Radio program France Culture “Matières à penser” 1 August 2019
Legal 500 – Compliance – Law firm and leading lawyer rankings in 2019
Navacelle identified by Legal 500 EMEA in 2019 for their ranking list as one of the best compliance law firms in France.
“French white-collar crime, compliance and regulatory boutique, Navacelle has extensive experience advising on the establishment of anti-corruption compliance programmes and on investigations led by US Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Headed by the highly regarded Stéphane de Navacelle, the six-lawyer team is assisting major companies and banks in several high-profile and combined French, UK and US investigations. It is also acting as a monitor in one case and assisting with internal investigations”.
July 25 2019
2019 International Advisory Experts Award, Criminal Law within France
Who’s Who Legal: Business Crime Defence 2019
Legal 500 EMEA – White collar crime – Law firm and leading lawyer rankings 2019
Navacelle identified by Legal 500 EMEA for their ranking list as one of the best white-collar crime and dispute resolution law firms in France in 2019.
“Litigation, compliance and regulatory boutique, Navacelle has strong experience advising French and international companies, and often their high-level executives and employees, in the context of French and international regulatory investigations (including those conducted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (US SEC), the Department of Justice (US DOJ), the Serious Fraud Office (UK SFO) and the Financial Conduct Authority (UK FCA)).The six-lawyer team is regularly involved in high-profile cases relating to international corruption, insider trading, market abuse and tax evasion. Stéphane de Navacelle et Counsel Sandrine dos Santos are recommended”.
July 18 2019
Happy 2019 Bastille Day!
Happy 2019 Bastille Day
Lawyers at Navacelle thought you might be interested in reviewing a selection we made of noticeable events which occurred in France in the fields of corporate criminal liability, criminal procedure and compliance over the past twelve months so we put together our third Bastille Day Newsletter!
We hope you will find some use to it and will be happy to answer any inquiry you might have in Arabic, English, French German, Portuguese or Spanish.
2019 Bastille Day Newsletter
July 14 2019
10th Edition rankings public of The Best Lawyers in France
GIR Live Paris: French DPA guidelines incentivise self-reporting
Paris Bar Association – Campus 2019 – Developing an international practice
Stéphane de Navacelle, Paris Bar Council Member (Barreau de Paris) addresses along with Philippe Assor (Assor avocats), Thomas Baudesson (Clifford Chance), Jean-François Blandin (CARPA de Paris), Jacques Bouyssou (Alerion), Christian Brugerolle (Ordre des Avocats), Christine Deis (Responsable du service de l’exercice professionnel Ordre des avocats), Lydia Picoteiro-Bettencourt (LPB avocats), Chiara Poggi-Ferrero (DS Avocats) and Laurent Samama (Responsable du Barreau entrepreneurial Ordre des Avocats) « developing an international practice ! ».
July 6 2019
Paris Bar Association – Campus 2019 – Ethical and practical challenges of lawyers as investigators
Stéphane de Navacelle, Paris Bar Council member, discusses alongside Margot Sève (Skadden Arps), Nicolas Brooke (Signature Litigation) and Pierre-Olivier Sur (FTMS) the ethical and practical challenges of lawyers as investigators: conflict of interest, professional secrecy and independence during the Paris Bar Campus 2019.
July 3 2019
GIR Live Paris
Stéphane de Navacelle, Partner Navacelle, participates as speaker alongside Astrid Mignon Colombet (Soulez Larivière) and Yousr Khalil (FRA) to a panel on French DPAs and international cooperation moderated by Stéphane Bonifassi and Jonathan Mattout (Herbert Smith) during the Global Investigations Review Live in Paris.
June 27 2019
Who’s Who Legal: Business Crime Defence & Investigations 2019
Stéphane de Navacelle, Partner Navacelle, identified by research with clients and peers carried out by Who’s Who Legal – Law Business Research as #1 Mostly Highly Regarded individual in Business Crime Defence & Investigations 2019.
“Navacelle’s Stéphane de Navacelle is a well-established figure in the market. He runs one of the most distinguished practices in the country that sees him engaged in such matters as internal investigations and white-collar criminal litigation.”
June 25 2019
Stéphane de Navacelle interview. Mutations, Cameroun.
Stéphane de Navacelle, Ordre des avocats de Paris Bar Council Member, interviewed by Pascal Dibamou, journalist at Mutations daily and Junior Ayissi on the future of the legal profession and the role of Bars at the occasion of the Paris Bar participation in the Cameroun Bar rentrée.
Mutations n°4870, Cameroun.
June 17 2019
Conference of the Cameroun Bar rentrée in Yaoundé
Stéphane de Navacelle, Ordre des avocats de Paris Paris Bar Council Member, discusses Compliance and soft law alongside Sylvie Nicole Mouyecket Ngana, Bâtonnier of the Pointe-Noire Bar (République du Congo), at the invitation of Charles Tchakoute Patie, Cameroun Bar Bâtonnier, at the Cameroun Bar rentrée in Yaoundé, Cameroun.
Cameroun Bar rentrée
June 6 2019
Paris Bar Association – In-house investigator’s lawyers, ethical recommendations
Le Point – Best Law Firms 2019
Décideurs – Litigation & Arbitration – White Collar Crime 2019 – France
Workshop Conventions “Cooperation between regulatory agencies”
Julie Zorrilla, Sarah Reilly and Alice Béral at Navacelle
Julie Zorrilla works on complex cross-border financial and criminal matters, including asset recovery, embargo and index manipulation (LIBOR and SSA), involving top executives of global foreign and French financial institutions. Julie handles large-scale corruption and compliance matters advising on both legal and crisis management for corporations with global operations. She also participates in determining the strategy for and the implementation of internal investigations. Julie previously worked in the Legal Affairs Department of the Ministry of the Economy and Finance in 2012 and as a trainee Auditor at the Paris Court of Appeal in 2011. Julie graduated at Paris X University and at the Institute of Criminal Sciences at Panthéon-Assas University Paris II (2010).
Sarah Reilly gained experience in international and national criminal law, working as a trainee at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. She has also worked as trainee for international law firms McDermott, Will & Emery and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Sarah graduated from King’s College London – Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (LL.B., Master 1, 2014) and Columbia Law School – Université d’Amsterdam (LL.M., 2015).
Alice Béral, gained experience in criminal law, especially white-collar crime and cross-border financial matters, working as a trainee at McDermott, Will & Emery Paris and London. She has also worked as trainee with two formers Secretary of the Conference, dealing with emergency criminal defense, and for international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer dealing with complex banking and finance matters. Alice graduated from Aix-Marseille University – (Master 2 Economic law (2013) and Master 2 in International Business law (2015).
April 16 2019
ABA SIL Washington – European Hard-Line Enforcement: Threats to the US Monopoly on International Prosecutions
Breakfast Debevoise & FRA & Navacelle
Stéphane de Navacelle, Partner Navacelle, participates in panel on “Evidence in Internal Investigations – Theory & Practice” with Robin Lööf, Counsel Debevoise & Plimpton, Alexandre Bisch, Counsel Debevoise & Plimpton, and Yousr Khalil, Partner Forensic Risk Alliance, at Matinale Investigations Paris seminar in Paris, France.
April 9 2019
Décideurs – Litigation & Arbitration – AMF litigation, ACPR and listed transactions 2019 – France
Navacelle identified by Décideurs as Excellent in Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR) and listed transactions litigation in France in 2019.
April 4 2019
Who’s Who Legal – Corporates, Business Crime Defence – Individuals and Investigations 2019
Who’s Who Legal – Business Crime Defence and Investigations 2019
Chambers & Partners – Dispute Resolution: Corporate Compliance & Investigations – France
“Stéphane de Navacelle of Navacelle is praised for his ability to advise on cross-border matters. One source notes: “He brings a great mix of understanding of international dynamics as well as being sophisticated on French law.” He advises on fraud and corruption matters and often acts for financial institutions and manufacturers.”
March 21 2019
Global Forum on Corporate Criminal Liability – Chantilly March 7- 8, 2019
Stéphane de Navacelle, Partner Navacelle, co-chairs the Global Forum on Corporate Criminal Liability 2019 held by Cambridge Forum alongside Michael Bowes QC and steering committee members Joseph Ashkenazi, William F. McGovern, Paula Moreira Indalecio, Elizabeth Radigan, Elizabeth Robertson, Vassily Rudomino, Shankh Sengupta, Melody Wang and Sylvia White in Chantilly, France.
March 8 2019
Radio program France Culture “Matières à penser” 28 February 2019
GIR’s Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations 2019
Editors Judith Seddon, Eleanor Davison, Christopher J Morvillo, Michael Bowes QC, Luke Tolaini, Amma A. Adams and Tara McGrath The Half-Year update to GIR’s Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations is publish with contributions by Stéphane de Navacelle, Sandrine dos Santos et Julie Zorrilla for France.
February 6 2019
Corruption and embezzlement : American justice too harsh with French companies?
Who’s Who Legal: Investigations 2019
Corporate INTL Magazine 2019 Global Awards
Revue Internationale de la Compliance et de l’éthique des Affaires – The Petrobras case, a new example of cooperation between authorities
Décideurs – A French practice of the criminal law of the business to the test of the globalization
Décideurs – Compliance 2018
Navacelle and Stéphane de Navacelle identified by research with clients and peers carried out by Les Décideurs as unavoidable in the field of international investigation and internal investigation in 2018.
“Specialized in transnational litigation of great complexity, the firm advises companies and executives in major matters relating to investigations conducted by French and foreign authorities (PNF, AMF, SEC …). It is involved in cases of allegations of insider trading, breaches of embargo rules or acts of corruption.
The team is recognized for its excellent master of foreign procedures and works in five languages (French, English, Portuguese, Spanish and German). It is led by Stéphane de Navacelle who recently was appointed monitor for a French group with global operations pursuant to a negotiated resolution agreement with the World Bank. The firm is member of the international network Roxin Alliance ».
January 4 2019