Tag: Double Criminality

5th Nov 2020

Former Barclays trader successfully resists extradition to UK

The Court d’appeal de Paris (appellate court), on 4 November 2020, refused the UK extradition request in respect of former Barclays trader Phillippe Moryoussef, and ordered his discharge on the grounds that the conduct contained in the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) was not a crime in France at the time it occurred. Mr Moryoussef was […]

15th Oct 2020

Irish court refuses third French request to extradite Ian Bailey

The Irish High Court has, for the third time, refused French authorities’ request to extradite Ian Bailey to serve a 25 year sentence for the murder of French filmmaker Sophie Toscan du Planitier in Schull, West Cork in 1996. The first request for Mr Bailey’s extradition was made in 2010 but the decision to order […]

30th Jun 2019

CASE SUMMARY: Swierk v Poland [2019] EWHC 1686 (Admin)

Background facts The appellant appealed against an order for his extradition to Poland to serve a custodial sentence for an offence of unintentionally receiving stolen goods. An EAW was issued in May 2011 and the appellant was arrested in the UK in June 2018. The appellant had resisted his extradition at the hearing on the […]

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