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FraudNet Members in the News
1. South Africa: Special Investigation Tribunal – asset recovery.
John Oxenham, Michael-James Currie and Charl van der Merwe of South African law firm Nortons Inc have written an article describing the establishment of a specialised Tribunal to assist in fast tracking asset recovery in South Africa. The Tribunal is seen as a positive step towards ending corruption in the area, helping to divert money from proceeds of crime back into the economy.
2. Corporate crime round-up
FraudNet member Greg Glynn provides a year-end review of developments around legislation in corporate crime for 2018.
3. Hide and Seek: Getting the better of sophisticated fraudsters
FraudNet member Greg Glynn co-authors an analysis of a recent legal decision in the English Commercial Court and considers its implications. In this case, the court granted a worldwide freezing order against ‘unknown persons’ to assist the victim of a sophisticated online fraud trace stolen monies across the globe and identify the fraudsters.
4. Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Mexico
In the State Bar of Texas International Law Section’s newsletter, FraudNet member Joe Wielebinski and FraudNet alternate member Alejandro Catala from Basham, Mexico City, have co-authored the last article, Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Mexico.
5. No quick fix remedy to tackle wilful defaulters
Fraudnet member Martin Kenny discusses wilful default cases, in which sophisticated and ethically-challenged borrowers claim to lose loan capital through legitimate loss-making activity by seemingly getting involved in arm’s-length trading counterparties hailing from one or more of the jurisdictions that recalcitrant debtors from India are drawn to.
6. Brazilian Members Active in International Legal Strategies to Recover Assets.
FraudNet members for Brazil, Joao Accioly, of the Sobrosa & Accioly law firm in Rio de Janeiro; Antenor Madruga, Feldens Madruga law firm in Brasília; and Henrique Forssell, of law firm Krikor Kaysserlian Duarte e Forssell Advogados Associados, of Sao Paulo against fraud.
FraudNet members often are invited to make presentations at conferences or publish articles on fraud-related issues. Members draw from their experiences working on shared joint cases, multi-jurisdictional cases and cases in their respective jurisdictions to provide unique perspectives and invaluable information.
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28 January 2021 - Switzerland . Enrico Monfrini of our Swiss member firm Monfrini Bitton Klein is featured in a BBC article on recovering billions stolen by Sani Abacha the ex- President of Nigeria.
19 September 2017 - Bettina Knoetzl and Nicolette Doherty win coveted awards for fraud and asset recovery work
25 March 2017 - First ever search order against a third party granted: the Chabra moment for search orders
14 March 2017 - Guillermo Jorge: “Tools for recovering assets due to acts of corruption do exist” (Video in Spanish)
26 January 2017 - It's a family affair: France 2017 frontrunner Fillon denies phoney job claim - Insights from Stephane Bonifassi, Executive Director
22 Feb 2016 - Attorney Carrillo files constitutional protection actions due to appointment of Constitutional Court Justices