Annabel ThomasAnnabel is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution department. She is an experienced litigator with a strong background in all aspects of civil fraud including asset tracing and injunctive relief; competition law; partnership disputes; shareholder disputes; and regulatory/disciplinary litigation. Annabel's practice covers litigation in the high court, as well as arbitral proceedings.
Recent posts by Annabel Thomas
The recent decision in Banca Turco Romana SA (in liquidation) v Kamuran Cortuk and others  EWHC 662 (Comm) emphasises the importance of the duty of full and frank disclosure in the context of freezing injunctions. In this case, the claimant, a Romanian bank acting through its liquidator, had sought the continuation of freezing injunctions [...]
In Great Station Properties SA and another v UMS Holding Ltd and others  EWHC 3330 (Comm) the Commercial Court granted a worldwide freezing order over the defendant’s assets in an attempt to secure enforcement of an arbitration award against the defendant exceeding US$305 million. Endorsing the Court of Appeal’s pronouncement of the test in [...]
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) recently published its 2017 Benchmarking Report on In-House Investigation Teams. 1,485 organisations responded to the survey, representing 22 industries across 104 countries. The Report highlights a number of key findings, particularly in respect of the recovery of losses: Organisations typically recover only 25% or less of their fraud [...]