Supreme Court Justice Ian Winder and two Queens Counsel, Brian Moree and Brian Simms, will discuss how the commercial courts are functioning and areas for improvement.
This session will look at the biggest leak in the history of global finance - 11.5 million records revealing the hitherto hidden offshore financial dealings of over 12 current and former world leaders, including prime ministers of Iceland and Pakistan, the president of Ukraine and the king of Saudi Arabia; 128 additional politicians and public officials around the world, and others.
Every crook needs a compliant bank. Madoff had JP Morgan ($17.5 billion); Stanford had SG Private Bank (Suisse), HSBC and TD Bank ($5.5 billion); Rothstein had TD Bank ($500 million) ... the list is depressingly long. This session will discuss proven ways to make banks pay up when they have provided services to fraudsters.
This session will explain cutting-edge techniques and legal theories by which to prove fraud and fraudulent transfer, pierce the corporate veil, locate and seize assets, and enforce judgments.
The session will deal with how individuals and financial institutions can operate within the reporting requirements of the new law, stay away from the mandatory withholding requirements and prevent US investigations and prosecutions.
Attend this session to learn how digital forensics, combined with good legal counsel, can lead to great results in civil litigation and other scenarios. Attendees will learn the process that allows material evidence to be gathered and civil litigators to get the truth.
This session will look at how the 'Bloomberg Billionaires Index' is calculated, with an emphasis on the calculation of the net worth of Donald Trump, who is either insolvent or very wealthy, depending on who you ask.
Experts on the IRS Whistleblower Program will discuss the program's evolution, their own personal experiences in working within the program, what works, what doesn't and what needs to change.
In the wake of the release of 11.5 million hitherto confidential account records known as 'The Panama Papers', which the target, Mossack Fonseca law firm, claims was obtained through hacking, and various other leaks of client information, this session will look at prudent steps to protect your data, whether stored on mobile devices, servers or in other electronic form.
This session will look at the latest developments in the area of e-discovery, including how US-based rules affect other jurisdictions, how to harvest hidden material, data review strategies, and cross-border transfer of data for litigation purposes.
The United States routinely takes the moral high ground when accusing offshore jurisdictions of facilitating money laundering and tax evasion to the detriment of the world's major countries and the global economy in general. This session will look at evidence that suggests it's a case of the pot calling the kettle black?
A behind-the-scenes eye-witness account of the international wealth management profession from a sociologist who has spent the last eight years researching it, during which time she trained to become a wealth manager and visited 18 offshore jurisdictions.
The panelists, both experienced litigators, will discuss methods and practice pointers for obtaining pre-litigation discovery in the U.S. and offshore. The session will also cover recent and important amendments to the U.S. federal rules governing both discovery and document preservation obligations.
Engage in a candid dialogue with two former federal prosecutors, one also a former SEC Enforcement lawyer, who are both now in private practice, specializing in legal cases involving financial crime.
Learn the latest developments, tips, strategies and best practices developed by the industry experts to recover - using offshore means - assets from China, which has historically been a dark hole for international judgment enforcement efforts.
This panel will examine, compare and discuss the legal standards for piercing the corporate veil in respect of major litigation jurisdictions including Bermuda, the Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, the United Kingdom and the USA.
Short-seller Keith Dalrymple will discuss how he exposed Bermuda-domiciled, New York Stock Exchange-listed reinsurer Gerova Financial Group Ltd., contributing to its collapse, criminal indictments against Gerova's principals and a smear campaign against him and his investment research company.