COURT IN ATHENS CLEARS PROMINENT BUSINESSMAN FROM BRIBERY CHARGES

 

One of the most prominent businessmen in Greece with global presence was cleared earlier this month by the Court of Appeal, Athens, sitting as a first instance court.

The defendant was charged with bribing a former executive of an electricity public company in relation to a project awarded to one of his companies. After a lengthy trial hearing the Court found no legal basis for the alleged offence. Allegations of money laundering against the businessman had been rejected at the pre-trial stage.

Ilias Anagnostopoulos represented the businessman as lead counsel throughout the proceedings.