Spotlight on the EU and UK: 2023 Anti-Corruption Enforcement Year in Review

Spotlight on the EU and UK: 2023 Anti-Corruption Enforcement Year in Review

Wednesday, 6 December 2023 | 10:00 AM EST (3:00 PM GMT)

During this session hear from Michelle de Kluyver and David Père, Partners at Addleshaw Goddard LLP, TRACE’s Partner Firm for England and Wales, as they provide an overview of key bribery and corruption enforcement activity across the EU and UK in 2023. Offering insights into what’s driving bribery and corruption enforcement locally Michelle will also highlight any potential policy or enforcement pivots under the newly-appointed SFO Director. Michelle and David will update on international enforcement cooperation and key lessons learned from recent cases. An added benefit for this session, they will also share the top industries and areas of anti-corruption risk exposure for global MNCs operating in the region as well as recommendations for how to effectively address these issues as part of your compliance program and on-the-ground business operations.


CLE credits are available for this webinar in the following states only – TX, VA, NY, NJ, CA. Additional instructions on how to obtain CLE credits will be provided during the webinar.


Michelle de Kluyver

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Michelle is a partner in the Global Investigations team at Addleshaw Goddard. Michelle is recognized as one of the UK's leading specialists in corporate crime investigations and financial crime compliance. Michelle has particular experience in advising clients on bribery and corruption, money laundering and economic sanctions, as well as related governance and compliance issues. Clients describe Michelle as "a stand-out partner: thoughtful, clever and strategic" and she is ranked as a leading individual advising clients on International Sanctions.

David Père

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

David is a Partner in Addleshaw Goddard’s Global Investigation Group in Paris. In corporate crime, he specializes in high-risk, complex cases. He represents companies and executives in French multi-jurisdictional investigations related notably to laundering, corruption, misappropriation of company’s assets, and tax fraud. He is saluted by clients for his full availability and experience in crisis management. He was one of the first in France to have prepared executives for police interviews with scenarios delivered in realistic conditions. David also assists companies in the implementation of anti-corruption procedures and acted for the French Anticorruption Agency as an external expert. Thanks to his significant experience in Court, he advises clients for internal investigations into suspicions of fraud. 

David teaches at the Panthéon Sorbonne University Business Ethics and Compliance Master’s Degree, and is regularly invited to participate in conferences in France and abroad, for Universities, professional organisations (AFJE, CIAN) and international or national public bodies (OECD, ENM - French School for Judges).

He has been recognized by Best Lawyer in Criminal Defense in France since 2021 edition, ranked “Excellent” for White-collar crime & compliance by Décideurs Leaders League in 2020, and selected by Legal 500 for White-collar crime in 2019.

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