The Serious Fraud Office v Saleh: QBD 21 Jul 2015

Application by the Respondent to discharge a property freezing order.
Held: Where a Canadian court had ordered the restoration of shares to their owner in consequence of the abandonment of forfeiture proceedings by the Canadian prosecuting authority, the appropriate prosecuting authority here was not thereby prevented from commencing proceedings against the proceeds of sale of those same shares where they were located within the United Kingdom.

Andrews DBE J
[2015] EWHC 2119 (QB), [2015] WLR(D) 368, [2015] Lloyd’s Rep FC 62
Bailii, WLRD
Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
England and Wales

Criminal Sentencing, International

Updated: 02 January 2022; Ref: scu.550578