Silvio Berlusconi

Milan court sentences Berlusconi and Confalonieri to prison

An Italian court has sentenced Mediaset CEO Pier Silvio Berlusconi and chairman Fedele Confalonieri each to one year and two months in prison for tax fraud after overturning an earlier court decision that saw the pair acquitted on the same charges. The Milan Court of Appeal acquitted US producer and Berlusconi associate Frank Agrama and […]

Mediaset cries foul at latest development in tax fraud case

Italian prosecutors in the Mediatrade case – which has already seen the conviction of former prime minister and Mediaset owner Silvio Berlusconi for tax fraud relating to the acquisition by of content rights at inflated prices – have called for the court to take into account the aggravating factor of ‘transnationality’, based on alleged fraud […]

Mediaset denies wrongdoing following Berlusconi judgement

Mediaset issued a strongly worded statement at the end of last week stating that it had always acted fully within the law, in response to the damming verdict of the Italian Supreme Court in rejecting an appeal against the conviction of former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi. Mediaset reacted after the Supreme Court made public […]