USKOK v AY: Advocate General’s Opinion on EAW case published
On 28 February 2018, Peters & Peters represented the CEO of a multinational company in preliminary reference proceedings before the Court of Justice of the European Union. The reference concerns the circumstances in which EU Member States are obliged to execute European Arrest Warrants (EAWs), and in particular the proper application of the principle of […]
Peters & Peters act in successful defence of arbitration claim
Peters & Peters continue to act for the MOL Group, the Hungarian national energy company and one of the largest companies in Central and Eastern Europe, in its long running dispute with the Croatian Government over INA, Croatia’s national oil company. Croatia initiated arbitration proceedings in 2014 seeking the annulment of agreements which transferred management […]
Servier – follow-on claim for damages of £250 million
Peters & Peter continue to act for long-standing client the Secretary of State for Health in this claim against the French pharmaceutical group, Servier. The claim was issued by the Secretary of State in 2011 following an announcement by the Euopean Commission that it was investigating Servier and other pharmaceutical companies for suspected anti-competitive behaviour, […]
Interpol deletes Red Notice issued against Russian client
We act for a prominent Russian businessman, who was accused of large scale fraud and money laundering in the Russian Federation. As a result, our client became the subject of an INTERPOL Red Notice at the request of the Russia Federation. We made detailed submissions to INTERPOL that the allegations against our client were entirely […]
We are acting for a foreign based company in a fraud and asset tracing claim against its former director an offshore company under his control. The claim relates to the alleged misappropriation of several million US dollars and involves the tracing of monies through Cyprus, Russia and Switzerland. A worldwide freezing injunction and disclosure order […]
Internal investigation for household brand arising from criminal and regulatory allegations against major customer
Peters & Peters is conducting an internal investigation for a leading household name company arising from criminal and regulatory investigations into one of its major corporate customers. This includes advising on the potential liability of the client and its employees. The matter is one of multiple large-scale investigations in which the firm has been called […]
Saudi based company in proceedings brought against former employees for breaches of trust including the misappropriation of funds
Acted for a Saudi based company in proceedings brought against former employees for breaches of trust including the misappropriation of funds. The case involved complex international litigation including the co-ordination of disclosure orders in the BVI and associated criminal proceedings in Switzerland.
Representation of an international investment bank
Peters & Peters is acting for a global independent investment bank on an investigation into alleged accounting irregularities following a corporate acquisition. The client acted as advisor in relation to the transaction, which took place in 2011. The firm is advising in close conjunction with the client’s US legal representatives.
Acting for a defendant in a follow-on competition damages action
Peters & Peters represented a global manufacturing company which was a defendant in a multi-million pound follow-on competition damages action commenced on the basis of the European Commission’s findings in relation to a cartel operating in the European market. The proceedings were settled on mutually acceptable confidential terms.
Restraint order discharged after firm’s representations
Peters & Peters advise a wealthy former civil servant of a commonwealth country who was subject to a UK restraint order arising from an investigation into political corruption in his country of origin. The firm persuaded the CPS that the criteria for the restraint order had not been made out as there was no proper […]