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|EU-US Data Flows - Rebuilding Trust|
Sarah Pearce; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
December 5, 2013, previously published on December 3, 2013The statements and follow-up of the Ministerial in Washington last week where the EU was represented by Vice President Viviane Reding and Commissioner Cecilia Malstrom, show signs of the US and the EU making attempts to work towards rebuilding trust, particularly in the context of data protection...
|World Bank Report Concludes That Financial Sanctions Imposed By Prosecuting States Are Failing To Compensate Countries Whose Officials Have Been Bribed|
Annie Clarke, Jamie Humphreys, James Maton, Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
December 5, 2013, previously published on December 3, 2013The World Bank’s Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR) last week published a report, Left Out of the Bargain (http://star.worldbank.org/star/publication/left-out-bargain-settlements-foreign-bribery-cases-and-implications-asset-recovery), concluding that although significant out of court...
|Court of Appeal Rules on Defendant’s Use of Frozen Assets to Pay for Legal Representation|
Annie Clarke, Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
December 2, 2013, previously published on November 28, 2013The appellant, Azam, was a defendant in proceedings brought by the Serious Organised Crime Agency (‘SOCA’) under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (‘POCA’). A property freezing order (‘PFO’) was made against Azam (under s.245A POCA) which required him to disclose...
|UK: English High Court Rules on the Application of a Follow the Settlements Clause|
Mark Everiss, Sam Tacey; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
November 25, 2013, previously published on November 19, 2013The case of Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Ltd v Novae Corporate Underwriting Ltd  EWHC 3362 (Comm) concerned losses suffered by a Thai subsidiary of Tesco plc arising out of severe floods in Thailand in 2011. The Tesco subsidiary claimed for losses of approximately £125m under various...
|UK: English High Court Denies Attempt to Relitigate Issues Already Decided in Arbitration Proceedings|
Russell Anderson; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
November 25, 2013, previously published on November 18, 2013In Arts & Antiques Limited v Peter Richards & Towergate London Market Limited & Zurich Insurance Plc  EWHC 3361 (Comm), the Court struck out claims by Arts and Antiques Limited (A&A) which sought to relitigate issues that were subject to a binding arbitration award.
|Civil Forfeiture: Can the Outcome of SOCA v Turrall be Applied to Deprive Corrupt Foreign Public Officials of their Illicit Wealth?|
James Maton, Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
November 25, 2013, previously published on November 18, 2013Would it be possible to forfeit the assets of a foreign public official on the basis that they represent the proceeds of corruption, without being able to prove any precise corrupt transactions, and instead simply relying on an inexplicable disparity between the assets that have been located and...
|Green Gives another Reason to Self-Report Corruption|
Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
November 19, 2013, previously published on November 14, 2013In October we reported on the “famous five” reasons to report self-corruption as articulated by David Green QC, the Serious Fraud Office Director. One of those reasons was the high prospect of getting caught. This week, in an interview with The Times newspaper, the Director suggested...
|A Tale of Two Injunctions - A Comparison of Two Recent Competition Law Injunction Applications before the English Courts|
Jo Love, Becket McGrath; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
November 18, 2013, previously published on November 18, 2013 It should never be easy to get an injunction, given the impact this can have on the business against which the injunction is awarded. On the other hand, the ability of a business to seek rapid relief from commercial conduct by a rival or supplier that threatens to have an irreversible impact is an...
|Who Owns a Bribe?|
James Maton; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
November 15, 2013, previously published on November 11, 2013A public official receives a bribe to award a contract. Does the bribe “belong” to the official or to the state that he or she represents? The answer to the question can matter a great deal to the success of a claim. But the issue is controversial and the answer unclear in English law....
|Videogame Piracy - A Present and Increasing Problem|
Paolo Cerroni, Akash Sachdeva; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
November 15, 2013, previously published on November 8, 2013TIGA, the trade association representing the UK videogame industry, has announced the findings of its 2013 piracy survey.