Mannesmann court date set

28 Oct 2003

A German regional court will convene on 24 January 2004 for the trial of the former Mannesmann board. Four of the board, including Josef Ackermann and Joachim Funk, have been charged with breach of fiduciary duty, while Klaus Esser and Dieter Droster must answer a lesser offence of abetting the breach of fiduciary duty.