The following Restructuring & Insolvency guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
Asset Recovery Guide
The set of questions relating to the topic of asset recovery and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:
Parallel proceedings: Is there any restriction on civil proceedings progressing in parallel with, or in advance of, criminal proceedings concerning the same subject matter?
Forum: In which court should proceedings be brought?
Limitation: What are the time limits for starting civil court proceedings?
Jurisdiction: In what circumstances does the civil court have jurisdiction? How can a defendant challenge jurisdiction?
Time frame: What time is the usual time frame for a claim to reach trial?
Admissibility of evidence: What rules apply to the admissibility of evidence in civil proceedings?
Witnesses: What powers are available to compel witnesses to give evidence?
Publicly available information: What sources of information about assets are publicly available?
Cooperation with law enforcement agencies: Can information and evidence be obtained from law enforcement and regulatory agencies for use in civil proceedings?
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