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Recognition of UK decisions now has to take place in contradictory proceedings according to Swiss National Law
On 31 December 2020, the transition period between the United Kingdom and the European Union ended. Thus, as of 1 January 2021, European Union agreements with third countries – including bilateral or multilateral agreements between Switzerland and the European Union – no longer apply to the United Kingdom. Like all other international agreements of the
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International Asset Recovery Course
The IFG is delighted to announce that member firm Mishcon de Reya are working with Blackstone Chambers and The Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London to launch the University’s first ever International Asset Recovery Course. The course is a five-day programme running in November 2021 that will help lawyers and
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IFG Academy: Surveillance
We are pleased to present our first IFG Academy discussion on Surveillance with Audrey Byrne (Ireland), Arun Chandrasekharan (Switzerland), Peter Chaffetz (NY-USA), Helen M. Hatton (Jersey) and Gary Miller (UK) Chairing.
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Litigation Funding: is it time to legislate? – podcast episode
In this podcast produced by our Irish member firm McCann Fitzgerald, Partners Karyn Harty and Catherine Derrig are joined by our sponsor Robert Hanna (Augusta Ventures), partner and IFG founder Gary Miller (Mishcon de Reya, UK) and David O’Farrell (McCullough Robertson, Australia) to discuss the legal position on litigation funding in Ireland, the UK and
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IFG announces three corporate partners and new Strategic Advisory Board in game-changing year
The International Fraud Group (IFG) has successfully attracted corporate sponsorship and convened a Strategic Advisory Board, adding new depth and breadth to the long-standing international alliance of law firms specialising in asset recovery and fraud cases. In what has been a game-changing year, the IFG now has three corporate sponsors: global accountancy practice Grant Thornton,
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A New Era for the IFG – Investing in the Fight Against Fraud
2020 continues to be a remarkable year globally. For the International Fraud Group it is the year when we reenergise ourselves and redouble our efforts to sustain our position as the world’s oldest and most experienced fraud investigatory and asset recovery network. We have incorporated ourselves as the International Fraud Group Limited. We are delighted
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Fiduciaries and Trustees Beware!
You have got to admire the creativity of  Mr Skurikin (S). VTB appointed Receivers (R) over assets (Assets)  in a limited liability partnership which were held in trust for a Liechtenstein Foundation (B). B applied to discharge the Receivership Order (RO) on the basis of a “material change in circumstances” (MCIC). That MCIC was a
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Goodbye Ye Olde Search Order….Hello SPIDI (Search, Preserve, Image, Disclosure & Inspection) Order
In TBD vs Simons [2020]EWHC30Ch the Court of Appeal has made it clear that the old form of Search Order which bundled up searching, preserving, imaging, disclosure and inspection is no longer fit for purpose. Each aspect of a Search Order must be identified and separately justified. In a nutshell if your central concern is
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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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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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