No Suspicions Over Ex-Dechert Pro's SFO Talks, Atty Says

Law360, London (July 12, 2021, 3:51 PM BST) -- A Dechert LLP partner testified at ENRC's negligence trial on Monday that she was never concerned the firm's former head of white collar crime had crossed the line from aiding the Kazakh mining company in an internal probe to feeding investigators confidential information.

Caroline Black, a partner on Dechert's corporate investigation's team, told the High Court in London that she never harbored doubts that Neil Gerrard was acting in anything but Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. Ltd.'s best interests as part of an internal investigation nearly a decade ago that has since spawned a Serious Fraud Office probe.

"I never had any...

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