Asset recovery

Insolvency Fraud And Asset Recovery

When businesses get into difficulties and face bankruptcy the time is ripe for fraud. Assets are carefully hidden so that when the company goes bust, there is nothing left for the creditors. And yet a lot of the insolvency fraud can be traced to the professional practitioners… … Read More

Proceeds Of Crime Act – Is There A Better Way?

We undertake a significant number of confiscation assignments each year for criminal defence lawyers. I have just been writing an updated article for my firm’s web site on the confiscation process generally and the tasks that forensic accountants are able … Read More

Changing Approach To Dealing With Fraud?

I have always maintained that investigating financial crime requires a logical and numerate mind along with a healthy measure of common sense. This is why it is difficult to teach fraud investigation methods to students. … Read More

Is Your Business At Risk From Fraud?

According to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) some 20% of all crime takes place on business premises. When you think of all the theft, murder, drugs and the like, this is an awful lot of crime! The reason of … Read More

The Case for Criminal Defence

Our criminal justice system has grown up over centuries as our society has progressed and is thought to be fair. Others criticise us, saying perhaps we are too soft on criminals. However, being magnanimous is probably better than being ruled … Read More

Asset Recovery – an overview

It is possible to divide asset recovery into a number of different camps depending on the circumstances giving rise to the need for claiming back money or goods that rightfully belong elsewhere.  The first of these areas include criminal asset … Read More