All ENRC articles

  • London dark

    Law firm Dechert, SFO criticized in ENRC case ruling


    A High Court judge found the U.K. Serious Fraud Office induced a lawyer from Dechert acting for Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. to provide it with privileged and unauthorized information.

  • Blog

    Law firm files alleged evidence of bribery against former client


    U.K.-based mining giant Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. is suing its former counsel and U.K. regulator the Serious Fraud Office for their complacency in leaking information about an investigation into the company for alleged bribery and corruption.

  • Article

    ENRC and legal privilege


    Back in May, in a landmark decision, the Serious Fraud Office won the right to gain access to documents that a Kazakh mining company claimed were protected by professional privilege. Now that company has won the right to appeal.

  • Article

    Are shell companies a compliance nightmare?


    Deeply suspicious oil, gas, and mining deals that involve complex use of shell companies raise concerns over the use of shell companies themselves. They might be legal, but are they good compliance practice?