In the summer of 2020, Bloomberg reveals after several months of investigation involving Nissan, a series of emails showing that Carlos Ghosn was indeed framed by internal leaders.
The legal battles continue as Carlos Ghosn counterattacks in the Netherlands, Nissan opens a civil case in Japan and Renault files a civil suit in France, where an investigation is underway.
On 8 January, in front of 150 international and world TV journalists, Carlos Ghosn gave a press conference lasting nearly 2.5 hours, answering all the questions journalists asked him. For Continue Reading
02 – 07 January 2020: Nissan and the Japan governement under pressure in the face of the international outcry caused by Carlos Ghosn’s departure
Taken by surprise, the Japanese try to save face and multiply the attacks. Both the government and Nissan. After a search of Carlos Ghosn’s home in Tokyo, rumours are spreading Continue Reading
Taking the world by surprise, Carlos Ghosn issued a statement on 30 December 2019: “I am now in Lebanon and will no longer be held hostage by a rigged Japanese Continue Reading
20 – 30 December 2019: Nissan continues to struggle as more people leave, financial woes abound and in despite new management team
No end to the problems in getting the Alliance back on a solid footing. The Wall Street Journal compiled a factual report on the disastrous financial performances of Renault and Continue Reading
26 November 2019 – 18 December 2019: former CEOs of Nissan and Renault undermine prosecution’s case with revelations and internal documents
In the same week in October, Thierry Bolloré and Hiroto Saikawa were removed from office by Renault and Nissan, respectively, the first, because he was too close to Carlos Ghosn Continue Reading
22 November 2019: after 150 days, Carlos and Carole Ghosn are allowed an hour-long video call that is recorded by the Court
On 22 November 2019, the Japanese court allowed Carlos and Carole Ghosn to speak for an hour by video for the first time since Carlos Ghosn was released on bail. Continue Reading
19 November 2019: Actions by friends and family denouncing a system that disregards basic human rights
Carole Ghosn was unrelenting in her efforts to focus the attention of the media and politicians, and she gave an emotional interview recounting the events of the past year. In Continue Reading
It was not just the media who were shocked at the manner in which the deposed former CEO was being treated. In France, politicians stepped up the initiatives to mark Continue Reading