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  • Duet Private Equity out of business over €2.6 million compensation claim

    The company was linked indirectly to ongoing scandals in Eastern Europe, Germany and the UK. LONDON—Duet Private Equity is in insolvency over a lost arbitration claim against Starbridge Development Holdings, a Seychelles company whose beneficial owner was not disclosed, according to public data filed with Companies House and people involved in the proceedings. The matter […]

  • Reportercast September 2022: Bradley Birkenfeld on whistleblowing

    People, September’s Reportercast has appeared. Our guest for this edition is world-famous whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld, a self-described “hammer looking for nails” known for exposing a multi-billion tax scam at UBS and receiving what at the time was the largest reward in US history for his disclosure, which led to the overhauling of the Swiss banking […]

  • Reportercast August 2022: Tom Spiller on crypto and Tory politics

    Welcome, all, to August 2022’s episode of Reportercast. The guest for this edition is Tom Spiller, a top lawyer specialised in the UK cryptocurrency industry and general international commercial litigation, and a Conservative Party activist who was given an Order of the British Empire by the Queen for his services to politics in the UK. […]

  • Reportercast July 2022: Edward Lucas on Eastern Europe’s geopolitics

    Welcome, welcome, to the second episode of our monthly Reportercast, now available on major platforms such as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Youtube. Or you may listen directly from Acast and Youtube below, as well as use the RSS feed code to add the stream to your preferred podcast app. The guest was Edward […]

  • Reportercast June 2022: Jamison Firestone on Russia sanctions

    In this first episode, our guest is Jamison Firestone, a legendary lawyer and campaigner among Russia-watchers. He discusses his experience of living in Moscow in the 90s, then being driven out after his friend and colleague Sergei Magnitsky was killed for discovering a massive state-enabled corruption scheme. Jamison played a top role in the ensuing […]