Recovering Docs, Assets From Foreign Banks

Law360, New York (July 23, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The key to locating assets fraudulently obtained, or hidden to delay the collection of a judgment, often lies in the paper trail created by the various transfers of those assets.

In today’s interconnected global economy, banks and corporations headquartered in the United States maintain offshore branches and foreign subsidiaries or vice-versa.

Understanding how to navigate the paper trail in order to obtain documents and records outside of the United States is key to locating missing assets.

Although the necessary documents may not be in the physical...
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