Speaker details

20th Annual IBA Anti-Corruption Conference

12 Jun - 13 Jun 2024

OECD, Paris, France

Speaker information

Stephane Eljarrat


Stephane is the Head of the White Collar Practice at Osler. He is recognized as one of the leading lawyers in Canada in this space namely by Chambers and Partners (Band 1), Benchmark (Litigation Star, White Collar/Enforcement/Investigations Litigator of the Year – 2017, 2018, 2020 and 2021), Experts Guides – White Collar Crime, Who’s Who Legal : Investigations). He is a proven expert in crisis management. His practice encompasses a wide range of corporate criminal and regulatory matters at all stages from the early investigation phase up to trials and appeals. He acts for corporate clients, institutions and foreign governments in high stakes governmental, regulatory body and internal investigations in connection with highly complex matters such as those arising out of internal and external financial fraud, allegations of corruption both domestic and foreign, alleged violations of trade/sanctions laws, alleged violations of anti-money laundering laws, alleged violations of competition / antitrust laws, alleged tax evasion alleged violations of securities laws and other federal laws. He also acts in cross-jurisdictional and national security related matters which often require specialized in-depth knowledge of national and international law enforcement processes and agencies such as Interpol. Stéphane advises corporate clients on compliance and governance issues. He is a member of the Quebec (Canada) Bar, the Ontario (Canada) Bar and the Paris (France) Bar Prior to going into private practice, he namely worked for the Canadian Department of Justice at the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Legal Services, the National Tax Litigation Section and as Federal Prosecutor. He also worked namely for the Department of Legislation and Investigations of the QRA and for the Ministry of Public Safety. He is a lecturer at HEC-Montreal Business School. Stéphane is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.