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The usual suspects?

Richard Burger (Mills & Reeve Solicitors, Cambridge, UK)
George Davies (London, UK)

Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance

ISSN: 1358-1988

Article publication date: 1 October 2006



The purpose of this paper is to describe the ramifications of the UK Extradition Act of 2003 in the light of the extradition of the “Nat West Three” to the USA.


The paper briefly outlines the background to the case and discusses British extradition arrangements.


The increasing harmonization of regulation and co‐operation between enforcement agencies across international borders, combined with the increasing criminalization of regulatory breaches has made the risk of extradition all too real for city professionals.


The paper highlights changes to UK extradition procedures and the implications for white collar crime.



Burger, R. and Davies, G. (2006), "The usual suspects?", Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance, Vol. 14 No. 4, pp. 408-410.



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