Region: United Kingdom

ENRC: former Dechert partner lied about contact with company’s compliance head

Eurasian mining company ENRC has accused former Dechert partner Neil Gerrard of lying under oath during his cross-examination in a long-running malpractice lawsuit.

08 July 2021

SBM Offshore whistleblower says he’s returning home after extradition victory

A former lawyer at SBM Offshore who helped expose widespread bribery by the Dutch oil company says he will return home to the UK from Croatia, after winning an extradition battle.

08 July 2021

US prosecutors make third bid to seize alleged 1MDB funds held by London court

08 July 2021

Former JPMorgan trader wins employment dispute over spoofing claims

A London court has ruled that US bank JPMorgan unfairly dismissed a cash equities trader over historic allegations of spoofing to “appease its regulators”.

07 July 2021

Former Dechert partner denies unprofessional behaviour

Dechert’s former co-head of investigations has denied threatening ENRC executives and the Eurasian mining company’s legal team while he conducted an investigation into suspicions of bribery.

07 July 2021

Veteran London police officer named as new SFO chief investigator

The Serious Fraud Office has hired former Metropolitan Police detective chief superintendent Michael Gallagher to a position overseeing the agency’s investigations.

07 July 2021

Gerrard denies giving private SFO number to ENRC insider

A former lawyer for Eurasian mining company ENRC has rejected allegations that he gave the personal phone number of an SFO official to the company’s outgoing head of compliance to help him leak confidential information to the agency.

06 July 2021

Solicitor General explains why SFO didn’t present GPT whistleblower’s victim impact statement to court

06 July 2021

All contact with the SFO was authorised, Gerrard tells court

The former co-head of investigations at Dechert has denied improperly liaising with the Serious Fraud Office while representing Eurasian mining company ENRC as it investigated allegations of foreign bribery.

05 July 2021

Brazilian authorities probe money transmitter following tax evasion complaint

05 July 2021

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