Ex-Dechert Atty Says SFO Talks Were In ENRC's Interests

Law360, London (July 7, 2021, 4:49 PM BST) -- Dechert's former head of corporate crime testified on Wednesday that he told the Serious Fraud Office that Kazakh miner ENRC breached sanctions rules in Africa despite his client's instructions not to because "it was in the best interest of the company."

Neil Gerard, a former partner at Dechert, has told the High Court that he warned a Serious Fraud Office investigator in 2013 that ENRC had conspired to breach sanctions rules in Africa and was continuing to do so. (SFO) Neil Gerrard, a former partner at Dechert LLP, testified at a High Court trial that he told an SFO investigator in...

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