FR GVT National Anti-Fraud Office

On Mar. 20, FR GVT published National Anti-Fraud Office's framework.

  • FR GVT published Decree 2024-235 of Mar. 18, 2024, creating a service with national jurisdiction called the National Anti-Fraud Office, and also a relevant Ord 3/18/2024.
  • Main Points
  • The decree creates a service with national competence, the National Anti-Fraud Office.
  • It reports to the Director General of Customs and Indirect Duties and to the Director General of Public Finances, which replaces the judicial financial investigation service.
  • Fight against public finance fraud, national/committed to the detriment of the EU.
  • Dismantling of fraud structures and AML by identifying illicit financial flows by frauds.
  • The Office will intervene in compliance with the responsibilities of the central judicial police offices, in particular re social fraud, corruption, financial, tax offenses, probity.
  • Offices will cooperate, coordinate on the exercise of their respective intervention areas.
  • The Office must enable, in conjunction with the interministerial anti-fraud coordination mission (MICAF), the development of a strategy against fraud in the public finances.
  • The Order of Mar. 18, 2024 relating to the nationally competent service called National Anti-Fraud Office listed the headquarters of each of the Office's ten territorial units.
  • Effectiveness
  • Both the Decree and the Order will enter into force on May, 1, 2024.
  • Apr. 2024 Criminal Procedure Code Adapted
  • On Apr. 3, 2024, FR GVT published Decree 2024-302 of Apr. 2, 2024 adapting the code of criminal procedure (CPP) and other regulatory provisions to the creation of the National Anti-Fraud Office and judicial financial police officers; applies on May 1, 2024.
  • The decree draws the consequences of the creation of the National Anti-Fraud Office resulting from the transformation of the financial judicial investigation services.
  • It also provides that financial judicial police agents, a new category of customs agents and tax service agents may be assigned within the National Anti-Fraud Office.
  • Terms and conditions for designating these agents, defining judicial police missions.

Regulators FR GVT
Entity Types Corp
Reference OG JORF 0078, 4/3/2024; Decree 2024-302, 4/2/2024; CPP (FR); OG JORF 0067, 3/20/2024; Decree 2024-235, Ord 3/18/2024; Citation: Decree 2024-235; Ord 3/18/2024; Decree 2024-302;
Functions AML; Anti-Bribery; Compliance; Financial; Fraud; Legal; Operations; Tax
Countries France
Products Corporate
Regions EMEA
Rule Type Final
Rule Date 3/20/2024
Effective Date 5/1/2024
Rule Id 205509
Linked to N/A
Reg. Last Update 4/3/2024
Report Section EU

Last substantive update on 04/07/2024