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UK ruling adds recovery remedy against dishonest assistants

By Marieke Breijer

29 July 2014

UK ruling adds recovery remedy against dishonest assistants By Elisa.rolle (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0), via Wikimedia Commons

The High Court of Justice of England and Wales has said that profits obtained by third parties through dishonest assistance can be recovered when a clear causal connection between the conduct and the profits can be established.