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France seeks to extradite Manuel Noriega

France has applied to extradite 71-year-old former Panama dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega from the United States, where he is due to be released from prison on September 9, 2007 after serving nearly 18 years of a 30-year prison sentence for drug-trafficking, racketeering, and money laundering.

France: Manuel Antonio Noriega

Complaint for the arrest of Manuel Antonio Noriega and extradition from the USA to France to face charges of narcotics trafficking.

Latin America Round-Up: November 30, 2001

Investigator finds links among different cases of corruption in Argentina The head of an anti money laundering commission in Argentina, Legislator Elisa Carrió, has linked apparently unconnected cases of corruption that have occurred during the past 15 years in a

BCCI v. Bank of America et al: Judicial Assistance

Bank of Credit and Commerce International (in liquidation) v. Bank of America National Trust and Savings Association, BankAmerica International, and BankAmerica Corporation at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Insider Talking: June 30, 2000

Finance Merchants Bank sells 'paper' banks for between $29,000 and $100,000 each, Imperial Consolidated Securities threaten litigation against individual members of the Bahamas Securities Commission, wheels falloff Bahamas-registered International Financial Privacy Association Ltd., liquidators for the Bank of Credit and Commerce International Overseas Ltd. announce third payout to creditors, First Cayman Bank creditors receive first dividend of 25 cents in the dollar.

BCCI liquidator wins High Court judgment

The liquidator of the Bank of Credit & Commerce International has won a High Court judgment in London for £17 million ($28 million) against former employees and relatives of a loans officer at the bank, which was closed in 1991. Two million pounds of the total, representing the value of four residential properties and a unit on an industrial estate in London, will be available immediately to the liquidator, Deloitte & Touche, reported the Financial Times newspaper.

Deloitte & Touche clear way for $3 billion claim against Ernst & Young

A $3 billion claim brought by Deloitte & Touche as liquidators of the failed Bank of Credit & Commerce International against accounting firm Ernst & Young was reinstated by the Court of Appeal in London on February 13. The ruling overturned a High Court decision of January of last year.

BCCI liquidators awarded US$2.1 billion in damages

The Court of Appeals in the Cayman Islands has awarded damages of US$2.1 billion to the liquidators of BCCI-affiliate International Credit and Investment Company and ICIC-subsidiary Finance International and Investment Limited.

Over 100 BCCI-related lawsuits filed in Cayman, Crown Prince of Dubai among defendants

Lawyers acting for the liquidator of the Bank of Credit & Commerce International have swamped the Cayman court system by bringing over 100 lawsuits against people who borrowed money from the bank and foreign banks and insurers it did business with.A defendant in two of the actions brought at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands is the Crown Prince of Dubai and the Minister of Defence for the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.