Fraud

03Aug2021

Legal Update – Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Review Tribunal and Competence Assessment for Money Service Operators

The Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Ordinance, Chapter 615 of the laws of Hong Kong, (“AMLO”) (formerly known as Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (Financial Institutions) Ordinance) came into effect on April 1 2012.  It aims to enhance the anti-money laundering (“AML”) and counter-financing of…Read More

31Mar2021

Tanner De Witt’s Restructuring and Insolvency team sweeps Who’s Who Legal’s 2021 rankings

Tanner De Witt’s Restructuring and Insolvency practice is listed in Who’s Who Legal’s 2021 Restructuring and Insolvency guide as one of three Leading Firms in the Asia-Pacific region. It is the sole firm in Hong Kong to have this accolade. Both Ian De Witt and…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

17Dec2020

Results of 2021 Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted once again to be recognised by Chambers & Partners in their 2021 Asia-Pacific Guide for each of its main practice areas. Corporate/M&A: Independent Hong Kong Firms (Band 2) Full ranking here. What the team is known for Covers the full range of…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

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

15Feb2019

Jeff Lane joins Advisory Committee for C5 2019 Conference in Hong Kong

Jeff Lane, Head of our Fraud and Asset Tracing practice, is one of eight globally recognised opinion leaders that comprise this year’s Advisory Board for the C5 Conference in Hong Kong. Known as one of the top conferences in the world for fraud litigation and…Read More