Grant Thornton pair lose disclosure battle in Tchenguiz UK lawsuit

Posted 20/02/2014 - 20:12 by anrigaut

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2014-02-20 (All day)

Two senior employees of UK auditor Grant Thornton, named in a legal battle between the Tchenguiz brothers and the Serious Fraud Office, have lost an appeal against a court order forcing them to hand over sensitive documents to the property moguls.

Grant Thornton was dragged into the spotlight in 2011 by Vincent and Robert Tchenguiz, who have brought a record 300 million pound ($500 million) damages claim against the SFO over a botched investigation into the circumstances surrounding the collapse of Icelandic bank Kaupthing in 2008. ...