October 24, 2020

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    Problem with Lebanon is their lack of confidence, says Carlos Ghosn

    Lebanon’s economic hardship is restoring confidence not a lack of financial assets, Carlos Ghosn, the former CEO of Renault and Nissan, informed a news conference in Beirut to start a management training programme at a Lebanese university. “On paper, the assets are here,” he said, saying the challenge facing the country which is facing an […]

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    Former Nissan executive Kelly pleads not guilty to helping Ghosn

    Former Nissan executive Greg Kelly on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges he helped former Nissan’s boss Carlos Ghosn under-report income as his trial started in Tokyo, Japan. “I deny the allegations. I was not involved in a criminal conspiracy,” Kelly said in the court, according to a court pool report. A spokesperson from Nissan, […]

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    Ghosn’s accused escape plotters can be extradited to Japan, judge says

    A U.S. judge on Friday ruled two Massachusetts men can be extradited to Japan to face charges that they helped former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee from the country while he was awaiting trial on financial misconduct. U.S. Magistrate Judge Donald Cabell in Boston turned down the arguments against extradition by U.S. Army Special […]

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    Judge skeptic about accused, who helped in Ghosn escape, in extradition fight

    A U.S. judge on Friday expressed doubt about arguments by two Massachusetts men seeking to prevent extradition to Japan to face charges they helped former Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn escape the country. U.S. Army Special Forces veteran Michael Taylor and his son, Peter Taylor, were arrested in May following Japan’s request, after being accused […]

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    U.S. judge denies bail to two men accused of helping Ghosn to escape

    A U.S. district judge on Friday rejected bail to two Massachusetts men alleged of helping orchestrate former Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japan. Judge Indira Talwani rejected bail for U.S. Army Special Forces veteran Michael Taylor and his son, Peter Taylor after Japan had asked for their extradition. A magistrate had also earlier […]

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    Former Nissan executive Greg Kelly to stand trial from September 15

    The trial of Nissan Motor’s former executive Greg Kelly, who is charged with conspiring to under-report the earnings of its former chairman Carlos Ghosn, has been set to start on September 15, public broadcaster NHK said on Thursday. Former Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa will be one of those who will appear at the hearing at […]

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    U.S. says son of Carlos Ghosn made cryptocurrency payments for escape

    The son of former Nissan Motor boss Carlos Ghosn made about $500,000 in cryptocurrency payments to one of the two Massachusetts men who helped him escape from Japan, U.S. prosecutors stated in a court filing. Federal prosecutors in a filing on Wednesday said the payments went to Peter Taylor after he and his father, U.S. […]

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    First half vehicle sales of Renault dropped 34.9 percent

    French automaker Renault on Monday reported a 34.9% decline in worldwide vehicle sales in the first half of the year because of the impact of the coronavirus outbreak but said it had seen some indications of recovery in June. Sales of its ZOE electric model increase by almost 50%. Renault said the overall drop in […]

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    Carlos Ghosn says Renault and Nissan results are ‘pathetic’

    Former Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn levied criticism at his former employers in an interview on Sunday, describing the Renault and Nissan results “pathetic”, driven as much by a lack of joint leadership instead of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ghosn, who has been the chairman of Mitsubishi Motors as well, was arrested in Japan in 2018 […]

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    Carlos Ghosn says he is helping everyone who stood by him

    Former Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn is helping everyone who stood by him, he said in an interview broadcast on Saturday, though he refused to comment on cases of people alleged of helping him flee to Lebanon from Japan. Ghosn, the ex-chairman of an automaking alliance of Renault, Nissan Motor, and Mitsubishi Motors was arrested […]

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    Men alleged of helping Ghosn escape pose flight risk for bail says U.S. judge

    A U.S. judge stated on Friday two Massachusetts men pose too much of a risk of flight to be released on bail due to the “spectacular” allegations that they helped orchestrate former Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japan. U.S. Magistrate Judge Donald Cabell stated U.S. Army Special Forces veteran Michael Taylor and his […]

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    U.S. judge rejects immediate bail for men allegedly helped Ghosn escape

    A U.S. judge on Thursday declined to grant immediate bail to a Massachusetts father and son who are attempting to avoid extradition to Japan, after being alleged of helping smuggle former Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn out of that country. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani in Boston said Michael Taylor and Peter Taylor, who are […]

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    U.S. judge not willing to grant quick bail to men involved in Ghosn’s escape

    A U.S. judge stated she is unlikely to quickly release a Massachusetts father and son who have been held on charges they helped smuggle former Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn out of Japan to Lebanon. At a Wednesday hearing in Boston, U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani stated she was expecting to deny expedited bail to […]

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    Carlos Ghosn wired $860,000 to alleged escape plotters, U.S. says

    Former Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn transferred over $860,000 in October to a company managed by one of two Massachusetts men arrested over helping Ghosn in fleeing from Japan two months later, U.S. prosecutors said. Ghosn wired the money in two installments to the company Promote Fox LLC, which is managed by Peter Taylor and […]

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    Seven suspects in Ghosn’s escape stand trial in Turkey

    Seven suspects went on trial in Turkey on Friday because of their alleged involvement in former Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japan to Lebanon via Istanbul at the end of 2019. Ghosn was arrested in Japan in November 2018 and charged for underreporting his salary and using company funds for personal purposes. Ghosn […]

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