Frederic Bourke asked a federal appeals court to consider a law review article that slams the DOJ’s handling of key testimony in his trial as unethical and amounting to legal malpractice.… Continue Reading
The Azeri prosecutor-general recently began a corruption investigation against Gular Ahmadova, a member of parliament from Azerbaijan’s ruling Yeni Azerbaijan party, after a video surfaced on YouTube showing her negotiating the sale of a parliamentary seat.… Continue Reading
The Telegraph said oil giant BP may face an investigation by the Serious Fraud Office ‘over bribery allegations relating to engineering projects’ in Azerbaijan.
One of BP’s contractors, still unnamed, self-reported bribery allegations to the SFO last year, the Telegraph said.… Continue Reading
The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion this week that could mean Frederic Bourke has a better chance to win a new trial.
In the appeals court, four executives of General Re and AIG won new trials after being convicted of securities fraud and related charges.… Continue Reading
Frederic Bourke said prosecutors in his 2009 trial knew a crucial government witness would give false testimony but they let him take the stand anyway. Now Bourke wants a new trial.… Continue Reading