OffshoreAlert Conference London: Financial Intelligence & Investigations

14 - 15 November 2013 | The Bloomsbury Hotel | London

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November 14, 2013

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM

Opening Remarks

David Marchant, Owner & Editor, OffshoreAlert (Miami)


9:10 AM - 10:00 AM

Offshore Finance: Trends & Developments

Simon Filmer, Managing Director, ex-Asia, Offshore Incorporations (BVI)

Ian Woodhouse, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers (London)

Sean Dowling, Managing Partner, Appleby (Isle of Man)


10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Financial Transparency: A Comparison of Jurisdictions

John Christensen, Director, Tax Justice Network (England)


11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Beneficial Ownership Registries: Options for Britain's Crown Dependencies & Overseas Territories

Colin Powell, Adviser, International Affairs, Jersey Government (Jersey)

David Griffin, Director of Enforcement, Financial Supervision Commission (Isle of Man)

Cherno Jallow QC, Director of Policy, Research and Statistics, BVI Financial Services Commission & Chair of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (BVI) 

Robert Palmer, Campaign Leader, Banks & Corruption, Global Witness (London)

David Lewis, Head of Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorist Finance Policy, UK Treasury (London)  


1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

When An Offshore Investment Fails: Who Can Be Sued, For What & Where?

Edward Davis, Jr., Founding Shareholder, Sequor Law (Miami)

Steven Philippsohn, Founding Partner, PCB Litigation (London)

Elizabeth O'Brien, Consultant, Martin Kenney & Co., Solicitors (Ireland & Austria)


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Piercing the Corporate Veil: The Implications of 'Petrodel v. Prest'

Andrew Bodnar, Barrister, Matrix Chambers (London)

Felicity Toube QC,  Barrister, South Square Chambers (London)

David Ingram, Partner, Grant Thornton (London)


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

'Offshore Leaks': Inside the Investigation into OFCs by The Guardian & The ICIJ

David Leigh, Former Investigations Editor, The Guardian (London)

November 15, 2013

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

£110 m Gone: The Rise & Fall of Axiom Legal Financing Fund

David Marchant, Owner & Editor, OffshoreAlert (Miami)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

How to Identify Red Flags in International Finance

David Marchant, Owner & Editor, OffshoreAlert (Miami)

Neal Levin, Partner, Freeborn & Peters (Chicago)


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Investigating the Investigators: Misconduct by Insolvency Practitioners

Edward Davis, Jr., Founding Shareholder, Sequor Law (Miami)

Stephen Hunt, Partner, Griffins Insolvency Practitioners (London)


11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

HMRC's Investigation into Offshore Tax Evasion: An Update

Jennie Granger, Director General, Enforcement & Compliance, HMRC (London)


12:30 PM - 2:00 PM



2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

How U.K. Ghost Companies Made Britain the Capital of Global Corporate Crime

Richard Brooks, Investigative Reporter, Private Eye (London) 

Polly Sprenger, Barrister, 18 Red Lion Court, Chambers of Max Hill QC (London) 


3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Using Offshore Jurisdictions to Protect Data

Ted Boyle, Director, Secure Hosting (Bahamas)

Andrew Wicks, Co-Founder, Calligo (Jersey)

Bridget Treacy, Managing Partner, Hunton & Williams (London)


4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Cross-Border Law Enforcement Meets Cross-Border Banking

Dan Reeves, Founder, Offshore Compliance & Enforcement Consulting Group & Retired Senior Advisor, IRS Offshore Compliance Initiative (New Jersey)


5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Closing Remarks

David Marchant, Owner & Editor, OffshoreAlert (Miami)

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Conference Venue

The OffshoreAlert Conference London will be held in the very heart of Bloomsbury, within striking distance of many of London's brainiest landmarks - the British Museum is one street away, the University of London scattered about nearby, and the London Review bookshop a short stroll to the east.

The Bloomsbury Hotel

16-22 Great Russell St
London WC1B 3NN
United Kingdom
  • Nightly Group Rate
  • £205+VAT
  • Rate includes continental breakfast

Special Thanks To Our London 2013 Sponsors & Partners

  • Platinum Sponsor
    Astigarraga Davis Logo
  • Gold Sponsor
    Securehost 180
  • Gold Sponsor
    Freeborn & Peters LLP 180
  • Silver Sponsor
    Invest Barbados 180
  • Silver Sponsor
    Farber Financial Logo 180
  • Bronze Sponsor
    Rannoch Consulting Research Logo
  • Bronze Sponsor
    Thomson Reuters
  • Partner
    LowTax 180
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    GIG 180
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    Caymanian Compass
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    Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association 180
  • Partner
    CFR Transparent
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    KYC 360 180 Transparent
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    IFC Review 180
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