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Legal News
22 Feb 2008
by Jaime Jansen

[JURIST] David Bermingham, one of three British bankers known as the NatWest Three [JURIST news archive] was sentenced to over three years in prison Friday after pleading guilty [JURIST report] in November to one count of wire fraud. Bermingham, along with Giles Darby and Gary Mulgrew, was indicted on seven … [read more]


Legal News
29 Nov 2007
by Joshua Pantesco

[JURIST] The three British bankers known as the NatWest three [JURIST news archive] pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of wire fraud as part of a plea deal with prosecutors. David Bermingham, Giles Darby and Gary had been indicted on seven counts of wire fraud [indictment, PDF] for allegedly entering … [read more]


Legal News
24 Oct 2006
by Lisl Brunner

[JURIST] The British Labour Party government's majority in the UK House of Commons [official website] Tuesday rejected greater restrictions on extraditions to the United States and other foreign countries which were proposed by the House of Lords [official website] as part of the Police and Justice Bill [PDF; Home Office … [read more]


Legal News
30 Sep 2006
by Joshua Pantesco

[JURIST] The US Senate early Saturday morning unanimously ratified [US Embassy London press release] the US-UK Extradition Treaty [PDF text; State Department backgrounder; JURIST news archive] that was negotiated in 2003 and statutorily incorporated into UK law [Extradition Act text] the same year. Earlier this year it was controversially used … [read more]


Legal News
7 Sep 2006
by Katerina Ossenova

[JURIST] US District Court Judge Ewing Werlein has set either February 5 or September 4, 2007 as the trial date for three former British bankers [JURIST news archive], known as the Natwest Three, who face fraud charges related to the Enron scandal [JURIST news archive]. Defense lawyers argued for a … [read more]


Legal News
1 Aug 2006
by Joe Shaulis

[JURIST] A US magistrate in Houston agreed Tuesday to delay the trial of three former British bankers facing fraud charges related to the Enron scandal [JURIST news archive] so that two of the defendants can hire American lawyers. A trial had been scheduled for Sept. 11, but Magistrate Stephen Smith … [read more]


Legal News
31 Jul 2006
by Holly Manges Jones

[JURIST] Two British men who face fraud charges in the US related to the Enron scandal [JURIST news archive] are searching for new lawyers, according to papers filed Monday by counsel for a third British man also facing trial. The trial date for the three former NatWest [corporate website] bankers … [read more]


Legal News
15 Jul 2006
by Krista-Ann Staley

[JURIST] Former NatWest [corporate website] bankers David Bermingham, Giles Darby and Gary Mulgrew, pleaded not guilty Friday to a total of seven counts of wire fraud [indictment, PDF] for an allegedly fraudulent sale of Enron stock. The bankers were extradited to the US [JURIST report] Thursday following a three year … [read more]


Legal News
13 Jul 2006
by Joshua Pantesco

[JURIST] US Marshals took custody of three former NatWest [corporate website] bankers Thursday as the controversial extradition of the three British nationals went ahead as scheduled. Giles Darby, David Bermingham and Gary Mulgrew will face seven counts of wire fraud for allegedly reaping around 1.5 million pounds each from a … [read more]


Legal News
12 Jul 2006
by Joshua Pantesco

[JURIST] British Members of Parliament voted to adjourn the House of Commons early Wednesday in protest against the pending extradition [JURIST report] of three British NatWest bankers to the US to face charges in the Enron fraud scandal [JURIST news archive]. During a three-hour debate before the vote, Liberal Democrat … [read more]


Legal News
9 Jul 2006
by James M Yoch Jr

[JURIST] UK Attorney General Lord Goldsmith [official profile] confirmed Saturday that three British bankers charged [indictment, PDF] in the US with wire fraud in connection with the Enron scandal [JURIST news archive] will be extradited and tried in the United States consistent with the terms of the revised UK Extradition … [read more]


Legal News
27 Jun 2006
by Jaime Jansen

[JURIST] The European Court of Human Rights [official website] has rejected a request by three British bankers wanted in the US in connection with the Enron scandal [JURIST news archive] to stay their extradition. David Bermingham, Gary Mulgrew, and Giles Darby, formerly of NatWest [corporate website], will likely be extradited … [read more]


Legal News
21 Feb 2006
by Chris Buell

[JURIST] The UK High Court [UK Court Service website] on Tuesday rejected a bid by three UK bankers to halt their extradition to the US to face fraud charges in connection with the Enron [JURIST news archive] scandal. The British government ordered the extradition of David Bermingham, Giles Darby and … [read more]


Legal News
1 Dec 2005
by Angela Onikepe

[JURIST Europe] A UK High Court has heard an extradition appeal by three British men charged in connection with the Enron [JURIST news archive] scandal challenging the validity of the British government's approval of a US extradition request [JURIST report]. Britain had granted a US request for the extradition of … [read more]


Legal News
24 May 2005
by Jamie Sterling

[JURIST] British Home Secretary Charles Clarke [official website] announced Tuesday that three British men, all Greenwich Natwest [corporate website] bankers, will be extradited to the US to face trial for their involvment in the Enron scandal. Clarke is upholding a London court's ruling from October [JURIST report]. The bankers face … [read more]


Legal News
7 Apr 2005
by Chris Buell

[JURIST] Three UK bankers whose extradition is sought by the US based on links to the Enron scandal may challenge UK prosecutors for failing to investigate the case, the UK High Court [official website] has ruled. The Court granted review on the case, saying that it was possible that the … [read more]


Legal News
7 Apr 2005
by Amit Patel

[JURIST] Leading Thursday's corporations and securities law news, Pfizer Inc. [corporate website] announced the suspension of its sales of arthritis drug Bextra [informational website]. The move came after US and European drug regultors told the world's largest drug maker that the drug's risks outweigh its benefits. Pfizer will also add … [read more]


Legal News
22 Mar 2005
by Chris Buell

[JURIST] A UK court on Tuesday granted Home Secretary Charles Clarke [official profile] more time to decide on a US request to extradite three British bankers indicted on fraud charges stemming from the Enron scandal. A court ruled last fall that the three, Gary Mulgrew, David Bermingham and Gile Darby, … [read more]


Legal News
22 Mar 2005
by Amit Patel

[JURIST]Leading Tuesday's corporations and securities law news, the Wall Street Journal is reporting [subscription req'd] American International Group Inc. (AIG) [corporate website] has fired CFO Howard I. Smith and a vice president Christian M. Milton after the executives indicated they would invoke the Fifth Amendment [text] with regulators over the … [read more]


Legal News
15 Oct 2004
by Amit Patel

In Friday's corporations and securities law news, the SEC's inquiry into Fannie Mae's accounting practices has become a formal investigation. Commissioners have given the agency power to subpoena documents and testimony from witnesses. The Washington Post has more.In other news, as previously reported on JURIST's Paper Chase, a UK court … [read more]

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