The Trial of Stanley Adams (1980)

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    United Kingdom

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    Current affairs

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    Non Fiction


Documentary investigation of the treatment of a former employee of Swiss drug company Roche who was detained in Switzerland after he revealed evidence of sharp business practice by the firm. In 1975 Stanley Adams was jailed for revealing to the Common Market Commission the commercial secrets of the drugs company Hoffman la Roche for whom he worked. Reports on lack of legal protection given to informants like Adams and how European M.P.'s feel he should be compensated for the financial loss he has suffered.

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