“It’s not the end” – Nick Vamos on UK gov decision to approve Julian Assange extradition to the US

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Nick Vamos, our Head of Business Crime, was quoted extensively in the media following the UK Home Secretary Priti Patel decision on Friday to approve the extradition of Julian Assange to the US. The WikiLeaks founder is wanted in the US for conspiring to hack and then publish classified documents in 2010-11, including in respect […]

Nick Vamos quoted in the media as Harvey Weinstein charged in UK over 1996 assault claims

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Nick Vamos was quoted in the media, including in the Irish Independent, discussing the possibility of Harvey Weinstein being extradited to the UK from the U.S. and what this would entail. Weinstein is facing two charges of indecent assault against a woman in London in 1996. Nick said that the fact that the former Hollywood […]

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Common EU penalties for evading sanctions – Anna Bradshaw in Global Arbitration Review

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On 25 May, the European Commission proposed measures to create of EU-wide rules to punish breaches of EU sanctions. This would have the effect of closing the loopholes whereby divergent criminal definitions and penalties across member states can mean that breaches can attract widely different responses from local judicial authorises or even go unpunished. The […]

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UK seeking return of Kevin Spacey from U.S. to face sexual assault charges – Nick Vamos in The Guardian

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The UK is said to be taking steps to get actor Kevin Spacey extradited from the U.S. to face sexual assault charges, unless he came back voluntarily. The Guardian reports that the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced last week that it had authorized four charges of sexual assault against the actor in respect of attacks […]

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Webinar: How to start your international career as a lawyer

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On 26 May, Michael O’Kane, Senior Partner at Peters & Peters, was interviewed by the College of Law Australia, alongside Olivia Kung, Partner at  Wellington Legal, Ross Dakin, Partner at Peppercorn Recruitment, and Helen Wu, Director, Business and Legal Affairs, Marketing and Advertising Counsel, PlayStation.   Michael discussed his career route to Peters & Peters […]

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Webinar: How will ISO 31030 affect work travel crises?

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ISO 31030 came out in September 2021 and is the first truly global benchmark for travel risk management, providing a good practice framework.  Understanding the standard will help corporate organisations whose employees need to travel to consider the extent to which they are meeting their duty of care to their employees and others in the […]