Tokyo court declines prosecutors’ appeal against decision not to extend Ghosn’s detention

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A Tokyo court upheld a decision that refused to extend the detention of former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn and former Representative Director Greg Kelly, public broadcaster NHK stated on Thursday, a move that brings them nearer to a release on bail. The court turned prosecutors’ appeal against the original decision. Ghosn and Kelly were […]

Ghosn’s daughter takes documents, cash from Rio apartment

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The daughter of ousted Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn early on Friday took documents and cash from a corporate apartment in Rio de Janeiro, capping a legal battle over the objects, which the automaker maintains may have evidence of wrongdoing. The midnight visit by Ghosn’s daughter Caroline, accompanied by two court officers and multiple Nissan lawyers, […]

Nissan Motor files claim against Ghosn’s sister in Brazil court

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Nissan Motor has filed a court claim against sister of Carlos Ghosn that references alleged “unjust enrichment”, escalating a fight being waged in Brazilian courts between the automaker and its former chairman. A court docket dated December 11 that was read by Reuters showed the Japanese automaker submitted a claim against Claudine Bichara de Oliveira. […]

Renault discovers no irregularities in Ghosn pay

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Renault stated on Thursday an audit launched following the arrest of Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn had so far discovered no irregularities with his pay at the French automaker. Renault’s statement, launched after a five-hour board meeting, did little to resolve the standoff with alliance partner Nissan Motor, which accused Ghosn of far-reaching financial misconduct […]

Nissan blamed Ghosn investigation for CEO no-show in Amsterdam

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Nissan informed Renault its CEO Hiroto Saikawa was not able to attend an Amsterdam meeting as he was helping Tokyo prosecutors investigating alleged misconduct led by Carlos Ghosn, chairman of the automakers’ alliance, sources with knowledge of the issue informed Reuters. Renault was told by a Nissan representative this week that “Saikawa was unable to […]