Sergei Magnitsky, who died nearly four years ago under mysterious circumstances in Moscow, has been posthumously convicted of fraud in a controversial case that has contributed to a deepening rift between the Kremlin and U.S. government. The verdict comes two months after Russian authorities ordered a Baker & McKenzie lawyer out of the country and barred other Am Law 100 attorneys from entering Russia amid an ongoing dispute over U.S. human rights legislation named in Magnitsky's honor.
Moscow Court Finds Dead Russian Lawyer Guilty of Fraud
The Am Law Daily
July 11, 2013