Category Archives: International

Edward Grange comments on the German public prosecutor’s use of European arrest warrants

The European Court of Justice has found that the procedures that German public prosecutor’s offices use to issue European arrest warrants do not meet European standards, a decision that invalidates all EAWs issued by German public prosecutors. Commenting on this development in the Global Investigations Review, Partner Edward Grange states: “The decision of the CJEU […]

Overseas production orders – important and interesting

When Ministers describe a draft bill as “important but essentially boring”, one can safely assume that lawyers, not widely celebrated for their ability to distinguish the interesting from the boring, are the only people who sit up and take notice. So it is with the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019, which received Royal Assent […]

Edward Grange speaking at C5’s International Disputes and Asset Recovery involving Russian and CIS Parties conference

Partner Edward Grange will be speaking at C5’s 8th Annual “International Disputes & Asset Recovery involving Russian & CIS Parties” conference today, 29 January 2019, at St. James Court, A Taj Hotel, London. The two-day conference will provide an opportunity to tackle highly contentious issues related to winning commercial and investment disputes and recovering misappropriated […]

INTERPOL under the spotlight

The process of electing INTERPOL’s new President last month attracted the attention of the world’s press and forced INTERPOL’s governance and political neutrality into the spotlight once more. The need for a change in leadership was brought about following the sudden disappearance and apparent detention of former President Meng Hongwei in China. Emerging as the […]

Andrew Smith comments on Akin Ipek to fight extradition in a UK court in the Financial Times

A Turkish tycoon, Akin Ipek, will appear before a London court on Tuesday to contest Ankara’s demand for his extradition over alleged links to a deadly attempted coup in 2016. Ipek, 54, is accused of being a member of and providing financial support to the outlawed Gulen movement, which is blamed by the Turkish government for […]

Andrew Smith comments on Andreas Hauschild’s possible extradition to the UK over Euribor rate-rigging charges in Bloomberg

Britain’s decision to leave the European Union might be Andreas Hauschild’s best hope of remaining in it. Hauschild, a former Deutsche Bank AG trader who faces possible extradition to the UK over Euribor rate-rigging charges, was arrested in Italy on a European Arrest Warrant, an agreement that enables extradition of suspected criminals between member states. “I don’t think it […]

Edward Grange chairing a panel at the DELF Annual Conference 2018

Partner Edward Grange is today, 14 September 2018, chairing a panel at the Defence Extradition Lawyers Forum (DELF) Annual Conference 2018, held at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel. Edward, Chair of the DELF, will be chairing “The Special Relationship with the USA: A Case Study”. The following topics will also be discussed: • Extradition arrangements across […]