Investment Firm Looks For Fraud Suit Win Over WFO Breach

By Joanne Faulkner (September 28, 2021, 7:21 PM BST) -- An investment firm urged a London court Tuesday to ax a defense from the former director of one of its acquisitions to a £3 million ($4.1 million) fraud suit for breaching freezing orders by failing to disclose assets and explain payments to his estranged wife.

Simon Mills, counsel for Circumference Group, said that Nicholas Martin took steps to transfer funds that could have been used to pay his legal costs to his wife and out of the hands of his creditors, and for his ultimate benefit. Mills says Martin has failed to properly explain what the payment was for, in breach of...

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