Category: United States

20th Jul 2021

Carlos Ghosn’s accomplices sentenced in Japan

  Michael Taylor, 60, a US citizen and former member of the US Army Special Forces, and his son Peter Taylor, 28, were sentenced on 19th July 2021 by a court in Tokyo, Japan, for assisting Carlos Ghosn, former boss of Nissan, escape from Japan in  December 2019. The pair received sentences of two years and […]

15th Jul 2021

US granted leave to appeal against Assange discharge

  On 7 July 2021, the UK High Court granted an application for permission to appeal by the Crown Prosecution Service (“CPS”), on behalf of the US Authorities, against a decision to bar Julian Assange’s extradition.  No date has yet been set for the appeal hearing. The permission decision had been considerably delayed, with the […]

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 […]

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