Category: United States

1st Nov 2020

Meng Wanzhou can argue US misrepresented case against her

Associate Chief Justice Heather Holmes handed down an interim ruling on 28 October 2020 in the ongoing extradition proceedings against Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, which allows the defence to argue that the US misrepresented the evidence of alleged fraud against Ms Meng to the Canadian authorities. The judge stated that the allegations have […]

30th Oct 2020

Extradition of Carlos Ghosn accomplices delayed

US District Judge Indira Talwani has halted the transfer of Michael and Peter Taylor to Japan, where they face criminal charges in connection with the escape of former Nissan chairman, Carlos Ghosn, from Japanese police custody in December 2019. The US State Department approved the extradition request for the two men on Tuesday 27 October […]

20th Oct 2020

Date set for Mike Lynch extradition hearing

Former Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch appeared in Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 19 October 2020 where a date was set for the hearing in the ongoing US extradition proceedings against him. Mr Lynch, who faces charges of conspiracy, securities fraud and wire fraud in the US in connection with the sale of his company Autonomy to […]

5th Sep 2020

Ghosn accomplices can be extradited to Japan

A US Court has ruled that former US Special Forces member Michael Taylor and his son Peter Taylor can be extradited to Japan to face charges in connection with the escape of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn from house arrest in Japan on 29 December 2019. The pair were first arrested on 20 May on […]

21st Aug 2020

Colombia requests extradition of former paramilitary leader from US

Colombia is seeking the extradition of former paramilitary leader Salvatore Mancuso from the US. Three INTERPOL Red Notices have been issued in respect of Mr Mancuso who was released from prison in the US in March 2020, having served 12 years of a 15-year sentence for drug trafficking offences. Mr Mancuso was convicted in Colombia […]

20th Aug 2020

US suspends extradition and withdraws from bilateral agreements with Hong Kong

The US State Department announced on Wednesday 19 August that the US had suspended three bilateral treaties with Hong Kong. The treaties make provision for extradition arrangements, including “the surrender of fugitive offenders and sentenced persons, and reciprocal tax exemptions on income derived from the international operation of ships”. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated […]

17th Aug 2020

Meng Wanzhou seeks disclosure of arrest documents

Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer, today applied to the Supreme Court of British Columbia for the disclosure of documents relating to her 2018 arrest, which they say was an abuse of process. It is her legal team’s position that the documents sought will support the contention that Ms Meng was the victim […]

Jasvinder Nakhwal
Partner
jnakhwal@petersandpeters.com
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7822 7753

Nick Vamos
Partner
nvamos@petersandpeters.com
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7822 7776

Countries

Archive