Bivonas current cases include the following:
R v A
Acting for the Chief Executive Officer of a company accused of orchestrating a cheat on HMRC totalling £230 million arising from the worldwide trade in carbon emission certificates.
R v A & A
Acting for defendants in relation to the appeal to the Supreme Court in relation to confiscation orders for £92,000,000.00 against each defendant. The Appeal is to be heard by the Supreme Court in October 2013.
R v S
Acting for the defendant in a prosecution in the Central Criminal Court relating to the marketing of equipment to the Armed Forces and law enforcement agencies in several countries. The defendant is charged with offences contrary to s.6 and s.7 Fraud Act 2006.
R v A and Ors
Secured acquittal for client charged with duty evasion in relation to large scale tobacco importation.
Government of India v R
Acting for a client facing extradition for massive tax fraud in India. The case involves a complex structure of numerous companies trading in India which import and export bicycles.
R v C
Acting for defendant accused of fraudulent trading contrary to Section 458 of the Companies Act 1985, and of 2 counts of fraud contrary to Section 1 of the Fraud Act 2006.
SFO v R & Ors
Representing the former Chief Executive Officer of RBG Resources plc, a metal trading company, prosecuted in relation to a global fraud on lending institutions with losses found to be in the region of $1.2 billion US dollars.
SFO v L & Ors
We successfully defended the marketing manager of an Independent Financial Adviser who was prosecuted by the Serious Fraud Office. This case involved an alleged fraud on life insurance companies. Our client was acquitted following a jury trial.
R v H
We successfully defended the former manager of a company who was charged with conspiracy to cheat HMRC generating an estimated loss of approximately £30 million in unpaid corporation and/or income tax. The case concerned 1000 personal service companies. The investigation led directly to changes in the tax regulations.
R v C
We successfully defended the alleged organiser of a £35 million duty evasion conspiracy who had been extradited for trial. Our client was the only defendant to be acquitted out of the 16 defendants prosecuted.