Indian Tycoon Blasts Extradition As 'Accounting Nonsense'

Law360, London (February 12, 2020, 4:19 PM GMT) -- A lawyer for an Indian beer baron blasted a British judge on Wednesday for concluding that several banks may have been tricked into lending more than $1 billion to keep a crumbling airline afloat, saying her client now faces extradition due to “accounting nonsense.”

Indian beer baron Vijay Mallya argues that "accounting nonsense" is the reason he was ordered to be extradited. (AP) Clare Montgomery QC said a magistrate was “confused” when she ordered Vijay Mallya to be extradited to India in 2018 to face charges of defrauding lenders to keep his ailing Kingfisher Airline alive.

Kingfisher, which was teetering on...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!