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6th May 2021

What does the Supreme Court’s judgment on assurances in Zabolotnyi mean for mutual trust and recognition in a post-EAW world?

  On Friday 30 April 2021, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of Zabolotnyi v The Mateszalka District Court, Hungary [2021] UKSC 14. In a unanimous decision, the five-person court upheld the Divisional Court’s decision to dismiss the appellant’s appeal against an order for his extradition to Hungary but held that its […]

6th May 2021

Former Catalan minister challenges European Parliament immunity decision

  Lawyers for former Catalan education minister and St Andrews academic Professor Carla Ponsati have stated their intention to challenge the decision of the European Parliament to remove Professor Ponsati’s immunity as an MEP. Appearing before Edinburgh’s Sheriff Court on 4 May 2021, Professor Ponsati’s legal team argued that no date should be fixed for […]

7th Apr 2021

Sir David Calvert-Smith publishes report on the UAE and INTERPOL

  On 7 April 2021, former UK Director of Public Prosecutions Sir David Calvert-Smith, in conjunction with International Human Rights Advisors, published Undue Influence: The UAE and INTERPOL, a report examining the relationship between INTERPOL and the United Arab Emirates. The report comes in response to reports that Major-General Naser Ahmed Al-Rasi of the UAE […]

30th Mar 2021

Lords’ European Union Security and Justice Sub-Committee publishes report on post-Brexit security and law enforcement

  On Friday 26 March, the European Union Security and Justice Sub-Committee (“the Committee”) published its report Beyond Brexit: policing, law enforcement and security, which examines the impact of the provisions in the Trade and Cooperation Agreement 2020 (“TCA”) on the UK’s policing and law enforcement capabilities. Over the past three months, the Committee has […]

5th Mar 2021

Ghosn accomplices extradited to Japan

  Michael and Peter Taylor, the American father and son duo accused of assisting former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn to escape from Japanese police custody in December 2019 have landed in Japan after their last-ditch attempt to resist extradition was refused by the US Supreme Court last month. Japanese prosecutors released a statement confirming the […]

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