Oligarch's Ex Loses Fight For £9M London House

Law360, London (January 15, 2020, 6:23 PM GMT) -- A London judge on Wednesday scrapped an upcoming trial over whether a Russian banker's ex-wife can profit from the sale of a £9 million ($11.7 million) house in the country's capital because of her "casual" approach to disclosing her bank accounts.

Chief Master Matthew Marsh, sitting as a judge of the High Court, scuppered an upcoming case to determine whether Galina Arkhipova partially owned the property in Chelsea alongside her ex-husband and former Vladimir Putin ally Sergei Pugachev.

Pugachev, a Russian banker, was ordered to sell the house in Glebe Place 2018 after losing a legal fight with creditors who accuse...

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