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


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


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


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


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


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