Otkritie Investment Management Limited & Others - and - Marija Kovarska

The Court of Appeal (Civil Division) has granted permission, and a two-year extension of time, for Marija Kovarska to appeal against the judgment of Mr. Justice Eder in Otkritie Investment Management Limited & Others -and- Georgy Urumov and Others [2014] EWHC 191 (Comm)
The judgment of Eder J followed a lengthy trial before the Commercial Court in respect of a circa $175m fraud committed against one of Russia’s largest banks. Ms. Kovarska was found liable for dishonest assistance and knowing receipt.
 

You can read more about this case in the following article:

Independent - They hoped diamonds were forever - but things didn't quite work out that way for a group of bankers convicted of a $173m fraud

 

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case information

Date: 14/02/2017

Barrister: John Carl Townsend

Court: Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Solicitors: Sperrin