Gerhard Gribkowsky leaves court
Lawyers for Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone will have to wait until late July for their chance to cross-examine a jailed former banker who is the key prosecution witness in the billionaire Briton's bribery trial.
Gerhard Gribkowsky, former chief risk officer at German state-owned bank BayernLB, has told a court in Munich that Ecclestone bribed him when they worked together in the motor sport.
Ecclestone is accused of channelling $44 million to the German for smoothing the sale of a stake in Formula One held by BayernLB to the private equity firm CVC eight years ago.
The 83-year-old Ecclestone, who denies wrongdoing, could face up to 10 years in prison if...
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