The International Chamber of Commerce has released this report which comprises 28 original articles authored by 46 contributors from some 22 jurisdictions.  Its contents include the following articles –

  • consider the interaction between criminal and civil process in cases involving fraud;
  • evaluating different Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWO) and explaining their effectiveness;
  • pursuing claims against organized crime group representatives in Japan;
  • beneficial ownership in Senegal;
  • the extraterritorial application of asset forfeiture proceedings in South Africa;
  • development and use of Norwich Pharmacal Orders in Ireland re ransomware;
  • enforcement of foreign judgments in Lebanon;
  • tools of the trade available to the asset recovery lawyer in Guernsey;
  • recent developments in Cayman Islands law with particular relevance to the conduct of major cross border litigation and asset recovery;
  • can the BVI survive in a world of international minimum level tax treaties and data hacks and leaks?;
  • beneficial ownership registers offshore: an update;
  • applying traditional asset recovery techniques in the new world of virtual assets and cryptocurrency;
  • law enforcement, criminal cartels and the legitimisation of cryptocurrency;
  • crypto: how various tools have developed relevant to investigations;
  • cases of cryptocurrency fraud raise knotty issues of jurisdiction not only because of the decentralised nature of cryptocurrency – jurisdictional challenges and novel solutions;
  • US: using receiverships to investigate and combat fraud;
  • recognition of foreign insolvencies in Panama;
  • wine fraud in Spain: has over-regulation of the industry led to self-sabotage?;
  • insights on forgery in English Law;
  • searching for the debtors’ bank accounts across the EU; and
  • the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and NatWest Bank.


Any modest contributions for my time and ongoing expenses are welcomed!  I have a page where you can do so, and where one-off contributions start as low as $3, at https://www.buymea3coffee.com/KoIvM842y

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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