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28th Oct 2015

FIFA Update: Six Developments Concerning Jack Warner, Sepp Blatter, Eduardo Li, Rafael Esquivel, Costas Takkas and Julio Rocha

In six significant developments in the FIFA corruption investigation: Jack Warner Hearing Postponed On 25 September 2015, authorities in Trinidad and Tobago postponed the extradition hearing of former FIFA Vice President, Jack Warner, to 2 December 2015. A report is here. This followed a request by Mr Warner’s lawyers for more time, in order to […]

26th Oct 2015

Hein v The Regional Court In Opole, Poland [2015] EWHC 2855 (Admin)

On 9 October 2015, the High Court dismissed the appeal of Pitor Hein, against the order for his extradition, to Poland from the United Kingdom, pursuant to a European Arrest Warrant (EAW). Three grounds of appeal were dismissed: passage of time, under section 14 of the Extradition Act 2003 (EA 2003), and proportionality, under both […]

23rd Oct 2015

Australian Man Extradited to Face Historic Sex Offence Charges

On 8 October 2015, Alan Murphy, believed to be an Australian citizen, was extradited from Australia to the United Kingdom, to face allegations of historic sexual offences against two girls in Eastbourne, East Sussex. A Sussex Police press report is here. Mr Murphy was set to appear in custody at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on 9 […]

22nd Oct 2015

Nigeria’s Former Petroleum Minister Arrested in the UK on Suspicion of Bribery and Money Laundering Offences

On 3 October 2015, it was reported that the former Nigerian Minister for Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, had been arrested in the United Kingdom, alongside four other unnamed individuals, in connection with alleged bribery and money laundering offences. A report is here. “The [Nigerian] government is aware of the arrest and is cooperating with the […]

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