Profile submitted by Anthony Riem
Commercially effective and results driven international fraud and dispute resolution practice (including arbitration) focused on worldwide asset recovery, bribery and corruption and, in particular, strategic and thorough analysis, creative thought and co-ordinated and determined implementation. He acts principally for corporates and financial institutions, particularly in Russia and the CIS and also cases involving antiques fraud and high value divorce. He has obtained freezing and third party disclosure orders in many offshore jurisdictions for hundreds of millions of dollars and has particular expertise in executing and supervising search orders. He has also both successfully challenged a number of worldwide freezing orders and defended claims made in relation to them.
Founder member and Chairman of the UK’s Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association, UK member of the International Chamber of Commerce Fraudnet Network, member of the Working Parties of the Fraud Advisory Panel on Fraud Detection and Investigation and of the Law Society on Civil Fraud.
He has presented many papers on commercial fraud and international asset recovery and is asked for comment by both national and international media.