Price-fixing allegations could lead to extradition

While extradition was largely the preserve of suspected terrorists in the 1980s, there are strong indications that it is now businesspeople who will be subject to extradition proceedings.

7th April, 2007

While extradition was largely the preserve of suspected terrorists in the 1980s, there are strong indications that it is now businesspeople who will be subject to extradition proceedings.

Cases like the NatWest Three in the wake of the Enron scandal demonstrate how this could happen, but there is a new twist, and executives could now be extradited for conversations with competitors about pricing.

The prospect of executives being extradited on suspicion of being involved in...

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