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Nissan Ex-Chairman to Get a Day in Court Almost Two Months After Shock Arrest

By on January 4, 2019 in Criminal Law, Tax

Carlos Ghosn will finally see the inside of a Japanese court room next week, almost two months after his arrest on financial crimes, reports Bloomberg.

Ghosn’s lawyer said his client will attend a hearing of the Tokyo district court on Jan. 8 in an effort to obtain an explanation on why the former Nissan Motor Co. chairman — who was taken into custody Nov. 19, and has had his detention extended repeatedly — remains in jail.

Bloomberg’s Kae Inoue reports: “While Ghosn has been indicted by Japanese prosecutors on allegations of under-reporting his compensation, the length of his detention and the lack of clarity provided on the case has drawn criticism.”

Read the Bloomberg article.




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