Takhar v Gracefield  UKCA 13 is a Supreme Court case of fraud unravelling everything. In the case a photocopy document, a joint venture agreement, bearing an apparently authentic signature was produced.
It has been announced that the Financial Reporting Council (‘FRC’), the accounting watchdog, is to be closed down and replaced by a new regulator to be known as ARGA.
Trade sanctions are an important political tool in international diplomacy. However, for business they are a potential legal mindfield and proper care needs to be taken to avoid the potential consequences of a breach.
Bivonas Law is delighted to announce the appointment of Cindy Dorrington as managing partner with effect from 1 February 2019
Continuing her exceptional career in criminal law spanning 22 years, Cindy Dorrington has accepted the position of managing partner at Bivonas Law LLP.
The recent naming and shaming of two completely innocent suspects for the flying of drones over Gatwick Airport shortly before Christmas once again brings into the spotlight the need for proper regulation of the disclosure of the identity of persons under criminal investigation.
On 27 November our client, a company director, was unanimously acquitted by a jury at Southwark Crown Court of a charge of conspiracy by FH Bertling Ltd to make corrupt payments to secure a freight forwarding contract in relation to the Jasmine Oil & Gas Project.
Ex-Deutsche Bank trader Andreas Hauschild appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 20 October 2018 having been charged by the Serious Fraud Office with conspiracy to defraud in connection with the manipulation of the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (EURIBOR).
The first court ruling on how the UK is going to approach Unexplained Wealth Orders provides invaluable reading. In National Crime Agency v Mrs A  EWHC 2534 (Admin) the High Court made an Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO) against Mrs. A who was eventually identified as Zamira Hajiyeva.