Fellows in the News
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.