Work Area: Professional Negligence

Former Dechert partner was SFO’s “insider”, court hears

A barrister acting for Dechert said that allegations that its former head of investigations leaked confidential information to the SFO are “the stuff of conspiracy theory”.

25 May 2021

ENRC: Greed at the heart of Dechert’s leaks to the SFO

The Eurasian mining company told the High Court in London on Monday that its former lawyer, Neil Gerrard, was motivated by “money and greed”.

24 May 2021

ENRC’s blockbuster civil trial against the SFO to kick off

Eurasian mining company ENRC’s highly-anticipated lawsuit against its former lawyers at Dechert and the UK’s anti-fraud agency is set to begin in a London court.

24 May 2021

Ex-Serco executive alleges SFO case against him “doesn’t make sense”

The counsel for a former operations manager at Serco has argued in a London court that the SFO’s fraud allegations against his client are illogical and unfair.

07 April 2021

US court dismisses internal investigation-linked malpractice lawsuit against DLA Piper

08 March 2021

Deloitte reaches 1MDB settlement

Deloitte has agreed to pay the Malaysian Ministry of Finance $80 million to resolve an investigation into its audit work for shuttered sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.

04 March 2021

Rio Tinto set to go to trial in Australia in 2022 over alleged Mozambique fraud

24 February 2021

Judge calls for DOJ probe into prosecutors’ conduct in collapsed sanctions case

Judge Nathan found that Manhattan federal prosecutors did not deliberately withhold evidence from Iranian businessman Ali Sadr Nejad but that an investigation is warranted.

18 February 2021

KPMG to stop some non-audit services in South Africa

16 February 2021

Germany investigates EY partners over Wirecard scandal

07 December 2020

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