On Monday 25th June 2012 Barry Stancombe, Abigail Coghill-Smith and Fiona Jackson addressed an audience of lawyers, financial investigators and accountants in Cardiff, in conjunction with POCLA and PKF Accountants and Business Advisors, in a seminar entitled “Proceeds of Crime: Ten Years On”.
In workshops covering the topics of Bribery and Corruption, the Government’s proposals on Deferred Prosecution Agreements, Money Laundering, and the impact on third party creditors of the decision in SFO v Lexi Holdings , our speakers considered these issues in the context of the developing jurisprudence and practice, and giving useful tips on the best management of these topics from each party’s perspective.
Members of Chambers are much in demand for their ability to deliver expert lectures in the spheres of domestic and international litigation involving commercial and financial wrongdoing of every type.
On 22nd May 2012 in Gibraltar, Abigail Coghill-Smith delivered a lecture to Hassans International Law Firm about topical issues relating to Bribery and Corruption. Gibraltar's draft legislation regarding Bribery and Corruption is identical to the Bribery Act 2010 in all but very minor details.
In addition, on 20th June 2012 Fiona Jackson was invited by the partners of the Recovery and Reorganisation Group of Grant Thornton UK LLP to deliver a lecture in its London City office on the latest developments in civil and criminal law in relation to recovering the proceeds of crime. Grant Thornton is one of the world's leading organisations of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms.