On 4 May 2022, the UK government announced[1] a ban on UK persons or entities exporting certain professional services to Russia, prohibiting Russian businesses
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On 30 March 2022 the English High Court sanctioned a restructuring plan proposed by Smile Telecoms Holdings Limited pursuant to Part 26A of the Companies
Continue Reading Smile Telecoms Restructuring Plan Sanctioned by Lord Justice Snowden – A Number of Restructuring Plan ‘Firsts’ Established

As anticipated, the Economic Crime Bill was passed and became the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 on 14 March 2022. Overseas entities, their
Continue Reading UK Russian Sanctions and Economic Crime Update – A More Forceful Approach