Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution: Judge Dread
The US-UK Extradition Treaty extends the right of the US courts to order the extradition of a suspect in the UK without evidence. Justin Williams, James Warnot, Ivan Morales and Robert Bell warn that this cannot be avoided by UK companies, even those with minimal US contact
US criminal proceedings are often said to cause greater hardship to the defendant, a possible greater risk of unfairness and, if convicted, the likelihood of a harsher sentence than prosecution in the UK. This is not an issue that has figured high on the radar screens of UK business leaders – until now. Two factors have changed that.
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