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.

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Thursday, August 06, 2020

Ce qui compte pour les victimes de viol, c’est que leur parole soit prise au sérieux dans des délais courts

In an article published by “LeMonde,” Stephane Bonifassi advocates for the use of guilty pleas in criminal rape cases in France.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Three Takes on the Same Corruption Allegations

Stéphane Bonifassi co-wrote an article with Elena Fedorova, a partner at Bonifassi Avocats. In this article, they address the need for uniformity in international arbitration when addressing corruption allegations.


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.

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

French bar adopts internal investigations guidelines

After two and a half years in the making, the French bar adopted internal investigations guidelines drafted by 27 top French practitioners. This working group was formed by Stephane Bonifassi.