Monday, June 18 | 1:50-3:05 PM
Recommended Prerequisite: Knowledge of the purpose of asset-tracing and related procedures for victims of fraud
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
This session will examine a case study involving a fascinating $63 million claim against the former seventh richest man in the world and will raise your awareness of the legal tools available in the global asset-tracing armory. The underlying litigation is high profile and ongoing before the U.S. federal court. This case also demonstrates CFEs doing what they do best.
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Legal Director, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Richard Trainer is a litigator at London law firm Mishcon de Reya LLP. He is a solicitor-advocate with rights of audience before all civil courts in England and Wales. Trainer specializes in obtaining and defending asset freezing, search and disclosure orders to protect his clients' interests. He also advises on cross-border asset-tracing and recovery strategy. Trainer is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He is on the Board of the ACFE's U.K. Chapter and leads training of the advanced financial transactions and fraud schemes course for prospective CFEs taking their professional examinations.
Senior Barrister, Wilberforce Chambers
Graeme Halkerston is a senior barrister at Wilberforce Chambers in London. He is a specialist in offshore and fraud law. Much of his work involves issues related to freezing assets held by or for defendants in offshore jurisdictions and the U.K., including freezing orders in support of or connected to U.S.-based litigation. He is a former partner in a leading offshore law firm and was based for many years in the Cayman Islands. He has given expert evidence on issues of Cayman Islands law in California, Florida, Massachusetts and New York, including acting as an expert in the Davis v. Scottish Re case which, following the New York Court of Appeals recent judgment, is the leading case on the law applicable to derivative actions brought in the U.S. by shareholders in Cayman companies. He was the lead advocate in the Batista litigation, which was the first case in which the Cayman Grand Court granted a free-standing worldwide freezing order against a nonresident in aid of U.S. litigation.
Barrister, Aballi Milne Kalil
Hendrik Milne is a top international advocate with more than 40 years of experience in courts around the world. He is an English barrister and a Florida attorney who is admitted to multiple courts across the U.S. His focus is on international litigation with a heavy emphasis on fraud, asset freezes and recoveries. He routinely works with lawyers from around the world, often supervising multi-country cases. He currently heads an international legal team pursuing damages flowing from the multi-billion-dollar collapse of the Brazilian oil company OGX.
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