Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Editor: D. Daniel Sokol
University of Florida
Levin College of Law

Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Extradition From UK to US in Antitrust Case

In the first ever extradition case involving antitrust, the UK court, earlier this month, approved the extradition of Ian Norris, Chief Executive of Morgan Crucible Co., to the US for alleged participation in a price fixing conspiracy.  the extradition reflects a lowered standard  under a treaty between the US and UK enacted two years ago.  The US Senate has yet to ratify the extradition treaty.

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