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Gibson, Djibouti Owe $1.3M For False Filings, UK Judge Says

Law360, New York (April 2, 2015, 5:57 PM EDT) -- Gibson Dunn and the Republic of Djibouti were ordered Wednesday to pay £880,000 (approximately $1.3 million) to cover costs incurred when a now-suspended firm partner “deliberately misled” a U.K. court in a case involving the freezing of assets of a top businessman from the African nation, according to reports.

The firm and its client were slapped with the charge by Justice Julian Flaux of the U.K. High Court of Justice in hearings on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to U.K. blog Legal Business. The order came less...
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