MKS ANALYSIS | Sanctions against Russia

Read Martin Kenney and Jamie James on how leading common law jurisdictions have dealt with sanctions against Russia in the latest IFC Review publication, the IFC Economic Report.

OPINION | Government and police are failing fraud victims

British police and the UK government are woefully failing to prioritise fraud as a crime, leading to greater need for third parties to step in with efforts such as private prosecutions, suggests Shaun Reardon-John.

OPINION | ECJ ruling on UBO registers ‘victory for common sense’

Martin Kenney welcomes a decision by the European Court of Justice that open beneficial ownership registers – sometimes called open UBO registers – are incompatible with the right to privacy. Unlimited transparency isn’t necessarily effective in the battle against economic criminals, he warns.

NEWS | MKS at UN Commission on International Trade Law

MKS solicitor-advocate Shaun Reardon-John appeared at the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) in Vienna with our long-time friend and colleague, Dr Henrique Forrsell of Duarte Forssell Advogados, helping to develop a a model law on cross-border asset recovery.