Category: Hungary

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 […]

17th Nov 2020

Hungary and Poland block EU Budget over ‘Rule of Law’ mandate

Hungary and Poland have voted to block the EU’s trillion euro budget and coronavirus recovery package over a clause which makes receipt of money from Brussels conditional on Member States’ adherence to the rule of law. Both Hungary and Poland have been subject to criticism and EU internal disciplinary procedures in recent months in response […]

1st Jul 2019

Hungary rejects Macedonian request for the extradition of Nikola Gruevski

On 28 June 2019, Budapest’s Capital City Court ruled that Nikola Gruevski should not be extradited to Macedonia. The court’s ruling explained that as Mr Gruevski has been granted asylum in Hungary he cannot be extradited to Macedonia. Mr Gruevski was Prime Minister of Macedonia from 2006 until 2016. In May 2018, a Macedonian court […]

21st Nov 2018

Macedonia requests the extradition of former Prime Minister, Nikola Gruevski

The Macedonian government has reportedly filed an extradition request for its former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski. Mr Gruevski is currently residing in Hungary and has reportedly been granted asylum there. Mr Gruevski was Prime Minister of Macedonia from 2006 until 2016. In May 2018, a Macedonian court sentenced him to two years’ imprisonment for unlawfully […]

19th Nov 2018

INTERPOL renews Red Notice against MOL Chief Executive, Zsolt Hernadi

INTERPOL has renewed a Red Notice against the head of Hungarian energy group, MOL. The Red Notice request was issued by the Croatian judicial authorities who have indicted MOL’s Chief Executive,  Zsolt Hernadi, on allegations of bribery. It is alleged that Mr Hernadi paid bribes to the former Croatian Prime Minister, Ivo Sanader, in order […]

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