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Jean-Pierre Picca

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Jean-Pierre Picca
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Jean-Pierre has 30 years of experience in the criminal area both as a prosecutor in France and in the United States and as a defense lawyer. He notably performed functions as a Senior Liaison Legal Advisor to the US DoJ between 2002 and 2007.  He was involved in landmark cases such as the crash of the Concorde, the Executive Life / Crédit Lyonnais matter and the criminal investigations in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

A senior Legal Advisor to the President of the French Republic between 2010 and 2012 as well as Senior Prosecutor, Jean-Pierre held a variety of high-level duties within the French judiciary before joining the Firm. 

Familiar with Anglo-Saxon legal concepts and American law in particular, he represents his clients, notably financial institutions, in the context of issues relating to complex criminal and regulatory internal investigations, compliance in all its aspects (prevention of money laundering and corruption) and international economic sanctions.  

Jean-Pierre also advises several clients on issues issues related to the prevention of corruption, the implementation of ad-hoc compliance programs and the controls carried out by the French Anti-Corruption Agency.

He teaches a class in Financial regulation at Sciences-Po Paris.


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