Associate Charlotte Tregunna speaks about international criminal asset recovery at the AIJA Half Year Conference in Hong Kong in May 2019
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 Kong and Switzerland, each of which discussed the criminal asset recovery position in their respective jurisdictions by reference to a factual scenario with Japanese victims, and subsequent criminal fund flows through Hong Kong, Switzerland and the UK.
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