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Spotlight on Sovereign Wealth Funds: litigating banking and investment disputes under the spectre of corruption and bribery

Trillions of dollars are under management by sovereign wealth funds.

The Malaysian 1MDB corruption allegations have hit the headlines and major London litigation

involving sovereign funds has included Libyan Investment Authority v Goldman Sachs in

2016, with LIA v SocGen upcoming in 2017. Cases such as KWL v UBS have exposed the corrosive effect of bribery of public officals. Banks around the world are under scrutiny in relation to investment relationships and also money-laundering allegations.

 

Date:
6 Jun 2017 (Tuesday)

Time:
5:30pm – 7:30pm

Venue:
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
38/F, Two Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Hong Kong

Speakers included:
John Choong, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Philip Edey QC, 20 Essex Street
Andrew Fulton, 20 Essex Street
Kate Parlett, 20 Essex Street
Philip Riches, 20 Essex Street
Sudhanshu Swaroop QC, 20 Essex Street

 

CPD: FDRC (1.5 CPD points)

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