Author Archives: Fani Gamon

David Stern appointed as Special Counsel at Edmonds Marshall McMahon

Edmonds Marshall McMahon is pleased to announce the appointment of David Stern as Special Counsel since June 2019.  As a barrister for 30 years, he has a breadth of knowledge in areas ranging from serious and complex fraud and corruption … Continue reading

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Global Fraud and Corruption – the results, how businesses are responding and what can we do about it?

As the business world becomes increasingly global, the way in which corruption and fraud is conducted becomes more complex, and harder to combat.  In fact, the recent Transparency International annual corruption perception index highlights lamentable progress, stating that “most countries … Continue reading

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Private Prosecution: the Duty of Candour when Applying for a Summons

What information does a private prosecutor have to put forward to get a proper summons issued? Typically in a private prosecution the defendant will not be put on notice that the prosecutor seeks to apply for a summons. To protect … Continue reading

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Private prosecutions: The investigator’s view

To succeed in a private prosecution you need a high standard of evidence.  Just like a Police/CPS prosecution, the jury must be convinced beyond reasonable doubt that an individual is culpable for the offence to find that person guilty. The … Continue reading

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How to Protect my Registered Design Rights from Infringement?

Whether you are a budding young designer just about to leave University or internationally recognised, you may well have considered that your creativity was now being recognised and your rights strengthened with the passing of the Intellectual Property Act 2014.[1] … Continue reading

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Kate McMahon speaks at IBA Conference in Paris

Kate is the Senior Vice Chair of the Asset Recovery Subcommittee and was invited to speak at the 16th Annual IBA Anti-Corruption Conference on the subject of “How to recover assets but avoid confronting the corrupt politician directly”. She was … Continue reading

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