Michel Beaussier is honorary solicitor (avocat honoraire) at the Paris Bar. With special authorization from the President of the Bar of Paris, he may consult and draw up deeds.
Michel Beaussier joined Coat Haut de Sigy de Roux as Senior Counsel in January 2018. Having founded Beaussier & Associés, he went on to create and develop the White-Collar Crime and Regulatory department in the Paris office of the law firm White & Case from 2010 to 2017.
With more than 40 years of experience, Michel Beaussier is renowned for his expertise in criminal, reputational, disciplinary and regulatory risk management and prevention in both national and multi-jurisdiction cases. He regularly represented banks and financial institutions before the French Prudential Supervision and Resolution Authority (ACPR) and the French Financial Markets Regulator (AMF).
He has acquired extensive experience in cases relating to the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing, corruption, banking and financial regulation, payment fraud and criminal law.
Michel Beaussier, with Henri Quintard, former Group Head of Financial Security at BNP Paribas, is the author of the book “Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing”, published by Revue Banque Édition.
He has also published numerous articles in criminal law and has taught at the École Nationale de la Magistrature, at the University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and as a lecturer at Sciences-Po Paris in banking and financial regulation.
He is a former member of the Paris Bar Council and the National Bar Council.