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Beny Steinmetz: ‘George Soros is at war with me’

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Beny Steinmetz: ‘Africa, Soros and me’

By Mathieu Olivier

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Posted on March 19, 2021 10:04

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George Soros, 29 May 2018, (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

Ensnared in, but also the instigator of a host of proceedings, Franco-Israeli tycoon Beny Steinmetz blames George Soros for every last one of his legal wranglings and is going after him head-on.

This is part 3 of a 4-part series.

Beny Steinmetz’s legal saga may be putting him through the ringer, but it has been a boon for his defence team and the corporate lawyers at Beny Steinmetz Group Resources (BSGR) – the company he advises but does not officially run.

Since 2013, Steinmetz and his eponymous company have been waging a series of legal battles in courtrooms the world over. While Guinea suspended its proceedings following an agreement reached between the Franco-Israeli businessman and Alpha Condé in 2019 (though BSGR has not formally signed off on the deal), Steinmetz’s legal fights continue elsewhere.

In England, for starters, he brought an action against BSGR’s former joint venture partner, the Brazilian mining conglomerate Vale. Back in April 2019, a London arbitration court ordered BSGR, represented by the London-based legal firms Asserson Law Offices and Mishcon de Reya,

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