Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Prosecution of Transnational Corruption Cases Increases Significantly As 2006 draws to a close, the number of investigations and prosecutions of transnational corruption continue to increase internationally. This article reviews ongoing cases in the U.S., Germany, and... Bruce Zagaris 23 2 2007-02-01 United States, Germany, China Corruption, White Collar Crime, Bribery
International Organizations, Foreign Prosecutors and Victims Target U.S. Extraordinary Rendition Program International organizations, foreign prosecutors, and victims continue to challenge the U.S.’ extraordinary rendition program, alleging that the U.S. is illegally seizing, interrogating, and... Bruce Zagaris 23 2 2007-02-01 United States, Europe, Poland Human Rights, Terrorism, European Union, Kidnaping, Torture
FinCEN Issues Report on Money Laundering in Commercial Real Estate Industry On December 5, 2006, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), U.S. Department of Treasury, issued a report entitled “Money Laundering in the Commercial Real Estate Industry,” which... Bruce Zagaris 23 2 2007-02-01 United States Money Laundering
EU and U.S. Hold Meeting on Targeted Sanctions On September 27-28, 2006, representatives of the European Union (EU) and the United States met in Helsinki to discuss the transparency and fairness of financial sanctions against terrorism. Joined... Bruce Zagaris 23 2 2007-02-01 United States, Europe Terrorism, European Union, Sanctions
Bibliography I. Books A. Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity, and Torture J.B. Quigley, The Genocide Convention: An International Law Analysis. Ashgate Pub., 2006. S. Strass, The Order of Genocide: Race, Power... Bruce Zagaris 23 2 2007-02-01 World Bibliography
EU Advocate General Advises Applying Money Laundering Directive to Lawyers On December 14, 2006, the European Union Advocate General (AG) advised applying the EU’s Second Directive on Money Laundering to attorneys1, notwithstanding the attorney-client privilege and right of... Bruce Zagaris 23 2 2007-02-01 European Union Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision, Money Laundering
EU Issues Survey of Legal Profession Implementation of Anti-Money Laundering Directive On December 19, 2006, the European Commission issued the results of a survey of the legal profession’s implementation of the anti-money laundering directive, finding low, uneven levels of... Bruce Zagaris 23 2 2007-02-01 European Union Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision, Money Laundering
Accused Croatian War Criminal Loses Effort to Block Australian Extradition Hearing On December 8, 2006, accused Croatian war criminal Dragan Vasiljkovic’s bid to block a hearing in Australia on Croatia’s request for his extradition failed.1  Croatia requested Vasiljkovic’s... Bruce Zagaris 23 2 2007-02-01 Australia, Croatia Extradition, War Crimes
Cambodian Special Tribunal Controversy Continues Fifteen years after Cambodia and the international community began efforts to establish the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), the initiative remains mired in controversy... Bruce Zagaris 23 2 2007-02-01 Cambodia International Courts, International Criminal Tribunal, International Law
Brazil Strengthens International Enforcement Cooperation Two recent events in Brazil – the fourth meeting of the National Strategy to Combat Corruption and Money Laundering (Estratégia Nacional de Combate à Corrupção e à Lavagem de Dinheiro, Enccla) on... Bruce Zagaris 23 2 2007-02-01 Brazil Money Laundering, Corruption, Extradition, International Organizations, Mutual Legal Assistance, Asset Forfeiture
UN Security Council Adopts Procedure for Contesting Sanctions Lists On December 19, 2006, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 1730, which attempts to ensure due process for adding and removing person and entities on UN sanctions lists.1  Res. 1730... Bruce Zagaris 23 2 2007-02-01 World Sanctions, United Nations
U.K. High Court Rules Two British Suspects Extraditable to U.S. On November 30, 2006, the U.K. High Court ruled that two British men, Babar Ahmad and Haroon Rashid Aswat, can be extradited to the United States in connection with U.S. terrorism charges. Lord... Bruce Zagaris 23 2 2007-02-01 United States, United Kingdom Extradition, Human Rights, Terrorism, Capital Punishment
U.S. District Court Blocks Enforcement of “Unconstitutional” 9/11 Executive Order On November 27, 2006, a U.S. District Court in Los Angeles enjoined enforcement of two parts of Executive Order 13224 as impermissibly vague because they permit the President to unilaterally... Bruce Zagaris 23 2 2007-02-01 United States National Security, Terrorism
Polish Parliament Amends Constitution to Accommodate European Arrest Warrant With the passage of recent legislation amending the its constitution, Poland joined a group of European Union (EU) member states that have changed their laws to fully implement the 2002 European... Michael Plachta 23 2 2007-02-01 Europe, Poland Extradition, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance
OECD Urges Czech Republic to Overhaul Anti-Bribery Legislation On November 23, 2006, the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) issued a report urging the Czech Republic to modify its domestic laws to meet the requirements of OECD Convention... Bruce Zagaris 23 2 2007-02-01 Czech Republic Corruption, International Organizations, White Collar Crime, Bribery
U.S. District Court Rules Afghan Guantanamo Detainee Has Right to Counsel On December 1, 2006, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Judge Gladys Kessler denied a U.S. government motion for a show cause order in Hamad Al Razak v. George W. Bush, while granting a... Bruce Zagaris 23 2 2007-02-01 United States Human Rights, National Security, Terrorism
U.S. Indicts Son of Former Liberian Leader Charles Taylor for Torture On December 6, 2006, a federal grand jury in Miami indicted Charles “Chuckie” Taylor, as known as Roy M. Belfast, in connection with criminal torture charges. Chuckie Taylor, the son of former... Bruce Zagaris 23 2 2007-02-01 United States, Liberia Human Rights, War Crimes, Torture