Droit pénal des affaires

Corporate Criminal Law

Criminal business law is a constantly evolving area of penal law. With new norms leaning towards increasing accountability and responsibility for companies, management are required to seek quality counsel prior to and during case hearings.

Criminal risk has become a constraint which must be considered of utmost importance in the business world. The fine line between legal and illegal practices, a constantly changing legal environment, fluctuating norms and ever increasing competition, is today an extremely difficult exercise for management. Without necessarily knowing, and without advice, managers may expose themselves and their companies to judicial risk.

Clement Abitbol is highly experienced in criminal business law, and is therefore able to step in to defend companies or their managers interests efficiently and rigourously.

  • Senior executive liability
  • Company liability
  • Misappropriation of corporate assets
  • Breach of trust
  • Insider trading offences and market manipulation
  • Tax fraud/evasion
  • Fraud and embezzlement
  • Environmental crime