Whistleblower Woodford to tackle Olympus in court
May 27, 2012|Kirstin Ridley | Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) – Michael Woodford, the ousted chief executive of Olympus, will try to persuade a London judge his embattled former employer fired him because he blew the cover off one of Japan’s most high-profile corporate frauds.
The five-day hearing, which starts on Monday, will throw the spotlight back onto a $1.7 billion accounting scandal that has cost the camera-to-endoscope maker its board and reputation.
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