Fellows in the News

Monday, March 30, 2020

Hong Kong: A Hotbed for Fraud

In Commercial Dispute Resolution's "Essential Intelligence: Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery," Dorothy Siron explains that Hong Kong is a hotbed for fraud and other financial, white-collar crimes, while it has developed a legal framework to assist victims seeking redress.

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Using Insolvency Tools in Judgment Enforcement

Andrew Stafford and his co-author, in the Insolvency section of Commercial Dispute Resolution's "Essential Intelligence: Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery," delve into how insolvency tools can help experienced litigators who specialise in judgment enforcement meet the needs and expectations of clients. 

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Blogs of Interest

Compliance and Enforcement
A blog sponsored by NYU Law's Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, edited by Jennifer Arlen.

IELR Blog
The official blog of the "International Enforcement Law Reporter," edited by Bruce Zagaris.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Similarities Between Gold and Toilet Paper Examined

Blogger Andy Robinson, from the Spanish newspaper "La Vangardia," mentions Professor Mark Pieth's book "Gold Laundering, the Dirty Secrets of the Gold Trade" in his explanation about why the value of gold, like toilet paper, is exploding thanks to the psychology associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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Monday, March 09, 2020

Why Arbitrators Need to Confront Corruption Allegations

Stéphane Bonifassi and his co-author argue why arbitrators need to confront corruption allegations in an article published by “Global Arbitration Review.”

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Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Revealing ‘Particulars’ In Criminal Fraud Cases

Jonathan Sack, in this article for the "New York Law Journal," discusses how while courts frequently deny particulars in fraud prosecutions, its advisable to seek a bill of particulars to help the defense avoid surprises at trial.

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Monday, March 02, 2020

Gold Laundering Explained

Professor Mark Pieth reveals the process of gold refining and how it has become a conduit for laundering, corruption and crime, but awareness is helping to clean up the industry and find the "dirty" actors. 

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Friday, February 14, 2020

The Pitfalls of Trade Secrets Under Swiss Law

In an article he contributed to "Global Investigations Review," Saverio Lembo explores how trade secret protection works (or doesn't) in civil, criminal and extrajudicial proceedings in Switzerland. 

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Confidentiality in Dispute Resolution Under Swiss Law

Saverio Lembo and his co-authors examine how, in cross-border proceedings under the provisions of Swiss Law, it is crucial to be aware of the risks of violating confidentiality laws and blocking statutes, especially when collaborating with foreign authorities.

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Canadian Court Bars New Evidence in Yukos Set-Aside Bid

Russia’s new evidence in action to set aside a UNCITRAL award in favor of Cypriot company Luxtona not allowable, says Justice Michael Penny. 

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Nissan Ex-CEO Ghosn Highlights Importance of Reputation Management

In an article written for Law360, Elizabeth Ortega explains how the intriguing case of former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn uncovers a lesson for lawyers about how sound communications strategy helps manage a crisis and can, if done correctly, repair a reputation.   

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Monday, January 13, 2020

RK&O Names Fellow David Massey as Litigation Co-Chair

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP has announced that Fellow David B. Massey has been elected co-chair of the firm’s Litigation Department.  

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