Topic: Extradition

Two former NGO heads plead not guilty in Marshall Islands bribery case

Two former heads of a UN-affiliated NGO based in New York were extradited to the US to face bribery and money-laundering charges.

06 September 2022

EPPO and DOJ formalise cooperation

27 July 2022

The end of the road? Extradition to Russia and the country’s abuse of Interpol

For several years, the United Kingdom’s extradition arrangements with Russia and Russia’s membership of Interpol have been under severe strain. Does the Ukraine crisis now call for a fundamental change? Jasvinder Nakhwal, Nick Vamos and Alistair Jones at Peters & Peters’ London office argue that the Ukraine crisis and Russia’s expulsion from the Council of Europe provide a good opportunity to re-examine its uses of extradition and other cross-border conventions.

26 July 2022

Following Gupta arrests, lawyers warn of long journey to come

South African lawyers say the arrests of the Gupta brothers in Dubai on Monday are a real “milestone” but warned that it could take years for the pair to face trial over their alleged role in widespread corruption in South Africa.

09 June 2022

Dubai police arrest British cum-ex suspect

The recent signing of an extradition treaty between Denmark and the UAE has paved the way for Dubai authorities to apprehend businessman Sanjay Shah on an international arrest warrant.

06 June 2022

Not guilty plea in Venezuelan money laundering/FCPA case

Former Venezuelan national treasurer Claudia Patricia Diaz Guillen was previously extradited from Spain and ordered detained.

24 May 2022

Tax lawyer extradited to Germany to face cum-ex charges

Swiss authorities have delivered a veteran tax adviser to Germany after Switzerland’s highest court rejected his final appeal against the extradition proceedings.

24 February 2022

DOJ: Lynch extradition tussle could run until 2023

10 February 2022

Lynch found liable in HP-Autonomy fraud case

The UK’s home secretary has said that British entrepreneur Michael Lynch can be extradited to the US, hours after a London court sided with HP in its long-running fraud claim against the Autonomy co-founder.

28 January 2022

Autonomy founder loses bid to delay extradition decision

A UK court has given the home secretary 48 hours to decide whether to approve businessman Mike Lynch’s extradition to the US to face charges he inflated the value of his business prior to its 2011 sale to Hewlett-Packard.

26 January 2022

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