Stéphane Bonifassi specializes in international litigation in the areas of business crime and fraud, economic sanctions, corruption, asset recovery, forfeiture and confiscation, as well as transnational enforcement of judgments and internal investigations. He regularly represents individuals or companies accused of international corruption in multiple jurisdictions and is familiar with the anti-corruption laws of France, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of the United States and similar laws of other countries. He also frequently represents sovereign states that are victims of corruption or fraud. Bonifassi is a co-founder of The International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators, a collaboration of public-and private-litigation professionals and academics working alongside the Basel Institute on Governance to enhance worldwide access to solutions in economic crime cases.
Why Arbitrators Need to Confront Corruption Allegations
Stéphane Bonifassi and his co-author argue why arbitrators need to confront corruption allegations in an article published by “Global Arbitration Review.”
GIR‘s Extradition Know-How 2019
GIR‘s Extradition Know-How 2019 features Stephane Bonifassi’s review from a French perspective.
Arbitrators Need to Look Beyond Contracts and into Criminal Law
Stephane Bonifassi’s article, "Arbitration Now Requires Knowledge of Criminal Law Principles," cautioning arbitrators to look beyond applicable criminal laws, has been featured in NY PCCE's Compliance and Enforcement blog.