Admitted to the Paris bar in 2007, Valérie Munoz-Pons is a partner. Her practice focuses on white-collar crime, investigations and compliance.
Valérie assists her clients with criminal cases initiated by judicial and regulatory authorities, at all stages of proceedings, from investigation to final hearing. She has particular expertise in white-collar crime cases (corruption, favouritism, illegal taking of interest, tax fraud, publishing of false financial statements, misuse of corporate assets) and environmental criminal law.
She also assists French and international clients with internal investigations and compliance issues (preparing risk mapping, conducting “Sapin II Law” audits, training, etc.) in connection with French regulations (“Sapin II” Law and “duty of care” law) and the extraterritorial application of American (FCPA) and British (UKBA) regulations.
Valérie worked in the Paris office of the American law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP for several years.
Valérie teaches Compliance, International Regulation and Business Ethics at the Institute of Political Studies, also called Sciences Po. She also teaches at the Institut des hautes études de défense nationale (IHEDN), after several years of teaching at HEC business school.