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MTN appoints Gold Fields legal eagle

MTN appoints Gold Fields legal eagle

MTN Group says it has appointed Michael Fleischer to the position of group chief legal counsel, effective 1 February 2014.


Mobile - By Staff Writer | 30 January, 2014
MTN to “vigorously” oppose Turkcell lawsuit

MTN to “vigorously” oppose Turkcell lawsuit

MTN Group says it will vigorously defend the Turkcell lawsuit, the Turkish operator‘s fifth claim arising from the unsuccessful bid to obtain a mobile licence in Iran.


General - By Staff Writer | 28 November, 2013
Turkcell sues MTN for R43-billion over Iran damages

Turkcell sues MTN for R43-billion over Iran damages

Turkish mobile phone company Turkcell has taken to a South African court with its $4.2 billion lawsuit against rival MTN Group, alleging it was the victim of corruption and bribery that caused it to lose a contract in Iran.


Mobile - By Reuters | 28 November, 2013
MTN yet to receive Turkcell court papers

MTN yet to receive Turkcell court papers

MTN Group says it has noted reports that Turkish mobile phone operator Turkcell has re-filed its lawsuit against the local operator in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.


Mobile - By Staff Writer | 27 November, 2013
Turkcell files fresh lawsuit against MTN

Turkcell files fresh lawsuit against MTN

Turkcell has opened a lawsuit in South Africa against MTN Group seeking damages for losses that Turkcell said it had incurred.


Mobile - By Reuters | 27 November, 2013
MTN’s new chairman raises eyebrows

MTN’s new chairman raises eyebrows

MTN has come under fire for its decision to appoint former CEO Phuthuma Nhleko as its new chairman


Mobile - By Staff Writer | 2 June, 2013
MTN’s $4.2 billion lawsuit not over yet

MTN’s $4.2 billion lawsuit not over yet

MTN faces the prospect of squaring up against Turkcell over a $4.2 billion lawsuit in another jurisdiction.


General - By Gareth Vorster | 5 May, 2013
Turkcell decision was expected: MTN

Turkcell decision was expected: MTN

MTN has welcomed Turkcell’s withdrawal of its multi-billion dollar US lawsuit, claiming that the Turkish operators decision was expected.


Mobile - By Staff Writer | 2 May, 2013
Turkcell withdraws MTN lawsuit

Turkcell withdraws MTN lawsuit

Turkish telecom company Turkcell has dropped its multibillion-dollar U.S. lawsuit against rival African mobile phone group, MTN Group.


General - By Reuters | 2 May, 2013
Turkcell vs MTN lawsuit to be dropped?

Turkcell vs MTN lawsuit to be dropped?

A Supreme Court ruling in the United States has cast doubt over whether a bribery lawsuit brought by Turkcell against MTN can go ahead.


Mobile - By Gareth Vorster | 18 April, 2013
MTN could spend R71bn on acquisition: CEO

MTN could spend R71bn on acquisition: CEO

MTN could spend up to $8 billion on an acquisition, targeting the continent, the Middle East and Southeast Asia, said its CEO.


Mobile, Telecommunications - By Reuters | 11 April, 2013
US senator alerts MTN case to treasury

US senator alerts MTN case to treasury

A senior US Senator has called on the new Treasury secretary, Jack Lew, to “recognise” that mobile operator MTN has played a role in human rights abuses.


Government, Telecommunications - By Staff Writer | 4 March, 2013
MTN cleared for takeoff

MTN cleared for takeoff

With MTN largely cleared of any wrong-doing in a bribery case brought against it by Turkcell earlier this month, it should free the company to make further gains on the JSE.


Mobile - By Gareth Vorster | 6 February, 2013
Hoffmann report clears MTN in Turkcell case

Hoffmann report clears MTN in Turkcell case

MTN has released the findings of the Lord Hoffmann committee it set up to review the allegations made by Turkcell in the legal case brought against MTN in the United States.


General - By Staff Writer | 1 February, 2013
MTN Turkcell report expected soon

MTN Turkcell report expected soon

The Hoffman committee set up by MTN to investigate Turkcell’s claims against it will reportedly present its findings to the MTN board in the next few months.


Mobile - By Staff Writer | 1 February, 2013
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