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Dealing with foreign state-sponsored persecution: fighting world-wide freezing injunctions and relocating to the UK

Posted on 08 March 2017. Source: Practical Law

Dealing with foreign state-sponsored persecution: fighting world-wide freezing injunctions and relocating to the UK

In an increasingly turbulent and "post-truth" world, state-sponsored persecution of citizens appears to be increasing and in certain jurisdictions it is no longer only the richest and most renowned oligarchs who are targeted. There has been a noticeable increase in smaller business people being targeted who are often individuals that do not play an obvious or active part in political life.

This article therefore addresses how individuals can be targeted for state-sponsored persecution and considers how they can protect themselves, their assets and their reputation (including how to prepare and fight a world-wide freezing injunction). The article also outlines some immigration solutions as well as the tax consequences for relocating to the UK.

To read the full article click here.

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