Account forfeiture application withdrawn, and criminal investigation closed

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In 2018, the City of London Police (CoLP) obtained account freezing orders (AFOs) over our clients’ business and personal accounts. Our clients, and their UK-incorporated company, had unwittingly become embroiled in a large-scale money laundering investigation, involving a complex web of UK bank accounts held by overseas nationals. From early in our instruction, we asserted […]

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Watch: Director of OFSI Giles Thomson on expansion of UK sanctions with Michael O’Kane and Maya Lester KC

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Michael O’Kane, Senior Partner of Peters & Peters, hosted the 6 September 2022 event with Giles Thomson, Director of the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) alongside Maya Lester KC of Brick Court Chambers. The webinar examined OFSI’s response to the expansion of UK sanctions since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its structural plans for […]

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Peters & Peters ranked in Band 1 in Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals by Chambers

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The firm has been rated in Band 1 in the Chambers’ Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals guide, which ranks leading law firms and lawyers for international private wealth. The guide also recognised three partners, who were ranked in Band 1 and Band 4, and one Of Counsel as an “Associate to watch”. One source […]

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Peters & Peters secures convictions in private prosecution for Inkorporate in China fraud and money laundering case

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In London’s Southwark Crown Court, on 4 May 2022, two defendants were found guilty of fraud following a private prosecution brought by Peters & Peters on behalf of Inkorporate, a leading product design and manufacturing company in the drinks industry. Inkorporate instructed Peters & Peters in September 2019 to investigate a fraud perpetrated on the […]

Peters & Peters secures second sweeping rejection of corruption allegations against MOL

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On 5 July 2022, an international arbitral tribunal established under the ICSID Convention resoundingly and unanimously rejected corruption allegations made by the Republic of Croatia against MOL, the Hungarian national oil and gas company, and its Chairman-CEO, Zsolt Hernádi. In this arbitration, initiated in 2013, Peters & Peters (Michael O’Kane, Senior Partner; Peter FitzGerald, Of […]

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Court of Appeal rules that Kuwaiti institution’s claims must be heard in Geneva

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The Court of Appeal has confirmed that the English court has no jurisdiction to hear claims brought by Kuwait’s Public Institution for Social Security against Peters & Peters’ client, Swiss national Mr Philippe Bertherat. The Public Institution for Social Security (which administers the Kuwaiti social security and pension scheme) alleges that through secret commissions and […]

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ABA 2021 Antitrust Global seminar series

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We are pleased to share that Jasvinder Nakhwal will be speaking at the ABA Antitrust Law Section taking place on November 17th 2021 in London. Jasvinder will be joining the panel discussion on “the world of cartels in 2021”, which will be a discussion on a new era for cartel enforcement in the UK. The […]

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 ranked in Band 1 for Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals by Chambers & Partners

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We’ve been representing high net worth and prominent people in financial crime cases since 1938. We’re busier than ever, so in 2021 it’s good to see our work being recognised in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide. We’ve been ranked in Band 1 for the quality, complexity and value of our work for HNWI and […]

Changing the game…leading the way!

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Our Business Crime Department Associate, Dr Debbie Sayers, was delighted to be invited to speak at two key children’s international coaching events over the last week. Debbie has a PhD in Human Rights Law and, in addition to being a solicitor, she is an experienced youth football coach and recognised leader in the field of […]