Amaury Bousquet is an associate in the Paris Corporate Crime, Compliance and Investigations team.
Amaury Bousquet assists Herbert Smith Freehills clients on all their white collar crime disputes, on both contentious and non-contentious matters, and accompanies them to assess and prevent criminal risk. He assists them, where necessary, at all stages of legal and regulatory proceedings, in France and abroad. He mainly advises on criminal business law cases (corruption, bribery, tax fraud, money laundering, etc.). He assists in the implementation of corruption prevention and detection tools and on internal investigations. He has assisted several French and international groups during their inspections carried out by the French Anti-Corruption Agency. Finally, he deals with issues relating to international financial sanctions and embargoes.
Amaury has successfully advised a distribution giant in relation to the first case ever heard by the Enforcement Committee (Commission des sanctions) of the French Anti-Corruption Agency. The Enforcement Committee found the group to be fully compliant with the requirements of the Sapin II law.
Before joining Herbert Smith Freehills in 2020, he worked in French and international law firms, legal and compliance departments and international organisations. He is a member of the Paris Bar and is fluent in English.
Amaury is a graduate of the University of Nancy II, the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and the University of Paris II Panthéon Assas. He is a member of the Association des Avocats Pénalistes, European Criminal Bar Association and European Fraud and Compliance Lawyers.