France > Dispute resolution > White-collar crime
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Bredin Prat’s Eric Dezeuze ranks among the country’s top white-collar crime lawyers. The firm was recently involved in several of the most-talked about political, tax, securities and fraud-related cases.
Hervé Témime’s outstanding track record includes the recent Angolagate, Clearstream and Médiator cases.
‘Superb’ litigation boutique Metzner Associés is ‘one of the best firms regarding knowledge, responsiveness and availability’. Its impressive track record includes having obtained the acquittal of Continental Airlines in the Concorde case, after it had been condemned in first-instance proceedings. The practice is also involved in high-profile money laundering, corruption and tax return cases, and assists major companies with establishing compliance programmes. The practice features recommended lawyers Emmanuel Marsigny, Nicolas Huc-Morel, Aurélien Hamelle and Antonin Levy. Sadly, since going to press, name partner and star litigator
Soulez Larivière et Associés played a key role in several cases that made headlines in 2012. The firm was victorious in the Concorde appeal proceedings and also defended clients in the AZF and Erika cases. Daniel Soulez-Larivière is a highly respected litigator and Mauricia Courrégé is also recommended.
Veil Jourde’s caseload often mirrors France’s judicial headline news in the financial and political fields. The firm was involved in the Chirac, Angolagate, Karachi, Concorde, Appollonia and AZF cases, and won a €4.9bn compensation award in the Kerviel case which set the record for a criminal case in France. Leading names in this first-class team are Jean Veil, Emmanuel Rosenfeld, Georges Jourde, Pierre-François Veil, and François Esclatine.
Altana’s Philippe Goossens is handling high-profile cases pertaining to espionage, corruption, pollution or construction. The four-lawyer team also has expertise in crisis management.
De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés is defending Eiffage in the Hotel Carlton Lille case and the manager of the Concorde programme in the Concorde case. Thierry Dalmasso and Arnaud de Barthès de Montfort are recommended.
Fischer Tandeau de Marsac Sur & Associés has an impressive track record in environment, health and finance-related cases, and is adept at handling highly sensitive political and diplomatic matters. Highlights included acting in the Médiator, Erika and Renault cases. The team is praised for its experience, high involvement and willingness to listen to clients. Pierre-Olivier Sur stands out for his skills, efficiency and emotional tact. Nathalie Schmelck is also recommended along with Silvestre Tandeau de Marsac, who is a key contact for financial matters.
Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.’s Aurélien Boulanger and Bruno Quentin have expertise in criminal finance, fraud and securities-related cases. The firm represents major financial institutions, corporations and high-ranking executives.
Jean-Yves Leborgne is a brilliant litigator with extensive experience in high-profile cases.
Kiejman & Marembert’s Georges Kiejman is highly regarded and was recently involved in the Chirac case.
Linklaters LLP’s Kiril Bougartchev is ‘very well connected’ and recommended for his ‘good judgement and personal advice’. The firm is handling some very sensitive cases and manages a growing caseload of complex international financial and industrial fraud matters.
Pierre Haïk is a leading figure who handles high-profile cases.
Reinhart Marville Torre’s Jean Reinhart handles delicate matters.
Taylor Wessing’s Paul-Albert Iweins acts in highly sensitive matters. The firm advises major corporations, institutions and banks, and is also adept at handling defamation proceedings in the media sector.
White & Case LLP is involved in a number of high-profile French and multi-jurisdictional cases and investigations. Clients include large companies as well as French banks, which trust the team with key financial regulatory and fraud cases. Michel Beaussier has extensive experience in cross-border money laundering, terrorist financing and corruption matters. Ludovic Malgrain is an expert in corporate risk management.