Internal investigations
and Compliance

We can support you in the implementation of internal investigations to prevent, identify and handle criminal risk in France and abroad. Duverne Avocat works in close collaboration with consulting firms and Forensics service providers.

In 2020, Clémentine Duverne was listed by Global Investigations Review’s “40 under 40”, which profiles 40 leading young investigations specialists from around the world. Every year since 2021, Clémentine Duverne has been identified by Who’s Who Legal as Future Leader in Investigations.

— Conducting an internal investigation for an industrial company relating to operations carried out in a country subject to international sanctions, leading to the strengthening of internal procedures in compliance with KYC and international sanctions requirements.

— Regular advice to a French industrial group regarding the analysis of its regulatory obligations (in particular with respect to AML/CFT) in the context of its financial investments.

— Advising an investment bank on the implementation of the agreement signed with the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) and the resulting remediation plan and support during the review of the NYDFS independent consultant.

— Advising a financial institution in connection with the implementation of the agreement signed with the Federal Reserve Bank concerning the strengthening of its internal procedures and programs of compliance with regulations on internal sanctions and assistance during the review of the Fed independent consultant.

— Advising a French banking group on the analysis of its French and international regulatory obligations and the identification of the contractual provisions necessary in the negotiation of an international contract for the purpose of providing outsourced essential services, concerning all group entities.