Sinclair v Glatt and others – WLR Daily

Posted March 17th, 2009 in assets recovery, expenses, law reports, receivers, remuneration by sally

Sinclair v Glatt and others [2009] EWCA Civ 176; [2009] WLR (D) 97

“A receiver appointed pursuant to s 77 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 to get in the assets of a convicted money launderer was entitled to recover his remuneration, costs and expenses from the realisable assets caught by the order. That right extended to assets to which the convicted person had legal title but which were beneficially owned by someone else.”

WLR Daily, 16th March 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Criminal asset measures ‘failing’ – BBC News

Posted March 16th, 2009 in assets recovery, news, proceeds of crime by sally

“Former Home Secretary David Blunkett has told the BBC that laws intended to help strip criminals of illegally obtained assets are failing to deliver.”

Full story

BBC News, 15th March 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Director of Assets Recovery Agency v Szepietowski and Others (No 2) – Times Law Reports

Posted August 21st, 2007 in assets recovery, law reports, proceeds of crime by sally

Proving assets obtained by unlawful conduct

Director of Assets Recovery Agency v Szepietowski and Others (No 2)

Court of Appeal

“On an application for an interim receiving order, the Director of the Assets Recovery Agency had to show that a criminal offence was committed and the property to be recovered was obtained by it or in return for it. It was not necessary to prove that a particular person committed a particular offence on a particular day.”

The Times, 21st August 2007

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Director of Assets Recovery Agency v. Szepietowski and others – WLR Daily

Posted August 8th, 2007 in assets recovery, law reports, proceeds of crime by sally

Director of Assets Recovery Agency v. Szepietowski and others

“On an application for an interim receiving order under s 246 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 the Director of the Assets Recovery Agency had to establish a good arguable case that the property to be recovered or other property it represented had been obtained by unlawful conduct. It was sufficient to show that a criminal offence had been committed and the property had been obtained by it or in return for it. It was not necessary to prove that a particular person committed a particular offence on a particular day.”

WLR Daily, 24th July 2007

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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