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Fanny Albrecht

Lawyer


Quebec Bar - 2014

Paris Bar - 2013


Biography

Fanny Albrecht acts in cases involving allegations of fraud and complex disputes related to corporate criminal law as well as in a wide variety of civil and commercial litigation matters primarily with Canadian, American and European clients.

Ms. Albrecht has also developed an expertise in anti-corruption and anti-money laundering policies and compliance programs.

A member of the Québec and Paris Bars, Ms. Albrecht joined LCM Attorneys in 2020. She previously worked in the Montreal office of a major national firm (from 2015 to 2020), after having started her career in Paris working for a large international law firm. Ms. Albrecht has also worked in law firms in London and Shanghai.


Representative work

Acting for a portfolio manager in the context of an investigation conducted by the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) in connection with allegations of non-compliance with the Securities Act.

Acted for a client in connection with an insider trading investigation.

Advising a reporting entity on its anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing obligations (under the Criminal Code and the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act) and its relationship with the FINTRAC (Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada).

Acting for a corporation before the Superior Court in the context of a fraud in connection with investments made on the Forex market.

Acting for a law firm in the context of proceedings relating to a cyber fraud.

Acting for an international company in a significant class action instituted in Montreal for alleged dissemination of images and videos without consent on pornographic websites. In this class action, the plaintiff claims damages of $600 million, including punitive damages.

Acted for a company in connection with allegations of corruption.

Elaborated anti-corruption and anti-money laundering policies.

Acting for numerous clients in the context of contractual disputes.

Represented corporations and individuals in the context of injunction orders and seizures.

Conferences and publications


Education

Sciences Po Paris et Paris I La Sorbonne, Global Business Law and Governance, 2010


Awards and recognition

Professional associations

Women’s White Collar Defense Association (cofounder of the Québec Chapter)

Association des avocats de la défense de Montréal

Quebec Bar

Young Bar Association of Montreal