Tag: martin kenney

UCLAN | Charles Bott represents MKS at Vice-Chancellor’s dinner

Last week our Head of Advocacy, Charles Bott KC, had the honour of representing MKS at the Vice-Chancellor’s Dinner at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in north-west England. UCLan is home to the prestigious School of Justice, one of the few centres of academia in the UK offering policing and financial investigation training and […]

CONFERENCES | 40th Symposium on Economic Crime (Cambridge)

3rd – 10th September, 2023 Jesus College Cambridge (UK) www.crimesymposium.org Following a successful appearance last year, Martin Kenney (Head of Firm), Charles Bott KC (Head of Advocacy) and Tony McClements (Head of Investigations) from MKS will all be appearing at this year’s Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime. Martin will be speaking at the following […]

MEDIA COMMENT | UK transparency legislation

Martin Kenney comments on moves to force further transparency on UK UBO registries Our Head of Firm Martin Kenney was asked by the Daily Mail newspaper to comment on pressure being brought to bear on the UK government by some UK politicians, who want to tighten regulations and prevent overseas owners of UK property from […]

OPINION | Can an international anti-corruption court really work?

Martin Kenney examines recent calls for an international anti-corruption court ——— Former UK Labour government minister and now Peer Peter Hain recently urged the UK to back the creation of an international anti-corruption court (IACC). Lord Hain suggested that the proposed court would run analogous to the International Criminal Court in the Hague, allowing for […]

NEW REPORT | ICSID Award Enforcement Risk

What are the difficulties inherent in pursuing a US$6 billion International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) award? Martin Kenney lays out the lessons from a huge case involving a Martin Kenney & Co (MKS) client.

OPINION | Martin Kenney writes for Toronto Star on new US transparency act

In his latest op-ed, for the Toronto Star, our Head of Firm Martin Kenney opines on the likely effectiveness (or otherwise) of the USA’s Corporate Transparency Act, which will create a beneficial ownership database and require the filing of beneficial information from 1st January next year.

WEBINAR | Martin Kenney & Dan Wise speaking to the Beverly Hills Bar Association

On 6th June, our Head of Firm Martin Kenney, along with Partner Dan Wise, will be taking part in a webinar hosted by the Beverly Hills Bar Association – ‘Cross-Border Divorces and Succession Litigation Issues, a Trip through Alice’s Looking Glass – Part Two’.