Topic: Trials

JPMorgan attacks Nigeria’s case theory in OPL 245 fraud lawsuit

On the final day of a civil trial over JPMorgan’s liability in a Nigerian bribery scandal, the bank said Nigeria’s reluctance to implicate a former president in corruption has hamstrung the case.

07 April 2022

Nigeria: evidence of fraud in OPL 245 sale is “little short of overwhelming”

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A barrister for the Nigerian government has told a London court that US lender JPMorgan failed to protect the country from fraud in connection with the $1.3 billion sale of oilfield OPL 245.

06 April 2022

ZTE appeals against probation violation ruling

06 April 2022

MPs reproach SFO director for evading Unaoil scrutiny

Politicians on Tuesday accused the director of the UK’s Serious Fraud Office of hiding behind an ongoing review of the agency to avoid questions about the high-profile collapse of two individual prosecutions in an international bribery investigation.

29 March 2022

Acquitted ex-Citibank trader to question DOJ over forex probe

25 March 2022

Another conviction overturned in UK Unaoil case

A London appeal court has quashed the conviction of ex-SBM Offshore sales manager Paul Bond over the same disclosure failures that saw a former colleague’s conviction thrown out some three months earlier.

24 March 2022

Former Boeing test pilot acquitted in fraud case

24 March 2022

Court encourages fresh criminal charges against ZTE over visa fraud scheme

A federal court in Dallas has suggested US prosecutors pursue new charges against Chinese telecoms company ZTE for allegedly conspiring to commit visa fraud and violating compliance requirements of a 2017 plea deal.

23 March 2022

DOJ accuses Google of “artificial” privilege claims

Google has abused the concept of attorney-client privilege to shield at least tens of thousands of documents from discovery, the Department of Justice has said.

22 March 2022

Kuwait acquits ex-ministers accused of corruption

09 March 2022

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