Takeaways From Tappin's Extradition

Law360, New York (March 8, 2012, 1:37 PM EST) -- This article considers the recent U.K. ruling allowing the extradition of a man from the U.K. to the U.S. on charges relating to infringement of U.S. extraterritorial export controls.

It is clear from this case that individuals can still be extradited to the U.S. in connection with breaches of extraterritorial U.S. re-export controls even though there are no equivalent re-export controls under EU and U.K. laws. Instead, the focus is on the conduct, rather than on the nature of the offense charged or on the constituent...
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