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FIRE Magazine - Issue 1 - NOW AVAILABLE

Date: 20/05/2020 Type: Community Magazine Topic: FIRE | Insolvency | Civil Fraud | International | Enforcement | Offshore |
Author: ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE

We are delighted to bring you the 'Litigation in Lockdown' edition of the FIRE Magazine, where you will get the latest insights from all professionals whose practice encompasses or touches upon Fraud, Insolvency, Recovery, Enforcement.

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Civil Fraud Quarterly Round-Up: Q1 2020

Date: 30/04/2020 Type: Articles Topic: FIRE | Civil Fraud |
Author: Mary Young - Kingsley Napley

This quarterly civil fraud update provides a summary of reported decisions handed down in the courts of England and Wales in the period January - March 2020.

Kweku Adoboli - London Business School Case Study

Date: 27/04/2020 Type: Articles Topic: FIRE | Insolvency | Civil Fraud | International |
Author: London Business School

Prior to hearing directly from Kweku Adoboli on the 19th May. This is a must read case study 

Alok Sharma Shakes up Insolvency Laws

Date: 13/04/2020 Type: Articles Topic:
Author: Daniel Staunton - Kingsley Napley

The government announced plans to introduce changes to current insolvency laws to ease pressures on UK businesses being caused by the global pandemic, COVID19. 

A Freeze on Fraud?

Date: 13/04/2020 Type: Articles Topic:
Author: Jon Felce - PCB Litigation

A freeze on fraud? Whilst the global economy is on hold as countries focus on defeating the coronavirus, if past experience of economic crises offers any guidance, then these will be precisely the times when fraud increases. Fortunately, the English legal system remains well placed to tackle this.

Compensation Orders against Company Directors: a New Way Around Limited Liability?

Date: 12/04/2020 Type: Articles Topic:
Author: Katie Allard - Kingsley Napley

The case of the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy v Kevin William Eagling [2019] EWHC 2806 (Ch) was the first brought by the Secretary of State under a regime in the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 providing for compensation orders. The

Matrimonial Proceedings - Insolvency Considerations

Date: 17/02/2020 Type: Articles Topic: International | Finances |
Author: Chris Pocock QC, 1KBW & Kristina Kicks, KPMG

Insolvency proceedings are a potential option for clients to consider in situations where there are unpaid debts, judgments and orders and/or concerns over the dissipation of assets.

It is recognised that insolvency can seem a nuclear option for enforcement but insolvency proceedings can be an effective strategy to maximise recoveries where a client has an outstanding award.

Disclosure in Financial Remedy Proceedings: no Longer a “Cheater’s Charter”?

Date: 29/01/2020 Type: Articles Topic: International | Enforcement | Finances |
Author: Anthony Riem, Rachel Turner & Caitlin Foster - PCB Litigation

The Family Court has demonstrated a willingness to assist a party to enforce a financial remedy order by allowing use of confidential documents where there is evidence of deliberate attempts by the respondent to frustrate English court’s orders, and where there is no evidence that the applicant acted unlawfully in accessing confidential materials.

Divorces, Death and dealing with the Deceased Estate

Date: 09/01/2020 Type: Articles Topic: International | Finances |
Author: Michael Leeds & Hannah Davie - Grant Thornton UK LLP

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