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Jonathan Fisher QC widely quoted on Overseas Entities Bill

Jonathan Fisher QC’s evidence given at the Joint Committee on the Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill has been widely reported. The Draft Bill seeks to increase transparency of land ownership in the UK by creating a publicly accessible register of the beneficial owners of overseas entities purchasing and owning...
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Upcoming BLL participation in unexplained wealth discussion

Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford are participating in “The Challenges of Criminal Money: Targeting Unexplained Wealth”, an event taking place on Friday 17 th May 2019. The event is co-hosted by the Criminal Justice Centre and the University of Sussex, and is taking place at Queen Mary’s Centre...
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BLL in c.$5 billion Brazilian dam collapse case

On Tuesday 7 May 2019, Particulars of Claim were served on BHP in London stemming from Brazil’s worst ever environmental disaster – the collapse in 2015 of the Fundão tailings dam at an iron ore mine in Mariana.

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Invitation: Whistleblowers Voices of Justice International Conference 10 May 2019 

Jonathan Fisher QC will speak on the UK perspective on whistleblowing at an international conference to be held on 10 May 2019 in London. The conference has been organised  by the Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity at Coventry University, in cooperation with the international law firm Constantine Cannon,...
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BLL in The Times on account freezing

On 29 March 2019, Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford commented on a coordinated effort to freeze bank accounts in The Brief, the legal bulletin published by The Times. Last month, enforcement authorities froze 95 student bank accounts suspected of being used in criminal activity under the Proceeds of...
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