Topic: Extradition

UK businessman to challenge extradition over alleged US sanctions offence

13 December 2022

Former Venezuelan treasurer’s bribery trial kicks off

A jury heard opening statements in the DOJ's bribery case against Claudia Patricia Díaz Guillén, who served under former president Hugo Chávez’s administration.

29 November 2022

Former Concacaf executive to be extradited to the US

In 2015, Jack Warner was named among nine Fifa officials and five executives in a 47-count indictment accusing them of enriching themselves through the corruption of international football.

17 November 2022

CPS defends attempt to extradite Austrian banker to the US

UK prosecutors have accused the former CEO of Austrian lender Meinl Bank of a “thinly veiled attempt” to fight the substance of his US money laundering charges in a UK court.

17 November 2022

Ex-bank boss accuses DOJ of lying to secure extradition in Odebrecht-linked case

The former CEO of Austrian lender Meinl Bank claimed US prosecutors have given a “fundamentally false and misleading account” of their case against him in an effort to secure his extradition from the UK.

16 November 2022

Unaoil brothers hire former Texas prosecutor

The Iranian brothers at the centre of the Unaoil case have hired the former US Attorney for the Northern District of Texas ahead of their sentencing hearing scheduled for next month.

07 November 2022

DOJ charges individuals, companies for shipping military tech to Russia

In separate cases in Connecticut and New York, prosecutors filed charges against defendants for smuggling Venezuelan oil and selling US military technology, including a tool used for nuclear proliferation, to Russia.

20 October 2022

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

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