Brief Overview of the Law and Enforcement Regime
Publié par Global Legal Insights
Bribery and corruption, as part of the wider economic and financial criminality field, are under particular scrutiny since 2012. The revelations of several high-profile cases, some involving top French public officials, make the issue fundamental. As a consequence, recent reforms have hardened penalties and increased investigative powers. These will be explored in the present paper.
A Review of Business Crime Defence in 2016
Publié par WhosWholegal.com
Business crime defence in France currently faces substantial changes with regards to both criminal procedure and substantive law. It is especially worthy to present some of the most significant ongoing trends, such as: the new limitations to the double jeopardy in major whitecollar crime fields; the attempts to develop transactional procedures; the expansion of money laundering prosecution; and the predicted significant evolution of anticorruption regulations. The reader will find the answers to every questions he may ask himself in the following paper.
Publié par Gettingthedealthrough.com
In France, money laundering is one of the most prosecuted offences, particularly when the predicate offence is tax fraud. Nowadays, predicate offences are often left unprosecuted and prosecutors prefer to charge offenders with money laundering. This trend is mostly explained by recent laws which created the possibility, in money laundering cases, of seizing and confiscating some or all of the offender’s assets whether or not they have connections with the money laundering. Hence, the best compliance policy for companies and institutions is to be particularly careful regarding tax issues.