In this article, published in CDR Essential Intelligence – Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery 2023, a magazine for litigation and arbitration professionals worldwide, Angela Barkhouse, discusses insolvency and asset recovery in corruption matters. The article broadly covers:
  • Government corruption cases and the use of offshore companies for the purpose of receiving bribes, transferring bribes or holding embezzled funds. 
  • Identifying and investigating where assets are held and who controls offshore entities that receive stolen assets.
  • How insolvency can, in the right circumstances, provide a powerful, unique tool in the fight against corruption; and using insolvency as a tool to expedite information and evidence gathering in the recovery and repatriation of assets.
  • Increased investigatory powers as a court appointed official.
  • Our approach to the 1MDB investigation

To read Angela’s article in full, please click here.