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Bright Line Law host breakfast on extra-territorial enforcement of UWOs
On 28 November 2019, Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford hosted a breakfast briefing for legal practitioners at the Ritz-Carlton in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) focusing on the potential for extra-territorial enforcement in the DIFC and onshore Dubai...
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Anita Clifford quoted on cannabis investment and AML
Anita Clifford recently provided comments for an article published in Law 360 entitled 'UK AML laws cast a haze over legal cannabis investment'. Anita explained the nuanced position of the legality of cannabis investment, saying, “whether it is considered legal...
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Russell Hopkins speaks to Martello Financial Services’ affiliate group of industry experts
On Wednesday 20th November, Bright Line Law's Russell Hopkins spoke to 35 experts from the financial services industry. Russell was invited to speak by Martello Financial Services, part of Blackrock Expert Services and a provider of expert witnesses in financial...
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Bright Line Law host discussion of mixed funds
This week Bright Line Law welcomed guests to The Walbrook Club to discuss the issues arising from pooling legitimate and illicit funds. Jonathan Fisher QC discussed the fungibility of criminal property and the possibility of ring-fencing funds. The ensuing discussion...
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Bright Line Law — recent cases
Jonathan Fisher QC has advised two leading firms of solicitors on the discharge of their anti-money laundering obligations under Part 7 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. Bright Line Law has successfully resisted an application made by the National...
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Jonathan Fisher QC ranked in Chambers and Partners
Chambers and Partners, the independent law directory, published its 2019 rankings for barristers two weeks ago. We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Fisher QC has maintained his ranking in the first band as a leading Queen’s Counsel in the areas...
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Bright Line Law host discussion on 1MDB scandal
Two weeks ago (10 October 2019) Bright Line Law welcomed Bradley Hope, an award-winning journalist at the Wall Street Journal and author of Billion Dollar Whale, to The Walbrook Club to speak to guests about the alleged multi-billion-dollar fraud of...
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Dishonesty after Ivey – a material change or subtle shift?
Jonathan Fisher QC explores the meaning of the new test for dishonesty in criminal law following the decision in Ivey v Genting Casinos [2017] UKSC 67, considering the similarities and differences between the old and new test. Has the decision...
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Jonathan Fisher QC on tax evasion in Zambia
Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford recently spoke about corruption and tax evasion at the 5th Regional Dialogue on contact negotiation and fiscal leakage in the extractive industry in Zambia, organised by the African Union’s NEPAD and ISLP. Here is...
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Jonathan Fisher QC ranked in Legal 500
The independent law directory, The Legal 500, published its 2019 rankings for barristers last week. We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Fisher QC is ranked in the first band as a leading Queen’s Counsel in the areas of Business...
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