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Pre-Packaged Insolvency
A pre-pack sale has long been a staple of newspaper headlines and invariably alludes to creditors being “stitched up” by the insolvency process. But what is a pre-pack? The term “pre-pack sale” refers to an arrangement under which the sale of all or part of a company’s business or assets is negotiated with a purchase
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Policyholder Update: When does your insurer have a “duty to speak”?
In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal has found that, in certain circumstances, an insurer has a duty to tell its policyholder that their conduct is at risk of jeopardising their claim for cover.
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Worldwide Freezing Injunction: clarification of the correct test for the existence of assets
The Court of Appeal has recently considered a case where Chabra worldwide freezing orders – a well-used tool of litigators, not only to secure assets to satisfy English judgments, but also in aid of foreign proceedings, pursuant to Section 25 of the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 (CJJA) – were sought pursuant to the
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Fraud in 2020 and beyond
Fraud in 2020 and beyond. An IFG panel discussing the impact of the world’s fastest growing industry. To see a selection of photographs from the event, please click here.
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Join us at the C5 Conference
The IFG proudly sponsors the annual C5 Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery Conference in Geneva on 16 & 17 March 2017. Hotel de la Paix, a Ritz Carlton Partner Hotel 11 Quai du Mont Blanc 1211 Genève Suisse (view map) If you are attending, we would be delighted if you could join us for a drinks reception
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ACFE Fraud Conference Europe
Meet other CFEs across Europe at the 2017 ACFE Fraud Conference Europe, 19-21 March | London, U.K. Join top anti-fraud professionals in London for the 2017 ACFE Fraud Confer-ence Europe, and learn the latest trends in fraud prevention, detection and deterrence. With dynamic educational opportunities, experienced instructors and invaluable networking opportunities, this event offers the
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Court of Appeal Rules on Reverse Burden of Proof in Corruption Case
Reverse burden of proof provisions have been the subject of considerable debate both in Ireland and abroad. Recently the Court of Appeal, in a rare judgment on the interpretation of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906, upheld a provision which imposes a reverse burden of proof in certain bribery cases. The judgment relates to an
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New European ‘Freezers’ will Provide a Fast and Effective Tool in Preserving Funds in Cross-Border Cases from January 2017
From January 2017, creditors domiciled in EU Member States that have signed up to a new European regulation will be able to avail of the new European Account Preservation Order (EAPO) which provides a novel fast track way to preserve funds held in EU bank accounts in cross-border civil and commercial disputes.  As the UK
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C5 – 18th Edition Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery – Geneva – March 14-15, 2024
We are excited to announce that we are a media partner for American Conference Institute’s Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Geneva conference that is taking place on March 14-15, 2024, in Geneva! Deemed as the foremost, can’t-miss event each year, the 2023 agenda will be fully revamped, and you don’t want to miss out on
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IFG Conference in Hong Kong on 25th April 2024!
We are very excited to announce that we shall be hosting the International Fraud Group’s bi-annual conference in Hong Kong this spring, organised by Karas So LLP in association with Mishcon de Reya on Thursday 25th April 2024. This is a great opportunity for you to engage with international lawyers, forensic accountants, restructuring and insolvency experts,
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OffshoreAlert is going to Bangkok!
We are delighted to be supporting event partner for Offshore’s first Asia-Pacific Conference. OffshoreAlert Bangkok! February 28 – 29, 2024 at the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok 991/9 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Bangkok, Thailand OffshoreAlert Bangkok is our first conference in the Asia-Pacific region and is designed to be a destination event to which attendees
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Stop the Traffik “Big Give”
The IFG recently match funded our sponsor STOP THE TRAFFIK Group Big Give Christmas Challenge assisting Stop the Traffik in raising critical funds which will bolster their fight to create a world where no person is bought or sold. This would not have been possible without our incredible support. Watch this space for further updates
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UK Consumers conned out of £580 million by fraudsters!
We are delighted to share the below article written by our colleagues Philippa Rees, Partner, Knowledge Lawyer, Catherine Rogerson, Associate and Karolina Tomaite, Solicitor Apprentice who are in our Dispute Resolution Department of Mishcon de Reya. Please do click the link below. UK Consumers conned out of £580 million by fraudsters in first half of
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12th Edition Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Miami – C5 are on their way to Miami!
January 23-24, 2024 | Hotel AKA Brickell, Miami, FL Deemed as the foremost, can’t-miss event for the Fraud community, we hope that you will take this invaluable opportunity to engage with the pre-eminent fraud, asset tracing and recovery, insolvency, restructuring and more thought-leading practitioners in Miami! This flagship conference has seen important milestones in key
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Cyprus – The Shipping Limited Liability Company Law 2022: Opportunities and Challenges
Cyprus is one of the few shipping centres worldwide which combines an international registry of recognised prestige and quality, as well as a shipping complex with a wide range of shipping and related services, as mentioned by the Shipping Deputy Minister. Despite the challenges, it has shown resilience and remains the EU’s third largest fleet
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IFG Flagship Fraud Event – Thursday 30th November 2023! Join Us!
The IFG are holding their First Flagship Fraud Conference on Thursday 30th November at the IET, 2 Savoy Place in London, hosted by Mishcon de Reya LLP! Join us for a day long event which will feature guest speakers and four panel discussions on hot topics in the fraud landscape including: – Fraud and International
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