In this program, attorney Eugene Becker from Becker Law and Miller Thomson partner Douglas Best discuss the attachment and injunctive processes in relation to selected jurisdictions, including the Mareva/freezing order. This includes various claims of causes of action and how they may be used in the discovery and recovery process. The program concludes by summarizing the ingredients for a successful asset discovery and recovery project.
I. Understand the attachment and injunctive process
II. Recognize the Mareva/freeze order
III. Summarize the process of asset discovery and recovery
Eugene S. Becker is the senior principal of Becker Law in New York City. He is admitted to practice before various courts in Australia and South Africa, and is licensed in New York under the Judiciary Law as a foreign lawyer.
Mr. Becker has been in legal professional practice since 1981 and has, throughout much of that time, been involved in multinational litigation and arbitration projects in the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia.
He develops recovery models and assists in their execution in a multijurisdicational context. Mr. Becker has written and delivered many papers on multinational litigation, with particular emphasis on developing admissible discovery and recovery within a fraud context.
* New York, Licensed Legal Consultant
* South Africa
* Master of Comparative Law, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 1993
* Bachelor of Laws, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 1980
* Bachelor of Arts, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 1978
* New York Member, Association of European Attorneys
* Past Member, Africa Committee, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Douglas Best has a broad commercial litigation practice with particular emphasis on corporate fraud, employment law, administrative law, regulatory law and general contractual claims and disputes.
Acting predominantly for corporations for more than 25 years, he has gained considerable knowledge and expertise in a range of industries including transportation, real estate and financial services.
Mr. Best also has particular expertise with respect to various injunction type proceedings, including those relating to the preservation and quick recovery of assets: Mareva injunctions, Anton Pillar orders and Norwich orders.
Mr. Best is result-oriented and is committed to providing well-reasoned counsel. He has also written and spoken on various issues over the course of his career, most notably for the transportation industry on defending claims against carriers and for those clients seeking to recover assets taken in fraudulent circumstances.
In addition to being a senior partner of the firm, Doug was also the firm's former General Counsel, and a former member of Miller Thomson’s National Executive Committee.
Excellent course, all 3 sessions.
very interesting. THX
Very interesting topic area.
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