Fraud

26Apr2018

Jeff Lane speaks to India Banks’ Association in Mumbai

Partner Jeff Lane recently had the pleasure of speaking to the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) in Mumbai. The audience was comprised of approximately 40 senior bank officials who are heads of loan enforcement departments of relevant banks. Jeff is in Mumbai this week to attend FraudNet’s…Read More

19Apr2018

Jeff Lane speaks at 2018 OffshoreAlert Conference in Miami

Tanner De Witt Partner Jeff Lane recently attended the 2018 OffShoreAlert Conference in Miami, Florida, where he spoke on the two-part panel “International Value Recovery: A ‘Full & Frank’ Discussion of Emerging Key Issues & Developments”. Also on the panel were Edward H. Davis, Jr. (Founding Shareholder,…Read More

23Mar2018

Tanner De Witt lawyers selected by Who’s Who Legal 2018

Who’s Who Legal has featured six of our lawyers as Experts in their 2018 guide, which will be published next month. One of our Partners, Jeff Lane, has been ranked as Thought Leader for his work in Asset Recovery. Lawyers are selected for the rankings based…Read More

12Feb2018

Tanner De Witt lawyers selected by Who’s Who Legal 2018

Who’s Who Legal has featured six of our lawyers as Experts in their soon-to-be-released 2018 guide. One of our Partners, Jeff Lane, has been ranked as Thought Leader for his work in Asset Recovery. Lawyers are selected for the rankings based upon a comprehensive, independent survey with…Read More

06Feb2018

Legal update: Changing trends in cyber fraud

As another year passes, the number and complexity of cyber frauds continues to grow. In this article we discuss three developments of 2017, which we expect to see continue this year. Traditionally, email hacking identity theft fraud was easy to detect. In an all too…Read More

31Oct2017

Legal update: Show me the money: specificity, credibility, and the fraud exception

The last five years have seen a massive increase in cyber fraud in Hong Kong and a corresponding growth in cases being brought before the Hong Kong Courts to trace and recover the proceeds. Fraud victims appreciate prompt recovery, but are often frustrated by ‘bona…Read More

10Oct2017

Jeff Lane speaks at Fraudnet Conference in Sydney

Tanner De Witt Partner Jeff Lane recently spoke at Fraudnet’s Conference and Meeting in Sydney. Held over three days, the Conference connects all FraudNet members from all over the globe. About FraudNet FraudNet is an international network of independent lawyers who are the leading civil asset recovery…Read More

18Sep2017

Jeff Lane to speak at Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2017

Tanner De Witt Partner Jeff Lane will participate in the panel session “Cross-border enforcement – what to be aware of” at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2017, Thursday 28 September at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.  Also on the panel are Jessica Pyman (Partner, Mintz Group) and…Read More

13Sep2017

Identity theft in Hong Kong: what it is and how to avoid it

While the US remains the hub of cybercrime, China is a clear second, and identity theft is a very real issue in Hong Kong. Sam Agars looks into some of the most common scams and how best to avoid them. In an age where just…Read More

04May2017

Jeff Lane participates in OffshoreAlert Conference in Miami 2017

Tanner De Witt Partner Jeff Lane participated in the panel session “Strategies to Obtain Information in Offshore Jurisdictions” at the OffshoreAlert Miami Conference on Monday 1 May 2017. Sitting with him were Stephen Baker (Senior Partner, Baker & Partners, Jersey), Yves Klein (Partner, Monfrini Crettol…Read More

03Apr2017

The “no consent” letter regime. Protecting victims of internet fraud by ‘freezing’ the propriety rights of bank account holders.

On occasions public interest demands that the propriety rights in bank accounts are fettered to prevent criminals from dissipating proceeds of crime to the detriment of the victims. Internet fraud is rife.  To protect and recover money lost to fraud, victims can apply to a…Read More

21Mar2017

Identity Theft: Breaking Barriers and Crossing International Borders

In the modern age, our ‘identity’ often materializes online in the form of social profiles, credit card information, and our overall digital footprint. Since our identity is spilling into the online realm, it is becoming an international problem, crossing oceans and borders. While much analysis…Read More