Civil Forfeiture May Be Tool in Government Arsenal in Russia Sanctions

March.21.2022

In this Bloomberg Law article, partner Franklin Monsour and of counsel Kristina Arianina analyze the complex process the government may use to seize the assets of Russian oligarchs through civil forfeiture.

Franklin and Kristina, members of our white collar and investigations practice, note that there is precedent for relying on civil forfeiture in such circumstances, citing the example of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad seizures.