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UAE Bankruptcy Law, an update from Davidson & Co
Last month, the UAE government advised that the long-awaited bankruptcy law might be finalised by the end of this year. The new law, which has been drafted since 2011, is said to incorporate elements of the French, German and US insolvency systems. The UAE’s commercial, banking and legal sectors have been eagerly-anticipating the reform of
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Data Protection in Dubai
The issue of data protection is one that has been attracting increased awareness in recent years, partly due to the ease with which it is now possible to share data. In the Internet age, data can easily be passed from one organization to the next, but this does create some problems. A number of governments
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Queensland: A fraudulent State of mind? Jail time for former Kleenmaid and Wickham Securities directors
In recent months the Queensland District Court has found the directors of two former Queensland based companies guilty of fraud.  This will hopefully bring a small amount of relief to those who have suffered at the hands of the fraudulent directors in question. Kleenmaid The first case, relating to the Kleenmaid Group of companies, is
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Freezing Orders Explained – an update from McCullough Robertson
Victims of white collar crime, whether large or small businesses, can all face a real dilemma when the crime is discovered – can we get our money back? The answer may be to obtain an asset freezing order from the Courts. Such an order is a critical weapon in the fight against white collar crime.
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Event Sponsorship
The IFG continues to celebrate its 30th year in business this year and we are excited to announce our next Flagship Fraud Conference in London in November.
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IFG London Flagship Fraud Conference – Thursday 21 November 2024. REGISTER NOW!
Join us for International Fraud Group’s flagship conference in London this autumn.  Engage with international lawyers, forensic accountants, investigators, restructuring and insolvency experts, crypto gurus and many others in the international asset recovery and fraud investigation space. With an exciting programme planned, we welcome two keynote speakers: Tyler Hodgson – International Team Lead at the
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OffshoreAlert – Marbella – 19-21 June 2024
We are excited to that our sponsors Grant Thornton UK LLP, Kevin Hellard and Colin Diss are attending and sponsoring OffshoreAlert Marbella! Get ready to experience an unforgettable blend of business and pleasure at OffshoreAlert Marbella 2024! Set against the stunning backdrop of the Kempinski Hotel Bahía in Estepona, Spain, this premier event will take place from June 19-21. Join us to
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‘Project Prevenirea și Perturbarea’ (Project Prevent & Disrupt (PSP)), Press Release, STOP THE TRAFFIK
With funding from the UK Home Office and British Embassy Bucharest, as well as the International Fraud Group, STOP THE TRAFFIK (STT) launches ‘Project Prevenirea și Perturbarea’ (Project Prevent & Disrupt (PSP)), a programme aiming to disrupt sexual exploitation between Romania and the UK. Right now, the Romania to UK route is heavily run by
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IFG Flagship Fraud Conference. At the Epicenter! Hong Kong, 25th April 2024!
We were delighted at the success of our Spring Conference which was hosted in Hong Kong by Mishcon de Reya LLP in association with Karas So LLP at the Asia Society. A Welcome Address was given by our IFG Chairman Gary Miller and Kevin So, Partner at Karas So LLP which then followed Ken Peng as our Keynote speaker. We had four great panels
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Black Swan free-standing orders available in Cyprus!
Introduction ‘Black Swan’ freestanding injunctions in aid of foreign substantive proceedings, have been available in the BVI since 2010, making the BVI a very appealing jurisdiction for claimants seeking to safeguard their interests. However, in May 2020 the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal in Broad Idea International Limited v Convoy Collateral Limited BVIHCMAP2019/0026, directly overruled Black Swan. Then,
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OffshoreAlert Miami – 14-16 April 2024
We would like to announce that OffshoreAlert will be delivering their Miami Event on 14-16 2024 at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach 1 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL, United States Launched in 2002, OffshoreAlert Miami is their longest-running event – a destination conference that attracts 350 attendees from dozens of countries who combine business with pleasure, with
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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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