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Civil Recovery of International Criminal Property – So far so good

Jersey’s long –running bid to recover Nigerian government corruption money from Island financial institutions received a boost last week when a Court of Appeal judge refused leave to the corporate holder of stolen money to pursue an appeal against a civil freezing order to the Privy Council in London.

Written by Matthew Jowitt

Posted on July 04, 2017

The Untouchables: 21 November 2016

Ardent Chambers & Sator Regulatory Consulting are proud to present “The Untouchables” a three hour, relevant, thought provoking CPD seminar on “How high profile clients get out of control”.

Written by Caroline Dutot

Posted on October 10, 2016

“Taking the A out of ADR” : A Jersey Perspective

At a Mediation Symposium in London this week Lord Justice Briggs spoke of “Taking the A out of ADR”. ADR, or alternative dispute resolution, is a method of resolving a dispute outside of litigation before the courts.

Written by Caroline Dutot

Posted on September 27, 2016

Howard Sharp QC appointed as Non-Executive Director of Vannin Capital.

International dispute resolution funder Vannin Capital PCC (“Vannin”) today announced the appointment of Howard Sharp QC to its board as a Non-Executive Director. Founded in 2010, Vannin is one of the largest global funders satisfying the ever-growing demand for funding of high value commercial litigation and international arbitration. A trusted partner to major corporates and […]

Written by Howard Sharp

Posted on September 20, 2016

The magic of mediation

Why is it that mediation is successful where other processes fail?

Written by Caroline Dutot

Posted on September 15, 2016

OFAC sanctions hit insurance industry

Last Month OFAC, the US financial sanctions enforcement body, issued an enforcement notice against AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company.

Written by Caroline Dutot

Posted on September 14, 2016

Reducing the impact of conflict on business

A survey of CEOs, VPs and middle managers identified that they spent 24% of their time managing conflict. For any business conflict management has the potential to make serious inroads into the time, resources, productivity and performance of a business.

Written by Caroline Dutot

Posted on September 07, 2016

Howard Sharp QC secures TIEA judgment in Jersey Court of Appeal

On 16th August 2016, the Jersey Court of Appeal rejected the latest round of legal challenges brought by Larsen and Volaw in respect of this high profile Tax Information Exchange Agreement case. The background in briefest detail is as follows: On 4th October 2013, the Bergen District Court in Norway convicted Mr Larsen of serious tax fraud […]

Written by Howard Sharp

Posted on August 30, 2016

Health check for zero hours contracts

A report by the Health and Social Security Scrutiny Panel released on 11 July 2016 suggests businesses who utilise zero hours contracts need to urgently review the terms of their use.  A zero hours contract is a contract under which work is offered by an employer as and when work is available but where no […]

Written by Caroline Dutot

Posted on July 11, 2016

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Posted on May 31, 2016

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