Topic: Trials

Counsel Watch: US firm guides electrics company to $230 million fraud DPA

In the latest counsel watch, a team from Jones Day leads Ohio-based electric services company FirstEnergy to a multimillion-dollar settlement over allegations it made fraudulent payments to public officials for beneficial treatment.

12 August 2021

Indian businessman can appeal against UK extradition order

10 August 2021

Theranos founder loses bid to block customer blood test results in fraud trial

A US judge has rejected claims by the founder of Theranos that prosecutors destroyed a blood test database before an upcoming fraud trial, ruling that the medical device company and its former lawyers at WilmerHale never gave the US government access to it in the first place.

05 August 2021

Ex-Merrill Lynch traders convicted of spoofing

05 August 2021

Prosecutors seek retrial of Chinese professor accused of defrauding NASA

04 August 2021

Italian prosecutors appeal against Shell and Eni corruption acquittals

29 July 2021

Germany’s highest court upholds first cum-ex convictions

28 July 2021

Obiang loses appeal in France

28 July 2021

Former SFO official admits being “a little naïve” about dealings with Dechert lawyer

The Serious Fraud Office’s former interim director has told a London court that he was “a little naïve” about his interactions with a lawyer representing the Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation, as he was looking into potential corruption by the mining company.

28 July 2021

GE agrees $27m bribery-related plea bargain in Slovenia

27 July 2021

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