Topic: Trials

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

Trial of former executives halted in Airbus GPT bribery case

A London court has discharged a jury 10 weeks into the trial of two former defence industry executives accused of bribing Saudi Arabian officials for military contracts.

14 July 2022

Former Theranos exec found guilty of fraud

08 July 2022

Lawyer not immune from prosecution in Odebrecht-linked bribery case

A Brazilian court has ruled that a new law regulating the reach of Brazil’s legal watchdog doesn't protect lawyers from prosecution for their roles in bribery schemes.

06 July 2022

The DOJ “caught a minnow” with ex-Goldman Sachs banker’s trial

Lawyers and experts consider the legacy of the Roger Ng trial and the wider 1MDB investigation for the US and Malaysia.

01 July 2022

DOJ drops Haiti bribery case after FBI surfaces new evidence

DOJ prosecutors dropped a case against two Haitian-American businessmen after the Federal Bureau of Investigations unearthed a previously undisclosed text message that defendants argue contained exculpatory evidence.

28 June 2022

Credit Suisse convicted in Bulgarian money laundering case

The Swiss lender plans to appeal against its conviction for anti-money laundering failures that allowed a Bulgarian gang to run its illicit proceeds through the bank.

27 June 2022

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