In 2009, the Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands engaged British law firm Edwards Wildman to recover thousands of acres of land, including prime ocean-front property, and other valuable assets that had been misappropriated by politicians and their foreign, private-sector accomplices. It was part of a wider attempt to turn around the economy and reputation of the TCI.
Over the last 18 months, OffshoreAlert has exposed two major litigation funding scams - Axiom Legal Financing Fund and Buttonwood Legal Capital - into which investors are believed to have invested more than $300 million. That doesn't mean litigation funding is an inherently poor investment, however.
Offshore jurisdictions play an integral role in the global movement of wealth but the industry is experiencing profound changes. Find out how you can stay on top of these developments so that you can continue to grow and leverage your strengths in a world where change is the norm.
If you want to find out how to identify and exploit opportunities, avoid legal and risk pitfalls, and remedies that are available if your once-promising deal turns sour, join us at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach on May 4-6, 2014 for our flagship annual event in Miami Beach.
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