Vice President of Samsung Electronics, who spent the last year under investigation, actually headed the company again.
First, rumors of returned to MASS MEDIA. Then the whole end of March and April Lee Jae Yong held a number of meetings with governments of several European countries and Japan. On they talked a lot about trends in IT and artificial intelligence. Then Lee Jay signed an agreement with Governments of France and Canada on construction of research centers in field of AI. On question about return Lee's Press service of Samsung responded that the strange " not it is worth calling it an official return, Lee Jay just returned to its place. "
More about history with bribes to the President of South Korea
" Card House " and " Force Majeure " . AND to sort out intricacies of all seasons is not so easy. AT August 2017, the court found the head of Samsung Lee Jay guilty of giving bribes to South Korean President Paku Kun He at the amount of $ 6.4 million by version of the court, this money was spent on cars and Teaching the daughter of the president's friend the equestrian sport. A In return, Samsung received certain privileges from the authorities. AT in particular, approval for merger with Cheil Industries Inc.
After a protracted 6th months of litigation with a lot of appeals the court does not found evidence of bribery of the head of state. AT The first guilty party was recognized by the authorities, which seemed to be pushing Samsung's manual. A Lee Jae Yong at spent a total of 353 days in conclusion, and at February 2018 freedom.
Source: The Investor