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Thu, 13 Sep 2018

Privilege in International Investigations

The speakers will be Clarissa Coleman (Partner, Complex Commercial Litigation and Disputes) and Dylan Moses (Partner, Investigations, Enforcement and White Collar) at K&L Gates LLP

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Mon, 2 Jul 2018

Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association social event – curry evening

£30.00

The Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association is delighted to invite members to the next social event - an informal curry evening at The Monsoon on Brick Lane on Monday 2 July at 8pm. The evening will be a great opportunity to meet and catch up with other commercial fraud practitioners in a relaxed setting. All members are welcome and tickets are £30.00, which includes a set menu of starter, main, rice, naan, and drinks (beer, wine and soft drinks). RSVP by…

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Wed, 6 Jun 2018

Freezing the assets of third parties: the continuing development of the Chabra jurisdiction

Speakers: Neil Hext QC and Dan Saoul of 4 New Square A review of the expansion of the High Court’s jurisdiction to grant freezing orders against third parties, be they accomplices, corporate alter egos, wives and husbands or innocent bystanders. The talk will cover the recent jurisprudence in this area in relation to injunctions in support of both litigation as well as arbitration, with an emphasis on raising awareness of the range of circumstances in which such injunctions might be obtained…

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Wed, 11 Apr 2018

Cross-border internal investigations

Speaker: Matthew Scully and Rob Houck, Partners at Clifford Chance LLP

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Wed, 24 Jan 2018

Technological advances and the ways litigation will change

The speaker will be Michael Booth QC of New Square Chambers.

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017

Search Orders – from 3 perspectives

A presentation from Jane Colston, a Partner at Brown Rudnick LLP; Phil Beckett, a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal’s Global Forensic and Dispute Services practice in London; and Dipti Hunter, Regulatory and Commercial Disputes Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers. This presentation focuses on dealing with search orders and doorstep delivery up orders from the perspectives of claimants, defendants and supervising solicitors and the practical questions that arise before, during and after the execution of a search order from a digital…

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Wed, 14 Jun 2017

The F Word and Mediation

A presentation from Andrew Hildebrand, mediator, on how fraud, breach of duty and injunction claims can be mediated. Andrew shared his top tips for achieving a successful outcome on such thorny cases where issues to be resolved include insurance coverage and risk of criminal, regulatory or committal proceedings. Speaker Andrew Hildebrand  

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Mon, 26 Sep 2016

When is Financial Market Trading Criminal?

A Seminar by Red Lion Chambers & TV Edwards LLP. Presentations by Antony Shaw QC (“Common Law offences and markets”); Allison Clare (“Internal Investigations – Subsequent Use During Criminal Proceedings”); Gillian Jones (“Practical Difficulties in Prosecuting and Defending in Trader Fraud Cases”); and Max Baines (“Differences in approach between the SFO & the FCA”). Speakers Antony Shaw QC (LIBOR 2 (Defence)) Allison Clare (R v Adoboli) Gillian Jones (LIBOR 2 (Prosecution)) Max Baines (R v Mustafa & Ors, the FCA’s…

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Commercial Fraud: Recent Developments in the Offshore World

A presentation by lawyers from Carey Olsen providing an update on recent developments in the offshore world on issues relevant to commercial fraud: Offshore freezing and disclosure orders; Recognition of foreign receivership appointments; Forum issues in offshore company disputes.

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Mon, 11 Jan 2016

Cybercrime

A presentation on the emerging threat of cybercrime and the regulatory response to it. Speakers: Ben Johnson and Sam Millar of DLA Piper LLP.

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Mon, 21 Sep 2015

The privatisation of criminal law and its impact on civil fraud claims

A presentation on the following topics: What are private prosecutions and when are they best used? Can we privatise criminal litigation? Why are companies and high net worth individuals choosing not to reporting crimes to the police or the State prosecutor? How does a private criminal prosecution run in tandem with civil fraud proceedings? Speakers: Kate McMahon of Edmonds Marshall McMahon.

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Tue, 2 Jun 2015

Claims against banks in the context of fraud after Jeremy D Stone Consultants Ltd & Anr v. National Westminster Bank Plc & Or

Richard’s and Nicholas’ talk on claims against banks in the context of fraud will include discussion of the following case in which they were involved on opposing sides: Jeremy D Consultants Ltd & Anr v National Westminster Bank Plc & Ors EWHC 208 (Ch), a case involving the victims of a very substantial Ponzi scheme, claiming against the defendants in dishonest assistance, conspiracy, deceit and unjust enrichment. The case concluded in a 4-week trial. Speakers: Richard Mott of One Essex…

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015

Stone Rolls (the sequel)

Description: A re-examination of the ex turpi causa principle following the Supreme Court’s decision in Jetivia SA and Anor v Bilta (UK) Limited and Ors. Speaker: Christopher Parker QC Related Material: Video recording of event found below.

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015

Three Recent Developments in Fraud

Topics: changes to the Brussels Regulation (due to take effect in mid January); Norwich Pharmacal orders in support of overseas proceedings; and fortification of cross undertakings in damages. Speakers:  Peter de Verneuil Smith, Jonathan David.  

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014

Balloon Debate

Speakers: Charles Samek QC, Rebecca Stubbs QC and Edmund King.

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Mon, 15 Sep 2014

Supreme Court case of FHR European Ventures v Mankarious, relating to the remedy arising from the giving of bribes.

Speakers:  Talk given by Matthew Collings and Richard Morgan, and moderated by Mona Vaswani and Robert Hunter.

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Tue, 20 May 2014

Recent Developments in the Law of Contempt

Current trends in use of contempt proceedings, covering the following topics: Penalties being imposed by the High Court, Is it worth it? The risks of using contempt proceeding Speakers: Paul Lowestein QC and Jane Colston, Brown Rudnick.

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Wed, 30 Jan 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Contentious insolvency: the latest developments in fraud

In this session Robin and Marcus will provide an update on the most interesting recent developments in fraud litigation in the contentious insolvency field, including their perspective on the Algosaibi v Al Sanea Cayman Islands judgment (which is hotly awaited at the time of going to print). Speakers: Robin Ganguly of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP […]