Region: Kazakhstan

US court issues subpoenas over ENRC litigation funding claims

24 January 2024

No decision yet on Gerrard contempt proceedings

08 January 2024

High court: no ENRC investigation without SFO wrongdoing

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“There is going to be a very substantial award of damages in favour of ENRC and against the SFO in any event,” said a London judge after finding that the agency’s corruption probe stemmed from misconduct by senior SFO officials.

21 December 2023

Lawyer avoids prison for tipping off businessman during ENRC probe

“No one is above the law, and we will pursue anyone who attempts to obstruct our investigations,” said a senior SFO official after a city solicitor was sentenced for tipping off a client about a money laundering investigation.

30 November 2023

UK judge rules ENRC cannot see full SFO report on alleged media leaks

09 October 2023

ENRC seeks full SFO report on alleged media leaks

The agency told a London court that any review of redactions in an internal investigation report about alleged leaks of confidential information to the press should be handled by its incoming director Nick Ephgrave.

19 September 2023

SFO closes ENRC and Rio Tinto cases

The Serious Fraud Office has closed two of its longest-running and highest-profile corruption investigations.

24 August 2023

Gerrard lawyer: UK lawsuits are “a revenge play” by ENRC

A lawyer for Neil Gerrard has outlined plans to use the testimony of a Florida-based private investigator to fight various legal claims that the retired Dechert partner is facing in London.

23 August 2023

Attorney General to consider perjury allegations against Neil Gerrard

The High Court of England and Wales has asked the government’s top lawyer to consider whether former Dechert solicitor Neil Gerrard should be prosecuted over evidence he gave at a civil trial in 2021.

08 June 2023

SFO must ask officials for personal devices in ENRC lawsuit

An appeal court in London has ruled that the UK’s Serious Fraud Office must ask current and former staff to let their private communications be searched as part of a lawsuit brought by a Kazakh miner.

19 April 2023

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