AA v Persons Unknown: Cryptocurrencies considered property under English Law following Ransom Demand

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2020/uk/aa-v-persons-unknown

Cryptoassets such as Bitcoin can constitute property under English law and are capable of being subject to a proprietary injunction, according to a recent decision from Mr Justice Bryan in the Commercial Court.

10 March 2020

Appeal by KBR Inc could threaten the extent of the SFO's international investigatory powers

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2019/uk/appeal-by-kbr-inc-could-threaten-the-extent-of-the-sfos-international-investigatory-powers

On 8 April 2019 the UK Supreme Court granted KBR Inc leave to appeal the decision to extend the extraterritorial scope of the UK Serious Fraud Office's ('SFO's') investigatory powers .

13 June 2019

UK Court Extends the International Scope of the SFO's Investigatory Powers

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2018/uk/uk-court-extends-the-international-scope-of-the-sfos-investigatory-powers

On 6 September 2018 the UK Administrative Court reached a significant decision extending the extraterritorial scope of the UK Serious Fraud Office's ('SFO's') investigatory powers.

18 September 2018

UK Supreme Court adds to the bite of Worldwide Freezing Orders

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2018/uk/uk-supreme-court-adds-to-the-bite-of-worldwide-freezing-orders

The UK Supreme Court judgment in JSC BTA Bank v Khrapunov [2018] UKSC 19 was handed down on 21 March 2018.

20 April 2018

French amateur cyclist found guilty for mechanical doping

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2018/france/french-amateur-cyclist-found-guilty-for-mechanical-doping

Amateur French cyclist, Cyril Fontayne, recieved a five year ban from cycling and a criminal conviction for fraud, after he pleaded guilty in the Criminal Court of PĂ©rigeux to 'technological cheating'. Sanctions have been imposed by both the French Cycling ...

21 March 2018