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“US prosecutors will have to get smarter” after blocked HSBC trader extradition

By Michael Griffiths

09 August 2018

“US prosecutors will have to get smarter” after blocked HSBC trader extradition Royal Courts of Justice, London iStock.com/Alphotographic

The US Justice Department’s failed bid to bring an English former HSBC trader to the US for trial is an unexpected show of strength by UK courts against the long arm of US law enforcement, UK extradition lawyers say.