Paris Counsel David Père and Cécile Terret recently hosted a seminar on extra-financial compliance for students of the Master 2 in Business Law section at the University of Paris Dauphine.

Père and Terret were invited to host this seminar Oct. 25 by Jean-Yves Trochon, senior advisor of corporate compliance and business integrity at EY, and Sophie Schiller, associate professor of law and professor of private law at the University of Paris-Dauphine.

Père is a renowned practitioner in business criminal law, criminal law and regulatory litigation. In business criminal law, he specializes in high-risk, complex cases and has been involved in matters that allege bribery, money laundering and tax evasion, as well as cybercrime, forgery and post-acquisition litigation. His international experience enables him to deal with multijurisdictional disputes in Europe, Africa and the Middle East as well as in the United States. He also supports clients in the implementation of anti-corruption procedures or internal investigations into suspicions of fraud. He has taught business criminal law for several years at the University of Paris Ouest Nanterre and is invited to participate in many conferences in France and abroad, notably on the Sapin II law.

Terret is an anti-corruption specialist. She develops and reviews anti-corruption policies and programs of French companies and their foreign subsidiaries, as well as the European activities of international groups. Terret also conducts internal investigation for clients concerning allegations or suspicions of corruption. Terret handles civil and commercial litigation for French and foreign companies, as well as criminal business law cases. In addition, she regularly advises European and American clients on trade and economic sanctions, export controls and issues connected with money laundering.

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