In the context of court proceedings or as a consequence of a favorable judgment, you need to locate assets controlled by the opposite party and confirm the regime of ownership of those assets.
- In the context of a complex international succession, members of a wealthy family intended to retrieve the assets that were diverted by a rogue family member over a period of more than ten years. Through their lawyer, they mandated a thorough research into the assets owned by the dishonest family member.
- An industrialist had agreed to purchase under certain conditions the shares held by its partner (a private equity firm) in a business venture. However, when asked to fulfill his promise to acquire his partner’s stake, the industrialist failed to do so. As a result, the private equity firm’s lawyer asked us to search the industrialist’s assets in order to compensate for the contractual breach.