Jacques Fourvel

Jacques Fourvel is a member of the Paris bar.

He is a former judge who was assigned to the Paris prosecutor’s office, where he was head of the economic section, and where he prosecuted financial crime as well as cases of counter terrorism. He is now an honorary judge.

He has also worked for over twenty years within a large and internationally present French distribution group, Jacques Fourvel was in charge of issues regarding corruption prevention, corporate vigilance, personal data protection and various criminal disputes.  Advisor to the CEO, he was Chairman of the Ethics Committee and Chairman of the Risks Prevention Committee.

Jacques Fourvel is a criminal law and criminal procedure practitioner, perfectly familiar with business operational matters, especially within an international context.

He is particularly involved in compliance, including in its international aspects, bringing his knowledge of business ethics, corporate governance, as well as internal and international obligations on due diligence and corruption.

His dual experience within the judiciary and the private sector familiarized him with problems pertaining to the prevention and the fight against corruption, in addition to those concerning money laundering and the financing of terrorism.  He has solid criminal experience in these subjects, thus adding to the firm’s European and international expertise.

Corporate governance & compliance

  • Prevention and fight against corruption: expertise and advice on compliance with the Sapin II law.
  • Corruption litigation.
  • GDPR personal data protection: definition, scope, internal and international disputes.
  • Corporate social responsibility: vigilance plan as to the law relating to the duty of vigilance of parent companies and contracting companies. Sustainable development issues: environment, social, human rights, ethics, responsible purchasing.