Too Soon To Call Costs Winner In ENRC's Battle With SFO

By Richard Crump (August 4, 2022, 3:39 PM BST) -- A judge refused on Thursday to award ENRC legal costs arising from its trial against the Serious Fraud Office, saying it is premature to decide the "real" winner until it is determined whether the agency's misconduct caused the mining giant a loss.

The High Court has declined to make a decision on ENRC's costs, saying it was not "sensible or appropriate at this stage" to find that the mining giant is the "overall winner." (SFO) Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. is seeking 50% of its estimated £10 million ($12 million) legal bill and an interim £3 million payment from the SFO after...

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