Philippe Goossens

Philippe Goossens

Partner

Career:

  • Bar admission: 1995
  • Masters’ Degree in Business Law and a Masters’ Degree in Judicial Careers from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Partner at Rambaud Martel then at Proskauer Rose (2005)
  • Partner of Altana (2009)

Areas of expertise:

  • Criminal business law

Practice Areas:

  • Extensive experience in litigation cases
  • Assists his clients during all the pre-litigation and litigation stages, particularly on matters involving white collar crimes related to finance and employment law

Languages: 

  • French
  • English

Distinctions:

  • Nominated by in-house counsels and his peers to appear in the 5th edition of the Guide to the World’s Leading White Collar Crime Lawyers. Annually ranked in the listings established by Best Lawyers, Chambers Europe,  Who’s Who Legal, Who’s Who France, Legal 500, Décideurs and “Option Droit & Affaires

Associations:

  • Member of IBA
  • Member of C5
  • Member of the legal committee of the FNTP (Fédération Nationale des Travaux Publics – National Federation of Public Works)
  • Member of the “Think tank d’avocats Cabinets de Croissance”

Publications:

  • “Data : The CNIL wants to go farther and get tougher” – La Semaine Juridique – 29 janvier 2018
  • “Internal “Investigations” Conducted by Lawyers: Why and How?”. Compliance – Challenges and Opportunities for the Legal Profession”(ed. Guido de Clerq), UIA-LexisNexis Publications Collections, novembre 2017
  • Interview “Trackling corporate corruption in France : Does the new Sapin II bill target the right issues ?” – Juriste international, 3 – 2016
  • “La responsabilité pénale survit-elle à la mort ?” – Le Cercle des Echos, November 21, 2016
  • “Compliance – Lutte anti-corruption Les procédures judiciaires en France”, Option Finance / Option Droit & Affaires, mars 2015
  • “Compliance : attention chocs des droits !”, Option Finance / Option Droit & Affaires, mars 2015
  • “Faut-il devenir anglo-saxon pour savoir lutter contre la corruption?”, Les Echos, October 24, 2014
  • Interview “Il y a une pénalisation accrue de la vie des affaires”, Le Monde du Droit, October 17, 2014
  • “Réforme pénale : la personne morale grande absente”, Les Echos, April 23, 2014
  • Interview “Paroles de Français”, Journal télévisé de 20h sur France 2, March 16, 2014
  • Interview “Annual Review, Fraud & Regulatory enforcement”, Financier Worldwide, April 2013
  • “Responsabilité pénale des personnes morales : une réforme inaboutie” [Corporate criminal liability – an unfinished reform]- Le Cercle du site LesEchos.fr – November 21, 2012
  • “Pourquoi moi? De la responsabilité pénale” [Why me? Criminal liability] – Le Cercle du site LesEchos.fr – June 19, 2012
  • “Anti-Corruption” – Lawyer Monthly – November 2011
  • “Relation avec les publics : Blague à part – Mais finalement à quoi sert l’humour ? [Public Relations: Joking aside – what’s the point of humour?]” – Le Nouvel Économiste – June 30 to July 9, 2011
  • “Indépendance ou dépendance du Ministère Public” [Dependence or Independence of the Public Prosecutor] – Décideurs Stratégie Finance Droit – May 2011
  • “Garde à vue : quatre saisons pour mettre la France en harmonie” [Police custody – four seasons to harmonise France] – Le Cercle, LesEchos.fr – May 6, 2011
  • “Indépendance ou dépendance du Ministère Public” [Dependence or Independence of the Public Prosecutor] – Le Cercle, LesEchos.fr – April 29, 2011
  • “Avancées et confirmations dans l’indemnisation des accidents du travail”, [Progress and confirmations in compensation for accidents at work] – Décideurs Stratégie Finance Droit – February 2011
  • “Les responsables de la crise sont toujours libres” [Those responsible for the financial crisis are still at liberty] – Revue Banque – January 2011
  • “Les directeurs financiers sont plus exposés” [Financial directors: more at risk] – Option Finances – January 31, 2011
  • “La responsabilité pénale ne se délègue pas” [You can’t delegate criminal liability] – La Tribune, Avis d’expert – November 22, 2009

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