2018
Anticorruption Laws and Regulations Guide – Global Law and Business
Stéphane de Navacelle, Sandrine dos Santos and Julie Zorrilla co-authors France’s Chapter of « Anticorruption Laws and Regulations Guide » published by Globe Law and...
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...
Podcast
8 June 2017
Amicus Radio – Internal investigations (in French)
Stéphane de Navacelle and Aurélien Hamelle invited by Amicus Radio to answer Antoine Garapon‘s questions on internal investigations and what they mean for French comp...
Analysis
17 March 2017
ICLG – Corporate investigations 2017
NAVACELLE law firm addresses frequent issues in corporate investigations laws and regulations in ICLG Corporate Investigations 2017.
Video
27 February 2017
France 24 – “Do scandals matter? Fillon, Le Pen cry witch-hunt over corruption probes”
Stéphane de Navacelle invited by France 24 to participate in the debate on criminal investigations into leading candidates in the presidential election.
Event
1 November 2016
INSEAD Healthcare Compliance Implementation Leadership Program 2016
Stéphane de Navacelle discusses investigations best practices with participants to the Healthcare Compliance Implementation Leadership Programme at INSEAD.