Region: Kazakhstan

ENRC barrister: SFO investigation is based on dishonest conduct

Kazakh mining company ENRC kicked off the first day of closing submissions in an explosive London civil trial by taking aim at the origins of the SFO investigation into its operations and alleged dishonesty by its former lawyer.

22 September 2021

Former Dechert lawyer blasts ENRC’s “dysfunctional” audit committee

A former Dechert partner who was hired to investigate corruption allegations at mining company ENRC’s Kazakh subsidiary has said his probe was overseen by a dysfunctional group of directors.

29 June 2021

Former Dechert lawyer denies ENRC allegations

Neil Gerrard, the former co-head of Dechert’s global white-collar practice, has told a London court that there is no merit to allegations by former client Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation that he leaked confidential information to the SFO or the media.

28 June 2021

Report: SFO Petrofac investigation looking at alleged bribery in nine countries

21 June 2021

ENRC consultant reported Dechert lawyer to SFO in “revenge”

A security consultant for mining company ENRC has admitted in London court to sending a whistleblower report to the SFO in 2012 alleging that a Dechert partner representing the company committed serious professional misconduct.

16 June 2021

Wood Group resolves Scottish Unaoil case

The resolution was announced on the same day that the Aberdeen-based company announced it added $151 million in legal provisions to end bribery probes in the US, the UK, Brazil and Scotland.

16 March 2021

ENRC sues SFO and former case controller over alleged media leaks

The Kazakh mining company alleges that SFO officials broke statutory duties and internal policies by leaking confidential information about an ongoing corruption probe to the media with the aim of harming the company.

29 January 2021

ENRC asks to subpoena US publisher over Kleptopia book

02 December 2020

NCA pursues high-profile corruption cases despite setback

23 November 2020

UK mining company gave gifts to former Kazakh prime minister’s family

08 September 2020

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