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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...
Publication
The Guide to Sanctions -GIR (2022)
10 July 2022
The Guide to Sanctions (2022) – GIR
Navacelle co-author of the third edition of the Global Investigation Review's Guide to Sanctions.
Press review
Press review - Week of 19 September 2022
23 September 2022
Press review – Week of 19 September 2022
In this week's press review, you will discover the criminal initiatives at the European Union level announced by the President of the European Commission, and the new Fre...
Press review
Press review - Week of 12 September 2022
16 September 2022
Press review – Week of 12 September 2022
In this week's press review, you will find three articles on white collar crime. Firstly, clarifications related to the cumulation of qualification for tax fraud and omis...
Press review
Press review - Week of 5 September 2022
9 September 2022
Press review – Week of 5 September 2022
In this press review you will find two cases regarding the criminal prosecution of foreign nationals. First, the review addresses the conviction confirmed by the French C...
Event
How to successfully conduct an investigation
8 September 2022
Webinar: How to successfully conduct an investigation?
Stéphane de Navacelle spoke at the EQS webinar on "Internal investigation in companies: our advice for successfully conduct an investigation!"
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).
Press review
Press review - Week of 29 August 2022
2 September 2022
Press review – Week of 29 August 2022
In this press review you will find the implications for France following the delay of transposition of the European directive on whistleblowers. The French Conseil d'Etat...
Analysis
30 August 2022
Strengthening the effectiveness of the French “Blocking Statute”
Highlight on the 18 February 2022 decree and the 7 March 2022 order, which strengthen the competence of the Strategic Information and Economic Security Department (Servic...
Press review
Press review - Week of 25 july 2022
29 July 2022
Press review – Week of 25 July 2022
In this review, you will discover two CNIL’s recent decisions, the first one aiming at protecting data rental cars’ users and the second one aiming at regulating the ...
Press review
Press review - Week of 18 July 2022
22 July 2022
Press review – Week of 18 July 2022
In this review you will discover a Dalloz study on the growing control of the European Courts on arbitration matters, a campaign of the CJEU against arbitration which is ...
Podcast
reforms suggested by compliance professionals
21 July 2022
Vigilance: reforms suggested by compliance professionals
Simplification of the legal framework, exemption from criminal liability, better coordination of litigation, a future authority responsible for the duty of vigilance and ...
Press review
Press review - Week of 11 july 2022
15 July 2022
Press review – Week of 11 July 2022
In this press review you will find a decision of the French Cour de cassation which clarifies the interpretation of the principle of speciality in extradition matters. Mo...
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 challenges of environmental criminal law in the light of the deferred prosecution agreement in environmental matters
14 July 2022
The challenges of environmental criminal law in the light of the deferred prosecution agreement in environmental matters
A new deferred prosecution agreement in environmental matters is an opportunity to review the creation of this new mechanism serving French environmental criminal law, bu...
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...
Publication
BDN 2022
14 July 2022
Bastille Day Newsletter 2022
On this 14th of July, lawyers at Navacelle offer you, as it does every year, a selection of noticeable events which occurred in France during the last 12 months in the fi...
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
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
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
The cumulation of criminal and administrative sanctions in tax fraud
14 July 2022
The cumulation of criminal and administrative sanctions in tax fraud
The judges of the Court of Cassation recently ruled on the cumulation of criminal and fiscal sanctions in tax fraud cases. This decision confirms the case law which permi...
Analysis
Assessment of the first months of activity of the European Public Prosecutor's Office
14 July 2022
Assessment of the first months of activity of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office
The first activity report of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office for 2021 presents its promising beginnings and emphasizes on its internal organization as well as i...
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...
Press review
Press review - Week of 4 july 2022
8 July 2022
Press review – Week of 4 July 2022
In this press review, you will find two decisions of the French Court de cassation regarding criminal procedure with regards to sentencing as well as to the admissibility...
Press review
Presse review - Week of 27 June 2022
1 July 2022
Press review – Week of 27 June 2022
In the press review you will discover the clarifications given by the Criminal Chamber of the French Court de cassation in different decisions, in the field of offences a...
Press review
Press review - Week of 20 June 2022
24 June 2022
Press review – Week of 20 June 2022
In the press review you will discover the new article of the French criminal code harmonizing the repression of “prise illégale d'intérêt”, a major clarification o...
Publication
Guidance on Internal Anti-Bribery and Corruption Investigations
22 June 2022
Guidance on internal anti-bribery and corruption investigations
Highlight of the first-ever guidelines issued by the French authorities on internal anti-corruption investigations by Ropes & Gray LLP and our partner Stéphane de Navace...
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...
Event
The round tables of the Entrepreneurial Bar Ethics Compliance
20 June 2022
The round tables of the Entrepreneurial Bar
Discussions on Ethics and Compliance at the Entrepreneurial Bar organized by the Paris Bar.
Press review
Press review - Week of 13 June 2022
17 June 2022
Press review – Week of 13 June 2022
In the press review you will discover the evaluation report of the French anti-money laundering system carried out by the FATF, a debate about the situation of individual...
Press review
Press review - Week of 6 June 2022
10 June 2022
Press review – Week of 6 June 2022
In the press review of June 06 to 10, 2022, you will discover recent case law in the field of criminal labor law, breach of probity and criminal procedure. The review als...
Press review
Press review - Week of 30 May 2022
3 June 2022
Press review – Week of 30 May 2022
In the press review you will discover recent jurisprudence in criminal procedure with clarifications on the scope of the professional secrecy between a lawyer and his cli...
Press review
27 May 2022
Press review – Week of 23 May 2022
In this press review you will find the latest criminal justice news, including an AMF activity report, a cooperation protocol signed with TRACFIN's intelligence unit, as ...
Event
27 May 2022
Criminal Justice Section Global Paris White Collar Crime Institute
The Criminal Justice Section Global Paris White Collar Crime Institute of the American Bar Association is back and for the first time in Paris.
Press review
Press review - week of 16 May 2022
20 May 2022
Press review – Week of 16 May 2022
In the press review, you will find the latest news in criminal procedure and criminal law, including a decision on reasonable delay rendered by the ECHR, a decree on the ...
Event
16 May 2022
3rd edition of Judge-lawyer-legal counsel training session (in French)
Stéphane de Navacelle participates under the auspices of the ENM – Ecole Nationale de la Magistrature, l’AFJE – Association Française des juristes d’entreprise...
Press review
Press review - week of 9 May 2022
13 May 2022
Press review – Week of 9 May 2022
This week's Navacelle press review includes the latest news on criminal law, business criminal law and criminal procedure. Thus, this review presents the decision of the ...
Event
Webathon 2022
10 May 2022
Lawyers around the world – Webathon on the Rule of Law 2022
Stéphane de Navacelle participated to the second edition of the Rule of Law Webathon.
Press review
Press review - week of 2 May 2022
6 May 2022
Press review – Week of 2 May 2022
This week's Navacelle press review includes the latest news on criminal business law, criminal procedure, and international criminal law. The criminal chamber of the Cour...
Press review
Press review - Week of 25 April 2022
29 April 2022
Press review – Week of 25 April 2022
In this press review, you will find articles presenting the latest developments in criminal procedure, such as the liability of legal entities, specifically in the contex...
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.
Press review
Press review - Week of 18 April 2022.
22 April 2022
Press review – Week of 18 April 2022
In this press review, you will find articles on recent developments in criminal business law and criminal procedure, in particular on breach of trust and negligence of th...
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...
Press review
Press review - Week of 11 April 2022
15 April 2022
Press review – Week of 11 April 2022
In this press review, you will find articles relating to the new jurisprudential trends which tends to stop prosecutions in case of unreasonable delay, several clarificat...
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...
Press review
Press review - Week of 4 April 2022
8 April 2022
Press review – Week of 4 April 2022
In this press review, you will find articles on the lessons learned from the laws of 21 March 2022 on the protection of whistleblowers and the role of the Human Rights De...
Press review
Press review - Week of 28 march 2022
1 April 2022
Press review – Week of 28 march 2022
In this press publication, you will find articles explaining the key concept of misappropriation of public funds; details of search warrants in tax affairs; and also a sa...
Press review
Press review - week of 21 march 2022
25 March 2022
Press review – Week of 21 march 2022
In this press review, the second environmental CJIP concluded since its adoption, clarification from the Court of Justice on the conditions under which the authorities ca...
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. ...
Press review
Press review - week of 14 march 2022
18 March 2022
Press review – Week of 14 march 2022
The press review covers all the latest court rulings and new regulations on different branches of law, as well as events that have been in the legal news in recent days.
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 ...
Press review
Press review - week of 7 march 2022
14 March 2022
Press review – Week of 7 march 2022
This press review highlights the various news items related to the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, and also looks at compliance issues in white collar crime, including the At...
Event
Extraterritoriality and white collar crime
10 March 2022
Extraterritoriality and white collar crime
Stéphane de Navacelle was invited to the IHEDN Defence and Economic Security session to talk about new threats and sources of destabilisation.
Press review
Press review - week of 28 february 2022
4 March 2022
Press review – Week of 28 February 2022
This press review looks back at the various scandals, investigations, and legal debates of the last few days, including a new chapter in the Swiss Paper scandal and the r...
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.
Press review
Weekly press review - Semaine du 21.02.2022
25 February 2022
Press review – Week of 21 February 2022
This press review covers the latest court rulings and new regulations on different branches of law, as well as events that have been in the legal news in recent days.
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.
Press review
Weekly press review - Semaine du 14.02.2022
18 February 2022
Press review – Week of 14 February 2022
The press review covers all the latest court rulings and new regulations on different branches of law, as well as events that have been in the legal news in recent days.
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...
Event
Is the investigating lawyer just another lawyer
14 February 2022
Training session : The role of the investigating lawyer
Stéphane de Navacelle spoke on the role of the investigating lawyer for Paris Bar as part of the Entrepreneurial Bar training cycle.
Press review
Weekly press review - Semaine du 07.02.2022
11 February 2022
Press review – Week of 07 February 2022
The press review covers all the latest court rulings and new regulations on different branches of law, as well as events that have been in the legal news in recent days.
Press review
Weekly press review - Semaine du 31.01.2022
4 February 2022
Press review – Week of 31 January 2022
This press review covers the fundamentals of confidentiality, freedom of expression and professional secrecy through current issues such as Orpea's malfunctions, Eric Zem...
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.
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...
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.
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 ...
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...
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
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.
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...
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...
News
29 November 2021
How did the idea of the Paris Legal Makers come up ? (In French)
Interview of Stéphane de Navacelle conducted by Anne Portmann for the newspaper Droit & Patrimoine.
News
17 November 2021
“Law is a strategic tool for economic recovery” (In French)
Interview of Stéphane de Navacelle conducted by Sahra Saoudi for the newspaper Option Droit & Affaires.
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...
News
16 November 2021
“With Paris Legal Makers, the Paris Bar Association wants to create a global legal forum” (In French)
Interview of Stéphane de Navacelle conducted by Miren Lartigue for the newspaper Gazette du Palais.
News
GIR 100 Navacelle
10 November 2021
Navacelle identified in GIR 100 2021
Navacelle identified as the French independent leading crossborder investigations practice by Global Investigations Review (GIR).
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.
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
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.
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...
News
corruption arbitration decision
19 October 2021
New decision in the jurisprudential saga in the field of arbitration and corruption
Navacelle team would like to inform you of a new decision in the jurisprudential saga in the field of arbitration and corruption.
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
Event
14 October 2021
The French criminal procedural law
Thomas Lapierre presents the main elements of the French criminal procedural law for #LAWYEREX by European Lawyers Foundation.
News
5 October 2021
Report of the Independent Commission on Sexual Abuse in the French Church
After two and a half years of work, the CIASE has submitted its report with the aim of understanding and analysing situations of sexual abuse of minors in the Catholic Fr...
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.
Event
Paris Legal Makers
29 September 2021
Paris Legal Makers 2021
The first Paris Legal Makers conference dedicated to economic development through law will take place on 6 December 2021 at the Palais Brongniart.
News
27 September 2021
Update of French Financial Market Regulator (AMF) of its control charters (in French)
This update specifies the procedures for carrying out control missions, the principles of good conduct followed by those in charge of a control as well as the behavior ex...
News
27 September 2021
Update of French Financial Market Regulator (AMF) of its investigation charters (in French)
This update specifies the procedures for carrying out investigation missions, the principles of good conduct followed by those in charge of an investigation as well as th...
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...
Analysis
The creation of the crime of ecocide in French law unleashes passions
14 July 2021
The creation of the crime of ecocide in French law unleashes passions
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2021
The in-house attorney status in France: a bygone idea or an emerging one?
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
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...
Analysis
Paris Court of Appeal highlights the growing importance of compliance in arbitration
14 July 2021
Paris Court of Appeal highlights the growing importance of compliance in arbitration
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Enforcement & Court Decisions
Analysis
What will be the impact of the transposition of the EU Directive on the protection of whistleblowers into French law?
14 July 2021
What will be the impact of the transposition of the EU Directive on the protection of whistleblowers into French law?
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy updates
Analysis
14 July 2021
The Bolloré case and the risks attached to the French Individual Guilty Pleas
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Enforcement & Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2021
The evaluation mission of the Sapin II law calls for a boost in France’s anti-corruption policy
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
Criminal liability’s transfer to the acquiring company in the event of a merger by acquisition and consecutive due diligence requirements
14 July 2021
Criminal liability’s transfer to the acquiring company in the event of a merger by acquisition and consecutive due dil...
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Enforcement & Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2021
The PNF looks back on a very unusual 2020 year
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2021
Compliance in the public sector: The Ministry of the Armed Forces issued its Code of prevention of breaches of probity
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2021
The professional secrecy threatened by recent case law on seizure
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Enforcement & Court Decisions
Analysis
Short overview of the French legal requirement for internal controls relating to the AML-CFT
14 July 2021
Short overview of the French legal requirement for internal controls relating to the AML-CFT
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
Preserving the primacy of due process and fair trial rights in the special context of the Coronavirus pandemic
14 July 2021
Preserving the primacy of due process and fair trial rights in the special context of the Coronavirus pandemic
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Enforcement & Court Decisions
Analysis
French initiatives in the fight against corruption for the period 2021-2030
14 July 2021
French initiatives in the fight against corruption for the period 2021-2030
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2021
The strengthening of environmental justice through the introduction of French Environmental Convention judiciaire d’in...
Bastille Day 2021 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy updates
Analysis
An illustration of the employer's disciplinary power in case of non-compliance with internal company rules
14 July 2021
An illustration of the employer’s disciplinary power in case of non-compliance with internal company rules
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Enforcement & Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2021
AFA updated its recommendations regarding anticorruption programs
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy updates
Analysis
14 July 2021
AMF’s priority actions and supervision for 2021
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2021
Jurisdictional issues: when case law does not help clarifying unclear provisions of the law on the corporate duty of vig...
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Enforcement & Court decisions
Analysis
14 July 2021
TRACFIN alerts on the emergence of electronic payment services as new vectors used by money laundering and terrorist fin...
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2021
The time limits for consideration of the request for release of a person subject to an extradition request were not ext...
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Enforcement & Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2021
Future promulgation of a Law regarding the restitution of ill-gottens assets diverted by officials to the local populati...
Bastille Day Newsletter 2021 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
News
Bulletin - Paris Legal Makers
7 July 2021
Bulletin Barreau de Paris – Special report on Legal Makers
On December 6th, more than 1,000 international decision-makers will meet at the Palais Brongniart in Paris to discuss the legal professions. Stéphane de Navacelle has be...
Event
17 June 2021
Webinar – Internal investigations : best practices and feedbacks
Stéphane de Navacelle participates with Benjamin Pondé, Nicolas Guillaume and Amine Gharby in a webinar on the steps to follow when conducting an internal investigation
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.
Podcast
7 June 2021
Amicus radio – Episode 5: Compliance and internal investigation – what future? (in French)
Reflections on the growing importance of compliance and internal investigation in business practice.
Podcast
31 May 2021
Amicus radio – Episode 4: The internal investigation cannot be invented (in French)
Camille Potier, Delegate of the President of the Paris Bar, looks at the scope of professional secrecy in the practice of internal investigations.
Podcast
24 May 2021
Amicus radio – Episode 3: The internal investigation: what guarantee for everyone’s rights? (in French)
The recommendations of the Paris Bar and the Conseil National des Barreaux on the guarantee of the rights of each party during an internal investigation.
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.
Event
20 May 2021
Ukrainian Network of Integrity and Compliance : annual meeting
Stéphane de Navacelle discusses the implementation of compliance obligations in Ukrainian legislation at the annual meeting of the UNIC.
Podcast
17 May 2021
Amicus radio – Episode 2: The recent consecration of internal investigation and compliance. (in French)
Genesis and first steps of the CJIP established by the Sapin II law revealing a French policy of global fight against corruption.
Podcast
10 May 2021
Investigations and Compliance: the Lawyer is a Snitch?! (in French)
Stéphane de Navacelle hosted a series of podcasts on internal investigation and compliance for Amicus Radia, during spring 2021.
Podcast
10 May 2021
Amicus radio – Episode 1: The lawyer leads the investigation, the internal investigation! (in French)
The practice of internal investigation in criminal matters has gradually become established in France as a result of the prosecution of French companies by the US DoJ. 
Event
7 May 2021
Judge-lawyer-legal counsel (MAJ) – Training session 2 on internal investigation
Stéphane de Navacelle participated, under the auspices of the ENM, AFJE and EFB, and with the IHEJ's support, to the training sessions on “Internal investigation”
Event
Webathon 2021
5 May 2021
Lawyers Around the World – Webathon on the Rule of Law
Stéphane de Navacelle, AIJA HRC Co-Chair, participates as a moderator to the first Webathon in defence of the Rule of Law on the issue of justice amid military conflict,...
Podcast
21 April 2021
Lawyer, a profession that diversifies (in French)
Julia Minkowski, Partner Temine, and Stéphane de Navacelle answer Antoine Garapon, General Secretary of Institut des Hautes Etudes sur la Justice, on national French rad...
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.
Video
13 April 2021
Artificial intelligence at the service of cross-border investigations (in French)
Stéphane de Navacelle answers Arnaud Dumourier, Editor-in-chief Le Monde du Droit, on artificial intelligence in cross-border investigations.
Analysis
23 March 2021
European Compliance and Ethics Community: Whistleblowing protection panel (in French)
Stéphane de Navacelle, speaks about whistleblowers protection, its transposition into French law and the impact of the dedicated Directive on French companies, for the E...
News
15 March 2021
Cross-border investigations: French legaltech gains ground
Pascale D'Amore, journalist at Décideurs Magazine, analyses the choice of NAVACELLE to collaborate with the French Legal Tech Theolex.
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.
News
12 February 2021
International Bar association Criminal Law Committee – Pro Bono Initiatives
Stéphane de Navacelle appointed Pro Bono Initiatives Officer of the International Bar association Criminal Law Committee.
Event
5 February 2021
Compliance inside Companies for AAF/DAV Frankreich
Stéphane de Navacelle speaks about the complexity of introducing an efficient compliance system for Deutscher Anwaltverein.
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.
Event
2 February 2021
Training session for Paris Bar : The role of the investigating lawyer
Stéphane de Navacelle speaks on the role of the investigating lawyer for Paris Bar as part of the Entrepreneurial Bar training cycle.
Event
31 January 2021
Judge-lawyer-legal counsel (MAJ) training session on judicial investigations
Stéphane de Navacelle participates to the training session for Judges-Lawyers-Jurists (MAJ) on the “jucidial investigation”.
Event
29 January 2021
Launch of the 2nd edition of Judge-lawyer-legal counsel training session (in French)
Stéphane de Navacelle participates under the auspices of the ENM – Ecole Nationale de la Magistrature, l’AFJE – Association Française des juristes d’entreprise...
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
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...
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 ...
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).
News
18 December 2020
Investigations: Navacelle/FRA roundtable discussions (in French)
We are excited to announce the launch of a new initiative led by FRA and NAVACELLE bringing together French in-house and outside counsel investigations and compliance pro...
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
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
7 December 2020
Sapin II and the French anti-corruption system
Stéphane de Navacelle invited by Luis Dantón Martínez Corres at the ICC México‘s Anticorruption Diploma to discuss Sapin II and the French anticorruption system.
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
23 November 2020
Covid-19’s relief funds and their abuse in France
Stéphane de Navacelle discusses Covid-19 relief-funds and governments approach to prosecuting abuses at the International Bar Association 2020- Virtually Together.
Event
20 November 2020
The specific role of lawyers in the context of internal investigations.
Clémentine Duverne and Stéphane de Navacelle invited at the Institut Francais de Prevention de La Fraude to discuss the specific role of the lawyers in internal invest...
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...
Event
9 November 2020
Practical advice to navigating European enforcement & investigation
NAVACELLE and FRA host a Global Influencer Session via IBA 2020 – Virtually Together on European enforcement and investigation.
Event
29 October 2020
Virtual Global Forum on Corporate Criminal Liability
Stéphane de Navacelle co-chairs the Virtual Global Forum on Corporate Criminal Liability 2020 organized by Cambridge Forum.
Event
16 October 2020
Webinar RIFAV (Afrique): Compliance and internal investigations
Stéphane de Navacelle and Julie Zorrilla participated in the International Network of Women Lawyers (RIFAV) - Africa webinar on compliance and internal investigations.
Event
5 October 2020
13th conference of the Enforcement Committee of the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF)
Stéphane de Navacelle discussed the impact of the AMF sanctions in the 13th conference of the Enforcement Committee of the French AMF.
Event
28 September 2020
Sexual abuses inside the French Catholic Church
Stéphane de Navacelle spoke about sexual abuse inside the French Catholic Church at a meeting for CIASE.
Event
25 September 2020
Debates-workshops for the development of a shared vocabulary concerning abusive situations
Under the auspices of the French Ministry for health and solidarity, a debates-workshops was chaired by Alice Casagrande alongside members of the steering group of the Wo...
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
16 September 2020
Nomination to AIJA Extended Bureau & Human Rights Committee
Stéphane de Navacelle appointed to AIJA (International Association of Young Lawyers) Extended Bureau and Human Rights Committee.
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 (...
Analysis
14 July 2020
Some recent developments in criminal law in France amidst the Coronavirus pandemic
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2020
Ne bis in idem: France stays on the sidelines of the European stance on the cumulation of criminal and fiscal sanctions ...
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Enforcement & Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2020
The French Supreme Court confirms its position on the presumption of money laundering
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Enforcement & Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2020
The French Anti-corruption Agency releases updated guidelines on the corporate anti-corruption compliance function
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2020
Lesson drawn from the two first decisions of the Enforcement Committee of the French Anti-corruption Agency
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Enforcement & Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2020
Incompatibility of French asset freeze measures with EU law
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2020
The GRECO Fifth Evaluation Round report on France
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2020
An environmental CJIP towards a greener transaction justice
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2020
Key takeaways from the past year’s CJIPs
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Enforcement & Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2020
Is there room for improvement in the French law on whistleblowers in the wake of the transposition of the European Direc...
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2020
The challenges brought to the independence of the French Public Prosecutor’s Office
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - 3-lines outline of some noteworthy events
Analysis
14 July 2020
French Prosecutor opened an investigation into potential mismanagement during the Covid-19 crisis
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - 3-lines outline of some noteworthy events
Analysis
14 July 2020
French Ministry of Justice reacts to the European recommendations for fighting international corruption
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2020
French Supreme court ruled that the non-compliance with anticorruption provisions could enable co-contractor to terminat...
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Enforcement & Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2020
French criminal procedure welcomes the European Public Prosecutor
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2020
French Court approves dismissal of an employee for breach of company anticorruption policy
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Enforcement & Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2020
French financial authorities warning on fraud increase in time of Covid-19
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - 3-lines outline of some noteworthy events
Analysis
14 July 2020
Transparency International sounds the alarm about the risks of corruption in the face of Covid-19
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - 3-lines outline of some noteworthy events
Analysis
14 July 2020
Paris Bar Council releases a Report and updates the Guidelines on the role of lawyers in internal investigations
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2020
The French Supreme Court confirms the importance of the French Financial Prosecutor’s Office in the fight against comp...
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - 3-lines outline of some noteworthy events
Analysis
14 July 2020
New article 314-1-1 of the Criminal Code introduces the offence of breach of trust for violations of the EU’s financia...
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - 3-lines outline of some noteworthy events
Analysis
14 July 2020
The French Data Protection Authority releases guidelines on professional reports
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2020
The French administrative Supreme Court recalls the limits of the employer‘s internal investigation powers vis-à-vis ...
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Enforcement & Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2020
French Prosecutors continue to conclude French Deferred Prosecution Agreements
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - 3-lines outline of some noteworthy events
Publication
14 July 2020
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020
Happy 2020 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...
Analysis
14 July 2020
A major role for the AFA in the Anti-Corruption Authorities’ global mapping?
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2020
The French Anti-Corruption Authority releases its 2019 activity report
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - 3-lines outline of some noteworthy events
Analysis
14 July 2020
France finalizes the transposition of the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive by adopting new provisions on the fight ag...
Bastille Day Newsletter 2020 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
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
6 July 2020
Interview of Stéphane de Navacelle in The Letter from Business Lawyers  (in French)
Stéphane de Navacelle met by French weekly LJA (La Lettre des Juristes d’Affaires) on the latest trends regarding specificities and ethics of carrying out internal inv...
Event
25 June 2020
Judge-lawyer-legal counsel (MAJ) training session on judicial investigations – Stéphane de Navacelle
Stéphane de Navacelle participates along with Aude Buresi, Investigating Judge at the Financial Investigations Division (Tribunal judiciaire de Paris), and Xavier Hubert...
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...
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...
Event
4 June 2020
Judge-lawyer-legal counsel (MAJ) training session on administrative investigations – Stéphane de Navacelle
Stéphane de Navacelle participates along with Aude Buresi, Investigating Judge at the Financial Investigations Division (Tribunal judiciaire de Paris), Sophie Bresny, He...
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...
Event
21 May 2020
Prosecutions and their impact on businesses – FRA Conference 
Stéphane de Navacelle participates in round table along with Frances McLeod & Derek Patterson (FRA), Shaul Brazil (BCL Solicitors LLP), William Redgrave (Baker &...
Event
20 May 2020
Judge-lawyer-legal counsel (MAJ) training session on internal investigations – Stéphane de Navacelle
Stéphane de Navacelle participates along with Aude Buresi, Juge d’instruction Pôle financier (Tribunal judiciaire de Paris), and Xavier Hubert, Directeur Ethics, Comp...
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
6 April 2020
Highlights on the impact of Covid-19
NAVACELLE trainees Clément Allais, Amelle Djedi, Soukaina El-Mekkaoui, Christelle Meda and Ekaterina Oleinikova have put together highlights on the impact of Covid-19 on...
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
11 February 2020
La Lettre des Juristes d’Affaires. Association France Amériques conference. February 3 2020 (in French)
About the conference “Negotiated justice”, French law under American influence?. France-Amériques Association, Paris. February 3 2020. « Stéphane de Navacelle, ...
Event
3 February 2020
“Negotiated justice”, French law under American influence?
Stéphane de Navacelle discusses “Negotiated justice”, French law under American influence?” at the invitation of Jean-Luc Fournier, President of France-Amériques ...
News
26 December 2019
Concilium IBA
NAVACELLE has joined forces with 14 law firms to create an international alliance that serves multinational corporations in the areas of compliance, internal investigati...
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...
News
19 December 2019
Presentation of Nasrallah Niazi
Nasrallah Niazi, Lawyer at Afghanistan Bar, on secondment to NAVACELLE, presents Afghani legal system and criminal procedure to firm.
Event
17 December 2019
Formation ENM – “panel on internal investigation”
Stéphane de Navacelle participates to a panel on “internal investigation” alongside Denis Chemla, Lawyer Allen & Overy, Fred Einbinder, Former Head of Alstom’s leg...
Event
12 December 2019
Formation ENM – “The negotiated criminal evidence”
Julie Zorrilla alongside Juliette Lelieur, Professor at Strasbourg University, discuss “The negotiated criminal evidence” at the ENM, Paris, France.
News
6 December 2019
Paris Bar 2019 Rentrée
Stéphane de Navacelle, Barreau de Paris Bar Council member, International Committee Secretary, welcomes under Paris Bar Presidency of Marie-Aimée Peyron and vice-Presid...
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...
News
3 December 2019
Clémentine Duverne and Princessa Fouda at Navacelle
NAVACELLE is joined by Clémentine Duverne as Counsel and Princessa Fouda as Associate.
News
27 November 2019
Davit Hakobyan hosted by NAVACELLE
NAVACELLE, hosted Davit Hakobyan, admitted to the Republic of Armenia Bar, as part of the 2019 International Internship Program or-ganized by the Paris Bar Association (O...
Event
26 November 2019
“The CJIP: the new prosecutor/lawyer/company relationship and the role of the AFA” at the ENM
Julie Zorrilla Eric Russo, Prosecutor of the Parquet National Financier, and Salvator Erba, Deputy Director of Control at the French Anti-Corruption Agency (AFA), disc...
Event
22 November 2019
The Congress of the French Association of Collaborative Law: “Lawyer: what is the right spot?”
Stéphane de Navacelle discusses alongside Coralie Gaffinel, lawyer, instructor in collaborative process, Marta Spranzi, PhD in history and science philosophy, Lecturer, ...
Event
20 November 2019
Symposium “China – Africa – Europe : which standards for which cooperation”
Stéphane de Navacelle discusses alongside Louis-Bernard Buchman, Lawyer, President of the International Commission of the National Council of French Bars (Conseil Nation...
Event
14 November 2019
Visit to Palestine / Israel
Stéphane de Navacelle, Council Member, speaks on change in legal paradigm when approaching global corporate risk in France, part of Paris Bar delegation headed by Bâton...
Event
13 November 2019
66rd cycle on strategic and economic intelligence IHEDN
Stéphane de Navacelle and Clémentine Duverne at the invitation of Guillaume Stevens Chadelas discuss Internal investigations in corruption matters at the 66rd cycle on ...
Event
12 November 2019
“Social and environmental interest of companies” – World Bank
Stéphane de Navacelle discusses alongside Anne-Charlotte Gros, Executive Director of the Foundation For Civil Law, Mariel Kalkach, research scholar UNESCO, Louis-Bernard...
Event
6 November 2019
“New extraterritoriality trends under French law and enforcement” – ABA International Criminal Law Committee
Julie Zorrilla and Clémentine Duverne speak about new extraterritoriality trends under French law and enforcement, including the Gauvain Report and guidelines from the A...
Event
21 October 2019
Symposium on “The twenty years of OHADA arbitration: assessment and prospects” in Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Stéphane de Navacelle, Paris Bar Council Member, invited by Jackson Ngnie Kamga (President, Conference of OHADA Bars), Achille Ngwanza (Jus Africa) to represent Marie-Ai...
Event
18 October 2019
Eighth Annual London White Collar Crime Institute – ABA
Stéphane de Navacelle moderates questions to Peter B. Pope (International Liaison and Investigations Advisor, UK Serious Fraud Office) at the American Bar Association Wh...
Event
25 September 2019
IBA Annual Conference panel: double jeopardy
Stéphane de Navacelle participates to a panel on “Double jeopardy: the relationship between administrative processes and criminal proceedings” alongside Clarissa Oli...
Event
24 September 2019
Human Rights training provided to the delegation of the Iraqi Jurists Union
Julie Zorrilla discusses the interaction between business and Human Rights alongside Julie Gonidec (Partner, Alètheia Avocats), Martin Pradel (Partner, Betto Seraglini) ...
Event
23 September 2019
Mock trial at IBA Annual Conference
Stéphane de Navacelle participates at the interactive criminal trial session of the Criminal Law Section’s mock trial along with Claire Daams(Partner RMD LEGAL), Filip...
Event
20 September 2019
Daini Tokyo Bar Association & Barreau de Paris International Campus
Stéphane de Navacelle moderates along with Daisuke Yuki (Nozomi Sogo Attorneys at Law), panel on “Criminal Procedure and White-Collar Crime” with speakers Frédéric...
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...
Analysis
14 July 2019
Any individual with a role in a public procurement process can be held liable for favoritism, Supreme Court says
Bastille Day Newsletter 2019 - Enforcement / Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2019
French Labor law considerations when dealing with internal investigation
Bastille Day Newsletter 2019 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2019
A brief compare and contrast between European and French whistleblowing mechanisms & the EU Directive
Bastille Day Newsletter 2019 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2019
Compliance monitorship by the French Anti-Corruption Agency (AFA)
Bastille Day Newsletter 2019 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2019
New law & executive orders increase the reach of tax offenses enforcement
Bastille Day Newsletter 2019 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2019
May 22 PACTE Law strengthens French Competition Authority investigative powers
Bastille Day Newsletter 2019 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2019
Anti-corruption Authority (AFA) releases 2018 activity report – audits, guidance & more
Bastille Day Newsletter 2019 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2019
Anticorruption Agency (AFA) and Financial Prosecutor (PNF) take a stance in favor of DPAs though Guidelines
Bastille Day Newsletter 2019 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Publication
14 July 2019
Bastille Day Newsletter 2019
Happy 2019 Bastille Day! Lawyers at Navacelle thought you might be interested in reviewing a selection we made of noticeable French-related events in the fields of corpor...
Analysis
14 July 2019
MP provides PM with guidelines to reassert French and European Sovereignty and shied companies from the long arm of (US)...
Bastille Day Newsletter 2019 - Legislative, Regulatory & Policy Updates
Analysis
14 July 2019
Egypt hosts the first African anticorruption forum and toes the line
Bastille Day Newsletter 2019 - What’s Hot Beyond
Analysis
14 July 2019
Francophone Institute on White Collar Crime and Compliance
Bastille Day Newsletter 2019 - What’s Hot Beyond
Analysis
14 July 2019
3-liners on active matters
Bastille Day Newsletter 2019 - Enforcement / Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2019
Seizure of property that amounts to indirect and partial proceeds of the offence must be proportional
Bastille Day Newsletter 2019 - Enforcement / Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2019
Société Générale DPA for violations of Cuban embargo – manipulation of the law in global economic warfare
Bastille Day Newsletter 2019 - Enforcement / Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2019
Carmignac to pay a 30 million euro fine to settle tax fraud prosecution
Bastille Day Newsletter 2019 - Enforcement / Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2019
UBS conviction: lessons learned from the decision that made France a “B” – as in Billions – country
Bastille Day Newsletter 2019 - Enforcement / Court Decisions
Event
9 July 2019
GIR Live Paris: French DPA guidelines incentivise self-reporting
Stéphane de Navacelle comments on Eliane Houlette’s tenure as first French National Financial Prosecutor and continuity with the office and French DPA (CJIP) guidelin...
Event
6 July 2019
Paris Bar Association – Campus 2019 – Developing an international practice
Stéphane de Navacelle, Paris Bar Council Member (Barreau de Paris) addresses along with Philippe Assor (Assor avocats), Thomas Baudesson (Clifford Chance), Jean-Françoi...
Event
3 July 2019
Paris Bar Association – Campus 2019 – Ethical and practical challenges of lawyers as investigators
Stéphane de Navacelle, Paris Bar Council member, discusses alongside Margot Sève (Skadden Arps), Nicolas Brooke (Signature Litigation) and Pierre-Olivier Sur (F...
Event
27 June 2019
French DPAs and international cooperation – GIR Live Paris
Stéphane de Navacelle participates as speaker alongside Astrid Mignon Colombet (Soulez Larivière) and Yousr Khalil (FRA) to a panel on French DPAs and international coo...
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...
Event
6 June 2019
Conference of the Cameroun Bar rentrée in Yaoundé
Stéphane de Navacelle, Ordre des avocats de Paris Paris Bar Council Member, discusses Compliance and soft law alongside Sylvie Nicole Mouyecket Ngana, Bâtonnier of the ...
Event
4 June 2019
Paris Bar Association – In-house investigator’s lawyers, ethical recommendations
Stéphane de Navacelle participates alongside Thomas Baudesson (Clifford Chance) to a panel moderated by William Feugère on ethical considerations and best practices for...
Event
18 April 2019
Workshop Conventions “Cooperation between regulatory agencies”
Stéphane de Navacelle participate as a speaker alongside Gérard Rameix and Mathias Pigeat to a Workshop organized by Conventions on “Cooperation between regulatory ag...
News
16 April 2019
Julie Zorrilla promoted Counsel
NAVACELLE promotes Julie Zorrilla to Counsel.
Video
11 April 2019
France 24 – Julian Assange arrest
Stéphane de Navacelle speaks on France 24 about the arrest of Julian Assange.
Event
11 April 2019
ABA SIL Washington – European Hard-Line Enforcement: Threats to the US Monopoly on International Prosecutions
Stéphane de Navacelle participates in panel on “Evidence in Internal Investigations – Theory & Practice” with Robin Lööf, Counsel Debevoise & Plimpton, Alexandre...
Event
9 April 2019
Breakfast Debevoise & FRA & NAVACELLE
Stéphane de Navacelle participates in panel on “Evidence in Internal Investigations – Theory & Practice” with Robin Lööf, Counsel Debevoise & Plimpton, Alexandre...
Event
8 March 2019
Global Forum on Corporate Criminal Liability – Chantilly March 7- 8, 2019
Stéphane de Navacelle co-chairs the Global Forum on Corporate Criminal Liability 2019 held by Cambridge Forum alongside Michael Bowes QC and steering committee members J...
Publication
6 February 2019
Navacelle co-authors GIR of the Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations – 3rd edition
Editors Judith Seddon, Eleanor Davison, Christopher J Morvillo, Michael Bowes QC, Luke Tolaini, Amma A. Adams and Tara McGrath The Half-Year update to GIR’s Pr...
Publication
3 February 2019
Corruption and embezzlement : American justice too harsh with French companies?
Stéphane de Navacelle quoted by Arnaud Leparmentier, New York correspondent for Le Monde, on the lack of preparation of European companies facing intricacies of US enfor...
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.
News
18 December 2018
Paris Bar International internship, Comoros / France
NAVACELLE hosts Faïzat Said Bacar (SAID BACAR & ZAID OMAR, Moroni, Comores) during the international lawyers’ exchange organized by the Barreau de Paris, Comores/Franc...
Event
12 December 2018
63rd cycle on strategic and economic intelligence – IHEDN
Stéphane de Navacelle discusses “The investigation procedure into corruption allegations” at the 63rd cycle on strategic and economic intelligence organized by the I...
Event
29 November 2018
Paris Bar Rentrée
Stéphane de Navacelle, Bar Council Member Ordre des avocats de Paris, discusses “Law: a tool for enhancing economic appeal”, at the Paris Bar Rentrée, alonside Pasc...
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...
Event
17 November 2018
ROXIN Alliance – 7th Roxin Alliance Meeting
Stéphane de Navacelle discusses “The Western Approach: Global and Cross-Border Enforcement” with John Turlais (Foley & Lardner LLP), David Rieks (ROXIN Rechtsanwält...
Event
14 November 2018
ENM – French Prosecutor seminar on Major economic and financial crime
Stéphane de Navacelle addresses cross-border internal investigations and cooperation with foreign prosecutors from the company’s standpoint at the French Prosecutor se...
Event
7 November 2018
IBA – New Frontiers of ADR: From Commercial and Investment Matters to Regulatory Violations
Stéphane de Navacelle participates in panel « Negotiated settlements in regulatory matters as a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution » alongside Paul Lalonde, Timoth...
Event
25 October 2018
Global Investigation Review – 3rd Annual GIR Live DC Fall
Stéphane de Navacelle discusses emerging issues in the cross-border regulatory environment with Andy G. Gandhi, Bill Parkin and Adam Safwat at Global Investigations Revi...
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 ...
Event
16 October 2018
C5 – Anti-Corruption France
Stéphane de Navacelle discusses “From the Assessment of the Sapin II Law’s Anti-Corruption System to the First French Deferred Prosecution Agreement (CJIP)” with P...
Event
15 October 2018
Barreau de Paris – New Businesses of law
Stéphane de Navacelle discusses « When the lawyer conducts the internal investigation … the “how to” of a new practice in full swing » alongside Emmanuel Daoud, ...
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...
Event
8 October 2018
ABA – Seventh Annual London White Collar Crime Institute
Stéphane de Navacelle moderates panel “A comparative look at jurisdictions around the world” alongside Kirby Behre, Dr. Wolfgang Spoerr, Mariana Villela and Melody W...
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...
Event
16 August 2018
Intervention at Fondation René Cassin – Institut international des droits de l’homme
Matthieu Bagard invited by the Fondation René Cassin – Institut international des droits de l’homme to its 49th Summer School on International Human Rights Law to di...
Publication
9 August 2018
Navacelle co-authors GIR of the Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations – 2nd Edition
Editors Judith Seddon, Eleanor Davison, Christopher J Morvillo, Michael Bowes QC and Luke Tolaini publish the Half-Year update to GIR’s Practitioner’s Guide to Global...
Publication
14 July 2018
Bastille Day Newsletter 2018
Happy 2018 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 field...
Analysis
14 July 2018
Anti-corruption NGOs’ standing in criminal procedure limited
Bastille Day Newsletter 2018 - Enforcement / Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2018
Recognition of enhance legal privilege to come?
Bastille Day Newsletter 2018 - Enforcement / Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2018
US guilty plea not valid ne bis in idem defense
Bastille Day Newsletter 2018 - Enforcement / Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2018
French-style DPAs: CJIP (Convention Judiciaire d’Intérêt Public)
Bastille Day Newsletter 2018 - Enforcement / Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2018
Constitutional Council rules Executive prosecutorial oversight not in breach of separation of panel on the independence ...
Bastille Day Newsletter 2018 - Enforcement / Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2018
France seeks to reinforce its anti-corruption and compliance arsenal
Bastille Day Newsletter 2018 - What’s Hot
Analysis
14 July 2018
Upholding of France trade secret
Bastille Day Newsletter 2018 - What’s Hot
Analysis
14 July 2018
First French conviction in the “III-gottent gains” case
Bastille Day Newsletter 2018 - What’s Hot
Analysis
14 July 2018
The monopoly of the French tax administration on tax enforcement fraud in jeopardy
Bastille Day Newsletter 2018 - What’s Hot
Analysis
14 July 2018
Clearstream case – an opportunity to detail some constituent elements of influence trafficking and corruptions
Bastille Day Newsletter 2018 - What’s Hot
Analysis
14 July 2018
New challenges arising from the conduct of internal investigations by attorneys
Bastille Day Newsletter 2018 - What’s Hot
Analysis
14 July 2018
France’s asserts authority over multiple jurisdiction prosecutions in corruption cases
Bastille Day Newsletter 2018 - What’s Hot
Analysis
14 July 2018
AFA: a new French agency to fight corruption
Bastille Day Newsletter 2018 - What’s Hot
News
3 July 2018
World Bank Negotiated Resolution Agreement
Stéphane de Navacelle appointed Monitor pursuant to a World Bank Negotiated Resolution Agreement.
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...
Publication
1 May 2018
Global Investigations Review – Double jeopardy
Stéphane de Navacelle quoted by Global Investigations Review – Law Business Research on double jeopardy “you have no defence for double jeopardy with a state investi...
Event
18 April 2018
The Global Witness: Managing Legal Ethics and Other Challenges in Preparing for Testimony in an Interconnected World
Stéphane de Navacelle participates in a panel for ABA Section of International Law.The Panel compares and contrasts competing approaches, including the degree to which a...
Event
17 April 2018
European Corporate Liability – Do’s and Don’ts in Cross Borders Investigations
Stéphane de Navacelle intervenes at a panel for the ABA Section of International Law Annual Conference. The panel compares Corporate criminal liability in France, Switze...
Publication
4 April 2018
Global Investigations Review – Geopolitical considerations passing of Sapin II
Stéphane de Navacelle quoted by GIR (Law Business Research) in March 2018 (issue n°6) on geopolitical considerations passing of Sapin II and the real opportunity for it...
Event
15 March 2018
A Guided Tour Through the Rolls-Royce Case
Stéphane de Navacelle participates to a panel for the Global Forum on Corporate Liability discussing the Rolls-Royce case. Between the media coverage and the U.S. and UK...
Publication
14 March 2018
Les Echos – Anticorruption law Sapin 2’s tools
Stéphane de Navacelle quoted by Valérie Senneville in lead French financial daily Les Echos on anticorruption law Sapin 2’s tools for affirmative defenses for corpora...
Event
28 February 2018
Defence in Multi-National Investigations
Stéphane de Navacelle intervenes at the 32nd Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime in San Diego. The panel discussed the expanding cooperation between national...
Event
14 February 2018
EY Webinar – Implications of SAPIN II on emerging markets
Stéphane de Navacelle was pleased to hold a webinar on the implications of Sapin II law in emerging markets with Arpinder Signh and Sherbir Panag.
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...
News
1 January 2018
Laurine Becker joins Navacelle as Associate
NAVACELLE is delighted to announce the arrival of Laurine Becker as a new associate within the firm.
News
1 January 2018
Sandrine dos Santos promoted to Counsel at NAVACELLE
NAVACELLE is delighted to announce the arrival of Sandrine dos Santos as a new associate within the firm.
Event
28 November 2017
Best practices in cross-border investigations
Stéphane de Navacelle presents best practices for internal investigations to the Healthcare Compliance Implementation Leadership Programme at INSEAD.
Event
16 November 2017
58th cycle Economic and Strategic Intelligence – IHEDN
Stéphane de Navacelle intervient au 58ème cycle Intelligence Economique et Stratégique de l'Institut des Hautes études de la défense nationale (IHEDN) sur le thème ...
Event
25 October 2017
The World’s Policeman? The Global Reach of U.S. Criminal Law
Stéphane de Navacelle intervenes at an ABA Section of International Law on the global reach of US criminal law alongside with David P. Burns (Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP)...
Event
19 October 2017
EFB – Criminal cooperation and international investigations
Stéphane de Navacelle intervient à l'Ecole de formation du barreau (EFB) sur le thème Coopération pénale et enquêtes internationales.
Video
17 October 2017
France 24 – Fate and legal status of French families of the Islamic State
Stéphane de Navacelle speaks on France 24 about the legal status and fate of families returning to France after joining the Islamic State.
Event
11 October 2017
Negotiating Criminal Resolutions with Government Enforcers Around the World
Stéphane de Navacelle intervient à un Panel lors de la 6th Roxin Alliance Annual Meeting sur le thème Negotiating Criminal Resolutions with Government Enforcers around...
Event
4 September 2017
Workshop discussion with Jed Rakoff at ENM
Stéphane de Navacelle moderates a workshop discussion with Jed Rakoff at the invitation of EIFR – European Institute of Financial Regulation, LabEx ReFi in association...
Video
25 August 2017
France 24 – Hearing before the French Administrative Supreme Court on the validity of the municipal decree on “B...
Stéphane de Navacelle interviewed by France 24 on procedure and legal standard for emergency hearing by French Administrative Supreme Court (Conseil d’Etat) on the val...
Analysis
14 July 2017
Paris Bar vademecum for lawyers carrying out internal investigations
Bastille Day Newsletter 2017
Analysis
14 July 2017
Enforcement / Court Decisions – July 2016 to July 2017
Bastille Day Newsletter 2017 - Enforcement / Court Decisions
Analysis
14 July 2017
Changes to the Statute of Limitation
Bastille Day Newsletter 2017 - Legislative Updates
Analysis
14 July 2017
Moralization of public life
Bastille Day Newsletter 2017 - Legislative Updates
Analysis
14 July 2017
Data Protection
Bastille Day Newsletter 2017 - Legislative Updates
Analysis
14 July 2017
Double Jeopardy – Cumulation of criminal and administrative penalties
Bastille Day Newsletter 2017 - Legislative Updates
Analysis
14 July 2017
Transposition of the EU’s Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive
Bastille Day Newsletter 2017 - Legislative Updates
Analysis
14 July 2017
Duty of care of parent and contracting companies law
Bastille Day Newsletter 2017 - Legislative Updates
Analysis
14 July 2017
The Sapin II law, a new source of liability for companies and individuals
Bastille Day Newsletter 2017 - Legislative Updates
Publication
14 July 2017
Bastille Day Newsletter 2017
Happy 2017 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 fields...
Analysis
14 July 2017
CJIP: a French DPA
Bastille Day Newsletter 2017 - Legislative Updates
Video
14 June 2017
France 24 – Transparency in public life
Stéphane de Navacelle interviewed by France 24 on the new law on transparency in public life.
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
26 May 2017
GIR Newsletter #1 – Spring Update
Stéphane de Navacelle, Sandrine dos Santos and Julie Zorrilla address the creation of the French Anti-Corruption Agency (AFA) under Sapin II law in GIR’s Newsletter #1...
Event
17 May 2017
20th IBA Transnational Crime Conference : Conducting the defense investigation : A comparison of law and practice
Stéphane de Navacelle intervenes at the 20th IBA Transnational Crime Conference in Lisbon in a panel composed of Francesco Isolabella Della Croce (Studio Legale Lodovico...
Event
25 April 2017
Panama Papers Revisited: One Year Later
Stéphane de Navacelle intervenes at ABA Section of International Law Spring Meeting in Washington DC in a panel alongside Kim B. Nemirow (Ropes & Gray LLP, Chicago), Shu...
Publication
24 April 2017
LJA – Sciences Po
Stéphane de Navacelle, mentioned in LJA by Marie de Boynes, General Counsel of Sciences-Po for his assistance in “sensitive cases in criminal law matters”
Event
24 April 2017
ZHAW School – Evolving European legislation and Enforcement under US influence
Stéphane de Navacelle invited to discuss Evolving European legislation and Enforcement under US influence at Excellence in Compliance seminar at ZHAW School of Managemen...
News
20 March 2017
GIR – Airbus reveals UK and France cross-border cooperation
Stéphane de Navacelle quoted in GIR article about UK and France cross-border cooperation to investigate French Aerospace company Airbus.
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.
Analysis
16 March 2017
The French Anticorruption Agency (AFA) explained – Sapin 2 law
The decree will enter into force on March 16, 2017. It defines the three tasks of the AFA which will replace the Central Corruption Prevention Department right from the a...
Publication
10 March 2017
ABA CJS Newsletter (Winter)
Stéphane de Navacelle featured on frontpage of ABA Criminal Justice Section Newsletter Volume 25, No. 2 Winter 2017
Event
8 March 2017
31st Annual White Collar Crime National Institute – ABA
Stéphane de Navacelle speaks in a Panel at the ABA 31st Annual White Collar Crime National Institute on "Responding to Global Business Crime Enforcement Trends: A View f...
Video
1 March 2017
France 24 – Procedural consequences of presidential contendant’s interview
Stéphane de Navacelle interviewed by France 24 on the procedural consequences of presidential contendant’s interview by financial investigating magistrates.
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.
News
9 February 2017
Decideurs – “Tailor made financial crime defense by NAVACELLE”
Tailor made financial crime defense by NAVACELLE
Event
20 January 2017
CGI – Meeting anti-corruption and whistleblowers
Stéphane de Navacelle addresses CGI on what companies need to roll out to comply with requirements of Sapin II law anti-corruption provisions.
Publication
1 January 2017
Navacelle co-authors GIR of the Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations – 1st Edition
Stéphane de Navacelle, Sandrine Dos Santos and Julie Zorrilla address dos and don’ts of corporate investigations in France in the Practitioner’s Guide to Global ...
Event
12 December 2016
IHEDN – Ethics and compliance, international risk management
Stéphane de Navacelle and Sandrine Dos Santos speak at the Institute of Higher National Defence Studies at “Ethics and compliance, international risk management” sem...
Video
8 December 2016
France 24 – Former French budget minister Jérôme Cahuzac sentenced to three years in prison
Stéphane de Navacelle interviewed by France 24 on guilty decision against former French budget minister and steeping up of enforcement against tax fraud and money launde...
News
1 December 2016
Paris Bar Council
Stéphane de Navacelle elected by his peers to the Paris Bar Council (the deliberative, policy-making and disciplinary body of the Paris Bar).
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.
Publication
11 October 2016
GIR – Paris bar association issues recommendations for Upjohn warning in internal investigation
Stéphane de Navacelle quoted in GIR article of October 11, 2016 on internal investigations and new ethical framework within the Paris Bar: “Paris bar association issue...
Event
10 October 2016
ABA 5th annual meeting of the London White Collar Crime Institute
Stéphane de Navacelle intervenes at the 5th ABA annual meeting of the London White Collar Crime Institute.
Publication
1 October 2016
L’Expansion n°818 – “United States, Avengers of global business”
Stéphane de Navacelle quoted in the article “United-States, avengers of global business” in the headlines of l’Expansion magazine issue n°818 on international inv...
Event
1 October 2016
Complex financial investigation: actors and future ? – Ministry of the Interior
Stéphane de Navacelle participe à une conférence au Ministère de l'intérieur sur "L'investigation financière complexe : acteurs & avenirs". Les récentes évolutio...
Video
7 September 2016
France 24 – Compatibility between measures taken to combat terrorism and respect for the rule of law
Partner Stéphane de Navacelle talks to France 24 about the compatibility of counter-terrorism measures with the rule of law.
Event
26 August 2016
Business, Sports and Fraud: Compliance and Risk Management
Stéphane de Navacelle participates at the AIJA IBLC, Commercial Fraud and Sports Law Commissions’ joint session. It focuses on several issues related to good governanc...
Event
15 June 2016
Age Dating in Environmental Forensics: When, Why & How?
Stéphane de Navacelle intervenes about Age Dating in Environmental Forensics.
Event
9 June 2016
Banking Commission Seminar – Shower of regulations on the Financial and Insurance sectors! Where does the journey end?
Stéphane de Navacelle intervenes at the Banking Commission Seminar (AIJA – Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats) in Zurich, Switzerland.
Video
2 June 2016
France 24- Corruption in Tokyo 2020 Olympics Bid
Stéphane de Navacelle invited by France 24 to participate in the debate on Corruption in Tokyo 2020 Olympics Bid.
Event
1 June 2016
Cross-border defense in the European Union
Sandrine dos Santos intervenes at Lisbon District Council with Lisbon Criminal Lawyers Association
Video
20 May 2016
France 24 – Salah Abdelslam’s right to silence
Stéphane de Navacelle interviewed by France 24 on the right to remain silent exercised by Salah Abdelslam.
Video
1 May 2016
France 24 – Constitutionality of detention of Paris bombing suspects
Stéphane de Navacelle answers France 24's questions on the constitutionality of the detention of the suspects of the Paris attacks and on the progress of the criminal pr...
Video
28 April 2016
France 24 – Criminal procedure applicable in France in the case of Salah Abdeslam
Stéphane de Navacelle answers France 24's questions on French criminal procedure as it will be applied to the 13 November attacks in Paris and their aftermath.
Video
7 April 2016
Transfer of Salah Abdeslam from Belgium to France and underlying procedure
Stéphane de Navacelle interviewed on France 24 on de lay of transfer of terrorist suspect Abdeslam from Belgium to France pursuant to european arrest warrant and underly...
Event
2 March 2016
Obtaining Foreign Evidence and Defending Against Extradition
Stéphane de Navacelle discuss on "Obtaining Foreign Evidence and Defending Against Extradition" in a panel moderated by Bruce Zagaris. The panel discusses the growing ne...
Video
17 February 2016
France 24 – Sarkozy investigation
Stéphane de Navacelle answers France 24's questions about Nicolas Sarkozy's indictment in the Bygmalion case.
Video
5 February 2016
France 24 – France constitutional reforms : Plan to strip terrorists of citizenship raises eyebrows
Stéphane de Navacelle answers France 24's questions on the constitutional reform depriving bi-nationals convicted of terrorism of their French nationality.
News
1 January 2016
World Bank Group Benchmarking Public Procurement report 2016
NAVACELLE contributor for France
News
1 January 2016
ABA Anti-Corruption Committee 2016
Stéphane de Navacelle nominated as vice-Chair in the International Anti-Corruption Committee of the ABA.
News
1 January 2016
American Bar Foundation
Stéphane de Navacelle appointed fellow in the American Bar Foundation.
News
1 January 2016
AIJA Executive committee
Stéphane de Navacelle elected for the Executive committee of the International Association of Young Lawyers.
Video
21 December 2015
France 24 – Over a month of state of emergency in France
Stéphane de Navacelle provides an analysis one month into the state of emergency in France.
Video
19 November 2015
France 24 – Paris attacks – State of emergency extended: what consequences?
Stéphane de Navacelle interviewed on the consequences of the vote by parliament of the law extending the state of emergency in France.
Video
1 October 2015
France 24 – Paris Attacks: France extends state of emergency, giving police new powers
Stéphane de Navacelle interviewed on the implications of the passing of a law prolonging the state of emergency in France.
Analysis
1 August 2015
Libor, Forex and other Financial Scandals
Stéphane de Navacelle co-author of the AIJA National Report.
Event
4 June 2015
Anti-Corruption Reforms and Enforcement in Africa, There is Nowhere to Hide: Accountability is Knocking at Your Door
Stéphane de Navacelle chairs a panel composed of John Coogan (International Finance Corporation, Washington, DC, USA), Graham Dawes, (Deloitte, Nairobi, Kenya), Ada Eze ...
Event
1 May 2015
There Is More to it Than Just Applying the Rules: Challenges of Mutual Legal Assistance between the U.S., United Arab Em...
Stéphane de Navacelle intervenes at the ABA Section of international law Commision. The panelists will compare and highlight the differences between common law and civil...
Event
27 March 2015
American civil procedure – Discovery, cornerstone of the Anglo-Saxon legal culture
Stéphane de Navacelle spoke at the Ecole nationale de la magistrature on American civil procedure, in particular the discovery procedure.
Event
26 March 2015
Panorama of criminal procedure in the United States
Stéphane de Navacelle speaks at the Ecole nationale de la magistrature to present a general overview of American criminal procedure.
News
1 January 2015
Nomination American Bar Association Section of International Law
Stéphane de Navacelle appointed co-Chair of the International Criminal Law Committee, Vice-Chair of the Europe Committee and member of the Steering Committee of the Inte...
Podcast
5 December 2014
France Inter – International corruption
Stéphane de Navacelle interviewed on international corruption, public procurement and poor track record of international investors in Toulouse Airport.
Event
23 October 2014
Do it the American way: The rise of plea bargaining, leniency agreements & criminal settlements in civil law jurisd...
Stéphane de Navacelle alongside Frederico Ramos (Immigration bureau of Argentina - Legal Director), Fabiola Emilin Rodrigues (Demarest Advogados - Partner), Frederico Bu...
Publication
1 October 2014
Update on Anti-Corruption Developments in France
Stéphane de Navacelle reports on developments in French anti-corruption legislation in the ABA Section of International Law newsletter.
Event
11 June 2014
Negotiated justice and impact on corporations: can they still resist the pressure?
Stéphane de Navacelle participated in a conference of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
News
6 June 2014
Le Figaro – “BNP Paribas : why France does not understand the American decision”
Stéphane de Navacelle interviewed by Le Figaro concerning the fine imposed by U.S. authorities against BNP Paribas for violating commercial and financial embargoes.
Event
4 April 2014
What’s New in European Financial Sector Regulation!? An Introduction to the Latest EU and Swiss Developments
Stéphane de Navacelle chair the American Bar Association Section of International Law in New York, USA.
Event
2 April 2014
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Intersection of Civil Law and Common Law Deposition Styles In Cross-Border Matters
"Stéphane de Navacelle intervenes on ""The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Intersection of Civil Law and Common Law Deposition Styles In Cross-Border Matters"" to compare an...
Publication
1 November 2013
Report on the London meeting program “Letting Slip the Dogs of War: Using Civil and Criminal Remedies to Recover Stole...
Stéphane de Navacelle contributes to the ABA Section of International Law Europe Committee newsletter "Remedies to Recover Stolen Assets”.
Event
8 October 2013
Transparency International – Cross regional judiciary workshop
Stéphane de Navacelle participates at the Cross regional judiciary workshop for the Transparency International.
Event
3 October 2013
A comparative view of the enforcement : market abuses
Stéphane de Navacelle, Eric Dezeuze (avocat associé, Bredin Prat, professeur associé à l’Université Paris V), Matthew Nunan (Head of Wholesale, Enforcement & Finan...
News
1 August 2013
Appointment American Bar Association Section of International Law
Stéphane de Navacelle appointed Vice-Chair of the International Criminal Law Committee, Vice-Chair of the Europe Committee et member of the Steering Committee of the Int...
Event
22 June 2013
How do countries legally limit legal auditor’s liability ?
Stéphane de Navacelle, Nicolas Bernardy, Brucher Thieltgen & Partners, Luxembourg, Annemarie van der Kruk, Simmons & Simmons, discuss on how do countries legally limit a...
Event
23 April 2013
What’s in a name? That which we call a Notary, is it the same?
Stéphane de Navacelle, Juan Francisco Torres-Landa, Francesca Giannoni-Crystal,Hans-Michael Giessen and Patrick Del Duca discuss on the theme "What’s in a name? That w...
Event
23 April 2013
Harmonization of EU laws: the Rocky Road of Integration on Finance, Privacy and Culture
Brief presentation of Directive 2003/6/CE on insider dealing and market manipulation (Market Abuse Directive - MAD).
Event
8 April 2013
European Forum on Corporate Criminal Liability
Stéphane de Navacelle intervened at the European Forum on Corporate Criminal Liability in Surrey, United Kingdom.
Event
22 February 2013
What’s new in the anticorruption world – practical advice
Highlight of a recent report, the OECD singled out France for its inaction in the area of foreign bribery and called on it to step up its efforts to combat bribery of for...
Event
17 January 2013
Pathways to Employment in International Law Programs
Stéphane de Navacelle intervenes at the ABA Section of International Law and the "Ecole Française du barreau" in Paris, France
Publication
1 January 2013
The fight against corruption in France by Daphné Latour & Pierre-Edouard Gondran
Stéphane de Navacelle quoted in the “The fight against corruption in France” by Daphné Latour and Pierre-Edouard Gondran de Robert (Emerit Publishing)
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Publication
1 December 2012
White Collar Criminal Investigations and Proceedings in France and the U.S.
Stéphane de Navacelle co-author of ABA Section of International Law Europe Committee newsletter.
Event
25 September 2012
White Collar Criminal Investigations and Proceedings in France and the U.S.
Stéphane de Navacelle moderated a panel composed of Frederick T. Davies, Didier Rebut and Nathalie Roret, seasoned in high profile criminal investigations and proceeding...