International sanctions
and regulatory matters

Duverne Avocat can advise you in the analysis and prevention of risk in connection with your regulatory obligations, in the fight against money laundering, terrorist financing, corruption and international economic sanctions.

Clémentine Duverne has unique expertise with financial institutions as well as with SMEs.

— Advising a French SME in the context of its application for a license to export dual-use goods from the SBDU (French Dual-use Goods Department) and ANSSI (The French National Cybersecurity Agency) cooperating with our American colleagues on a similar request to the US BIS (Bureau of Industry and Security, Department of Commerce).

— Advising a banking group and some of its subsidiaries on regulations applicable to the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism, particularly with regard to correspondent banking, banking messaging and escalation processes.

— Advising a banking institution on updating its group policy on exchange of information and international sanctions.

— Advising a financial institution on the implementation of European regulations in relation to certain outsourced essential services in compliance with banking secrecy rules.

— Advising individuals in their exchanges with KYC screening providers.

— Advising an individual on the right to a bank account in the context of a procedure initiated by a French Departmental Office for the Protection of Populations (DDPP).

— Advising a banking institution and one of its subsidiaries on their exposure to regulatory risks vis-à-vis the French supervisory authority of banking and insurance undertakings (ACPR) and the Financial supervisory authority in Monaco (SICCFIN), following an on-site and off-site checks an inspection led by the Monegasque regulator and an internal investigation.

— Advising a bank on the multi-jurisdictional analysis of the regulations applicable to information sharing in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing at group level and the implementation of an information exchange system within the group.