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Beny Steinmetz: The allies working to shield the tycoon’s business empire

By Mathieu Olivier
Posted on Saturday, 20 March 2021 02:50, updated on Monday, 22 March 2021 16:21

Lawyers Camille Haab, left, and Marc Bonnant, right, lawyer for Israeli businessman and diamond magnate Beny Steinmetz, at center, leaving the courthouse in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday Jan. 22, 2021. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)

In his international legal battle with George Soros, Beny Steinmetz is assisted by high-profile lawyers and communications advisers, while his loyal allies manage his affairs with discretion. Read on for an in-depth look at the Franco-Israeli businessman’s contacts.

This is part 4 of a 4-part series.

Beny Steinmetz, 64, is no doubt in the midst of fighting the hardest battle of his life. After a Geneva court sentenced him in January to five years in prison for bribery, the Franco-Israeli tycoon now spends the better part of his days perfecting a legal strategy as part of various efforts to disprove the accusations levied against him and clear his name.