Law, Policy & Markets

Fraud, Deception & Financial Crime – “Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave, When First We Practice to Deceive!”

August 26, 2020 Milbank
Law, Policy & Markets
Fraud, Deception & Financial Crime – “Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave, When First We Practice to Deceive!”
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Law, Policy & Markets
Fraud, Deception & Financial Crime – “Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave, When First We Practice to Deceive!”
Aug 26, 2020
Milbank

How are companies, financial institutions and governments confronting increasingly sophisticated threats of fraud and other financial crimes? Milbank partner Allan Marks and Litigation & Arbitration partners Mona Vaswani and Adam Fee delve into a range of timely and substantive topics:

  • Financial and accounting fraud, embezzlement, market manipulation, bank and wire fraud, money laundering, sanctions stripping, bribery, corruption, insider trading, intellectual property theft, cyber hacks, social media and e-commerce data breaches 
  • Psychology of victims and fraudsters
  • Criminal vs. civil remedies
  • Multi-jurisdictional and international legal issues, asset-tracing investigations, offshore trusts and asset freezes
  • Domestic and foreign law enforcement
  • Insurance for cybersecurity and financial fraud 

About the speakers:
Mona Vaswani is a partner in the London office of Milbank and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Arbitration Group. She advises on complex, cross-border disputes and investigations, with an emphasis on banking litigation, fraud and asset tracing claims as well as trust litigation. She has acted for leading international and investment banks on a range of large, high-stakes and complex banking and regulatory disputes and investigations. She also has substantial experience advising banks and trustees and offshore trustees in the conduct of trust litigation in several jurisdictions.

Adam Fee is a partner at Milbank and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Arbitration Group. Adam advises companies, individuals and boards facing government investigations and conducting sensitive internal investigations.  A former federal prosecutor, he has deep experience in a variety of white-collar and regulatory enforcement matters, including corruption, corporate espionage, securities and accounting fraud, and data protection and cyber security. During his time with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, he led many of the government’s highest profile prosecutions in these areas.

Host Allan Marks, a partner at Milbank and one of the world's leading project finance lawyers, with special expertise in the power and renewable energy, transportation and airports, oil and gas, water, and telecommunications sectors. He advises developers, investors, lenders, and underwriters around the world in the development and financing of complex infrastructure projects, as well as related acquisitions, restructurings and capital markets transactions. Mr. Marks also serves as an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley at both the Law School and the Haas School of Business.

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Show Notes

How are companies, financial institutions and governments confronting increasingly sophisticated threats of fraud and other financial crimes? Milbank partner Allan Marks and Litigation & Arbitration partners Mona Vaswani and Adam Fee delve into a range of timely and substantive topics:

  • Financial and accounting fraud, embezzlement, market manipulation, bank and wire fraud, money laundering, sanctions stripping, bribery, corruption, insider trading, intellectual property theft, cyber hacks, social media and e-commerce data breaches 
  • Psychology of victims and fraudsters
  • Criminal vs. civil remedies
  • Multi-jurisdictional and international legal issues, asset-tracing investigations, offshore trusts and asset freezes
  • Domestic and foreign law enforcement
  • Insurance for cybersecurity and financial fraud 

About the speakers:
Mona Vaswani is a partner in the London office of Milbank and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Arbitration Group. She advises on complex, cross-border disputes and investigations, with an emphasis on banking litigation, fraud and asset tracing claims as well as trust litigation. She has acted for leading international and investment banks on a range of large, high-stakes and complex banking and regulatory disputes and investigations. She also has substantial experience advising banks and trustees and offshore trustees in the conduct of trust litigation in several jurisdictions.

Adam Fee is a partner at Milbank and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Arbitration Group. Adam advises companies, individuals and boards facing government investigations and conducting sensitive internal investigations.  A former federal prosecutor, he has deep experience in a variety of white-collar and regulatory enforcement matters, including corruption, corporate espionage, securities and accounting fraud, and data protection and cyber security. During his time with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, he led many of the government’s highest profile prosecutions in these areas.

Host Allan Marks, a partner at Milbank and one of the world's leading project finance lawyers, with special expertise in the power and renewable energy, transportation and airports, oil and gas, water, and telecommunications sectors. He advises developers, investors, lenders, and underwriters around the world in the development and financing of complex infrastructure projects, as well as related acquisitions, restructurings and capital markets transactions. Mr. Marks also serves as an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley at both the Law School and the Haas School of Business.

More details at Milbank.com.















The content provided by and through Milbank Conversations is subject to revision, interpretation, or even nullification after the date of recording. Milbank LLP shall not be liable for any loss that may arise from any reliance on Milbank Conversations or its component parts. All such content should not be construed as legal advice, and readers and listeners should not act upon the information without consulting counsel. Milbank Conversations should not be copied, distributed, published or reproduced, in whole or in part. If you have any comments or questions, please contact [email protected].