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Tax Fraud — New Extradition Risks

 
Peter Binning partner at the London solicitors Corker Binning 1 considers the consequences of the Government's recent decision to allow extradition to the USA without the need for evidence to be submitted
 
Recent cases in the UK and the USA mean that extradition for tax-related offences is likely to become more common.
New extradition arrangements — impact on tax cases
 
The decisions of the English High Court in February 2006 in Bermingham and others v Director of Serious Fraud Office2 (the 'Enron 3' case) and Norris v Secretary of State for the Home Department3 graphically illustrate the consequences of the UK Government's decision to allow extradition to the USA without the need for evidence to be...

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