Sino-US geopolitics are upping the risk ante for firms and investors

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The edgy relationship between China and the United States and other liberal leaning democracies is undoubtedly the principal drama of this part of the 21st century. In what is an existential, values-based struggle, the main protagonists have locked horns in the sensitive spaces where economic and national security meet. The NATO summit in June 2021 […]

The Exploitation of the Global Financial Crime System

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A system designed to tackle the dirty money of drug lords and terrorists, the use of which has been endorsed and encouraged by international bodies and leading nations, has become a favoured tool of state persecution.  Those that designed the system must take more muscular responsibility. Introduction Over the last 50 years, from the advent […]

P&P now a proud member of the Legal Sustainability Alliance and signatory of the Legal Renewables Initiative

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We are very pleased to announce that Peters & Peters is now a proud member of the Legal Sustainability Alliance (LSA) – the leading sustainability network for law firms and the UK Legal sector. Our membership allows us to collaborate and share best practice with other member firms, taking positive steps to improve the environmental […]

Peters & Peters successfully opposes a multi-million pound NCA forfeiture application

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On 20 October 2020, District Judge Rimmer handed down a judgment dismissing the NCA’s application to forfeit £3.2million held in the bank account of our client, the former CEO of a multi-national corporation in the offshore oil and energy sector.   In November 2017, our client entered a plea agreement in the United States, pursuant […]

INTERPOL – Diffusions deleted

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Peters & Peters has succeeded in having diffusions deleted from INTERPOL in respect of two of our clients, who are very successful and high-profile Russian businessmen.   In a classic example of corporate raiding, the Russian Federation opened an “investigation to order” based on fabricated allegations, and twice sought to circulate diffusions in respect our […]

Peters & Peters secures deletions of Red Notices relating to Middle Eastern political figures

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Peters & Peters successfully acted for several connected and prominent Middle Eastern political figures in relation to INTERPOL Red Notices. The clients were all associated with opposition groups in a specific INTERPOL member state and contended that the allegations of corruption and other serious wrongdoing made against them were politically motivated. We were able to […]

INTERPOL deletes Red Notice & diffusion issued against two Indian businessmen

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We acted for two prominent Indian businessmen, who were involved in a long-running arbitration against various agencies/entities of the Russian Federation. Read more

Associate Charlotte Tregunna speaks about international criminal asset recovery at the AIJA Half Year Conference in Hong Kong in May 2019

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The panel, as part of the AIJA Commercial Fraud Commission’s “ Business and Private Clients in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities” seminar, dealt with the recovery of assets stemming from criminal offences, and States’ various remedies versus personal protection of property at a transnational level. Charlotte participated in the panel with criminal lawyers from Tokyo, Hong […]

Travelex hook UK sanctions unit targets low hanging fruit 

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Partner Anna Bradshaw comments in Payments Compliance on the recent penalties handed out by The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) to both Raphaels Bank and Travelex. https://paymentscompliance.com/premium-content/insights_analysis/travelex-hook-uk-sanctions-unit-targets-low-hanging-fruit

Senior Associate Rachel Cook discusses the prosecution of corporates for tax evasion offences in the FT Adviser

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The government wants corporates to cultivate a culture of preventing economic crime; an objective that is not going to disappear. Read more.