Lawyer: the chance to cancel the detention estate in Italy at the Rotenberg has
The chances of Russian businessman Arkady Rotenberg successfully to challenge the detention estate in Italy is quite high, if the Italian authorities have no direct evidence that He is the beneficiary of the structures that contain the property, this opinion was expressed Last news partner of law firm " Koblev and partners Cyril Belsky.
As was announced on Tuesday, the Italian Financial guard froze the assets Rotenberg 30 million euros. For example, the Italian authorities sealed the apartment and 3 villas entrepreneur in Sardinia, as well as a house in the district of Viterbo. In addition, according to the newspaper, the frozen assets of the organization Rotenberg Aurora 31, which owns four star Berg Luxury hotel, situated in Rome, near the famous Spanish steps and the fashionable via Veneto.
in a press release, the Financial guard of Italy, received the order Last news , it also said that the Rotenberg has frozen the assets of a Cyprus company Olpon Investment Limited.
According to Belsky, execution of requests for international legal assistance, as well as among them obtaining information about the beneficiaries of offshore entities, usually takes several months." in addition to this, not the fact that Rothenberg himself has directly Cypriot company ", - said the lawyer. He, however, noted that " have the ability and without confirmation to deprive of freedom, it's pure politics."
As explained Belsky, European law there is a principle that punishment must be used only in relation to current politicians, because the purpose of punishment is to prevent crime, protect the rights and freedoms of politicians, and Rotenberg entrepreneur and far from politics.
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