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Month: February 2020


Financial Doping: when fraud is not treated as fraud?

Update – Since the publication of this blog, Manchester City were cleared of breaching the Financial Fair Play rules by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, but fined £10,000,000 for failing to cooperate with the UEFA investigation.   Saracens Rugby Club and Manchester City Football Club are currently the two most successful English teams in…

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Solicitor struck off after imposter uses his firm as a vehicle for fraud

In the matter of Solicitors Regulation Authority v Johnbosco Eberechuckwu Onyeme Johnbosco Onyeme was struck off the roll of solicitors by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (‘SDT’) for unwittingly allowing his firm to be used as a vehicle for fraud. Mr Onyeme it was a sole practitioner at ‘World Secure Solicitors Limited’ (‘the Firm’).  Following an investigation…

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Freezing Injunctions and Spending Limits: Court of Appeal confirms that “ordinary living expenses” may indeed be extraordinary

Freezing orders are among a claimant’s most powerful weapons and the court’s most draconian powers. They have sometimes been described as the “nuclear” option given their potential impact on a defendant’s daily life.  There are, however, measures in place to try to safeguard against their oppressive potential; to ensure they do not unduly disrupt or…

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