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BSG Resources' Steinmetz will seek delay to Swiss trial unless key witnesses appear, lawyer says

By Martin Coyle
  • 11 Dec 2020 06:29
  • 11 Dec 2020 06:29

BSG Resources' boss Beny Steinmetz will ask for his corruption trial, due to start in Geneva next month, to be postponed, unless key witnesses, including the wife of a former leader of Guinea, can attend, his lawyer told MLex.

Steinmetz faces a criminal trial in Switzerland on bribery and forgery

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Martin Coyle

Senior Correspondent


Martin Coyle is a senior correspondent, based in MLex's London office, reporting daily on bribery and corruption issues in the UK and Europe. Previously he was a senior editor at Thomson Reuters where he covered anti-money laundering, financial crime and regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to that he was editor of The Accountant, the world's oldest accounting publication, and International Accounting Bulletin, a bi-monthly business journal owned by Lafferty.

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