Simon Bushell

Simon Bushell

Latham & Watkins LLP

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Litigation Funding Cements England’s Insolvency Litigation Hub Status

Much like the English Scheme of Arrangement which has become a popular debt restructuring solution for international debtors, the English High Court is an attractive forum for insolvency litigation thanks to the potent...more

6/7/2016 - Commercial Bankruptcy Creditors Debt Restructuring Insolvency Litigation Funding Scheme of Arrangement UK UK Insolvency Act

Panama Papers prompt new UK tax evasion offences: top 10 concerns for professionals and corporates

The fallout from the Panama Papers continued with the publication of a further consultation by the UK Government on its proposed corporate tax evasion offence. The offence will introduce criminal liability for organisations...more

5/9/2016 - Corporate Taxes Panama Papers Tax Evasion UK

The Panama Effect: UK Government accelerates proposals to criminalise failure to prevent tax evasion

10 considerations for professionals and corporates worldwide in advance of the new law. Overview - In a move widely seen as a response to the so-called “Panama Papers” revelations, the UK Government has enhanced...more

4/27/2016 - Consultation Periods Criminal Liability Due Diligence Foreign Tax Multinationals Panama Papers Proposed Legislation Risk Assessment Tax Evasion Third-Party UK UK Bribery Act

London's Financial List: A choice of forum crossroads

On 1 October 2015, a specialist banking and financial markets dispute resolution forum known as the Financial List came into operation. The Financial List is situated in the Rolls Building in London, and proceedings may be...more

4/4/2016 - Banking Sector Business Disputes Financial Institutions Forum Selection International Arbitration Jurisdiction New York Convention Singapore International Commercial Court UK Venue

Supreme Court Clarifies that Loans are to be Considered Part of the Defendant’s Assets for the Purposes of a Standard Form...

Case: JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov [2015] UKSC 64 Introduction - A freezing order is an interim injunction that prevents a party to litigation from dealing with their assets until judgment (and on occasion, after...more

2/17/2016 - Asset Freeze Frozen Assets Loan Agreements Loans Misappropriation Right to Control UK UK Supreme Court

Watch out for Modern Slavery

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 comes into force next month. The UK is at the forefront of a global move to tackle human trafficking and prevent slavery in supply chains. In June the G7 leaders declared their commitment to the...more

10/1/2015 - Companies Act Distributors G7 Human Rights Manufacturers Modern Slavery Act Private Equity Supply Chain Transparency in Supply Chains Act UK UK Bribery Act

International Fraud & Asset Tracing (3rd Edition), England & Wales

In this Guide: - Introduction - Managing the Internal Investigation - Disclosure from Third Parties - Steps to Preserve Assets/Documents - Civil Proceedings - Anti-Bribery/Anti-Corruption...more

3/5/2015 - Fraud Internal Investigations Risk Assessment Risk Mitigation UK Whistleblowers

Cybercrime Loses Its Right to Silence

In 2012, the director gen¬eral of MI5 revealed that a London-listed company had lost £800 million as a result of a state-backed cyber at¬tack. The company in question has not been publicly identified and no disclosures were...more

3/28/2014 - Cyber Attacks Cybersecurity Data Protection UK

Ukraine Crisis: US Expands Sanctions to Target Certain Russian Business Interests, Broadens Framework For Future Sanctions

US blocks the property of one Russian bank and 20 individuals, and a new US Executive Order authorizes future sanctions against various Russian industries. In the latest round of US sanctions responding to the...more

3/24/2014 - Russia Sanctions Ukraine

Ukraine Crisis Update: US and EU Expand Sanctions

The US blocks the property of 11 persons, the EU freezes the assets of another 21 individuals, and a new US Executive Order authorizes future blocking actions. In response to the continuing political crisis in Ukraine and...more

3/19/2014 - EU Executive Orders Foreign Policy Russia Sanctions Ukraine

Ukraine Crisis: US and EU Respond with Targeted Sanctions

A US Executive Order authorizes blocking property and the EU freezes assets of 18 individuals. In response to the political crisis in Ukraine, the United States and the European Union have initiated a series of...more

3/11/2014 - EU Sanctions Ukraine

International Asset Recovery Enforcement Strategies

Simon Bushell and James Davies of Latham & Watkins LLP explain the process of locating, preserving and recovering assets in the UK and overseas. It is important for international companies to be able to plan and...more

3/3/2014 - Asset Management Enforcement UK

Non-Compliance with Human Rights Obligations Poses New Legal Risks for UK Companies

An overview of recent developments in UK law regarding business and human rights - The UK government has launched a new action plan on business and human rights that is designed to implement the UN’s Guiding Principles...more

11/5/2013 - Compliance Human Rights UK United Nations

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