Geoffroy Goubin, partner, answers Florence Duprat’s questions on B-Smart

As the bill for the reform of justice is being discussed at the National Assembly, Geoffroy Goubin answers Florence Duprat’s questions and highlights a few points:

  • A major progress for companies : access to the file at the stage of the preliminary investigation, which makes it possible to establish a true adversarial process from the stage of the investigation;
  • Establishment of a limited duration for preliminary investigations, which will have a positive impact on criminal business law cases, such a measure will better align the time of justice with the pace of business;
  • The ambition of the bill as a whole with, in particular, the supervision of preliminary investigations, access to the file at the preliminary investigation stage or the reinforcement of attorney-client privilege…

Click here to watch the full interview in French.