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Lexology PRO | Global, USA | 3 Mar 2022

Former money laundering prosecutors predict aggressive US crypto seizures

US prosecutors will pursue increasingly aggressive civil forfeiture actions targeting cryptocurrencies in the coming years, according to two high-profile ex-DOJ officials.
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Ogier | Guernsey | 23 Jul 2021

Snapshot: enforcement against personal property in Guernsey

To proceed against a debtor's personal property in Guernsey, customary law remedies are used. These start with the arrest of a debtor's goods and enable all creditors to share in the proceeds in the event that the monies owed are greater than the debtor's assets. If there are several creditors and insufficient funds from the proceeds of the auction, désastre proceedings will be commenced.
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Ogier | Guernsey | 22 Jul 2021

Snapshot: enforcement against personal property in Guernsey

To proceed against a debtor's personal property in Guernsey, customary law remedies are used. These start with the arrest of a debtor's goods and enable all creditors to share in the proceeds in the event that the monies owed are greater than the debtor's assets. If there are several creditors and insufficient funds from the proceeds of the auction, désastre proceedings will be commenced.
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Macfarlanes LLP | United Kingdom | 25 Mar 2020

Coronavirus Bill: postponement of the right of forfeiture for non-payment of rent

The Coronavirus Bill currently going through Parliament will bring into force special measures to assist business tenants and occupiers. We have set…
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Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 24 Mar 2020

UK COVID-19: Commercial tenants to be given three months’ protection from forfeiture

Yesterday, as well as locking down the country, the government published critical amendments to the emergency Coronavirus Bill protecting commercial…
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Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 20 Sep 2019

CVAs - retail’s flexible friendship continues

On 19 September 2019, Norris J handed down judgment in the challenge brought by six landlords against the Debenhams Retail Limited (Debenhams)…
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DLA Piper | Mexico | 22 Aug 2019

Mexico: controversial, broad civil asset forfeiture law expands anticorruption arsenal - key points for companies

Mexico's Congress recently passed federal legislation that will allow the Mexican government to seize assets from private individuals and companies…
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Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC | USA | 19 Oct 2018

Not So Fast! District Court Holds Qui Tam Relators Cannot Reach into the Government’s Pockets in Criminal Forfeiture Proceedings

The Eleventh Circuit recently held that a qui tam relator cannot intervene in criminal forfeiture proceedings when the government chooses to…
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Ogier | Jersey | 12 Jul 2018

Reform of civil forfeiture orders in Jersey

MONEYVAL's inspection of Jersey's AML regime in 2015 and its subsequent report issued in May 2016 has focussed the minds of Jersey legislators and…
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Brecher LLP | United Kingdom | 4 Jul 2018

What a Relief: Court of Appeal confirms Licensee’s Right to Relief from Forfeiture

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the court does have jurisdiction to grant a licensee (as opposed to a tenant) relief from forfeiture provided that…
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