The following In-house Advisor practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:
Australia; Cayman Islands; Cyprus; Czech Republic; France; Greece; Hong Kong; Italy; Liechtenstein; Monaco; Nigeria; Serbia; South Korea; Switzerland; United Kingdom; USA
The set of questions relating to the topic of Asset Recovery and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:
Is there any restriction on civil proceedings progressing in parallel with, or in advance of, criminal proceedings concerning the same subject matter?
In which court should proceedings be brought?
What are the time limits for starting civil court proceedings?
In what circumstances does the civil court have jurisdiction? How can a defendant challenge jurisdiction?
What is the usual time frame for a claim to reach trial?
What rules apply to the admissibility of evidence in civil proceedings?
What powers are available to compel witnesses to give evidence?
What sources of information about assets are publicly available?
Can information and evidence be obtained from law enforcement and regulatory agencies for use in civil proceedings?
How can information be obtained from third parties not suspected of wrongdoing?
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