Topic: Trials

McKinsey to fight criminal charges in South Africa

US management consultancy McKinsey & Company plans to rigorously defend itself after South African prosecutors charged the business over its alleged role in a procurement bribery scheme.

03 October 2022

Reports: Austria convicts alleged middleman in Eurofighter bribery scheme

13 September 2022

Another conviction overturned in US Libor rigging case

06 September 2022

Jacobs Group looks to avoid supreme court battle over Australian foreign bribery fine

A legal wrangle in Australia over the size of penalties that courts can hand to companies in foreign bribery cases could be heard by the country’s highest court.

01 September 2022

Steinmetz challenges Swiss bribery conviction

The Israeli mining magnate has switched up his legal team as he attempts to overturn his landmark foreign bribery conviction.

31 August 2022

Ex-Formula One boss denies tax fraud

British businessman Bernie Ecclestone has denied trying to conceal his ownership of an offshore trust in Singapore from the UK tax agency.

22 August 2022

Former Deutsche Bank trader’s conviction overturned

A New York federal judge vacated the guilty plea of a former Deutsche Bank trader who allegedly conspired to manipulate the Libor interest benchmark after his alleged co-conspirators had their convictions overturned by an appeals court earlier this year.

08 August 2022

Judge postpones decision on SFO costs in ENRC lawsuit

A London judge won’t decide on potential legal costs the Serious Fraud Office owes mining company ENRC until after a separate trial to determine loss and causation is concluded.

04 August 2022

Dechert to pay £20 million to ENRC in misconduct case

Dechert will hand over £20 million in interim costs to ENRC in the latest development in the miner’s ongoing proceedings against the law firm, its former partner Neil Gerrard, and the SFO.

03 August 2022

Italy court upholds Shell and Eni acquittals in Nigeria bribery case

An appeal court in Milan has upheld a decision to throw out corruption charges against Anglo-Dutch energy company Shell and Italian oil company Eni over an alleged bribery scheme in Nigeria.

19 July 2022

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