Carlos Ghosn’s Japanese lawyers quit after he fled to Lebanon

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Japanese attorneys representing Carlos Ghosn, including lead lawyer Junichiro Hironaka, nicknamed ‘Razor’, quit on Thursday after the former Nissan chief’s flight to Lebanon from Japan, where he had been facing financial misconduct charges which he has denied. In an emailed statement, Hironaka stated everyone associated with the case at his practice had resigned, according to […]

French lawyer of Ghosn says Japan failed to arrange a fair trial

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Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s lawyer on Friday informed the Japanese government that the officials had failed to arrange for a fair trial that respected universal rights. Francois Zimeray, French lawyer for Ghosn, stated that it had been for prosecutors of Japan to prove the Ghosn’s guilt, not for Ghosn to prove his innocence. “It […]

Ghosn’s lawyers seek dismissal of charges, allege prosecutors of misconduct

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Carlos Ghosn’s lawyers have asked the Tokyo District Court to drop all charges against the former Nissan Motor chairman, stating prosecutors colluded with government officials and Nissan executives to remove him from his post. Ghosn’s legal team in a press release stated they had filed two court filings ahead of a planned pre-trial meeting the […]

Carlos Ghosn, Nissan charged for financial misconduct

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Tokyo prosecutors indicted ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn for under-reporting his earnings and also formally charged the automaker, making the firm guilty for the financial misconduct scandal that has surprised the industry. Ghosn was arrested on November 19 on suspicion of conspiring to understate his income by about half of the actual 10 billion […]