Ed Smyth quoted extensively on the UK court's recent decision to dismiss an appeal against the first UWO issued

12 February 2020

Ed Smyth, Senior Associate in our criminal litigation team has been quoted extensively in National & International news, following the UK court's recent decision to dismiss an appeal against the first Unexplained Wealth Order which had been issued.


Ed commented:

Hajiyeva's appeal was an important test of the unexplained wealth orders which were introduced in 2018."

The judgment provides a real boost to the NCA and other agencies in their fight against suspected illicit assets."

Some of the commentary sources include:

The Washington Post, The Canadian Press, San Antonio News, CityAM, Bloomberg, Compliance Matters, Mail Online, Irish Times, This is Money, Yahoo News, New York Times, New Jersey News Network, Prime Resi, Agence France Presse, Azeri Daily, eprivateclient, Law360, Today's Conveyancer, National Post & The Tribune.

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