Relating to violation of Japan’s Firms Act by former Nissan chairman, and violation of Monetary Devices and Alternate Act

YOKOHAMA, Japan – At this time, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.’s former Consultant Director and Chairman Carlos Ghosn was indicted for aggravated breach of belief below Japan’s Firms Act. Previous to the cost being laid, Nissan filed a felony grievance based mostly on the identical violation in opposition to Ghosn with the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Workplace. Nissan filed the felony grievance on the premise of Ghosn’s misuse of a major quantity of the corporate’s funds. Nissan doesn't in any means tolerate such misconduct and requires strict penalties. Nissan is continuous its personal inside investigation into potential unlawful expenditure of its funds. Additionally at present, Ghosn and former Consultant Director Greg Kelly had been indicted for violating the Japan Monetary Devices and Alternate Act, specifically making false disclosures in annual securities reviews. Nissan, as a authorized entity, was additionally indicted for a similar violation. Nissan takes this example extraordinarily significantly and expresses its deepest remorse for any concern brought about to its stakeholders. Nissan will proceed its efforts to strengthen its governance and compliance, together with making correct disclosures of company info. The efforts might be made in consideration of the discussions and suggestions of the corporate’s not too long ago established Particular Committee for Bettering Governance. About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. Nissan is a world full-line automobile producer that sells greater than 60 fashions below the Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun manufacturers. In fiscal yr 2017, the corporate offered 5.77 million automobiles globally, producing income of 11.9 trillion yen. On April 1, 2017, the corporate launched into Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a six-year plan concentrating on a 30% enhance in annualized revenues to 16.5 trillion yen by the top of fiscal 2022, together with cumulative free money stream of two.5 trillion yen. As a part of Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, the corporate plans to increase its management in electrical automobiles, symbolized by the world's best-selling all-electric automobile in historical past, the Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s international headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in six areas: Asia & Oceania; Africa, the Center East & India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has partnered with French producer Renault since 1999 and bought a 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors in 2016. Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi is at present the world’s largest automotive partnership, with mixed gross sales of greater than 10.6 million automobiles in calendar yr 2017. For extra details about our merchandise, providers and dedication to sustainable mobility, go to You can too comply with us on Fb, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn and see all our newest movies on YouTube. ### Media contact Koji Okuda or Nicholas Maxfield +81-(zero)45-523-5552