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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


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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Recent Developments in the Law of Contempt

Recent Developments in the Law of Contempt
20th May 2014 | 789 KB | pdf

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Wed, 6 Jun 2018 @ 6:30 pm

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 […]