Tackling the tech: the rise (and rise) of cybercrime, Peter FitzGerald and Amalia Neenan in Fraud Intelligence

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Fraudsters using technology to commit their misdeeds is nothing new, but as technology advances, so do new methods of technological criminality as well as the sophistication of the crimes. The cost of tech crime is also staggering. For example, last year alone, the UK lost more than UK£2.5 billion to fraudsters and cyber criminals, and […]

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Serious Fraud Office Outsourcing Debate – Michael O’Kane in The Times

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Peters & Peters Senior Partner Michael O’Kane spoke to The Times following widespread debate about the Serious Fraud Office’s use of outsourcing in major cases, especially over a recent report that the SFO was to outsource the disclosure process in the prosecution of G4S after an eight-year investigation into the private security company. Michael O’Kane […]

Business travel risk: what does new ISO guidance mean for corporate liability?

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ISO 31030 was published in September 2021 to complement the general ISO 31000 Risk Management Standard. The ISO standard is the first truly global benchmark for travel risk management and provides a framework of good practice. The White Paper aims to help corporates understand the ISO’s potential implications for an employer’s travel security obligations and […]

The Royal Mint is creating an NFT – is this the security investors needed?

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Our Keith Oliver, Head of International, and researchers Caroline Timoney are in London business paper CityAM talking about how NFTs might not be the most secure investment, following the much-ridiculed announcement that the Royal Mint will be issuing an NFT of its own this summer.   NFTs, or ‘non-fungible tokens’, are one-of-a-kind digital assets. They […]

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CDR: Essential Intelligence – Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery 2022

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Head of International Keith Oliver and Caroline Timoney have recently been published in CDR: Essential Intelligence – Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery 2022. Their chapter, an overview of the latest in the regulatory landscape in England & Wales, provides expertise for practitioners and laypersons alike as it explores the current legal framework underpinning fraud, asset […]

Arbitral Enforcement: The Risk of Leaving the Counterpunch Too Late

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Jason Woodland and Philip Gardner discuss the approach of the English Court to counterclaims in arbitral enforcement proceedings before the English Court.   Counterclaims and contribution claims are essential tools for defendants to Court and arbitral claims. On occasions they arise because both parties believe that they have claims and which of them is the […]

Extradition has no place for political games: Nick Vamos in New Law Journal

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Nick Vamos raises questions about the Home Secretary’s decision to try to delay the extradition of Dr Michael Lynch and suggests that the Home Secretary’s conduct comes worryingly close to political interference. Read more.

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Peters & Peters obtains search and inspection orders to enforce obligations in freezing order

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The High Court has granted search and inspection orders to Peters & Peters’ client Mrs Nebahat İşbilen against the Defendant to a circ. £40m fraud claim, Mr Selman Turk her one-time personal financier and trusted adviser.  The relief, as noted by the Judge, is of  “major, if not critical, importance in…finding out what has become […]

‘How do I get my money back from a crypto scammer?’

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Peters & Peters’ Amy Harvey explains what to do in the Telegraph. Read the full article here… Dear Ask an Expert, My son recently started investing in non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and cryptocurrencies and, after experiencing some promising wins, is encouraging me to do the same. I am increasingly tempted by the quick returns on offer, […]

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Nick Vamos quoted in worldwide media as Julian Assange denied permission to appeal by the UK Supreme Court

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Nick Vamos appears in worldwide media discussing the options available to Assange’s lawyers after being denied permission to appeal against a decision to extradite him to the U.S by the UK Supreme Court. Britain’s top court on Monday refused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange permission to appeal against a decision to extradite him to the U.S. […]