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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
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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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billion dollar whale
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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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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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MBL Seminars
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Rachel Clark presents webinar for MBL Seminars
Bright Line Law’s Rachel Clark has presented a webinar for MBL Seminars entitled 'Failure to Prevent Tax Evasion – New Guidance Explored'. The webinar details the core components of the corporate offences of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax...
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Bright Line Law in Zambia
Last week Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford participated in the 5th Regional Dialogue of NEPAD in Lusaka, Zambia. The dialogue engaged a range of stakeholders to consider contract negotiations and fiscal policies in the extractive industries, with Jonathan and...
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Rachel Clark
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Rachel Clark published in Economia
Economia has published an opinion piece by Bright Line Law’s Rachel Clark entitled 'Setting boundaries for HMRC powers'. The article discusses how taxpayers (and their advisers) faced with demands to hand over documents and information to HMRC can set clear...
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Russell Hopkins
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Russell Hopkins presents to the Academy of Experts on the ‘Role of Experts in Financial Crime Cases’
On Wednesday 11 September, BLL's Russell Hopkins presented an update on the use of expert witnesses in financial crime cases to the Academy of Experts. Russell's talk covered lessons from recent cases, the opportunities for expert evidence in civil recovery...
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Russell Hopkins
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Russell Hopkins appointed to the Nuremberg Academy’s roster of experts
BLL’s Russell Hopkins has been appointed to the Nuremberg Academy’s roster of experts. The Nuremberg Academy is located in Nuremberg, Germany, the birthplace of international criminal law and the site of major war crimes trials following World War 2. The...
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Financial-Times
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Jonathan Fisher QC on the litigation funding debate
The Financial Times published an article last week, ‘Burford case puts litigation funding in the spotlight’, in which it examined the recently increased popularity of litigation funding. This is a practice whereby companies such as Burford Capital invest in legal...
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