Dechert accused of leaking confidential information to The Sunday Times in long-running ENRC dispute

Mining company under SFO scrutiny granted permission to subpoena Sunday Times reporter for all communications with law firm

Dechert has been accused by former client, Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC), of leaking confidential information to The Sunday Times in the long-running dispute over the firm’s investigation into allegations of corruption at the mining company.

The former FTSE 100 company has been granted permission by a US court to subpoena Sunday Times US West Coast correspondent Danny Fortson to produce all documents “describing, reflecting or constituting communications” between Dechert and ENRC.

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