It is the business story that has everything, including corruption allegations against one of the world’s leading corporate figures, imprisonment, a flight from justice, and next up, a public plea of innocence. Carlos Ghosn is about to give his side of the story. The former boss of Renault is preparing to speak in his native Lebanon in a bid to clear his name. He is due to address reporters 3pm tomorrow.

The thriller opened on 19 November 2018 at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. Ghosn was arrested shortly after his private jet landed. Ghosn was then Chairman and CEO of the Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Alliance. Having come to Nissan when it partnered with Renault in 1999 and helped save it from bankruptcy he had gone on to become its CEO, CEO of Renault, chairman of Mitsubishi. He was a business giant.