Fred L. Abrams, Attorney At Law (LexBlog India)
Asset Search News Roundup: April 8, 2011
This “Asset Search News Roundup” discusses a letter rogatory from Italian prosecutors and the recent U.S. fines issued in the case involving India’s Satyam Computer Services. A letter rogatory filed April 1st in federal court by the U.S. Attorney, reveals that Italian prosecutors are investigating the Delaware office of a company called “BACKER & MCKENZIE”. ...
India’s Largest Suspected Securities & Accounting Fraud
In his January 7, 2009 letter, Satyam Computer Services Ltd. founder and ex-chairman B. Ramalinga Raju wrote that Satyam had overstated its profits. As a 2009 Reuters article observed, Mr. Raju’s January 7th letter indicated that approximately $1 billion or 94% of Satyam’s cash on its books was a fictitious asset. This article also mentioned...