Category Archives: News

David Corker and Nick Barnard write for Bloomberg Tax on Cum-Ex trading

Partner David Corker and Senior Associate Nick Barnard have written for Bloomberg Tax about the challenges Cum-Ex trading poses regulators. David and Nick consider the recent tax evasion conviction in Bonn criminal court of two British bankers who had participated in Cum-Ex trading, and discuss the implications this may have for the action against Cum-Ex […]

Andrew Smith comments in African Business on Isabel dos Santos

Partner Andrew Smith has commented in African Business on the possibility that Isabel dos Santos could be extradited to Angola to face charges. “Multilateral treaties such as the UN Convention Against Corruption contain extradition provisions and ad hoc arrangements can always be entered into, particularly in high-profile cases such as this one. But ad hoc […]

Corker Binning listed as Leading Firm in Who’s Who Legal Investigations 2020 guide

Who’s Who Legal has published its Investigations 2020 guide, in collaboration with Global Investigations Review. The guide focuses on issues in white-collar crime, corporate compliance and regulatory enforcement. Corker Binning has been listed as a Leading Firm, with the below individuals recognised: Peter Binning is a “big name” in the market with a wealth of […]

Corker Binning is recruiting

Corker Binning is recruiting. We are looking for a lawyer with the equivalent of 0-3 years post qualification experience to join our market leading team. The role will involve working under supervision in white collar, general crime and regulatory litigation. Experience of criminal investigations/litigation is essential. Applications from members of the Bar are welcome. Please […]

Peter Binning takes part in Fraud & White Collar Crime 2020 Roundtable

Partner Peter Binning has taken part in the Fraud & White Collar Crime 2020 Roundtable, hosted by CorporateLiveWire. As part of the roundtable, Peter discussed pertinent topics including: Key regulatory provisions and legislations relevant to corporate and business fraud Recent regulatory developments Noteworthy case law precedents Key fraud and white collar crime trends Compliance and enforcement trends […]

INTERPOL Red Notices

On 26 February 2020, Corker Binning received confirmation that INTERPOL had deleted red notices issued against two of its clients. The first client is a Swiss national convicted in the UAE on allegations of fraud. INTERPOL accepted that the evidence on which his conviction was based had been obtained as a result of the client […]

Edward Grange comments on Chawla v Government of India in Criminal Law Week

Partner Edward Grange has commented on the case of Chawla v Government of India [2020] EHWC 102 (Admin) in Criminal Law Week. Chawla v Government of India [2020] EHWC 102 (Admin) is an application for permission to appeal in relation to proceedings in the Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 7 January 2019 when District Judge Crane sent the case of the applicant, Mr […]