Financial Frauds and Ponzi Schemes: Current Litigation Trends and Creative Mechanisms to Pursue Fraudsters

October 17, 2016 4:10pm

David J Molton
Partner
Brown Rudnick LLP (USA)

  • Current litigation trends in financial fraud cases and Ponzi schemes including Petters and Madoff
  • How defences are changing in the context of applicable Insolvency legislation
  • The ability to sue offshore transferees: jurisdiction, choice of venue/consent to jurisdiction, inconvenient fora and the long arm (or not) of avoidance claims
  • Supplementing claw back claims through alternative causes of actions including aiding and abetting, dishonest assistance, civil conspiracy, unjust enrichment, negligence, malpractice