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By Martin Kenney
The United States champions itself as a nation policing the rest of the world, preventing money laundering, tax evasion and foreign corrupt practices.
By Martin Kenney
If the demand for change was simply being driven by a need to exert additional governance over the offshore business community, I would raise little objection.
By Martin Kenney
My law firm seeks to recover assets stolen by international fraud and grand corruption.
By Martin Kenney
The SEC rule that would have required oil and gas and mining companies to disclose each year their payments to foreign governments was intended to increase transparency and prevent back-handers...
By Martin Kenney
I have long advocated that Grand Corruption should be considered a crime against humanity, under Article 7(1)(k) of the Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court.
By Martin Kenney
Fraud and insolvency can be vexing. However, there are a number of tools available to an insolvency professional who is faced with an insolvent estate that has been made the victim of grand malfeasance or fraud.
By Martin Kenney
With the development of the BVI as an offshore financial centre ('OFC') in the early 1980s many companies have decided to establish domicile in the jurisdiction.
By Martin Kenney
At an appropriate stage in an investigation, consideration ought to be given to administering a polygraph examination of the principal target or other primary witnesses.
By Martin Kenney
All complex inquiries start with and are shaped by a model or plan. Each fraud recovery model must be custom-built from the bottom up.
By Martin Kenney
How do we frame an action against secondary facilitators of a fraud – such as those who provide an obligor with knowing assistance to hide his assets?
Restitution has been defined as a body of law in which (a) substantive liability is based on unjust enrichment, (b) the measure of recovery is based on the defendant's gain instead of the plaintiff's loss, or (c) the court restores to the plaintiff, in kind, his lost property or its proceeds.
"Fraud is infinite in variety; sometimes it is audacious and unblushing; sometimes it pays a sort of homage to virtue, and then it is modest and retiring; it would be honesty itself if it could only afford it."
By Martin Kenney
The discovery of major loss through fraud or deceit can come as a shock. One forensic accountant has said:
By Martin Kenney
Key to the success of any fraud recovery plan is tied to the accuracy and completeness of our understanding of the fraudster himself – or of his characteristics, habits and modus operandi. So what has that to do with redefining the victim?
By Martin Kenney
The term money laundering applies to the diverse and evolving methods by which proceeds of crime or fraud are rendered capable of enjoyment as legitimately sourced funds.