Emmanuel Roger France
Emmanuel specialises in white-collar crime, and has more than 25 years of experience in this field. He defends both legal and natural persons, acting for both defendants and claimants in the framework of criminal investigations or before the criminal courts. He advises clients on criminal risks, compliance and criminal procedure, and in negotiations with prosecutors.
Emmanuel has been appointed the Belgian representative for FraudNet, the worldwide network for lawyers established with the International Chamber of Commerce, leading the defence of victims of fraud across the globe (ICC – Commercial Crimes Services; http://www.icc-fraudnet.org).
He regularly publishes articles in the field. Of particular note among his numerous publications is his book “Criminal Business Law” («Droit pénal des affaires»), co-written with Jean Spreutels (President of the Belgian Constitutional Court) and François Roggen (magistrate at the Belgian Court of Cassation).
Throughout the years, Emmanuel has won plaudits from leading independent legal directories for the quality of his legal expertise, as well as his ability to combine rigorous analysis and pragmatism. He is consistently ranked since years as one of the leading white collar specialists in Belgium by Legal 500, Chambers (Europe), World’s Leading White Collar Crime Lawyers (Expert Guides series), the International Who’s Who of Business Crime Defence Lawyers, and The International Who’s Who of Asset Recovery Lawyers.