By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

LafargeHolcim and GBL offices raided by French and Belgian authorities over Syrian payments

French and Belgian authorities have raided cement-making company LafargeHolcim and its shareholder GBL as part of an investigation into payments allegedly made to terrorist groups in Syria (including sanctioned entities). Click here for a press release issued by GBL. The French Public Prosecutor’s Office began investigating the allegations in June 2016. In March 2017, an internal investigation at LafargeHolcim revealed evidence that...

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters & Peters LLP...

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