Press review
9 December 2022

Press review – Week of 5 December 2022

In this press review, you will have the opportunity to discover two court decisions. The first one, is issued by the Court of Cassation in the matter of sound recording, and the second one is issued by the CJEU in the matter of financial transparency. In addition, the review also discusses the agreement between Google and US prosecutors regarding the collection of user location data. Finally, we bring you the report published this month by the AMF on corporate governance.


Variations on the duration of sound recording measures

In a decision rendered on 29 November 2022, the Court of Cassation considered that the same domicile could be the object of several sound recording measures on the occasion of distinct proceedings, unless the use of a stratagem is established. Moreover, the fact that the deactivated and unusable technical device remains in the premises is not sufficient to characterize an effective violation of the right to privacy. > Read article


“The Court has destroyed in one day the result of years of work”: astonishment in civil society after a judicial decision on financial transparency

Introduced in 2018, transparency of beneficiary registers was one of the flagship measures of the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (2018). In a decision of 22 November, the Court of Justice of the European Union declared the public availability of registers of beneficial owners of companies illegal, judging this to be contrary to the respect of privacy and the protection of the personal data of citizens. > Read article


Social and environmental responsibility at the heart of the 2022 edition of the AMF report on corporate governance and executive compensation

The French Financial Markets Authority (AMF) published its report on corporate governance and executive compensation in early December. Positive findings were made on a sample of listed companies, notably in the implementation and consideration of CSR initiatives. > Read article


Forty Attorneys General v. Google: $391.5 million settlement in the U.S. for the unlawful collection of user location data

In the United States, Google has reached a landmark settlement with forty attorneys general, for the amount of 391.5 million dollars for the unlawful collection of user geolocation data, this agreement is accompanied by commitments to implement measures to better respect user choices. > Read article


Related content

Press review
Press review
9 June 2023
Press review – Week of 5 June 2023
This week's press review details the suspicions of favoritism hanging over Olivier Dussopt, Minister of Labor, Employment and Integration, and...
Press review
Press review
2 June 2023
Press review – Week of 29 May 2023
This week, the 32nd chamber of the Paris judicial court handed down its first conviction for price manipulation against Thierry...
Press review
press review
26 May 2023
Press review – Week of 22 May 2023
This week, the Parquet national financier (PNF - National Financial Prosecutor's Office) signed its 16th and 17th Convention Judiciaire d'Intérêt...
23 May 2023
The French Minister for Public Accounts announces a plan to fight tax fraud
During a senatorial debate, after the publication by the Finance Commission of a report on the fight against tax fraud,...
Press review
press reveiw
15 May 2023
Press review – Week of 15 May 2023
This week in the news, the ECHR validated the sharing of phone taps from the prosecutor to the antitrust authority...
Press review
press review
12 May 2023
Press review – Week of 8 May 2023
This week in the news, François Ruffin was dismissed by the ECHR, and a judicial investigation was opened for suspicions...
Press review
White Collar Crime Compliance Press review
5 May 2023
Press review – Week of 01 May 2023
This week in the news, the Paris prosecutor's office signed a DPA with a Spanish bank, and Anticor is investigating...
Press review
Press review
28 April 2023
Press review – Week of 24 April 2023
In this press review, the National Financial Prosecutor’s Office (PNF) searched the premises of the Member of Parliament Pierre Morel-A-L’Huissier...
DPA ABA 2023
26 April 2023
Deferred Prosecution Agreements and how much do they shield from litigation and arbitration?
During the American Bar Association International Law Section 2023 conference, Stéphane de Navacelle will discuss Corporate criminal liability frameworks which...
Press review
Press review
21 April 2023
Press review – Week of 17 April 2023
In this week’s press review, on the international level, ecocide has been recognized by the European Parliament, the United States...
Press review
Press review Navacelle
14 April 2023
Press review – Week of 10 April 2023
In this week's press review, Anticor accuses the former president of EDF of illegal interest taking, a Swiss banker pleads...
Press review
10 April 2023
Press review – Week of 3 April 2023
This week's press review focuses on the publication by the CNIL of the 2023 edition of its guide on the...