Category: United States

18th Mar 2021

SFO Director downplays impact of KBR, Inc and Brexit

  Speaking on Monday 15 March 2021 at the 9th Annual European Compliance & Ethics Institute Conference, SFO Director Lisa Osofsky downplayed the challenges facing the SFO in the coming year. In particular, the Director appeared unfazed by February’s Supreme Court decision in R (on the application of KBR, Inc) v SFO [2021] UKSC 2, […]

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 […]

16th Feb 2021

Ghosn accomplices can be extradited

  On 11 February 2021, the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit refused an emergency motion, filed on behalf of Michael and Peter Taylor, to stay their extradition to Japan pending an appellate review. Michael Taylor, a former member of the US special forces, and his son are sought by Japanese authorities for […]

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