This hour and twenty-minute CLE provides a detailed description of Willkie’s successful acquittal at trial of shipbuilding executive Jean Boustani in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, over an alleged $2 billion securities fraud and kickback scheme involving Mozambique state-backed loans. The presenters describe the flaws in the government’s case, explain their trial strategy, and offer their insights on this complex and successful defense.
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Webinar Topics [1:20]:
- The Government’s Theory of the Case
- The Charges
- Pre-trial Developments
- Attach on Legal Theory
- Trial Defense and Acquittal
Speakers: Michael S. Schachter and Randall W. Jackson