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Basil Saen

Associate

Brussels

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Basil Saen

Associate

Brussels

Basil is a member of the Brussels Bar and focuses on white-collar crime and litigation.

Basil advises on criminal and regulatory risks, including in relation to fraud, bribery and corruption, money laundering, and sanctions and embargoes. In addition, he is involved in several local and cross-border pro bono projects. He has a special interest in European and international criminal law, and regularly contributes to publications and conferences in relation to these topics. Prior to joining Allen & Overy, he pursued internships at the International Criminal Court and the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. In 2020, Basil obtained a certificate to practice criminal matters before the Belgian Supreme Court, and a certificate to assist clients in criminal interrogations.

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Publications: 15 December 2022

EU cracks down on the criminal enforcement of sanctions violations

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Publications: 13 June 2022

A&O contributes to new report on the torture of LGBTIQ+ persons across Africa

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EPPO – A change in the Belgian settlement practice?

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The EU shifts focus to sanctions enforcement, asset recovery and confiscation

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Office

Brussels

Tervurenlaan 268A avenue de Tervueren
Brussels
1150

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as “advocaat-stagiair” (Brussels, Belgium), 2018

Admitted as ""advocaat"" (Brussls, Belgium), 2021