Press review
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 omission of accounting entries offenses. Secondly, legal proceedings are underway before the Criminal Court in Paris against major French rugby stakeholders for a series of white-collar crimes. In addition, the French Anti-Corruption Agency (AFA) published a new practical guide on gifts and entertainments. Finally, in the field of competition law, the Court of Justice of the European Union condemned Google for anti-competitive practices regarding Android, its operating system for cell phones.

 

A manager can be both convicted for tax fraud and omission of accounting entries.

The question of ne bis in idem principle’s application continues to feed case law in white-collar crime. The decision rendered last June 22 by the Court de Cassation’s criminal chamber considers that ne bis in idem principle does not prohibit cumulation of qualification for tax fraud and omission of accounting entries offenses. > Read article

 

#Corruption: The opening of Bernard Laporte and French rugby barons trial.

A trial is currently underway before the Criminal Court in Paris against major French rugby stakeholders, for a series of white-collar crimes. A lengthy investigation by the PNF revealed several corruption and illegal interest-taking charges. The stakes of this trial are heightened by the organization in France of the Rugby World Cup in less than a year. > Read article

 

#Anti-corruption: Publication of a new practical guide on gifts and entertainments, by the French Anticorruption Agency.

On September 15th, 2022, the French Anticorruption Agency published a new practical guide dedicated to gifts and entertainments, which details the criminal risks that they may generate for public officials. > Read guide

 

Google loses its appeal and will have to pay a fine of more than 4 billion euros to Europe

The Court of Justice of the European Union confirmed on Wednesday September 14 the fine imposed on Google. The IT giant was convicted of anti-competitive practices regarding Android, its operating system for cell phones. It allegedly imposed illegal restrictions on Android-based cell phone manufacturers and mobile network operators in order to consolidate the dominant position of its search engine. > Read article

 

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