SFO Says ENRC's 'Hopeless' Suit Is Bid To Derail Graft Probe

Law360, London (May 27, 2021, 2:54 PM BST) -- The Serious Fraud Office said at a trial on Thursday that ENRC's "speculative" lawsuit, which alleges that the agency encouraged a former Dechert LLP attorney to leak confidential information, is an attempt to derail its long-running corruption investigation into the Kazakh mining giant.

A lawyer for the Serious Fraud Office has told the High Court that ENRC decision-makers who "lurk in the shadows" are seeking to litigate on "hopeless allegations." (iStock) Simon Colton QC, representing the SFO, told the High Court in London that ENRC decision-makers who "lurk in the shadows" are seeking to litigate on "hopeless allegations" for which there...

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