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FIRE & ICE: Freezing the Un-Freezable

21 Jun 2021

Location: 12.00pm - 1.30pm Virtual Event (Zoom)
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FIRE & ICE: Freezing the Un-Freezable

Highlights

Crypto, Boats, Planes, Art... Shopping Malls? 

As the weather heats up, cool down with our session on freezing the unfreezable. Join our multi jurisdictional and multi practice panel of experts as they discuss the world of unusual assets. 

Leif T. Simonson
Lawyer
Kobre & Kim LLP (New York, US)

Leif T. Simonson
Leif T. Simonson Lawyer
Kobre & Kim LLP (New York, US)
Isabel Asquith
Director
Raedas

Isabel Asquith
Isabel Asquith Director
Raedas
Yves Klein
Partner
Monfrini Bitton Klein (Switzerland)

Yves Klein’s main activity is litigating and coordinating transnational asset recovery proceedings on behalf of victims of economic crimes or parties seeking to enforce their claims against assets concealed in Switzerland or abroad. He develops strategies for the international search and recovery of assets, coordinates cross-border proceedings and represents his clients, including individuals, companies, foreign governments, and liquidators of foreign insolvencies, before civil, criminal and bankruptcy courts, in order to recover crime proceeds and obtain damages, notably from facilitators (banks, financial companies, fiduciaries, etc.).


Yves Klein
Yves Klein Partner
Monfrini Bitton Klein (Switzerland)
Michael Adkins
Partner
Collas Crill (Guernsey)

Michael Adkins
Michael Adkins Partner
Collas Crill (Guernsey)
Simon Hart
Partner
RPC

Simon Hart
Simon Hart Partner
RPC
Tim Penny QC
Barrister
Wilberforce Chambers

Tim has a strong commercial and chancery litigation practice, specialising in the areas of commercial fraud, shareholder disputes, court-appointed receiverships, financial services related claims and breach of confidence, ‘soft’ intellectual property and sports disciplinary disputes.

Tim has a particular expertise in worldwide freezing orders and search orders, and much of his work involves injunctions and/or complex jurisdiction and conflicts of laws issues in England and Wales as well as in a variety of common law jurisdictions. He has been instructed to advise and act in many high profile commercial cases, including acting for a number of the defendants in National Trust Bank v Yurov, and for the wife the high value divorce case Akhmedova v Akhmedov. He has been involved in a number of important recent cases in the developing area of receiverships by way of equitable execution and cross-border recognition of court appointed receivers, and he is the author of the chapter of Kerr and Hunter on Receivers and Administrators on Recognition of Foreign Court-Appointed Receivers (2020) dealing with cross-border recognition. He has also been involved in the leading recent cases on collective investment schemes in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal. Most recently, during 2020 he has completed a course on Cryptocurrency and Disruption at LSE, has delivered a lecture on litigation involving cryptocurrencies and is currently instructed on a fraud claim involving the misappropriation of cryptocurrency.

Tim is called to the Bar in the BVI, and is currently instructed in various high value cases in the BVI, the Turks & Caicos Islands and the Cayman Islands.


Tim Penny QC
Tim Penny QC Barrister
Wilberforce Chambers
Nicolas Leroux
Founder
SFC Swiss Forensic & Compliance (Switzerland)

Nicolas Leroux is a member of the Geneva Bar. He holds a PhD in international law from Université Panthéon Assas Paris 2. He is also the founder and managing director of Kalexius, a leading provider of alternative legal services.

Nicolas Leroux is a frequent speaker at industry events and conferences on asset tracing and due diligence.


Nicolas Leroux
Nicolas Leroux Founder
SFC Swiss Forensic & Compliance (Switzerland)
Jason Woodland
Partner
Peters & Peters

Jason is a partner in the Commercial Litigation, Civil Fraud and Asset Tracing department. He specialises in heavy-weight commercial and competition/anti-trust litigation, and arbitration. Many of Jason’s cases involve allegations of fraud and Jason has significant experience of tracing and recovering the proceeds of fraud on behalf of claimants. He regularly acts in cases involving emergency injunctive relief such as freezing injunctions and search orders.

Jason also represents defendants to civil proceedings, and has particular expertise in dealing with civil claims where there is a parallel criminal investigation.


Jason Woodland
Jason Woodland Partner
Peters & Peters

Agenda

11.55am
Audience Logon
12.00pm
Chair's Opening Remarks
Speakers:
Jason Woodland - Partner - Peters & Peters
12.05pm
Panel Session: Freezing the Un-Freezable
Speakers:
Leif T. Simonson - Lawyer - Kobre & Kim LLP (New York, US)
Yves Klein - Partner - Monfrini Bitton Klein (Switzerland)
Isabel Asquith - Director - Raedas
Michael Adkins - Partner - Collas Crill (Guernsey)
Simon Hart - Partner - RPC
Tim Penny QC - Barrister - Wilberforce Chambers
Nicolas Leroux - Founder - SFC Swiss Forensic & Compliance (Switzerland)
13.05pm
Panel Q&A

Ask anything of our expert panel

13.25pm
Chair's Summation & Close of Event
Speakers:
Jason Woodland - Partner - Peters & Peters

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