Bonifassi Avocats


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.

Fellow content

Monday, March 09, 2020

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.”

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

GIR‘s Extradition Know-How 2019

GIR‘s Extradition Know-How 2019 features Stephane Bonifassi’s review from a French perspective. 


Blogs of Interest

The Academy
Blogs, short articles and series by Fellows of the International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators.

Compliance and Enforcement
A blog sponsored by NYU Law's Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, edited by Jennifer Arlen.

The official blog of the "International Enforcement Law Reporter," edited by Bruce Zagaris.

Friday, July 05, 2019

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.