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8th May 2024News

Julia Faure Walker and Will Martin appear in highly complex, high-value, cryptocurrency fraud

On 3 May 2024, defendants were sentenced at Bristol Crown Court, having earlier pleaded guilty to three counts of conspiracy to defraud. The first defendant was sentenced to 4 years imprisonment; the second defendant 15 months. A co-conspirator faces proceedings in The Netherlands. Operation Jigsaw investigated a fraud perpetrated on thousands of cryptocurrency wallets held […]

11th Aug 2023News

Max Mills acts for the Bank of England as it imposes a record fine of £87 million on Credit Suisse

The Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has fined Credit Suisse £87 million for significant failures in risk management and governance in connection with its exposures to Archegos Capital Management (Archegos). The collapse of Archegos in March 2021 caused Credit Suisse worldwide losses of $5.5 billion and significant reputational damage. In June 2023, Credit […]