Asset Recovery

02Dec2021

Legal update: Abolition of fraud exception to summary judgments in Hong Kong

Introduction Notwithstanding heightened awareness of cyber-fraud, it is still common for individuals to be duped by fraudsters into remitting money to bank accounts in Hong Kong (and elsewhere of course) with the funds then being further dissipated by the fraudsters to put them beyond the…Read More

28Jan2021

Legal issues in the booming arts industry – what you need to know

This article was originally published in the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong’s DutchCham magazine. As investors all over the globe are looking to diversify beyond the volatile and uncertain stock and bonds markets, they increasingly turn to alternative investment classes such as wine,…Read More

31Jul2020

Enforcement of Judgment or Order by way of Charging Order and recent decided cases

Introduction Where a creditor has obtained a judgment or order against a debtor, the creditor can enforce the judgment or order by imposing a charging order on the properties as set out in section 20A of the High Court Ordinance (Cap. 4) (“HCO”), which are:-…Read More

29Jun2020

Asset Recovery Lawyer Jeff Lane on tracing fraud proceeds and more

Below, in an interview with Who’s Who Legal who ranks Jeff as a Global Elite Thought Leader for Asset Recovery in their 2020 Edition, Partner Jeff Lane answers a range of questions addressing the ever-changing methods of fraudsters as well as his background and inspirations…Read More

10Mar2020

Jeff Lane attends C5 Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery Geneva

Fraud and Asset Tracing Partner Jeff Lane was in Geneva for the 14th Edition of the C5 Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery Conference from 5 – 6 March. Held at the Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva, the conference gathered the full spectrum of professionals specialising in…Read More

14Feb2020

Tanner De Witt Solicitors are 2020 Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders

Ian De Witt, Robin Darton, and Jeff Lane are named to the 2020 edition of Who’s Who Legal as Global Thought Leaders in Asset Recovery and Restructuring & Insolvency. While Jeff retains his peak status as a Global Elite Thought Leader in Asset Recovery (one…Read More

16Dec2019

Jeff Lane featured in Who’s Who Legal’s Thought Leaders Global Elite 2020

Fraud and Asset Tracing Partner Jeff Lane was recently featured in legal directory Who’s Who Legal’s 2020 Guide as a Global Elite Thought Leader for Asset Recovery. The guide includes an interview with Jeff which details his inspiration to pursue a legal career, what clients…Read More

06Dec2019

Results of 2020 Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted once again to be recognised by Chambers & Partners in their 2020 Asia-Pacific Guide for each of its main practice areas in particular its Band 1 ranking for Labour and Employment. Employment: Hong Kong Law (International Firms) — China (Band 1) Strengths: One client…Read More

28Nov2019

Jeff Lane to attend The UN International Colloquium on Civil Asset Tracing and Recovery

Tanner De Witt’s Jeff Lane will be attending The International Colloquium on Civil Asset Tracing and Recovery on 5 December 2019. The Colloquium will be held in Vienna after the fifty-sixth session of Working Group V (Insolvency Law) of the United Nations Commission on International…Read More

15Nov2019

Jeff Lane attends OffshoreAlert 2019 Europe Conference in London

Fraud and Asset Tracing Partner Jeff Lane was in London earlier this month to attend the OffshoreAlert 2019 Europe Conference. Held at the Leonardo Royal London St Paul’s, the conference gathered more than 250 investigators, providers, and buyers of high-value, cross-border financial products and services,…Read More

14Oct2019

Jeff Lane attends FraudNet Conference 2019 in Beirut

Tanner De Witt Partner Jeff Lane recently attended FraudNet’s 30th International Conference, which was held at the Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut from 10 to 12 October 2019. This year’s conference was themed Asset Recovery, Confiscation and Anti-Fraud Measures in the Banking System. Held over three days,…Read More

04Oct2019

Tanner De Witt selected as Asia Pacific’s only Leading Firm in Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery 2019 – Jeff Lane highlighted as a Global Elite Thought Leader

It is with great pleasure that Tanner De Witt announces Partners Ian De Witt, Robin Darton, and Jeff Lane are Thought Leaders in Who’s Who Legal Global Investigations Review & Asset Recovery 2019.  Consultant Anthony Hill is also listed as a leading lawyer while Jeff…Read More