Clarisse Moreno’s cross-disciplinary practice ranges from commercial litigation to white collar crime. She advises and assists French and foreign companies and their managers before civil, commercial and criminal courts and in the context of criminal or administrative investigations. She mainly advises on the resolution of complex litigation affecting the activity and strategic management of international groups.
In the field of white collar crime, Clarisse has represented numerous companies and their managers in criminal investigations concerning fraud, breach of trust, corruption, influence peddling, illegal interest taking, as well as in criminal labor law (work accidents, night work, concealed work), criminal competition law (cartels), criminal consumer law (aggravated deception, deceptive commercial practices), criminal banking law (“president” fraud, money laundering), financial market criminal law (AMF investigations, price manipulation), international criminal law (criminal seizures, removal of Interpol “red notices”), and new technologies criminal law (fraudulent access to an automated entry processing system, twitter notices). She also developed an expertise in compliance and internal investigations, in particular in the context of anti-corruption measures resulting from the Sapin 2 Law.
Clarisse also regularly advises on distribution litigation, in particular in the context of proceedings for unfair termination of business relationships, unfair competition, significant imbalance, reclassification as a commercial agency, as well as in the context of litigation between shareholders. Clarisse also developed a significant expertise in pre-litigation seizures (art. 145 of the French Code of Civil Procedure).
Clarisse began her career in the United States in a leading American law firm where she practiced criminal law and white collar crimes.