The Ola Rollén Case

This site is dedicated to Ola Rollén's innocence and acquittal from the insider trading allegations by the Norwegian economic crime authority (Økokrim).

Two weeks after Ola Rollén was acquitted by The Oslo City Court in a unanimous verdict (announced 10 January) the Norwegian economic crime authority (Økokrim) announced its decision to appeal.

For answers to frequently asked questions surrounding Økokrim’s decision to appeal, please see FAQs.

Acquittal Verdict:
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Read in Norwegian

Press Releases:
(10 Jan) Ola Rollén acquitted from all charges
(23 Jan) Norwegian economic crime authority (Økokrim) announces decision to appeal

Background:
On 15 March, 2017, the Norwegian economic crime authority (Økokrim) announced its decision to indict Ola Rollén for insider trading in connection to an investment in a Norwegian company. The grounds for the indictment were proven meritless by Rollén’s lawyers.

DID YOU KNOW?
Ola Rollén is the first investor in Europe – and possibly also in the Western world – to be indicted for insider trading due to ‘abuse’ of a share price increase entirely created by his investments and good name.