Financial crime investigations in the UK: Looking ahead to 2023
December 20, 2022
As we enter a recession against the backdrop of ongoing geopolitical instability, we expect to see significant financial crime enforcement and investigations in 2023, including a focus on emerging areas such as ESG, cryptocurrencies, and significant developments in financial sanctions.
Can a director be liable for a tortious act of the company?
December 14, 2022
In Barclay-Watt v Alpha Panareti Public Ltd  EWCA Civ 1169, the Court of Appeal has held that a director was not liable as an accessory to a company’s negligent advice.
Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill
December 08, 2022
Members of our Disputes and Regulation and Investigations teams have written an article discussing the new Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill that is currently progressing through Parliament.
High Court assists alleged victim of crypto-theft to seek recovery
December 02, 2022
In LMN v Bitflyer Holdings Inc and others  EWHC 2954 (Comm), the High Court granted powerful ‘information orders’ under the court’s Norwich Pharmacal and Bankers Trust jurisdiction against cryptocurrency exchanges that are competitors to the claimant-applicant LMN.