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Amid the economic turmoil of COVID-19, a proactive approach to asset disclosure should be central to a strong strategy for enforcing judgments, enabling civil fraud claimants to identify and freeze all manner of assets while applying pressure and gaining information, say Kate Gee and Olivier Swain at Signature Litigation.
Jason Yardley talks to Law360 about his move to Jenner & Block, the growth of contentious insolvencies and his experience of remote hearings.
The insolvency administrator of Greensill Capital's German banking subsidiary has won a case to take over proceedings for the group in Australia, allowing him to probe witnesses and distribute assets.
A London judge has refused to unfreeze the assets of a businesswoman accused of breaching financial restrictions placed on a pension advisory firm, saying there was evidence she knew the company was splitting its assets from its liabilities.
The U.K. government has asked for input from the finance sector on new laws that would allow trustees to block pensions transfers that look like they could be scams, as part of a broader clampdown on pensions fraud.