[News Focus] Legal risks persist at Samsung as Lee’s trial continues
Song Su-hyun, 10 June 2021
Samsung Group’s de facto chief Lee Jae-yong attended a court hearing on Thursday as part of an ongoing trial on alleged irregularities surrounding his ascension to the helm of the South Korean tech conglomerate.
As always, the tycoon, who is serving a 2 1/2-year jail term over a previous bribery conviction, didn’t utter a single word throughout the full-day session held at the Seoul Central District Court, as his attorneys fought hard to fend off additional convictions. The charges brought against him include stock market manipulation, accounting fraud and breach of trust. Continue reading “Article: [News Focus] Legal risks persist at Samsung as Lee’s trial continues”