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Jonathan Fisher QC
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Jonathan Fisher QC quoted on first OFSI fine
Jonathan Fisher QC was quoted by moneylaundering.com on the significance of the first enforcement action taken recently by the Office of Sanctions Implementation (OFSI). The article, In First Punitive Action, UK Sanctions Agency Assesses Modest Penalty Against Bank, discusses the...
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Chisinau-Moldova
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Anita Clifford quoted on forfeiture case against son of former Moldovan leader
A UK court has forfeited nearly £500,000 from the bank accounts of the son of the former leader of the Republic of Moldova. The forfeiture is one of the first uses of the bank account forfeiture powers introduced into Part...
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Anita Clifford and Jonathan Fisher Qc
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Publication of Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford’s reflections on NEPAD dialogue
Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford’s recent article on fiscal inequality in the extractive industries in Africa has been published in the New Law Journal. In International justice: some African countries are hurting, following their trip to Nairobi, they reflected on issues including transfer...
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Anita Clifford
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Publication of Anita Clifford’s chapter in new anti-money laundering handbook
The second edition of Anti-money Laundering Compliance for Law Firms has recently been published by Ark Group, with the inclusion of a chapter written by Anita Clifford. The publication is a handbook and guide which provides advice to law firms on the practical...
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Russell Hopkins
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Russell Hopkins quoted on new government measures against financial crime
The announcement of the UK government’s new task force designed to combat financial crime was discussed in an article in moneylaundering.com on 14 January 2019. The UK Economic Crime Strategic Board will comprise representatives from some of the major UK...
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Bright Line Law’s Russell Hopkins published in The Times
The Times has today published an article written by Russell Hopkins titled 'Where do you choose to right international wrongs?' The article highlights recent developments on jurisdiction for overseas wrongdoing. Russell discusses cases which are set to be pivotal decisions...
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The Washington Post
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Jonathan Fisher QC quoted in Washington Post on UWOs
On 14th December 2018 the Washington Post published an extensive article under the headline 'To combat dirty money, Britain asks: How did you pay for that mansion? on the use of unexplained wealth orders in the UK in relation to the...
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Anita clifford and Jonathan Fisher BLL
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Publication of Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford’s book on The Criminal Finances Act 2017
Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford are pleased to announce the publication of their latest book, 'The Criminal Finances Act 2017'. The book is available now, and provides commentary on the Act which has introduced some of the most radical...
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Inner London Crown Court
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Bright Line Law secures acquittal in fraud trial
BLL’s Lead Counsel, Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford, BLL’s Principal Associate, Barrister, secured the acquittal of the first defendant in a serious banking fraud trial at Inner London Crown Court yesterday. The trial lasted 8 days and involved one of the UK’s...
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The Legal 500
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Jonathan Fisher QC ranked in Legal 500 2018
Jonathan Fisher QC is ranked in the 2018 edition of the Legal 500 in six areas of practice: Proceeds of Crime Act and Asset Forfeiture, Business and Regulatory Crime (including global investigations), Financial Services, Fraud: Civil, Fraud: Crime and Tax: Corporate...
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