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TOKYO | Lawyers leading defense of Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn quits

TOKYO (AP) — Motonari Ohtsuru, the lawyer heading the defense for Nissan Motor Co.’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn, has resigned. Ohtsuru’s office and a statement submitted to the court confirmed that Ohtsuru had quit on Wednesday. It was the latest twist in Ghosn’s legal battle after he was arrested in November. He has been charged … Continue reading TOKYO | Lawyers leading defense of Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn quits

TOKYO | Nissan says it’s ‘cooperating fully’ with inquiry by US SEC

TOKYO —Jan 28, 2019— Nissan Motor Co. says it has received an inquiry from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Japanese automaker said in a statement Monday that it “can confirm that we have received an inquiry from the SEC, and are cooperating fully. We cannot provide further details.” The statement followed reports by … Continue reading TOKYO | Nissan says it’s ‘cooperating fully’ with inquiry by US SEC

TOKYO | Nissan ex-chair Ghosn’s lawyer appeals court bail rejection

TOKYO— January 16, 2019— Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn‘s lawyers have appealed the rejection by a Tokyo court earlier this week of their request for his release on bail. Thursday’s appeal comes two days after the Tokyo District Court turned down a bail request by Ghosn’s lawyer, prolonging his detention. Ghosn, 64, was arrested on Nov. … Continue reading TOKYO | Nissan ex-chair Ghosn’s lawyer appeals court bail rejection

TOKYO | Kyodo: ex-Nissan chair Ghosn indicted for breach of trust

TOKYO   —January 10, 2019— The Kyodo News service has reported that Nissan Motor Co.’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn has been indicted for alleged breach of trust. Ghosn was detained on Nov. 19. His latest period of detention had been due to expire on Friday. Prosecutors have also charged Ghosn with falsifying financial reporting. By Associated … Continue reading TOKYO | Kyodo: ex-Nissan chair Ghosn indicted for breach of trust

TOKYO | Nissan executive on leave for tasks related to Ghosn arrest

TOKYO—Jan 04, 2019—Nissan Chief Performance Officer Jose Munoz, who oversaw the Japanese automaker’s global strategies, is taking a leave of absence to work on “special tasks arising from recent events,” the company said Saturday, referring to the arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn. Nissan Motor Co. spokesman Nicholas Maxfield did not offer any other details. … Continue reading TOKYO | Nissan executive on leave for tasks related to Ghosn arrest

TOKYO | AP Explains: Next steps in Japan case against Nissan’s Ghosn

TOKYO— Nissan Motor Co. former chairman Carlos Ghosn, charged with financial improprieties and detained in Tokyo for more than a month, has also been accused of a breach of trust that caused a multimillion-dollar financial loss for Nissan. Speculation that he could leave on bail surged on Thursday after a court rejected prosecutors’ request for … Continue reading TOKYO | AP Explains: Next steps in Japan case against Nissan’s Ghosn