Category Archives: Extradition

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 […]

Andrew Smith comments on former HSBC trader Stuart Scott winning an extradition appeal against the US in GIR

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. The High Court of England and Wales refused on 31 July the US government’s request to extradite […]

Edward Grange examines the extradition case of Giese v Government of the USA in Thomson Reuters’ Criminal Law Week

Partner Edward Grange commented on the cases of Giese v Government of the USA [2018] EWHC 1480 (Admin), [2018] 4 W.L.R. 103, DC  in Criminal Law Week. Ousley J, in Hamburg Public Prosecutor’s Office (a German Judicial Authority) v Altun [2011] EWHC 397 (Admin), unreported, 2 March 2011, DC, should not be taken as having sought to lay […]

Andrew Smith comments on a German court ruling that Carles Puigdemont can be extradited to Spain in the Daily Express

A German court has ruled that Carles Puigdemont, former Catalan leader, could be extradited on the charge of misuse of public funds – but rejected calls to send him to Spain on charges inciting rebellion. A German state prosecutor says it will decide soon an extradition charge after the court deemed such action was permissible. […]