I will be one of the speakers for the webinar on Recent Cases in Civil Fraud Litigation: Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore on Thursday 10 June 2021.
It is the first jointly organised webinar by the Bar Council Malaysia and the Law Society of Singapore. This is a free webinar but only open to members of the Malaysian Bar and to the members of the Law Society of Singapore.
1. Preventing Dissipation: Freezing and Proprietary Injunction 2. Unknown Fraudsters: Persons Unknown Jurisdiction 3. Cryptocurrency: Can the Courts Freeze and Trace Such Assets? 4. Money Trail: Bankers Trust and Third Party Disclosure Orders 5. You’ve Got Mail: Court Papers Served by Email, Dropbox and WhatsApp
You can access the article here on the Accountants Today website.
The High Court has issued its grounds of judgment dated 22 December 2020 in the Zschimmer & Schwarz case (now reported as Zschimmer & Schwarz GmbH & Co KG Chemische Fabirken v Persons Unknown & Anor  7 MLJ 178). The Court granted novel orders for a Mareva freezing injunction and proprietary injunction against Persons Unknown.
The Persons Unknown jurisdiction was justified in allowing for injunctive and tracing remedies against the unknown fraudster or fraudsters. The Court also allowed orders for substituted service on such Persons Unknown through email and a Dropbox link. Continue reading →