8 May 2013

Gibson Grenfell QC and Peter Ratliff in successful prosecution of company directors following SFO investigation and trial

Gibson Grenfell QC and Peter Ratliff in successful prosecution of company directors following SFO investigation and trial

Gibson Grenfell QC and Peter Ratliff in successful prosecution of company directors following SFO investigation and trial

Following a trial lasting 8 weeks before the Crown Court at Oxford, two Company Directors were convicted of conspiracy to defraud the shareholders of publicly owned company Torex Retail plc, by artificially boosting reported profits. Witnesses travelled to give evidence from Australia and gave evidence by video link from Egypt.
For further information please see:
http://www.sfo.gov.uk/press-room/latest-press-releases/press-releases-2011/directors-convicted-of-defrauding-shareholders-of-torex-retail-plc.aspx
and
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-12230228

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