The problem with the Serious Fraud Office is that it has constantly tried to over-hype itself and then under-delivered, argues our Senior Investigator, Tony McClements.
UWOs were intended to empower UK law enforcement agencies to attack the UK-based assets of high-net worth individuals with shady pasts who owned assets of questionable origin. They could also be used to target UK-held assets of politically exposed persons (PEPs) suspected of grand corruption in their home states.
At C5 virtual Geneva conference (23-25 March), Martin will be interviewing Deborah Connor, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Chief of the Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section, about the ongoing asset recovery effort in the famous #1MDB case.
NEWS: Inaugural Martin Kenney Award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Study of Financial Investigation’
We are pleased to announce the very first winner of the new Martin Kenney Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Study of Financial Investigation, presented in collaboration with the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) School of Justice.
In his latest podcast interview, Martin Kenney discusses the most effective strategies in fraud cases, including tips on building an investigation in secret, employing criminal law alongside civil remedies, and the impact of fraud upon victims.
A court in the British Virgin Islands has attached assets belonging to Pakistan’s national airline – including interests in two hotels in New York and Paris – at the request of an Australian mining venture seeking to enforce a US$6 billion ICSID award. Martin Kenney & Co., Solicitors (MKS), is acting in this case.
Wishing you a very merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us at MKS.
It is time for the government to address an issue that is damaging the international reputation of Canada, says Martin Kenney for The Toronto Star.
Society Generale has been ordered to return $150 million of cash stolen by Ponzi fraudster Allen Stanford Ponzi – a “significant victory” said Martin Kenney, general counsel to the joint liquidators of Stanford International Bank.
Canada needs to up its game. It still lacks the rigorous checks and balances needed to protect society from con artists who would exploit its financial systems.