UK Ex-CEO Loses Extradition Fight In Price-Fixing Case

Law360, New York (February 24, 2010, 2:07 PM EST) -- The U.K.'s highest court has nixed an attempt by a former CEO of Morgan Crucible Co. PLC to avoid extradition to the U.S. to face obstruction of justice charges related to a price-fixing case.

The U.S. government sought to bring the former Morgan Crucible executive, Ian Norris, to the U.S. after indicting him in 2003 on seven counts of price-fixing components used to power trains and two of obstructing justice. But in 2007, the House of Lords ruled that the conduct related to price-fixing was not...
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