Extradition Looms For U.K. Bankers

Law360, New York (June 27, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Delivering a fatal legal blow, the European Court of Human Rights has refused to interrupt extradition proceedings against three British bankers facing trial in Texas on Enron-related charges.

David Bermingham, Gary Mulgrew and Giles Darby, former executives at Greenwich National Westminster, a unit of Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC, are expected to be deported to the U.S. next month after exhausting all available legal avenues.

The group had begged the European Court of Human Rights to temporarily overrule an earlier U.K. court decision greenlighting the...
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