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  • American duo sentenced to prison by Tokyo court for helping Carlos Ghosn flee Japan Jul 19, 2021 12:15 PM IST

    American duo sentenced to prison by Tokyo court for helping Carlos Ghosn flee Japan

    Michael Taylor and his son Peter pleaded guilty and apologised to the court last month saying they regretted their role in smuggling Ghosn out of Japan hidden in a box aboard a private jet from Japan’s Kansai airport.

  • Carlos Ghosn pledges lengthy fight to clear his name Jun 14, 2021 08:50 PM IST

    Carlos Ghosn pledges lengthy fight to clear his name

    The Lebanese-French executive said he had answered hundreds of questions from French investigators earlier this month in hearings centred around allegations of financial misconduct in France.

  • Explained: Who are Americans on trial in Carlos Ghosn's escape Jun 14, 2021 11:23 AM IST

    Explained: Who are Americans on trial in Carlos Ghosn's escape

    The Taylors were arrested in Massachusetts in May 2020 and extradited to Japan in March. They have not been released on bail and are not available for comment, which is standard in Japan. They were formally charged in March with helping a criminal escape.

  • Carlos Ghosn case haunts Japan a year after shock escape Dec 28, 2020 01:58 PM IST

    Carlos Ghosn case haunts Japan a year after shock escape

    Carlos Ghosn and Nissan continue to pursue each other through various legal actions.

  • French investigators to question Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon Dec 26, 2020 10:10 PM IST

    French investigators to question Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon

    Former auto executive Ghosn, who is a Lebanese, Brazilian and French national, fled Japan in a dramatic escape that drew headlines last year, arriving in Lebanon on December 30, 2019.

  • Ghosn says he is aiding those who helped him flee to Lebanon Jul 12, 2020 05:17 PM IST

    Ghosn says he is aiding those who helped him flee to Lebanon

    Michael Taylor, a 59-year-old former Green Beret and private security specialist, and Peter Taylor, 27, are wanted by Japan on charges they helped Ghosn escape the country in December after he was released on bail.

  • Nissan denies corporate conspiracy to oust ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn Jun 29, 2020 11:10 AM IST

    Nissan denies corporate conspiracy to oust ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn

    Ghosn's 2018 arrest in Japan on financial misconduct charges has led to much speculation that the move was orchestrated by Nissan executives who opposed closer ties with partner Renault SA .

  • Carlos Ghosn case | Nissan email chain provides evidence of plan to oust former chief: Report Jun 15, 2020 01:36 PM IST

    Carlos Ghosn case | Nissan email chain provides evidence of plan to oust former chief: Report

    The plan could have been prompted by Carlos Ghosn's push for greater integration between Nissan and alliance partner Renault

  • 2 accused in ex-Nissan boss escape scheme fight extradition Jun 10, 2020 10:43 PM IST

    2 accused in ex-Nissan boss escape scheme fight extradition

    Michael and Peter Taylor are wanted in Japan on allegations that they helped Ghosn flee the country in December while he was out on bail and awaiting trial on financial misconduct allegations.

  • Carlos Ghosn used Nissan-Mitsubishi venture to inflate pay: Lawyers Feb 11, 2020 08:08 AM IST

    Carlos Ghosn used Nissan-Mitsubishi venture to inflate pay: Lawyers

    Ghosn, the former chairman of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, was arrested in Japan in 2018 on financial misconduct charges but fled to Lebanon last December.

  • In Dutch court, fugitive Carlos Ghosn fights for document release Feb 10, 2020 04:35 PM IST

    In Dutch court, fugitive Carlos Ghosn fights for document release

    A lawyer for Nissan-Mitsubishi dismissed demands by Ghosn's legal team for documents to be released.

  • Japan seeks arrests of 3 Americans accused of helping Carlos Ghosn escape Jan 30, 2020 10:10 PM IST

    Japan seeks arrests of 3 Americans accused of helping Carlos Ghosn escape

    Prosecutors want to arrest Michael Taylor, a 59-year-old former Green Beret; his son, Peter Maxwell Taylor, 26; and George Antoine Zayek, 60. The warrant said they helped Ghosn avoid immigration checks and board a private jet in Osaka that took him to Turkey on the first leg of his escape.

  • Carlos Ghosn's right-hand man stands high chance of acquittal in Japan: Ex-prosecutor Jan 22, 2020 01:51 PM IST

    Carlos Ghosn's right-hand man stands high chance of acquittal in Japan: Ex-prosecutor

    Lawyer Nobuo Gohara, a vocal critic of what he describes as Japan's "hostage" justice system, met Ghosn in Japan on a number of occasions late last year before the former Nissan chairman's dramatic escape to Lebanon last month.

  • Carlos Ghosn's Japan lawyer quits after client's flight to Lebanon Jan 16, 2020 10:39 AM IST

    Carlos Ghosn's Japan lawyer quits after client's flight to Lebanon

    Hironaka said in a statement that the entire team working on the case at his office will quit but did not outline reasons. He has said before he has felt some empathy for Ghosn's reasons for escape, while stressing he had hoped to win vindication in court.

  • Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn says French envoy told him of inside plot Jan 15, 2020 08:07 AM IST

    Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn says French envoy told him of inside plot

    "Frankly, I was shocked by the arrest and the first thing I asked is make sure Nissan knows so they can send me a lawyer," Ghosn told Reuters in an interview in Beirut.

  • Carlos Ghosn seeking "unfairly withheld" retirement benefit from Renault Jan 14, 2020 09:28 AM IST

    Carlos Ghosn seeking "unfairly withheld" retirement benefit from Renault

    A complaint has been filed by Ghosn with a French employment tribunal in Paris seeking retirement payment which he claims was "unfairly withheld".

  • Ghosn's Japan lawyer: Questioning averaged 7 hours a day Jan 12, 2020 11:25 AM IST

    Ghosn's Japan lawyer: Questioning averaged 7 hours a day

    Takashi Takano said on his blog post Saturday the questioning continued through weekends, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

  • Japan failed to arrange fair trial for Carlos Ghosn: Lawyer Jan 10, 2020 04:07 PM IST

    Japan failed to arrange fair trial for Carlos Ghosn: Lawyer

    Francois Zimeray, French lawyer for Ghosn, said that it had been for Japan's prosecutors to prove Ghosn's guilt, not for Ghosn to prove his innocence.

  • Lebanon imposes travel ban on ex-Nissan boss Ghosn: Judicial source Jan 09, 2020 06:25 PM IST

    Lebanon imposes travel ban on ex-Nissan boss Ghosn: Judicial source

    The decision issued by the prosecutor, Judge Ghassan Ouiedat, also requires Ghosn to keep the authorities informed of his place of residence, the source said.

  • Lawyer of ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn appears before Lebanon prosecutors Jan 09, 2020 03:05 PM IST

    Lawyer of ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn appears before Lebanon prosecutors

    It was not immediately clear if Ghosn himself was at the hearing, though local media reported that he was and that he had entered through a side door, reserved for judges and lawyers, to avoid reporters.

  • Japan urges Carlos Ghosn to return as fugitive tycoon defends escape Jan 09, 2020 11:28 AM IST

    Japan urges Carlos Ghosn to return as fugitive tycoon defends escape

    Ghosn made his first public appearance since his audacious December escape at a combative press conference in Beirut on Wednesday, where he slammed Japan and said he had been forced to flee because he would not get a fair trial.

  • Nissan ex-chair Carlos Ghosn describes Japan arrest as a plot Jan 09, 2020 08:14 AM IST

    Nissan ex-chair Carlos Ghosn describes Japan arrest as a plot

    Ghosn was defensive as he held a news conference in Beirut - his first appearance since fleeing Japan last month in a high-risk operation. He said the decision to escape the country, where he was due to stand trial for alleged financial misconduct at the automaker, "was the most difficult of my life."

  • Carlos Ghosn vows to clear name as he blasts 'collusion' against him Jan 08, 2020 09:02 PM IST

    Carlos Ghosn vows to clear name as he blasts 'collusion' against him

    Ghosn, who denies any wrongdoing, fled while awaiting trial on charges including allegedly under-reporting his compensation to the tune of $85 million.

  • Fugitive former Nissan boss Ghosn holds news conference Jan 08, 2020 07:11 PM IST

    Fugitive former Nissan boss Ghosn holds news conference

    Lebanon, which has no extradition agreement with Japan, has said Ghosn entered the country legally in possession of a French passport and a Lebanese identification card.

  • Carlos Ghosn to speak for first time since Japan escape Jan 08, 2020 12:15 PM IST

    Carlos Ghosn to speak for first time since Japan escape

    The globe-trotting mogul, once a giant of the car industry, has given few media statements since he jumped bail and landed in his native Lebanon almost two weeks ago, in the latest shock twist to a gripping saga.

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