In Richardson-Ruhan v Ruhan  EWHC 2739 (Fam), the Court had to determine whether the Husband used a nominee for legitimate business dealings. In particular, the Court considered a transfer of £92 million to the Husband’s company, the subsequent transfer of his shares in that company to his nominee, and the creation of a loan note in the amount of £73.75 million in favour of his nominee.
Mr. Justice Mostyn concluded that:-
The full judgement can be downloaded here:-
How can JLA assist?
JLA is experienced in family law disputes including assets tracing and investigating matters. We can perform in-depth investigation by collating all the evidences, perform analysis and conduct interviews.
In recent cases we
- successfully identified evidence to connect the Husband’s:
(a) use of former subordinates, business partners and friends (in the US, the Mainland and HK) as nominees to hold his financial interests in multiple listed companies,
(b) possible insider trading,
(c) non arms length sale of company interests, and
(d) undisclosed overseas bank accounts.
- performed financial analysis on all the documents provided by the Husband including Form E Financial Statement, bank statements, credit card statements and documents in relation to the shareholdings in private companies, investments and retirement benefits in order to identify any undisclosed assets.