Michel Beaussier

Michel Beaussier

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Michel Beaussier is a partner in the Paris Dispute Resolution Practice. He is a specialist white collar lawyer with particular experience in advising both major banks and corporations, listed and non-listed, on multi-jurisdictional criminal litigation and contentious regulatory issues. He has in-depth experience in criminal risk prevention, reputation risk and disciplinary criminal and regulatory risk management in both national and international cases. As such, he is a recognized practitioner in white collar crime law and in particular in litigation related to regulatory fraud before the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel and the Financial Markets Authority (AMF), in litigation related to financial and stock exchange fraud, in criminal employment and labour law, and finally, in criminal litigation related to money payments fraud. With his considerable experience, Mr. Beaussier assists financial institutions in connection to money laundering issues, terrorist financing and corrupt practices. He regularly conducts internal audits and investigations requested by a variety of regulatory authorities and internal audit boards and appears before criminal courts both in France and in multi-jurisdictional cases. Mr. Beaussier was previously President of the criminal commission of the Council of the Paris Bar Association (Conseil de l’Ordre des Avocats au Barreau de Paris) and a member of the Council of the Bar (Conseil de l’Ordre) and National Council of Bars (Conseil national des Barreaux). Prior to joining White & Case, Mr. Beaussier was lead partner at Beaussier & Associés, a specialist white collar law firm of which he was the founder. He regularly lectures on white collar crime issues and criminal banking law and has authored many articles and texts on the subject. He also frequently conducts trainings at the Ecole Nationale de la Magistrature for judges specializing in financial and economic functions.

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