Topic: Trials

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

27 July 2021

Ex-SFO intelligence official feared “reprisals” if he testified at ENRC trial

Media reports about ENRC’s “notoriety” may have been behind a former agency official’s reluctance to testify, the SFO’s associate general counsel told a London court. "Unless you’re living in a silo of some sort you’d be aware,” he said.

26 July 2021

Chinese engineer sentenced to five years in prison for exporting military-use tech

23 July 2021

Ex-SFO investigator denies sharing secrets with ENRC’s lawyer

A former Serious Fraud Office official has rejected allegations that he and a senior Dechert partner acting for Eurasian mining company ENRC shared confidential information about their work during secret meetings.

21 July 2021

Ex-SFO official rejects dereliction of duty accusations

A former Serious Fraud Office investigator has denied allegations that he failed to make proper records of his contact with Neil Gerrard while the lawyer acted for Eurasian miner ENRC in a bribery probe.

20 July 2021

Ex-SFO GC: former director “was not having corrupt transactions with lawyers”

The anti-fraud office’s former general counsel told a London court that while he had “structural” criticisms of how Richard Alderman had run the SFO, he did not believe the former director had thrashed out personal deals during off-the-record meetings.

19 July 2021

Dechert and former partner to face cyberhacking suit

A London court has added Dechert and retired partner Neil Gerrard to a lawsuit alleging a conspiracy to hack the private data of airline operator Farhad Azima during a business dispute.

16 July 2021

Ex-SFO case controller: ENRC lawsuit a “fireworks display”

A former SFO lawyer has accused ENRC in a London court of using its civil case to distract from corruption allegations against the company, and said he experienced “repeated influence and intimidation” by the miner during his time at the agency.

14 July 2021

Sullivan & Cromwell conflict insufficient to overturn spoofing conviction

14 July 2021

Former Deutsche Bank traders request bail pending spoofing appeal

13 July 2021

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