During this session BCL Partners will discuss the key issues faced by HNW individuals when dealing with a criminal allegation involving one or more overseas jurisdictions, focusing on the areas of extradition (including Interpol Notices), sanctions, and asset freezing and confiscation. As well as providing practical advice, the speakers will look at recent developments and trends in these areas including the introduction of legislation in the UK post Brexit, the Magnitsky regime and recent extradition cases involving key overseas jurisdictions such as the US and India.
Key discussion points will include:
- Interpol Notices
- Sanctions/Magnitsky regime
- Asset freezing and confiscation
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Shula is a partner at BCL specialising in business crime and regulation with particular expertise in representing individuals in cases involving allegations of complex and serious fraud, money laundering, bribery and corruption. She has acted for senior executives in numerous high profile investigations brought by both UK and international law enforcement agencies such as the SFO, HMRC, NCA, FCA , DoJ and others. Many of her cases are multi-jurisdictional and she is experienced in working alongside local lawyers to ensure a co-ordinated and effective strategy for her clients. She is a Consultant Editor for the Lloyds Law Reports and a founding Committee member and Chair of the Fraud Lawyers Association.
Shaul is a partner at BCL specialising in business crime and regulatory enforcement. Shaul specialises in acting for individuals and companies in complex cross-border matters. He has extensive experience advising on multi-jurisdictional corruption and fraud investigations, asset recovery proceedings (in the UK and overseas), and extradition proceedings (in particular, politically motivated requests). He has acted in numerous high-profile investigations and prosecutions brought by the SFO and many other UK and overseas enforcement authorities. Shaul also has broad experience acting in ancillary matters such as judicial review proceedings, FCA investigations and applications to Interpol for the deletion of notices or diffusions. He advises companies in relation to regulatory and criminal law issues such as anti-bribery and corruption and anti-money laundering compliance, data protection and responding to requests for assistance in law enforcement investigations.
John is a partner at BCL specialising in all aspects of business crime, with a particular interest in confiscation, civil recovery and money laundering under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (“POCA”). His business crime experience includes representing suspects, defendants and witnesses in cases invoking allegations of bribery and corruption, fraud, insider trading, market abuse, price-fixing, sanctions-busting, and tax evasion. He has coordinated and undertaken corporate investigations and defended in cases brought by BEIS, the FCA, HMRC, NCA, OFT, SFO and others. Much of John’s work is international in nature, representing individuals in challenges to the European Court of Justice against their inclusion on targeted sanctions lists arising from the Arab Spring, and advising on numerous Interpol Red Notices and extradition requests, with a particular expertise in challenging allegations made by overseas authorities on the basis of political motivation. His business crime and proceeds of crime cases often involve mutual assistance and/or parallel investigations in other jurisdictions.
Anoushka is a Senior Associate at BCL specialising in corporate and financial crime, principally cases involving international bribery and corruption, commercial fraud, and money laundering. Anoushka advises both individual and corporate clients and has been involved in a number of high-profile domestic and international investigations conducted by enforcement agencies including the SFO, the U.S Department of Justice, HMRC, the FCA, the SEC and the NCA. Anoushka has particular experience advising in relation to foreign and cross-border investigations, and in challenging steps taken pursuant to mutual legal assistance requests, including by way of judicial review. She also has expertise in complex civil fraud proceedings and is frequently instructed to advise on the asset freezing and recovery implications of both domestic and overseas investigations and proceedings.