Topic: Trials

French court upholds fine against Alcatel for corruption in Costa Rica

The Court of Cassation agreed with an appellate court’s findings that the corrupt scheme was designed to “dilute the responsibilities” of Alcatel executives and allow them to make illicit payments “under the guise of legality”.

18 June 2021

Former Unaoil executive must return £402,000 over bribery scheme

18 June 2021

Shell-Eni judgment reveals gaffes by the prosecution

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The Italian court that acquitted oil companies Shell and Eni in March of corruption charges tied to a Nigerian oilfield had strong criticisms about prosecutors’ handling of the case, according to a recently published judgment.

17 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

Convicted businessman “wrongly tainted” by Wirecard links

14 June 2021

Former anti-corruption inspector facing graft charges in China

11 June 2021

Dechert tried to scare ENRC into self-reporting to SFO, court hears

A former Dechert lawyer repeatedly tried to scare ENRC into thinking it could be prosecuted by the UK SFO to coerce the mining company’s board into following his advice, ENRC’s former general counsel has said.

09 June 2021

ENRC knew about risks of corruption probe before hiring Dechert, court hears

The former general counsel at mining company ENRC was warned of a possible corruption investigation by the SFO before the company hired Dechert, a barrister said.

07 June 2021

Gulnara Karimova lawyer reports Uzbekistan to the UN

04 June 2021

Theranos founder loses privilege battle over Boies Schiller emails

04 June 2021

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