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Financial Services 2016 Year-End Report
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2017

Welcome to the 2016 Year-End Report from BakerHostetler’s Financial Services Industry Team. We...

Freezing, Forfeiture and Restitution of Illicit Assets of Politically Exposed Persons Abroad: New Regime Applicable as of July 1st, 2016
  • Bär & Karrer
  • Switzerland
  • June 28 2016

As the 'Arab Spring' (2011) and the Ukraine Crisis (2014) have shown, absent any appropriate legal framework, the Swiss Federal Council had no choice

Companies in Florida Face Difficult Road in Recovering Restitution from Criminal Employees
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • April 6 2016

A company whose employee embezzles money has limited options for recovering its losses. Often, a company must rely on law enforcement to seize the

Proposed legislation on freezing and restitution of ill-gotten assets of potentates
  • CMS von Erlach Poncet AG
  • Switzerland
  • July 22 2013

In response to the political events in North Africa, commonly known as the 'Arab Spring', the Swiss government has proposed new legislation which is

Luxembourg: the right to claim back data from bankrupt cloud computing providers
  • NautaDutilh
  • Luxembourg
  • June 13 2013

On 11 June 2013, the Luxembourg Chamber of Deputies voted in favour of a law introducing a right to claim back "intangible" and non-fungible movable

The importance of comprehensive assignment provisions in debt trade documentation
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 26 2012

As well as all legal and other remedies, the assignment should specifically provide that any restitutionary rights in respect of the assets are also assigned.

First interim injunction
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2011

The first interim injunction to prevent market abuse was obtained against Barnett Michael Alexander in May, together with an order freezing £1 million of assets.

"Wage Theft Prevention Act of 2011" creates new wage disclosure requirements and new penalties for underpayment of wages (AB 469)
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • November 15 2011

The "Wage Theft Prevention Act of 2011," AB 469, creates new, detailed disclosure requirements that must be provided to all new non-exempt employees commencing January 1, 2012.

Partnership accounting not available from deceased partner's heirs
  • McDaniel & Park PC
  • USA
  • October 26 2011

If a partner dies after having allegedly misappropriated partnership funds, do the other partners have a right to pursue his estate?

Northern District of California issues ruling of first impression on right of medical plan trustees to claw back overpayments from health care providers.
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2011

A medical plan’s board of trustees may proceed with its restitution claim against health care providers to collect expenses the plan paid for the treatment of plan members that were later determined to have been either excessive or excluded as not medically necessary, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled on September 12, 2011.