Monthly Archives: December 2018

21st Dec 2018

Vijay Mallya confirms he will appeal against his extradition order

Last week, Senior District Judge Emma Arbuthnot, the Chief Magistrate, decided that Dr Vijay Mallya could be extradited to India.  You can read our coverage of that decision here. It has now been confirmed by Dr Mallya’s legal team that a notice of appeal against that decision will be served at the High Court.  Until […]

20th Dec 2018

New Zealand Supreme Court to hear Kim Dotcom final appeal

The internet entrepreneur known as Kim Dotcom, born Kim Schmitz, and three of his ex-colleagues  (Mathias Ortmann, Bran van der Kolk and Finn Botato) will now have their extradition appeals heard in the New Zealand Supreme Court. The four men were originally arrested, in 2012, during a police raid in Auckland. They have been charged, […]

20th Dec 2018

Greek Supreme Court orders the extradition of Alexander Vinnik to France

On 19th December 2018, the Greek Supreme Court ordered the extradition of Alexander Vinnik to France despite competing extradition requests from Russia and the US. Mr Vinnik was originally arrested, in July 2017, after the US requested his extradition to face charges of laundering more than $4 billion on a bitcoin trading platform. French authorities […]

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