International ONE day conference

2025 | Warsaw

Timely Topics | Authoritative Speakers

THE CONFERENCE

Asset Recovery CEE is the inaugural Polish event for the dispute resolution and investigations sectors. Aimed at legal professionals, litigation funders, corporate investigations specialists and asset recovery experts, the event will bring together leading experts and industry practitioners from the CEE region and beyond.

The event takes place in Warsaw, a city of increasing strategic significance.

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Introduction

Panel 1: The grey zone: investigations and the law

Panel 2: Surveillance: usage in asset tracing, the risks and the rewards

Panel 3: Liquid assets – here today, gone tomorrow? Enforcement, intelligence gathering and educating clients

Panel 4: Litigation finance in the CEE – a damp squib or a significant opportunity?

Panel 5: The blockchain – the opportunity of reopening old fraud cases

Panel 6: The Politics of Asset Recovery – get better politicians!

Panel 7: Digital treasure – is the golden era of OSINT over?

Panel 8: Bankruptcy and Restructuring – best practices of investigating in an early stage special situation

Panel 9: Poking the Bear – Investigating in Russia and on Russian targets

Panel 10: Dubai: investigating in the new safe haven

Panel 11: Case Study: investigation into a UHNW

Panel 12: Sanction circumvention – current trends

Panel 13: Sovereign enforcement – the interplay of Arbitration awards and politics

Panel 14: Technology in investigations – from deception to serious disruption? The future of technology in investigations and the limits of it

Panel 15: Aggregated enforcement – the future of class actions in the CEE

Closing Remarks

Drinks Reception

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speakers

Speakers 2024

C. David DeBenedetti

NY Attorney, Partner

DeBenedetti Majewski Szcześniak

Poland

C. David DeBenedetti

NY Attorney, Partner

DeBenedetti Majewski Szcześniak

Poland

David is a NY attorney with broad and long-term experience in different areas of corporate law. He is a founding partner of a boutique law firm in Warsaw, has acted as general counsel and compliance officer to an international hedge fund and advisory group and sits in supervisory bodies of publicly listed companies in Poland. David is a secretary of the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Poland and member of the Board of Directors of Globalaw. After the Russian aggression on Ukraine, he was one of the two founders of the Corporate Aid for Ukraine initiative. David specializes in issues related to investment funds and hedge funds, as well as venture capital transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. He also deals with planning and implementing investments, specifically in their cross-border aspects. His core interests include renewable energy sources, distressed asset transactions and litigation funding.

Tadeusz Kościński

Former Secretary of State

 

Poland

Tadeusz Kościński

Former Secretary of State

 

Poland

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Rachel Cropper-Mawer

Partner

Clyde & Co

United Kingdom

Rachel Cropper-Mawer

Partner

Clyde & Co

United Kingdom

Rachel conducts internal investigations for clients into fraud and corruption/corporate crime. She conducts the civil litigation and injunctions, often as a follow on from the findings of investigations. Rachel advises on compliance matters including anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, CCO, modern slavery and sanctions across a wide range of sectors and internationally in respect of Board Governance, conflict management policies and procedures, through to supply chain due diligence and controls. She advises at Board level on regulatory and white-collar issues. Rachel has undertaken numerous investigations and advisory work across the regulated and unregulated sector for compliance matters arising cross-sector, including real estate, construction, insurance, mining and energy, beauty, telecoms and IT. Rachel also has 5 years in-house experience in BP and Willis insurance Brokers (now Willis Towers Watson), as a Senior Manager and Chief Risk and Compliance Officer respectively.

Oleg Ustenko

Former economic advisor to the President of Ukraine

Ukraine

Oleg Ustenko

Former economic advisor to the President of Ukraine

Ukraine

Oleg Ustenko is a former economic advisor to the President of Ukraine from May 2019 to March 2024. His expertise is focused on public policies and strategic development of Ukraine. Since the beginning of the invasion Mr Ustenko has been working on sanctioning policies and post war development. He is also involved in different efforts of Ukrainian and international NGOs concerning a number of aspects of the current state of Ukraine and its foreign policies. Mr Ustenko has experience in both the private and public sector including international institutions and governments. He is an active publisher and presenter in different Ukrainian and international media.

Michael Fenn

Partner

Pinsent Masons

United Kingdom

Michael Fenn

Partner

Pinsent Masons

United Kingdom

Michael is an experienced and highly regarded partner in the London commercial and corporate litigation and regulatory practice. His cases are generally multi-million pound/dollar tort and breach of contract disputes (both in arbitration and High Court). Michael has been a litigator for over 25 years. He is the lead partner on substantial High Court claims, including SPF and Saad, and the substantial Aeroflot case. Michael deals with high value and complex international private law cases. He also heads up the firm’s Russia and CIS initiative. Michael has a wide experience of litigation and disputes. These range from multi-million dollar multi-jurisdictional fraud claims through to judicial reviews, tribunal matters, banking disputes, shareholders disputes, construction disputes, wrongful trading actions, actions for and against directors, shipping claims, defamation, breach of contract, tort, insolvency and employment claims. Most of Michael’s clients are international with very many clients coming from Russia, the Former Soviet Union and the Gulf states.

Stuart Leach

Founder

Stuart Leach Associates

United Kingdom

Stuart Leach

Founder

Stuart Leach Associates

United Kingdom

After completing my MA in Jurisprudence at Oxford University, I transitioned from a successful 18-year career in advertising at major agencies working on many leading brands, to become a barrister. In 2004, I was called to the Bar and practiced at Pump Court Chambers in the Temple. In 2013, I merged my expertise in communications and law to establish a specialist communications service protecting reputation for those involved in disputes. Over the past ten years, I have worked on a wide range of case, in 23 different jurisdictions, helping clients ranging from sovereign entities to UHNWs. Stuart Leach Associates has a high-quality team with legal and communications experts, and former journalist, providing top class reputation advice. The consultancy is focused, agile, conflict free, and committed to providing real returns on reputation expenditure along with the highest standards of client service.

Matthew Toma

Research Director

Burford Capital

Sweden

Matthew Toma

Research Director

Burford Capital

Sweden

Based in Stockholm, Matthew is a Director with responsibility for assessing and underwriting legal and collection risk as part of Burford Capital’s EMEA investment team, with a focus on asset recovery matters. Matthew has over 15 years of experience leading complex multi-jurisdictional asset tracing and recovery efforts. Prior to his role at Burford, he held positions with several leading investigative firms in London, New York, and San Francisco, where he successfully managed investigations in over 50 countries. Burford is a leading legal finance provider with its own global asset recovery and enforcement business, comprised of both former litigators and dedicated asset tracing professionals. Our asset recovery business invests in litigation to enforce high value unsatisfied judgments, debts, and awards, that may originate in all sectors and specialisms (including commercial disputes, banking & debt recovery, trust and family disputes, insolvency, international arbitration and claims against sovereigns).

Andrew Stafford KC

English barrister and King's Counsel

Kobre & Kim LLP

United Kingdom

Andrew Stafford KC

English barrister and King's Counsel

Kobre & Kim LLP

United Kingdom

Andrew Stafford KC is an English barrister and King’s Counsel who represents corporations and ultra-high-net-worth individuals in complex, high-value disputes spanning multiple jurisdictions. Admitted to practice in England & Wales, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts, Mr. Stafford KC has deep experience acting in matters that have elements across key onshore and offshore jurisdictions, including the UK, the U.S., the BVI, Dubai, Hong Kong, São Paulo and Seoul. He has particular expertise in international judgment enforcement, developing and executing strategies designed to secure effective collection of arbitral awards and judgments, including awards made against sovereign judgment debtors. In addition, Mr. Stafford KC’s expertise is of great value to high net-worth individuals needing advice in relation to complex problems and disputes affecting their assets, reputation and liberty. A highly regarded appellate advocate and trial lawyer, Mr. Stafford KC appears in the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, and acts in international arbitrations on a range of matters, including financial derivatives, insurance and international commercial fraud. With a focus on devising creative solutions to seemingly intractable problems, he has been cited by industry publications as „a really good lateral thinker” and „a great tactician” with „fantastic courtroom demeanor.”

Agnieszka Durlik

Director General

The Arbitration Court

Poland

Agnieszka Durlik

Director General

The Arbitration Court

Poland

Director General of The Arbitration Court at the Polish Chamber of Commerce long-time practitioner in the field of business support. Jagiellonian University Master of law, completed postgraduate studies at the Warsaw School of Economics in Human Resource Management. She developed her first professional experience as the right hand of the director of one of the largest hospitals in Warsaw, where she learned the ins and outs of the challenges of managing an organisation in a way that required reconciling opposing interest groups. For many years, she has represented the entrepreneurs’ self-government as an expert in business and legal topics concerning the establishment and operation of a business, labour law and social security. She has worked her way up through the various levels of a large organisation such as the Polish Chamber of Commerce – from expert, through project-manager, Press Officer, Director of the President’s Office, to Director General of the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce. She actively participates in the law-making processes in Poland – in the parliament, ministries, public administration bodies. She has successfully prepared and implemented projects financed by EU funds. She advises entrepreneurs and is a guest of various media in advocating the interests of entrepreneurs. She is a co-author of a number of publications on, inter alia, business advocacy, business conduct and corruption prevention.

Gabriel Olearnik

Partner, Head of Special Situations

LitFin - Litigation Financiers

United Kingdom

Gabriel Olearnik

Partner, Head of Special Situations

LitFin - Litigation Financiers

United Kingdom

Gabriel was previously the managing director for Europe of a global litigation funder. He has 18 years of experience which includes being the general counsel of Mayfair based investment fund Tristan Capital Partners and the head of the private equity practice group at Kochański and Partners. Whilst in private practice he worked at Clifford Chance, Mayer Brown and Dentons as a solicitor responsible for commercial deals and disputes. He also has particular expertise in resolving shareholder and law firm partnership disputes. Gabriel holds an LLM from King’s College London, where he was awarded the Principal’s Award for his work in the field of international arbitration. Gabriel is a practising solicitor in England and Wales.

Angelika Hellweger

Legal Director

Rahman Ravelli

United Kingdom

Angelika Hellweger

Legal Director

Rahman Ravelli

United Kingdom

Angelika is a specialist in international, high-level economic crime investigations and large-scale commercial disputes. As a multilingual lawyer she represents corporates and conglomerates across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the United States. Her comprehensive experience and thorough understanding of all aspects of white-collar crime have led to her successfully representing corporations in many notable multijurisdictional investigations and in some of the most complex commercial litigation. Her work on cases involving environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues has seen her become one of the lawyers at the forefront of this developing area. As part of Rahman Ravelli’s international sanctions team, she assesses the potential impact of all relevant laws and keeps up to speed with the rapidly-evolving rules and regulations to ensure clients adopt the correct approach and do not face prosecution or financial penalty. She coordinates work for international conglomerates in this field; advising them on regulatory matters, producing staff training and compliance programmes and ensuring their worldwide activities are legally compliant. Much of her sanctions practice is particularly focused on enforcement activities and the freezing and seizure of assets. Angelika speaks English, German, Spanish and Arabic; which is an asset in many international cases.

James E. Berger

Partner

DLA Piper

United States

James E. Berger

Partner

DLA Piper

United States

James is a litigation partner resident in New York and Washington. He focuses his practice on international disputes and cross-border enforcement and asset recovery, representing clients in a broad range of international and domestic conflicts before US courts and arbitral tribunals. A significant portion of his practice includes the enforcement of arbitral awards and foreign judgments against sovereign and commercial entities in the US and globally. James also has experience in multi-jurisdictional asset recovery proceedings involving allegations of fraud, and has represented and advised clients worldwide in various sectors including mining, energy, and finance. James has served as lead counsel in some of the most cutting-edge cross-border cases to be litigated in US trial and appellate courts in recent years. He has considerable experience litigating issues under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, the New York Convention, the Panama Convention, ICSID, the Energy Charter Treaty, the Uniform Foreign Money Judgments Recognition Act, 28 U.S.C. § 1782, and other treaties and statutes that have unique applicability in cross-border disputes. He has considerable experience advising not only foreign investors and parties to cross-border disputes, but also litigation funders, hedge funds and other dispute investors and financial stakeholders who play a critical role in the resolution of large commercial and investor-state disputes. James speaks and writes regularly on topics related to international dispute resolution and enforcement. He has been a guest lecturer at New York University School of Law, Fordham University School of Law, and Renmin University School of Law in Beijing, and cases he has handled have served as the basis for semester-long international disputes classes at NYU and Fordham Law Schools. He conceived, edited, and was a contributing author to International Aspects of U.S. Litigation (ABA, 2017), a two-volume treatise on the litigation of international disputes in US courts, and has published expert analyses on international disputes issues in Law360, as well as been a guest contributor on legal issues to the South China Morning Post, a leading daily newspaper in Hong Kong. James was also recently appointed an executive member of the Institute for International Economic Policy of the Elliott School for International Affairs at the George Washington University.

Olga Shenk

Partner

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang

Ukraine

Olga Shenk

Partner

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang

Ukraine

Olga is a Partner and Head of the Dispute Resolution and Compliance practice group at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang’s Kyiv office. She has more than 15 years’ experience in highly complex litigation and arbitration proceedings in Ukraine and abroad, including in international investment and commercial arbitrations (under ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, ICC, SCC, VIAC, ICAC rules), enforcement of arbitral awards in Ukraine and abroad, and cross-border litigation. Olga efficiently handles all kinds of disputes, from straightforward claims to complex, high-value, challenging ones in a way that meets clients’ commercial objectives, whether that is to litigate aggressively, arbitrate, or conduct employment mediation. With domestic litigation, Olga has not only in-depth experience in commercial dispute resolution cases, but also specialist knowledge of sectors such as IT, agribusiness, pharmaceuticals, insurance, energy and banking. Olga’s practice also covers tax and compliance; Olga has conducted numerous compliance investigations of alleged/reported corrupt practices and regularly delivers anti-corruption trainings for management and compliance officers of top-ranked international businesses. Olga is a recommended lawyer in the field of International Arbitration and Litigation by Best Lawyers 2022 rankings.

Kajetan Wandowicz

Barrister

4 Pump Court

United Kingdom

Kajetan Wandowicz

Barrister

4 Pump Court

United Kingdom

Kajetan is a barrister (trial advocate) at 4 Pump Court in London, specialising in large-scale complex corporate fraud disputes, usually involving simultaneous litigation in several jurisdictions worldwide and valued from millions to several billion USD. His work concerns all aspects of business wrongdoing, including shareholder fraud, misappropriation of corporate assets, directors’ conflicts of interest, asset dissipation and recovery, conspiracies, breach of trust, bribery, economic intimidation, blackmail, cryptoassets, banking fraud, and computer hacking. He also practises in general business disputes before the English court and worldwide arbitration tribunals, including in particular in international trade, shipping, construction and infrastructure, and banking and financial services. He has particularly strong experience of work concerning the Middle East, Ukraine, Russia, India, Singapore, China (both mainland and Hong Kong) and offshore financial centres. He was born and grew up in Poland and speaks Polish fluently, and is valued by international clients in the London market for his deep cultural understanding of Central and Eastern Europe.

Paul Austin

Senior Vice President

HIGHGATE

United Kingdom

Paul Austin

Senior Vice President

HIGHGATE

United Kingdom

Paul has 20 years of dispute resolution, litigation support and business intelligence experience and has led cross-border cases in many challenging jurisdictions for governments, law firms and corporate clients. Paul, a former disputes lawyer, is regularly instructed to support sovereign and commercial disputes on both the claimant and defendant side and has expert insight into the complexities of state immunity laws and their impact on enforcement of judgments and awards, as well as expertise in enforcement, asset-tracing and settlement negotiations. Paul started his career at KPMG before joining the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, where he spent time in Afghanistan. He later ran his own investigations firm before qualifying as a solicitor and working at one of London’s leading disputes law firms. Paul has a BA from Durham University and a Master of Laws from the University of Law.

Razvan Stoicescu

Deputy Managing Partner

Musat & Asociatii

Romania

Razvan Stoicescu

Deputy Managing Partner

Musat & Asociatii

Romania

Răzvan is a highly regarded (IFLR 2023), leading lawyer (IFLR 2023) with hundreds of transactions led and litigation mandates, many with a cross-border element, and 20 years of activity as business lawyer. Răzvan has a wholistic approach, covering multiple practice areas, with a strong track record in M&A, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Projects, Public Procurement and litigation in relation to the foregoing. As partner and matter coordinator for more than 15 years, Razvan also gained in-depth knowledge and understanding of other areas of practice and industries, ancillary to his main ones that are necessary in order to provide the integrated advice that clients need when entrusting their mandates. These include Business crime and prevention and combating of corruption and money laundering, Rights and liens in aircraft and vessels, Consumer protection in banking and capital markets, e-Commerce, TMT and Data Protection. Throughout his career, Razvan was involved in some of the most significant and representative deals for the Romanian market after 1989, acting for both private investors and public bodies, including the Romanian State. By way of example, he advised SNGN Romgaz in the first dual listing (shares and GDRs) in Romania, the Ministry of Finance in its multi-billion Eurobonds issues, or Damen Shipyards Group in the first joint venture with the Government in Romania. Razvan advises buyers and sellers alike in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, cross-border transactions, public-private transactions, joint ventures (including ventures with Romanian public authorities), and privatizations. His work covers complete due diligence process, drafting and negotiating of transaction documents (SPAs, business transfer agreements, shareholders agreement etc), FDI review, signing, completion and post completion support. He also advises financers, borrowers, underwriters and issuers on domestic and international financings which include acquisition finance, capitalizations, security taking and enforcement in Romania, capital markets offerings, structured products, derivatives, as well as the regulations of the financial & banking and capital markets fields and prevention and fighting of money laundering schemes. His work covers drafting and negotiation of necessary finance and security documents, intercreditor agreements, purchase agreements and indentures, drafting and negotiation of prospectuses and offering memoranda, underwriting agreements, ISDA and derivatives compliance with Romanian law, and issue of various types of opinions in relation to the foregoing (standard legal opinion, fair disclosure opinions, 10b-5s etc.). Răzvan also co-heads Musat & Asociatii’s litigation teams in some of the most complex and sophisticated disputes on the Romanian market (generally military / national security public tenders, or industry specific, capital markets) using his outstanding transactional expertise and excellent understanding of both private and public environments in both in court and out of court dispute resolution. Razvan is recognized for his perseverance in supporting clients and his capacity of finding innovative solutions. Between November 2016 and May 2017, Răzvan held the position of independent non-executive member of the board of directors of the biggest listed Romanian natural gas company, SNGN Romgaz S.A., a company admitted to trading on the Bucharest Stock Exchange, and with GDRs trading in the London Stock Exchange, with a market value in excess of EUR 2.5bln. Razvan has a Linklaters background, having been previously with the Magic Circle.

Philipp Kurek

Partner

Signature Litigation

United Kingdom

Philipp Kurek

Partner

Signature Litigation

United Kingdom

Philipp specialises in international arbitration, representing clients and providing strategic legal advice in both institutional and ad hoc arbitration proceedings across a wide range of sectors and regions. Philipp’s practice includes both investment arbitration, as well as commercial arbitration under all major institutional rules. Philipp’s investment arbitration expertise (including under the ICSID and UNCITRAL Rules) has seen him represent clients operating in several global industries, including technology, telecommunications, energy, infrastructure, logistics, real estate, financial services, tax, media, health care, and aerospace. Philipp’s focus on global arbitration has led to him representing international clients in claims against several states in the following regions: Central and South America, the Middle East, Europe (including in particular Central and Eastern Europe) and Asia. Philipp also regularly acts for clients in commercial arbitrations around the world, and in this context has acted for clients in relation to a wide variety of disputes, including joint venture, shareholder, finance, private equity/M&A, regulatory, and pharma disputes, as well as many other contractual and non-contractual claims.

J-P Pitt

Director

Hereford Litigation

United Kingdom

J-P Pitt

Director

Hereford Litigation

United Kingdom

J-P is an experienced litigation funder with a particular focus on asset recovery and judgment enforcement. J-P also has deep experience in funding and managing litigation assets across numerous jurisdictions and sectors, including group actions, bilateral treaty arbitration, and commercial litigation. Hereford Litigation is a London-based third-party funder active across legal assets, with a global remit. The team includes two leading KCs and brings considerable experience across law, third party funding and special situations investing. J-P is an English solicitor and, prior to commencing a career in legal services, he served as a British Army officer for 14 years with the Scots Guards.

Alistair Jones

Senior Associate

Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP

United Kingdom

Alistair Jones

Senior Associate

Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP

United Kingdom

Alistair is a Senior Associate at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP and advises individuals and corporates on all aspects of sanctions risk, compliance and enforcement. Alistair is recognised in particular for his knowledge of financial and trade sanctions and export controls. He represents sanctioned parties in designation challenges and was instructed with Anna Bradshaw in the successful challenge to an EU sanctions designation in Abdelkader Sabra v Council of the European Union (Case T-249/20). Alistair is sought after for his sanctions training and co-authored the chapter 'Representing Designated Persons: A UK Lawyer’s Perspective’ in The Guide to Sanctions, published by the Global Investigations Review (currently in its third edition).

Irina Tymczyszyn

Independent Arbitrator

Tymczyszyn Arbitration

United Kingdom

Irina Tymczyszyn

Independent Arbitrator

Tymczyszyn Arbitration

United Kingdom

Irina Tymczyszyn FCIArb is an English lawyer and a well-known international arbitration specialist. Over the last 20 years, Irina has acted as counsel and arbitrator in multiple international commercial arbitration proceedings seated around the world. She has considerable experience in multi-jurisdictional cross-border disputes. Irina specialises in investment and post-M&A disputes, shareholders’ disputes (often involving allegations of fraud), commodity trading, construction, energy and natural resources disputes.

Paddy Beiner

Group Managing Director

Bearstone

Germany

Paddy Beiner

Group Managing Director

Bearstone

Germany

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Anna Zorya

Partner

Rymarz Zdort

Ukraine

Anna Zorya

Partner

Rymarz Zdort

Ukraine

Anna Zorya is a Ukrainian law-qualified attorney-at-law and a partner in the corporate department of Rymarz Zdort. She graduated from the Faculty of Law of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv in 2001 and completed a course of professional education of Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL). She qualified as an attorney-at-law in 2019. Prior to joining Rymarz Zdort (formerly known as Weil, Gotshal & Manges – Pawel Rymarz sp.k.) in 2022, she worked as a corporate and M&A partner at one of the leading Ukrainian law firms. She is ranked as a well-regarded practitioner by such directories as IFLR 1000 (2019-2020), Who’s Who Legal (2019-2021), Chambers Global (2019-2021), The Legal 500 (2019-2021), and Best Lawyers (2019-2021, 2022). A specialist in corporate law and M&A, she has worked on transactions for clients from various sectors, including agriculture, TMT, IT and real estate. She has provided comprehensive support for M&A transactions, including due diligence, transaction structuring, preparation of transactional documents, developing an effective corporate structure, and corporate support of company activities.

Adelina Prokop

Partner

Clifford Chance

Poland

Adelina Prokop

Partner

Clifford Chance

Poland

Adelina Prokop, a qualified Polish advocate, is a partner in the Clifford Chance Warsaw Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department. She focuses on dispute resolution in commercial, financial and international law. In particular, she specialises in investment arbitration. Adelina has vast experience acting for clients in court and arbitration proceedings gained in Clifford Chance’s Warsaw and London offices. She acts for foreign investors in international investment arbitration. She has acted in arbitration proceedings in Paris, London, Geneva, Brussels and Warsaw. She represents banks, financial institutions and auditors before the common courts and the Court of Justice of the EU. She has also advised clients from the energy, telecommunications, infrastructure and real estate sectors, as well as in disputes concerning unfair competition and M&A. Clients perceive Adelina as “a highly intelligent, thoughtful associate and an excellent advocate” (Legal 500 EMEA 2021) and appreciate her „” her in terms of accuracy”” in arbitration and contentious banking matters (Chambers Europe 2021). She is also recognised by Who’s Who Legal, an international legal directory, as a Future Leader in arbitration proceedings in Poland.

Adam Markiewicz

Founding Partner

AMALYTICA

Poland

Adam Markiewicz

Founding Partner

AMALYTICA

Poland

Adam Markiewicz is a Founding Partner at AMALYTICA, an independent, special situations advisory boutique focused on Disputes, Restructuring and Transactions in Central and Eastern Europe. He leads expert witness and dispute advisory services across Europe. Mr. Markiewicz specializes in financial aspects of dispute resolution, predominantly serving as an expert witness in litigation or arbitration as well as an expert determiner. His focus areas include M&A accounting, commercial damages, investment valuation and shareholder disputes. For many years, he has served as a court-appointed expert in financial analysis and business valuation. He has a particular interest in data-heavy assignments and the use of data science in contentious matters. Mr. Markiewicz has participated in many litigation and arbitration matters of differing size and complexity in Continental Europe, UK, Middle East and Southeast Asia, conducted under the auspices of various arbitral institutions (e.g. PCA-UNCITRAL, LCIA, ICC, VIAC, SAKIG, the Lewiatan Court of Arbitration, Ljubljana Arbitral Center) and courts of Poland, Cyprus, France and the UK). He occasionally speaks at events focused on dispute resolution. Prior to co-founding AMALYTICA in 2024, he led Quantuma’s Disputes, Investigations and Valuation efforts in Continental Europe and was responsible for Deloitte’s Disputes Services in Central Europe. A truly analytic mind and soul with over 20 years of professional career, mostly in financial consulting roles, with significant experience in managing interdisciplinary teams across geographies to deliver well-researched data-backed solutions to internal and external clients or credible expert testimony. He supported businesses across a broad range of industries with significant exposure to energy and resources. Over his professional career, Adam has valued over 100 businesses in addition to numerous intangible assets for contentious and non-contentious purposes including transactions, restructuring, regulatory, tax and financial reporting.

Dominika Karsznia

Partner

ValueMind

Poland

Dominika Karsznia

Partner

ValueMind

Poland

Dominika Karsznia is a Partner at ValueMind, she is a court expert in the field of finance and valuation. Dominika works with clients as well as litigators in various law firms throughout Poland. Her financial expertise is primarily focused on damage calculations and support in financial aspects of litigation. With more than 20 years of professional experience in transactions, due diligence, business modelling and valuation Dominika advises on quantum and prepares financial and business analysis for the purposes of domestic and international arbitration as well as common court proceedings. As associate partner, Dominika was the leader of the Polish Valuation and Business Modelling team at EY. She was responsible for financial analysis and valuations prepared for transaction, tax, accounting as well as statutory purposes. She completed series of finance management, accounting, modelling and business valuation courses organized by the American Society of Appraisers, Kaplan Schweser as well as internally by EY. Dominika’s experience covers wide range of professional advisory services related to: · calculation of damages, preparation of expert opinions and rebuttal reports; · financial due diligence, SPA review and financial analysis of company’s historical performance based on statutory financial statements as well as management accounts; · fairness opinions, valuations of businesses, organized parts of enterprises, intangible and fixed assets; · preparation of business plans, financial forecasts and financial models, private investor tests (TPI); · purchase price allocation in accordance with IFRS3 and impairment tests in accordance with IAS 36; · analysis of investment projects, scenario and sensitivity analysis as well as synergy analysis; Dominika advised major private equity funds on the Polish market, was involved in projects for key market players in the telecommunication sector as well as in the consolidation of the Polish healthcare sector. She supported the biggest Polish energy companies in the field of regulatory / compliance requirements, worked with retail chains and wholesalers as well as real estate and construction sector companies.

Rodrigo Vivas

UK Head of Intelligence

CT Group

United Kingdom

Rodrigo Vivas

UK Head of Intelligence

CT Group

United Kingdom

Rodrigo Vivas is CT Group’s UK Head of Intelligence. Rodrigo leads complex multijurisdictional investigatory assignments including litigation and international arbitration support, asset tracing, sanctions and political exposure analysis as well as integrity and reverse due diligence. Rodrigo speaks fluent Russian and Spanish and has developed a particular expertise in the countries of the former Soviet Union, Europe and Latin America. He has travelled extensively throughout these regions and spent seven years working in Moscow.

Marek Jeżewski, PhD

Advocate, Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Investment Arbitration

Kochański & Partners

Poland

Marek Jeżewski, PhD

Advocate, Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Investment Arbitration

Kochański & Partners

Poland

Marek specializes in litigation, investment and commercial arbitration. He represents clients in disputes under different sets of rules, including ICSID, UNCITRAL, SCC, ICC, Swiss Rules of International Arbitration and others. Marek has given lectures on International Economic Law, International Investment Law and EU Economic Law at Polish and foreign universities. He is the author of the leading Polish monograph on international investment arbitration, and is also the author of numerous publications, published both in Poland and abroad. For several years he represented Poland in the work of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), participating in work, inter alia, on the rules of transparency in international investment arbitration. Marek has long been recognized as a leading arbitration and dispute lawyer in Poland. He is highly ranked by Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and The Legal 500 EMEA.

Helena Bowyer

Director, Asset Tracing & Complex Investigations

Ankura

United Kingdom

Helena Bowyer

Director, Asset Tracing & Complex Investigations

Ankura

United Kingdom

Helena is a Director in Ankura’s Asset Tracing & Complex Investigations team. Helena is an experienced investigator specialising in cross-border asset tracing exercises, the provision of strategic intelligence in dispute resolution and aiding the enforcement of investor-state arbitral awards. Helena has significant experience in the CIS region having spent time working and studying in Russia and leading multiple investigations in the region.

Ania Farren

Partner

Fieldfisher

United Kingdom

Ania Farren

Partner

Fieldfisher

United Kingdom

Ania is a Partner at Fieldfisher. She is a highly experienced practitioner who advises and represents States and corporate entities in a wide variety of international dispute resolution and public international law matters, including commercial and investment treaty arbitrations. She has over 20 years of experience as counsel; She has acted as counsel in disputes conducted under all of the major arbitration rules including ICC, ICSID, ICSID Additional Facility, LCIA and SCC. She is Chair of the ICC UK Committee for Arbitration and ADR and Co-Chair of the International Arbitration Charity Ball. She also sits as an Arbitrator and is a member of Arbitra. She previously worked at a leading third party funder.

Roman Bieda

Head of Investigations

Token Recovery

Poland

Roman Bieda

Head of Investigations

Token Recovery

Poland

Roman is a recognized Fraud Investigator, both in the traditional and blockchain space, cooperating with Corporates, Police Forces, and other agencies on forensic investigations including hack, fraud, murder, assault, child protection, terrorism, e-discovery, forensic data analysis, bribery, conflict of interest, tax fraud, and AML. • MIT Certified Blockchain Expert. • He has provided testimony on blockchain investigations in courts in Europe and USA. • A guest lecturer at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics. • Crypto investigations training provider for law enforcement agents.

Hannah Davie

Partner

Grant Thornton UK LLP

United Kingdom

Hannah Davie

Partner

Grant Thornton UK LLP

United Kingdom

Hannah is an insolvency practitioner, accountant, and partner at Grant Thornton UK LLP with 18 years’ experience of dealing with complex, contentious assignments; with an emphasis on fraud investigation, enforcement of judgments and recovery of assets, both onshore and offshore. Hannah leads Grant Thornton’s Contentious estates and family disputes team which specialises in assisting beneficiaries, trustees, and representatives in matrimonial, family, trust and probate disputes. Working in tandem with legal advisers, and supported by the firm’s forensic practice, corporate intelligence team, and valuation experts both in the UK and internationally, Hannah designs strategies that ensure the most appropriate action is taken to achieve maximum recovery and the best possible outcome for the client. Using the Insolvency Act, along with other civil legislation as tools to assist with the asset tracing and the recovery process, in tandem with innovative funding solutions, including the availability of the Asset Recovery Fund, for high value asset recovery and enforcement claims. Hannah was recently included in the 2024 Private Client Global Elite Directory and is consistently recognised by Who’s Who Legal in their Asset recovery expert’s edition.

Kristina Shyposha

Counsel | Head of Business Protection, Compliance and Anti-Corruption

INTEGRITES

Ukraine

Kristina Shyposha

Counsel | Head of Business Protection, Compliance and Anti-Corruption

INTEGRITES

Ukraine

Professional Expertise : • Attorney at law with over 12 years of experience in high-profile cases • Specializes in business protection of foreign clients, asset tracing and recovery, internal investigations, sanctions, compliance risks, hostile takeover defense, partnership disputes, and developing defense strategies • Advises foreign and Ukrainian clients on the risks of cooperation with the russian federation and carrying out business in occupation. Industry Focus • Retail and Distribution • Real Estate and Construction • Agriculture • Aviation

Brandon O’Neil

Litigation & Investigations Partner

Allen & Overy

United Kingdom

Brandon O’Neil

Litigation & Investigations Partner

Allen & Overy

United Kingdom

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Richard Healey

Complex & International Recovery Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution Group

Gateley Legal

United Kingdom

Richard Healey

Complex & International Recovery Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution Group

Gateley Legal

United Kingdom

Richard is Gateley’s National Head of Dispute Resolution and a member of our Management Board, he co-leads the complex international asset recovery team and is head of Gateley’s London office. Richard has extensive experience of asset recovery often involving the reversing asset dissipation via complex offshore structures. Richard has successfully applied for in excess of 300 injunctions including Freezing Orders and Search and Seize Orders. In the course of his 25 year career, Richard has worked with both the UK and overseas governments including: the Dutch; Danish; Swiss; and the US Governments. In addition to acting for government bodies Richard has also acted extensively banks/financial institutions ultra-high net worth individuals and insolvency practitioners/court appointed receivers. In recent years Richard has acted extensively for the Ukrainian Deposit Guarantee fund and his practice is now heavily focused on: Central & Eastern Europe; the Middle East and Africa. . Richard has many reported cases including successful appeals to the Supreme Court of England & Wales, the Courts of Appeal of: Singapore; Gibraltar; Hong Kong; and the European Court of Justice. Richard has a particularly strong knowledge of the litigation funding and insurance market and regularly is involved in devising innovative funding solutions to facilitate the recovery of assets for creditors and the victims of fraud.

Mikołaj (Miko) Burzec

Independent litigation funding advisor

Poland

Mikołaj (Miko) Burzec

Independent litigation funding advisor

Poland

Mikołaj (Miko) Burzec is an independent litigation funding advisor who is helping claimants and law firms secure financing for their claims in various jurisdictions around the globe. He also supports investors in their fundraising efforts and can assist with litigation risk insurance products and FX options for law firms and funds. An advisor’s real value lies in connections, with access to more information, more investors, and more funding companies than a client would have by randomly googling it. The good ones spend time developing relationships with investors and funders to get a feel for their funding requirements: which funders welcome claims from particular jurisdictions, which investors prefer what types of cases, and who has the lowest fees. Miko provided advice to one of the world’s largest investment companies with over $7.2 trillion in assets under management and several public pension funds located across the U.S. He is also an international American football and flag football referee.

Dr. Ileana M. Smeureanu

Counsel

JONES DAY

France

Dr. Ileana M. Smeureanu

Counsel

JONES DAY

France

Ileana Smeureanu concentrates her practice on international commercial and investor-State arbitration. She represents clients from Europe, Africa, and the Middle East throughout the whole arbitral process, covering a wide range of disputes and a variety of jurisdictions. Before joining Jones Day, Ileana worked in London as a research assistant to a renowned international arbitrator and was an associate with the International Law Institute (ILI) in Washington, D.C. During her doctoral studies, Ileana trained with the ICC Court of Arbitration, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, and four international law firms in Paris and Singapore. Ileana is author of the book Confidentiality in International Commercial Arbitration (Kluwer Law International, 2011). She coauthored the English translation of the Romanian arbitration law (ICCA International Handbook on Commercial Arbitration, 74th Suppl., May 2013) and has published and spoke on numerous topics with special focus on Eastern Europe. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Bucharest Bar Association, and the young international groups of several prominent arbitral institutions.

John Adams

Partner, Insolvency and Commercial Dispute Resolution

Penningtons Manches Cooper

United Kingdom

John Adams

Partner, Insolvency and Commercial Dispute Resolution

Penningtons Manches Cooper

United Kingdom

John Adams is an experienced insolvency and civil fraud partner in the commercial dispute resolution team at Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP in London who advises on proceedings at all levels of the English courts. He has significant experience in both domestic and cross-border insolvencies, and has developed a particular specialism in contentious cases arising out of fraud. John has advised on a number of complex, high value matters involving concurrent criminal or regulatory investigations, including the US trustee of Bernard L Madoff Investment Securities LLC, and the estate of Bernard L Madoff. He has specialist expertise in digital assets where he advises clients on cryptocurrency, NFT and blockchain disputes. He also advises on all aspects of asset investigation and recovery, including corporate and personal insolvency, and has assisted in the recovery of all types of assets, from crypto assets to racehorses and overseas properties.

Kateryna Gupalo

Partner, Attorney-at-Law

Arzinger Law Office

Ukraine

Kateryna Gupalo

Partner, Attorney-at-Law

Arzinger Law Office

Ukraine

Kateryna Gupalo, Attorney-at-law, Partner, co-head of the White-Collar Crime practice, co-head of the Anticorruption practice. Kateryna’s expertise involves the provision of legal aid to companies with foreign investments, to its top management as well as to private clients in criminal proceedings. Due to her understanding of the relevant business processes Kateryna effectively defends clients at all stages of criminal proceedings (in pre-trial investigations as well as in court). Kateryna also deals with cross-border cases as well as represents her clients before international investigative bodies, including. Interpol. The companies include, in particular, Ukrainian subsidiaries of multinational grain-trading companies and other agribusiness representatives as well as food, pharma, timber processing, construction companies, etc. Kateryna also practices complex litigation and also has extensive expertise in the area of tax and customs litigation. Kateryna is an active participant in scientific and practical conferences and forums.

Piotr Bytnerowicz

Dispute Resolution Counsel and Arbitrator

ByArb

Poland

Piotr Bytnerowicz

Dispute Resolution Counsel and Arbitrator

ByArb

Poland

Piotr is a seasoned dispute resolution lawyer specialising in arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. He has gained his experience working for eighteen years at top international law firms in Warsaw and London (White & Case, Clifford Chance and CMS Cameron McKenna), as well as in-house in Australia, specifically in relation to a mega arbitration dispute concerning a major LNG project. ​ Piotr works as lead and co-counsel on significant international and domestic arbitrations and represents clients in Polish state court proceedings. He also frequently acts as a sole, presiding or co-arbitrator. Piotr’s main areas of specialisation include disputes related to M&A, real estate, construction and energy projects. However, throughout his career, Piotr has successfully represented clients in all sorts of disputes. Therefore, he is confident handling even the most unusual and challenging problems. ​ Piotr is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is also one of the founders and a Vice-President of the Arbitration Association for Central and Eastern Europe (ArbCEE). ​ He is recommended by Who is Who Legal in the Arbitration category, as well as by Chambers & Partners in the Dispute Resolution category.

Grzegorz Woźniak

Managing Partner

Woźniak Legal Law Firm

Poland

Grzegorz Woźniak

Managing Partner

Woźniak Legal Law Firm

Poland

GRZEGORZ E. WOŹNIAK is a Managing Partner at Woźniak Legal Law Firm in Warsaw, Poland. Mr Woźniak represents clients in the field of mergers & acquisitions and corporate governance as well as private client. Some of his work focuses on helping clients prepare proactive policies to prevent fraudulent activity in companies and to remedy damage suffered as a result of fraud, especially after the takeover. Mr Woźniak has been also trained as a judge. Before setting up Woźniak Legal, he used to work for many years at Allen&Overy in Warsaw. Mr Woźniak was admitted to the Polish Bar in 2001. He is the active member of The International Bar Association.

Louis Wilson

Head of Fossil Fuel Investigations

Global Witness

United Kingdom

Louis Wilson

Head of Fossil Fuel Investigations

Global Witness

United Kingdom

Louis Wilson is the Head of Fossil Fuel Investigations at Global Witness, one of Britain’s leading campaign groups. He runs a team focused on the political and social influence of the oil and gas industry. Previously, he ran Global Witness’ Ukraine project. That team’s investigations into the oil majors funding and fuelling the war in Ukraine forced major companies to divest from Russian joint ventures, unearthed sanctions violations, and generated a ground-breaking criminal complaint for complicity in war crimes. Before joining Global Witness, he was a Vice President at Mercury Public Affairs in Sacramento and London.

Lara Levinson

U.S. Lawyer

Kobre & Kim

United Kingdom

Lara Levinson

U.S. Lawyer

Kobre & Kim

United Kingdom

Lara Levinson is an experienced and dual-qualified English solicitor and U.S. lawyer who focuses her practice on complex civil and appellate litigation, regulatory and internal investigations, and asset forfeiture and recovery matters. In particular, Ms. Levinson regularly represents clients in financial products and services litigation in both English and U.S. courts. Ms. Levinson has briefed several civil appellate matters before the U.S. Courts of Appeals, including for the Second, Fourth and District of Columbia Circuits. Prior to joining Kobre & Kim, Ms. Levinson was an attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Commercial Litigation Branch in Washington DC, where she received the Civil Division Special Commendation Award. While serving there, Ms. Levinson briefed and argued over 30 federal appellate cases, including en banc matters in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit involving government contract disputes, money claims against the government and federal employment disputes. She also served in the Office of the Counsel to the President at the White House and as associate general counsel at the National Gallery of Art.

Paweł Pogorzelski

White-Collar Crime Advisory Leader

EY Law

Poland

Paweł Pogorzelski

White-Collar Crime Advisory Leader

EY Law

Poland

Paweł is the Leader of White-Collar Crime Advisory at EY Law. He is a qualified Polish advocate with over 15 years of professional experience in white-collar crime, internal investigations, compliance, sanctions, and commercial litigation. Paweł advises corporations and their boards on matters involving white-collar crimes (including corruption, fraud, money laundering, tax crimes, cybercrime), economic sanctions and compliance. He has conducted numerous investigations and related government inquiries, often cross-border in scope (including under the FCPA, the UK Bribery Act and Sapin II). Paweł regularly represents clients in law enforcement actions and criminal proceedings. He has extensive experience in representing companies in complex litigation spanning a variety of sectors, including healthcare, industrials, energy, corporate and finance. He frequently lectures and publishes articles on anti-corruption and compliance issues. Paweł is recommended for white-collar crime and internal investigations by Chambers Europe, Legal 500 EMEA and Who’s Who Legal.

Wojciech Sadowski

Partner

Queritius

Poland

Wojciech Sadowski

Partner

Queritius

Poland

Dr. Wojciech Sadowski is a partner at Queritius. He focuses on international and trans-border dispute resolution, working as counsel and arbitrator. Wojciech has been extensively involved in advisory work and client representation in matters involving international investment treaties and acted for both investors and states. He has also broad experience in in commercial arbitrations and litigations before domestic courts, the European Court of Human Rights, the General Court of the EU and the Court of Justice of the European Union. He has acted in matters relating to, among others, construction, infrastructure, renewable and conventional energy, M&A, real estate, finance, intellectual property, telecoms, mining and metals, pharmaceutical, outsourcing, FMCG, sale of goods, shareholders’ agreements and unfair market practices. Wojciech holds a PhD in legal studies and is the author or co-author of many articles and books on international and trans-border arbitration and litigation. Before founding Queritius, Wojciech was a Warsaw and London partner at a leading global law firm and had almost 20 years of working in top legal brands. Since 2008, Wojciech has been constantly ranked as a leading dispute resolution practitioner by principal directories, including Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, Best Lawyers and Who’s Who International Arbitration.

Dr. Christoph Rojahn

Managing Partner

Falconer Advisory Corporation

Panama

Dr. Christoph Rojahn

Managing Partner

Falconer Advisory Corporation

Panama

Christoph is the founder and managing partner of a global intelligence consultancy operating out of Panama City, Panama. A graduate of the universities of Oxford, Birmingham and Munich his past roles include serving as an officer in a German federal intelligence agency, global head of investigations for a Fortune500 financial services provider; forensic partner at a Big4 audit and accounting firm and head of the investigations and intelligence practice for Germany and Austria for a global consulting firm. He specialises in cross-border HUMINT collection and has conducted assignments in country in more than 40 different jurisdictions, frequently working closely with and in support of external counsel. Christoph is a Knight of the German Order of St John and serves on the advisory board of Oslo-headquartered marine insurance claims services provider Vespka AS.

Hana Lesenarova

Regional Head Europe, Business Intelligence Unit (Anti-Financial Crime)

Deutsche Bank AG

Germany

Hana Lesenarova

Regional Head Europe, Business Intelligence Unit (Anti-Financial Crime)

Deutsche Bank AG

Germany

Hana Lesenarova has over twenty years of experience in fighting financial crime. She runs the Europe team of Deutsche Bank’s Business Intelligence Unit which advises the bank on its most sensitive clients and prospects, focusing on researching and analyzing their exposure to financial crime and reputational risk. Before joining the bank in 2016 she spent a decade in an international consultancy advising the companies on the same risks in Central European region. And previously she was an investigative journalist based in Prague and later in Brussels, focusing on post-communist privatization process, links between business and politics and the birth of Eastern European oligarchs.

Anna Gumowska

Global Head of Investigations

G3

United Kingdom

Anna Gumowska

Global Head of Investigations

G3

United Kingdom

Anna Gumowska is the Global Head of Investigations and Disputes at G3, based in London. Anna is an experienced investigator and asset searcher having led multiple cross-jurisdictional assignments for clients around the world within a broad range of industries. Prior to joining G3, Anna spent over a decade at a leading US investigations consultancy where most recently she headed up the dispute support and asset search team for EMEA. She assisted clients with complex international litigation and arbitration cases, asset search and asset enforcement strategies, as well as internal investigations relating to fraud and bribery (including FCPA and UK Bribery Act matters). She also conducted numerous cross-border M&A due diligence assignments across a range of sectors. Anna started her career as a researcher for a leading broadsheet newspaper in Poland. She holds a first-class degree in Russian and Politics from University College London. Anna speaks Polish, Ukrainian and Russian and has a good knowledge of Spanish and German.

Andrii Romanchuk

Attorney at law, Senior Partner

EUCON Legal Group

Poland

Andrii Romanchuk

Attorney at law, Senior Partner

EUCON Legal Group

Poland

Andrii has a high level of awareness of the Polish and Ukrainian business environment, successfully providing legal support to international companies entering the Ukrainian market and Ukrainian companies entering new European markets. Advises clients on corporate governance, corporate business restructuring, access to financial resources, has experience in implementing compliance systems for business structures, advises on fraud and corruption risk management in the corporate sector, and has skills in conducting forensic investigations. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner, holds an international FIDIC certificate (Practical Use of FIDIC Conditions of Contracts, provided by AECU). Andrii Romanchuk has a successful experience in supporting the entry of Ukrainian startups to the Polish market, he is a mentor of two accelerators, namely: Polish-Ukrainian Startup Bridge and ISE Corporate Accelerator. He consults participants of various programs on corporate law, financial instruments and intellectual property. His network of contacts includes representatives of venture funds (200 thousand-15 million euros), Mezzanine (10-100 million euros), PE (30-150 million euros) funds.

Joanna Kisielińska-Garncarek

Partner

GESSEL Attorneys at law

Poland

Joanna Kisielińska-Garncarek

Partner

GESSEL Attorneys at law

Poland

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On April 18, 2024, Warsaw hosted the international one-day conference "Asset Recovery CEE."

The event focused on critical aspects of asset recovery in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region. Topics included envisioning asset recovery in Ukraine, reflecting on the past year’s sanctions and future trends, piercing the corporate veil, enforcing against sovereign states, litigation funding in the CEE region, managing risk in greenwashing enforcement, and the role of technology in asset recovery.

Discussions explored strategies for effective asset recovery in Ukraine, the complexities of holding individuals accountable for corporate wrongdoing, legal frameworks for recovering assets from sovereign entities, the current state and future prospects of litigation funding, practical approaches to managing risk in cases of greenwashing, and the latest advancements in technology for asset tracing and recovery. The conference provided a platform for professionals to exchange knowledge and foster collaboration in advancing asset recovery practices in the CEE region.

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The conference will take place 18 April 2024. More details will be provided later.

The conference will be held at Warsaw Marriott Hotel, al. Jerozolimskie 65/79, 00-697 Warsaw, Poland

The conference is primarily aimed at professionals involved in the field of asset recovery in Central and Eastern Europe, including law enforcement officers, lawyers, investigators, forensic accountants, and compliance professionals.

All panels will be conducted in English.

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Yes, the conference will include networking sessions where attendees can meet and connect with other professionals in the field of asset recovery.

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The Asset Recovery CEE conference will be held only offline in Warsaw.

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