Now the blocking of bank accounts of companies owned by residents of Russia and the CIS countries is of commonplace in foreign banks. Accounts are blocked by a bank in Europe, sometimes for insignificant reasons, absolutely not always connected with criminal cases.
We are experienced lawyers in the following types of problem situations, our company has significant experience, including in the collection of debts in the EU countries and other assistance in legal procedures in the EU countries.
1. Account blocking as a result of incorrect transaction information sent to the bank compliance. In this case, depending on the location of the bank, country, jurisdiction of the company, our representatives or lawyers may participate in negotiations with the bank’s compliance and resolve the issue. This case does not require the implementation of any judicial procedure, or communication with law enforcement agencies.
2. Account blocking as a result of legal claims from Russian or other authorities. In this case, it is possible for specialized lawyers to participate in the judicial unblocking procedure. It must be understood that a positive result is always possible. We can usually predict possibility of a positive result.
3. Account blocking as a result of claims of Russian law enforcement agencies. In Russian criminal practice, disproportional arrest is often used (disproportion to the claimed damage of the case). In a number of Western jurisdictions there is a real opportunity to leave under arrest only the funds that are stated in the claim. In this case, the rest of the funds can be released. Here, each case is individual and the legal procedure is developed in individual way.
4. Conduct of judicial and other legal procedures for unblocking the accounts of companies that have Russian citizens or citizens of the CIS countries as beneficiaries. Proposing solutions in difficult cases of withdrawal of funds of Russian residents, including from a number of banks in the Baltic countries, which are currently undergoing bankruptcy proceedings.
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