A specialist in financial and criminal litigation, Kami Haeri is a lawyer, partner at the law firm Quinn Emanuel, and professor of law at Sciences Po.
LE FIGARO. - How are the risks of litigation evolving for companies?
Kami HAERI.- They are constantly increasing at the same time as the obligations of companies in terms of economic regulation, civil or criminal liability increase. The number of actors who can initiate prosecutions is also increasing, whether in terms of class actions, collective actions or the admissibility of civil party applications.
Finally, the scope of criminal liability is evolving, extending to parent companies due to the actions of their subsidiaries. The Court of Cassation has reinforced this possibility through several decisions and it is more difficult for a company acting in an international context to avoid an exposure arising from the activity of its subsidiaries. I am talking about a legal risk. Reputational risk...
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