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James Ibori: Confiscating the corrupt assets of a Nigerian Governor

James Ibori: Confiscating the corrupt assets of a Nigerian Governor

An overview of all the UK litigation related to James Ibori, with relevant court documents. This is an example of just one of the many case overviews (with documents) we will be publishing on our website as part of a cases database. Court Documents (Click the links to view) 1) R v Ibori (2013) 2012/2916/A4; [2013] EWCA Crim 815 (Appeal Against Sentence) 2) R v Onuigbo (aka Okoronkwo) 201204789 C4; [2014] EWCA Crim 65 (Appeal Against Confiscation Order) 3) R v Preko 201400201 C1; [2015] EWCA...

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Mozambique and the “Tuna Bond” Scandal

Mozambique and the “Tuna Bond” Scandal

An overview of all the UK litigation related to the Mozambican Tuna Bond scandal, with relevant court documents. This is an example of just one of the many case overviews (with documents) we will be publishing on our website as part of a cases database. Court Documents (Click the links to view) 1) Mozambique v Credit Suisse & Ors. (CL-2019-000127) & 2) Mozambique v Safa (CL-2019-000482) 3) Banco International de Moçambique SA v Credit Suisse (CL-2020-000243) 4) VTB Capital PLC v...

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Are the UK courts fit for purpose for fighting overseas corruption?

Are the UK courts fit for purpose for fighting overseas corruption?

In November 2019, the UK’s longest running corruption trial, Alstom, came to an end. This Spotlight on Corruption briefing looks at the
lessons from the case, and asks whether the case has created perverse incentives to companies to fight it out in the courts rather than come clean to law enforcement.

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