Claim discontinued against Peters & Peters’ client in complex, multi-party proceedings

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In a case in the Queen’s Bench Division advanced by the Claimant against 11 different defendants, with a total value exceeding US$11 million, Peters & Peters secured the discontinuance of the claim against our client, the ninth defendant. The Claimant has obtained judgement against all other defendants. Peters & Peters however put forward a robust […]

Peters & Peters secures deletion of all data on INTERPOL systems for two clients

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Peters & Peters has secured the deletion of all data relating to two Russian clients from INTERPOL’s systems. Our clients are the subject of politically motivated criminal proceedings in the Russian Federation, as a result of which the Russian authorities issued a diffusion for their arrest and extradition. Anticipating that the Russian authorities would take […]

Partner Anna Bradshaw is interviewed by Channel 5 news on US calls for Prince Andrew’s cooperation

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Partner Anna Bradshaw speaks to Channel 5 news about the factors that are relevant to decisions to cooperate with overseas investigations, following criticisms of Prince Andrew’s lack of cooperation by the US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and lawyers representing civil plaintiffs in US litigation. Listen from 1:40

Partner Nick Vamos is quoted extensively in The Washington post on the Harry Dunn case

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The U.S government has been condemned for its refusal to extradite an American woman who has been charged in the death of the British teenager Harry Dunn. Foreign secretary Dominic Raab says the British government “would have acted differently if this has been a U.K diplomat serving in the U.S”.  Partner Nick Vamos says that […]

Partner Anna Bradshaw is speaking at MLROs.com Conference One 2020 on the topic of Sanctions on 22 January 2020

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Partner Anna Bradshaw will be examining the latest themes across US and EU sanctions landscapes, and the problems caused by the divergence between the two. She will also be discussing sanctions post Brexit with some predictions at where the UK’s foreign policy may tilt. Read more  

Partner Anna Bradshaw is quoted in ACAMS yearly review of anti-money laundering and sanctions developments

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In a review of the key developments in AML and sanctions over the course of 2019 by Moneylaundering.com, a publication of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), Partner Anna Bradshaw is quoted on proposals to reform the EU’s AML framework: “The most explosive development would be a move from directives to regulations, but […]

Head of International Keith Oliver and Senior Associate Paul Johnson comment in The Law Society Gazette’s feature on fraud and asset tracing

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Partner Hannah Laming and Associate Charlotte Evans discuss recent developments in private prosecutions and the application of the new code in The Barrister

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On 19 July 2019, The Private Prosecutors’ Association (“PPA”) launched its first edition of the Code for Private Prosecutors (“the Code”). Its intention was to set out standards of best practice and highlight some of the unique features of private prosecutions for those intending to bring such prosecutions in the future. Whilst adherence to the […]

Partner Nick Vamos and Associate Eamon McCarthy-Keen discuss the risks and benefits of Overseas Production Orders in WealthBriefing

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On 3 October 2019, the UK Home Secretary and US Attorney General signed a UK/US electronic data sharing agreement (“DSA”) aimed at drastically reducing the time it takes to access emails and other communications data in the investigation of serious crime. The agreement is intended as a solution to the ubiquitous use of US-based email […]