Criminal Law

Our goal: to provide you with the best defense

In addition to its expertise in business litigation, our team assists and represents our clients in criminal matters. We assist and represent them at every stage of criminal proceedings. We practice at:

Criminal courts, both investigative and trial courts;

Regulatory authorities and specialized jurisdictions (AMF, Sports Court, etc.).

More specifically, BG2V has built up a first-rate reputation in matters of criminal liability of legal entities and managers, financial and stock market offenses, but also in matters of liability of internet players  (illegal content, law enforcement, privacy data protection, etc.). BG2V has also acquired a reputation for excellence in the handling of litigation related to press law.

Lawyers in charge of the practice


BG2V handles a wide range of cases in defense of companies and executives. The firm is regularly involved in cases involving charges of fraud, money laundering, and corruption, in relation to acts committed on national or international territory. It also defends foreign nationals under investigation in France. It represents large French and international companies, including a major internet platform,, in defamation proceedings and blackmail cases. The firm also represents sports federations and clubs, as well as athletes. It was recently involved in a high-profile sports corruption case. The team is co-led by Karim Beylouni and Julien Vernet.

— Legal 500 Paris – Edition 2020