Business

Australian facing bribery charges

AN AUSTRALIAN businessman facing bribery charges in Dubai has been given permission to call senior executives of Gold Coast property developer Sunland to give evidence at his trial.

The Rulers Court has given Matthew Joyce, who is detained in Dubai, permission to call Sunland executive chairman Soheil Abedian and development manager David Brown.

However, a Sunland spokesman said the company had not received a request from the Dubai prosecutor to attend the hearing, which resumes on October 18.

Joyce has also been given permission to call Jeff Austin, the former director of planning and development at Dubai state-owned developer Nakheel, a translation of the order obtained by BusinessDay shows.
Advertisement

The Dubai authorities have also laid charges against Joyce's schoolfriend Angus Reed and Australian Nakheel executive Marcus Lee, who is also detained in Dubai.

Read more at brisbanetimes.com.au
 

Topics:  dubai




Join the Community.

Get your local news, your way.

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

No injuries after two-car crash in Tinana on Eatonvale Rd

Two people travelling in the blue hatchback were uninjured after the crash.

A TWO-CAR crash has happened on Eatonvale Rd in Tinana.

Save M'boro jobs campaign 'energised' by Downer contract

Downer EDI is expected to take about $200 million of the contract with the remainder to go to Townsville.

'Up-beat' workers gathered at the Maryborough City Hall

Eidsvold fire victims life support to be turned off

TWO-year-old Austin Cotterill Remains in a critical condition following a house fire in Eidsvold on Tuesday.

Austin Cotterill will reportedly have his life support turned off.

Latest deals and offers

Premier Meets Trainees

The Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk with trainees at the the Fraser Coast TESS farm worksite. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Heavy machinery trainees from SDS Training working at the Fraser Coast TESS farm at...

Federal Police Defuse Dance Bomb

Australian Federal Police respond to "threat" in Canberra.

Australian Federal Police respond to "threat" in Canberra.

NSW Police join Dance Challenge

NSW Police show their moves at Manly Wharf.

Manly Wharf is the backdrop to NSW Police running-man dance entry.

Demand for acreage lots pushes up property prices

Property values in Cooroy have increased 25%

Property values jump in Cooroy and Peachester.

How a sacked real estate agent made $725k in four months

Agent is now under investigation by the industry watchdog

RBA warns of future apartment oversupply

Toowoomba: Crest Apartments and Burke & Wills, Ruthven Street ( view from Neil Street) Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

RBA says oversupply of apartments poses risk to household finances