Yasmine Ben Achour joined FRA at the beginning of 2017. She is an Associate Director in FRA’s Forensic Accounting team and is based in FRA’s Paris office.
At FRA, Yasmine has recently worked on a large-scale investigation focused on a medical devices manufacturer’s operations in the Middle East and Asia, as well as a fraud risk assessment in the defence industry in Europe.
In 2018, Yasmine assisted Counsel through the first French Anti-corruption Agency compliance monitorship on a review which included the collection and analysis of financial and accounting data, high-risk transaction testing and interviews.
Yasmine was part of the FRA team supporting Airbus in a multi-year forensic accounting and eDiscovery review within the context of the company’s multinational investigation, reporting to four investigative authorities: UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the US Department of State (DOS) and French Parquet National Financier (PNF). Yasmine’s team focused on a risk assessment and evaluation of the company’s anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) global compliance program.
Yasmine also supported the independent compliance monitor for the three-year DoJ monitorship of IAV GmbH, a German engineering company connected with the "Dieselgate", This monitorship included the assessment of the company's compliance program, and Yasmine was mainly involved in the evaluation of the company’s technical compliance and regulatory risk assessment review.
Before joining FRA Yasmine interned in a number of Parisian law firms gaining experience in a number of different industries and sectors.
Yasmine holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Law, a Master’s degree in Business Law from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University (Paris, France) as well as a Master of Science in Management (Corporate finance Major) from ESSEC Business School (Cergy, France).