Contents tagged with William Browder

  • Russia sentences 'Magnitsky Act' advocate Browder to 9 years in prison in absentia

    William Browder, head of British investment fund Hermitage Capital, has been sentenced to nine years in prison in absentia by Russia for deliberate bankruptcy, reported Interfax, citing the decision of the Tver Moskovdsky District court.

    The Court decided to charge Browder and his partner Ivan Cherkasov, who is also a defendant in the case, for more than 4 billion rubles ($70 million USD) in damages to the aggrieved parties.

    Browder's defense indicated that Browder intends to appeal the …