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Nicolas has nearly 15 years of experience in compliance issues in a variety of contexts: Bird & Bird works intensively on global compliance measures and international data transfers. As competent litigators, the team represented Doctolib before the Council of State in a successful litigation that brought important developments to the ongoing Schrems II debate. The company handles sensitive and demanding data issues for the banking sector and counts among its customers Orange Bank, a bank founded by the French telecommunications company Orange. Ariane Mole`s previous internal experience at the French Data Protection Authority gives her valuable insight into regulatory issues. Mole heads the department with the respected Merav Griguer. The well-founded and highly experienced Paris-based bank of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP frequently collaborates with the firm`s experts in Washington DC. The firm is recommended both at national level and in a cross-border context in the fight against corruption and corruption. The broad client base includes many leading French IT, aerospace, engineering, energy and luxury goods companies, which engage in practice to set up and review national and global compliance programs. The firm also has extensive experience in AFA-led audits. The excellent firm is led by Bryan Sillaman and includes highly recommended Michael Huneke, Anne Gaustad, Nicolas Tollet and Marie-Agnès Nicolas, who was promoted to partner in early 2022. Former counsel Olivier Dorgan left the firm in April 2021. Jan Dunin-Wasowicz joined the team at the beginning of 2022.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP is engaged by leading firms to help establish anti-corruption programs and compliance audits led by the AFA. In addition, the practice advises companies on compliance audits, particularly in the context of mergers and acquisitions and international projects. The range of expertise also includes anti-money laundering and anti-corruption issues as well as whistleblowing issues. The practice is also familiar with domestic or cross-border cases and with the conduct of internal investigations. Competition law compliance issues are also addressed. Jonathan Mattout heads the firm. De Counsel Raphaël Coeurquetin left in April 2021 for an internal position. With a strong background in IT transactions, Astura also frequently supports data protection work in cross-border transactions. Prior to founding Asta, Matthieu Mélin worked in many international companies and has since built a team that assists with GDPR compliance and audits, as well as the preparation of data protection impact assessments. Compliance is a fast-growing area for the process shop Bougarchev Moyne Associates. The firm advises an already large, important and growing clientele, including many leading French companies and banks.
The firm`s high-level anti-corruption expertise and extensive international network make it a popular choice for compliance issues in all regions of the world. The fight against money laundering and compliance with banking rules are also covered. The company assists in the preparation and review of compliance policies and programs, as well as compliance audits conducted by relevant independent authorities, particularly by advising multiple clients facing AFA-led controls. The Company was also recently engaged to conduct compliance due diligence in connection with a major acquisition. Several team members act as compliance officers for clients. The highly experienced Kiril Bougartchev and Emmanuel Moyne run the firm with Geoffroy Goubin, who became a partner in January 2021. „Frédéric Forster demonstrates an exceptional ability to adapt to the level of expertise of his clients and the different levels of compliance in order to best meet the needs of the company, in particular by allowing the prioritization of topics according to their importance or complexity. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP is recognized among France`s leading banks for its high-level expertise in U.S.
sanctions and financial compliance. The firm has participated in and several landmark investigations in the U.S. and has a practice in place to support the implementation phases of compliance remedies in the U.S. While the firm`s core compliance competencies are in the Washington and London offices, the firm has a strong position in Paris with Sidne Koenigsberg and Margot Sève, associate. The Paris team also assists companies in the implementation of French compliance programs and in compliance reviews of corporate transactions. The IT company ITLAW Avocats has complementary expertise in data protection and data protection as well as intellectual property thanks to its 25 years of experience in these fields. Claudia Weber, Practice Manager, set up a working group with important market players on the topic of data protection agreements in IT projects, which led to the creation of a guideline. The team is recognized for „its experience that goes far beyond its legal expertise.“ On the preventive side, Nicolas has extensive experience and knowledge of compliance programs and the internal operations of multinational companies, having worked in-house for five years both at headquarters and at the operational level. He assists a large number of CAC 40 and SBF 120 companies, private equity firms and others in various sectors in the development and implementation of their compliance programs worldwide, conducting compliance audits in various jurisdictions and conducting due diligence in mergers and acquisitions.