• PINNED
    Over the past six months, Legatum has been on the sharp end of a coordinated campaign to discredit our business and the Legatum Institute’s work on global trade. In amongst all the smears, half-truths and fantastical mischaracterisations of us, our partners and our team, a resolute fight-back has been underway. Wherever we can take action, we have – and we will continue to pursue every regulatory and legal option available, to ensure that the public record is set straight.
  • On 3rd December 2017, the Sunday Times ran an article headlined "Brexit, dirty tricks and an international game of I spy" and wrongly stated that Christopher Chandler faced scrutiny by the Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) amid disquiet
  • Mail on Sunday issue an apology

    On 9th June 2018, the Mail on Sunday ran an article headlined Brexit's secret Putin connection which made mistaken suggestions about Legatum, the Legatum Institute and Christopher Chandler. After attempting to resolve the matter with the
  • The New European corrects inaccuracies and issues an apology

    The New European published an article on 16th March 2018 which contained a number of errors and inaccuracies. Following a complaint that we made to the International Press Standards Organisation, the publication has issued the following correction
  • Legatum Fellows build on 10 year legacy of impact

    We are extremely pleased to welcome the new 2018-19 Legatum Fellows, who will be joining the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT in September. The new cohort of student entrepreneurs will advance a growing tradition of driving
  • 15 books that inspire

    The books included in this years summer reading list are ones that have inspired, moved and impacted the lives of the CEOs and senior leaders within the Legatum network. When looking through the list, we realised that many of the authors and
  • Today in the High Court, the website Another Europe is Possible (AEIP) joined in a statement by which it retracted the falsehoods that it had published in a video about Christopher Chandler and Legatum in February 2018. The statement was read
  • Legatum is a supporter of press freedom and democratic values. And our approach to problems is to work hard at relational solutions. So, it is with regret and reluctance that we ever turn to legal remedies to defend our reputation. Nonetheless,
  • Christopher Chandler was accused by four MPs in Parliament on 1st May of being an object of interest to the French Direction de la Surveillance du Territoire and a Russian agent. In this widely reported intervention, Liam Byrne MP, one of the
  • The Guardian: “Brexit is not our game”, says Christopher Chandler

    On Tuesday 15th May, in an interview with the Guardian, Christopher Chandler, founding Partner at Legatum says: I think its up to the UK to determine [Brexit]. It will be determined by what you do with it. You can make a success or a failure out
  • In his first interview, Christopher Chandler, founding Partner at Legatum, reveals that he wanted to:challenge the politicians who recently used the right of parliamentary privilege to name him on the floor of the House of Commons as an alleged