HEAD OF ADVISORY – PARIS
Florence is a subject matter expert in Anti Money Laundering (AML), Combating Financing Terrorism (CFT), Sanctions and Market Abuse and has worked extensively in the supervision and regulatory fields interacting with foreign and domestic government officials, law enforcement and other competent authorities.
Florence has over 35 years industry experience, and started her career at the French Banking Commission Secretary (SGCB) Off Site Department then was seconded to the COB (ex-AMF) where she conducted various on-site investigations relative to AMF regulations, market abuse, insider dealing, market manipulations and balance sheet frauds.
Since 2003, Florence has been working with the ACPR and recently left her post as General Inspector – Lead Expert on AML/CFT at the On Site Department. As part of her work at the ACPR, Florence was responsible for conducting various on-site inspections for AML/CFT and therefore has a deep understanding of ACPR expectations and the approach to onsite visits.
Florence has a sound understanding of French and international financial crime laws and regulations and has a Master’s degree in Public Affairs at the IEP/ScPo (Paris) and Bachelors Degree in International Economics gained at the University of Panthéon Sorbonne-Paris II (Assas).