White Collar

We can assist you in your multi-jurisdictional disputes including as part of our network of first class foreign law firms. Duverne Avocat can also support you in the development of strategic communication and internal reporting.

Clémentine Duverne gained extensive experience in complex leading cases of international cooperation and negotiated justice.

— Defense of senior executives, compliance officers and certain employees of an international bank based in France in an OFAC (Office of Foreign Assets Control) investigation conducted by the United States Department of Justice, the Southern District of the United States Attorney’s Office (New York City), the New York County District Attorney’s Office, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Department of Financial Services of the State of New York.

— Defense of a French bank in an OFAC investigation, advising senior executives in connection with investigations conducted by US federal, state and regulatory authorities.

— Advising former senior level managers of a major French bank in connection with a request for international criminal law assistance in a money laundering investigation conducted by Argentinian authorities.

— Analyzing and preventing criminal exposure for an oil company and some of its former executive members in the context of prosecutions carried out simultaneously in France and Switzerland on allegations of bribery of foreign public officials.

— Defense of a foreign investment fund in the context of a criminal investigation opened in France on charges of corruption related to potential kickbacks.

— Defense of foreign executives of a banking institution involved in criminal proceedings in Greece and advice on European arrest warrants.