Acted for liquidators of gold and asset trading companies in investigations and claims arising from the misappropriation of over $1 billion dispersed through over 40 companies across UAE, UK, and Singapore.
Acted in a $200 million claim for a Russian bank in relation to a fraud and asset recovery claim, involving proceedings in Singapore, Cyprus, Belize, Russia, and BVI.
Acted in a claim for fraud and corruption brought by various Mongolian state-owned entities against the former Prime Minister of Mongolia, Batbold Sukhbaatar, and his alleged nominees and associates.
Acted for GSF Capital in defending a EUR500 million claim by Suntech Power Holdings in relation to an alleged fraudulent bond issuance, involving proceedings in Singapore, England, Italy, and China.
Acted for a director of a property investment company in defending a $250 million claim for alleged breach of fiduciary duties and trust in respect of a project in China.
Acted for a prominent e-commerce merchant in a series of asset recovery actions arising from sophisticated digital payment processing fraud, in coordination with international counsel from multiple jurisdictions. Successfully argued and secured a number of applications for freezing injunctions and disclosure orders in aid of investigation and recovery efforts.
Acted in a $4 billion fraud and asset recovery claim brought by Motorola Solutions before the Singapore Courts relating to an alleged fraud perpetrated by a wealthy family involving multiple jurisdictions including the Middle East, US, and Hong Kong.
Acted for the liquidators of an insolvent international company in respect of a civil action in Singapore for a $1 billion fraud perpetrated on the company, including obtaining search and seizure and freezing orders against multiple parties.
Acted for over 1,000 investors in relation to a $200 million investment Ponzi scheme emanating out of Canada, including investigating into and prosecuting fraud claims against the perpetrators.
Acted in proceedings arising from a AUD160 million global Ponzi scheme, which spawned proceedings in Cayman, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, and UK.
Acted for a bank in respect of misappropriation of over $200 million and fraud and tracing claims arising therefrom against multiple parties in various jurisdictions, with worldwide freezing and disclosure orders obtained in various jurisdictions, including Singapore, Hong Kong, England, Switzerland, Nigeria, and US.
Acted for a group of investors in investigations and fraud and asset recovery proceedings in respect of a $30 million Ponzi scheme involving investments in fine wines and the provision of financing for the acquisition of fine wines. The scheme was perpetrated in England, Hong Kong, Belize, to name a few jurisdictions.
Acted for trustee-in-bankruptcy in a multi-jurisdictional and multi-million dollar asset recovery action, successfully upholding a freezing injunction against assets located in Singapore, and which spawned a landmark judgment addressing novel issues of conflicts of law and jurisdiction.
*The representative cases above include matters which our lawyers worked on in other firms prior to Setia Law LLC.