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Bethany Histed focuses her practice on commercial litigation, civil fraud, and complex multi-jurisdictional disputes. She has worked on complex contentious cases of significant value involving allegations of fraud, conspiracy, breach of fiduciary and directors’ duties, breach of contract, claims under the Insolvency Act 1986, and unfair prejudice petitions under section 994 of the Companies Act 2006. Bethany also has experience of dealing with asset disclosure and preservation issues.

On 31 August 2023 the UK’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) issued a “Disclosure” against Wise Payments Limited, a UK-registered company, regulated by the

Continue Reading No Breach Too Small: OFSI Reports First Breach of UK’s Russian Sanctions Regulations

On 11 August 2023, the UK Department for Business and Trade issued a General Licence authorising the provision of legal advice in relation to sanctions

Continue Reading UK Government General Licence Reduces Breadth of Recent Sanctions-Related Legal Advisory Services Ban

These sanctions have been revealed following an announcement by the leaders of the G7 at this week’s G7 summit where they pledged to take action against Russia and as far as possible restrict its revenue and ability to continue the war against Ukraine.
Continue Reading UK Imposes New Russia Sanctions on 86 People and Companies, Including Metal and Diamond Industries