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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
EU, U.S. Review and Expand Anti-Counterfeiting Programs On February 1, 2007, officials from the European Commission and the U.S. government met with industry representatives in Geneva to review efforts to fight counterfeiting and piracy. U.S. and EU... Bruce Zagaris 23 4 2007-04-01 United States, Europe Counterfeiting, Customs Enforcement, Intellectual Property, European Union
France Extradites Former Bank Head to Austria On February 13, 2007, France extradited Helmet Elsner, former director general of beleaguered Ban für Arbeit und Wirtschft (Bawag), to Austria. Following France’s heavily contested decision, Elsner... Bruce Zagaris 23 4 2007-04-01 Caribbean, France, Austria Extradition, Fraud, White Collar Crime
Peru Delivers Final Evidence to Chile in Support of Fujimori Extradition On February 1, 2007, Carlos Briceño, the anti-corruption attorney for the Peruvian government, announced that his government would present its final dossier of evidence to the Chilean government on... Bruce Zagaris 23 4 2007-04-01 Peru, Chile Extradition, Human Rights, War Crimes
Germany Charges 13 CIA Operatives in el-Masri Rendition Probe On January 31, 2007, a German court issued an arrest warrant for 13 persons linked to the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) mistaken kidnapping of Khaled el-Masri, a German citizen of Lebanese... Bruce Zagaris 23 4 2007-04-01 United States, Germany, Italy Extradition, Human Rights, Terrorism, Kidnaping
Bank of America Fined $3 Million for AML Violations on Wyly Accounts The investment services arm of Bank of America has agreed to pay a $3 million fine to the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), settling accusations that the bank failed to comply with... Jed Borod 23 4 2007-04-01 United States, Money Laundering, Due Diligence, Taxation
ICC Formally Charges Lubanga, Prepares for First Trial On January 29, 2007, Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) confirmed the charges against Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, referring the case to the ICC’s Trial Chamber. Lubanga, who is... Bruce Zagaris 23 4 2007-04-01 World, Africa, Congo Human Rights, War Crimes, International Courts
Panama Responds to Guatemalan Request for Assistance in Financial Crime Probe On January 31, 2007, Panamanian authorities designated one prosecutor to respond to a Guatemalan request for assistance in the investigation of alleged financial crimes connected to a major... Bruce Zagaris 23 4 2007-04-01 Guatemala, Panama Money Laundering, Mutual Legal Assistance, Fraud
South Africa Asks UN to Delay Adding Two Nationals to Terrorist List South Africa has asked the UN to delay adding two South African nationals to the 1267 Committee’s list of individuals and entities associated with al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, and the Taliban, in order... Bruce Zagaris 23 4 2007-04-01 South Africa Terrorism, United Nations, Sanctions
U.S. Appellate Court Upholds Cash Smuggling Conviction On January 30, 2007, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit largely affirmed the convictions of two persons for cash smuggling and making false statements. On November 8, 2003, Krikor and... Bruce Zagaris 23 4 2007-04-01 United States Customs Enforcement
U.S. Law Enforcement Focuses on FCPA In February 2007, the U.S. Department of Justice brought a number as part of its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement efforts. 1. Three Vetco Subsidiaries Plead Guilty, Agree to $26M in Fines... Bruce Zagaris 23 4 2007-04-01 United States, Iraq, Nigeria Corruption, Bribery
European Prosecutors, Legislators Seek Accountability for U.S. Renditions A growing series of national prosecutions and a European Parliament report seek to hold participants in the U.S. extraordinary rendition program accountable for their actions. On February 16, 2007,... Bruce Zagaris 23 4 2007-04-01 United States, Europe, Germany, Italy, Egypt Human Rights, Law of War, Terrorism, Kidnaping
Canadian Supreme Court Unanimously Overturns Terror Detention Procedures On February 22, 2007, the Supreme Court of Canada overturned a law permitting the Canadian government to detain foreign-born terrorism suspects indefinitely and without charge, based on secret... Bruce Zagaris 23 4 2007-04-01 Canada Immigration, National Security, Terrorism
Interpol Makes Recommendations to Recover Aghan and Iraqi Cultural Property On February 14, 2007, the Interpol Expert Group (IEG) on Stolen Cultural Property issued recommendations on trafficking in and recovery of stolen Afghan and Iraqi cultural property. The IEG took... Bruce Zagaris 23 4 2007-04-01 Iraq, Afghanistan Art and Cultural Property, International Organizations
International Tribunal for War Crimes in Former Yugoslavia Faces Transitional Issues As the International Tribunal for War Crimes in Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) draws closer to its wind up, it faces a bevy of transitional issues, especially as it attempts to transfer cases to national... Bruce Zagaris 23 4 2007-04-01 Balkans Human Rights, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
EU Prisoner Transfers: Creative Transformation or Betrayal of Principles? At its 2768th meeting on December 4-5, 2006, the EU Justice and Home Affairs Council examined a Presidency compromise text regarding a draft Framework Decision on the application of the principle of... Michael Plachta 23 4 2007-04-01 Europe Human Rights, Transfer of Prisoners, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance
Cuba Sends Drug Cartel Suspect Wanted by U.S. to Colombia On February 8, 2007, Cuba transferred Luis Hernando Gómez Bustamante, the alleged leader of a Colombian drug cartel, to Colombia. The transfer of Gómez Bustamante, who the U.S. has prioritized on... Bruce Zagaris 23 4 2007-04-01 United States, Colombia, Cuba Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
Israeli Terrorism Victims Win Initial Motion against Arab Bank   On January 30, 2007, Israeli terrorism victims won an initial victory in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York when Judge Nina Gershon rejected much of a motion to... Bruce Zagaris 23 4 2007-04-01 Middle East, Israel, Palestine, Saudi Arabia Terrorism