Ex-Morgan Crucible Exec Loses Extradition Appeal

Law360, New York (January 25, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The former head of U.K. based Morgan Crucible PLC may soon head stateside to face criminal antitrust charges, after the British High Court refused to block his extradition.

Ian Norris had asked the High Court to deny the United States’ attempts at extradition on the grounds that in 1990, when the alleged violations of U.S. antitrust laws occurred, price-fixing was not illegal in the U.K.

The retired engineering official was indicted in 2003 in federal court in Philadelphia, accused of having fixed the prices for components...
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