Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Australia Extradites Alleged Software Pirate to U.S. On February 20, 2007, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia held an initial hearing for Hew Raymond Griffiths, 44, a British national living in Bateau Bay, Australia, who... Bruce Zagaris 23 5 2007-05-01 United States, Australia Cybercrime, Extradition
EU Justice & Home Affairs Council Agrees to Integrate Treaty of Prüm into EU On February 15, 2007, the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the European Union held its 2781st Council meeting, agreeing to integrate the Treaty of Prüm into the legal order of the EU and making a... Bruce Zagaris 23 5 2007-05-01 Europe European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance
European Parliamentary Assembly Reminds Members of Duty to Cooperate with European Court of Human Rights On February 9, 2007, the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly adopted a resolution calling on member states to stop pressuring applicants to the... Bruce Zagaris 23 5 2007-05-01 Europe Human Rights, European Union, International Courts
EC Issues Working Document on AML Due Diligence in Non-Face to Face Transactions On December 19, 2007, the Commission of the European Communities published a working document on anti-money laundering due diligence with respect to the identification of clients in non-face to face... Bruce Zagaris 23 5 2007-05-01 Europe Money Laundering, Due Diligence, European Union
French Bar Challenges European Money Laundering Directive On February 16, 2007, the French Bar filed a petition before the European Parliament, challenging Directive 2005/60/EC (“Third Money Laundering Directive”) because the Parliament allegedly failed to... Bruce Zagaris 23 5 2007-05-01 Europe Due Diligence, International Organizations, European Union, Privacy
ICC Prosecutors Issues Summons to Two Sudanese Linked to Darfur Atrocities On February 27, 2007, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), applied to Pre-Trial Chamber I for the issuance of summonses to appear against Ahman Muhammad... Bruce Zagaris 23 5 2007-05-01 Sudan Human Rights, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
ICJ Issues Mixed Verdict in Bosnia Herzegovina/Serbia Genocide Case On February 26, 2007, the International Court of Justice issued a ruling Bosnia and Herzegovina’s case against Serbia and Montenegro, finding that Serbia did not commit genocide, conspire to commit... Bruce Zagaris 23 5 2007-05-01 Europe, Balkans Human Rights, European Union, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
New York D.A. Indicts Brazilian Politician in Corruption-Money Laundering Scheme On March 9, 2007, Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau announced the indictment of Paulo Maluf, former governor and mayor of São Paulo, Brazil, along with four co-conspirators. Prosecutors... Bruce Zagaris 23 5 2007-05-01 United States, Brazil Money Laundering, Corruption
Australian David Hicks Pleads Guilty After U.S. Threatens Military Defense Counsel On March 26, 2007, Australian David Hicks pleaded guilty to one charge of material support for terrorism, becoming the first Guantánamo prisoner to accept criminal responsibility before a military... Bruce Zagaris 23 5 2007-05-01 United States, Australia Human Rights, National Security, Terrorism
State Department Legal Adviser Says U.S. Will Not Extradite CIA Defendants to Italy On February 28, 2007, John B. Bellinger, III, the U.S. legal adviser at the Department of State, publicly stated that the U.S. government would refuse to honor Italian requests for the extradition of... Bruce Zagaris 23 5 2007-05-01 United States, Europe, Germany, Italy Extradition, Human Rights, National Security, Terrorism, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. Treasury Finalizes Rule Cutting Off Banco Delta Asia from U.S. Financial System, Returns Frozen Funds to North Korea On March 14, 2007, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued a final rule against Banco Delta Asia SARL (BDA) under Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act. When the final rule takes effect in 30 days,... Bruce Zagaris 23 5 2007-05-01 United States, China, North Korea Money Laundering, Counterfeiting, Economic Sanctions, National Security, Terrorism
Bar Associations Challenge Anti-Money Laundering Laws Nearly four years after the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued its revised Forty Recommendations on Anti-Money Laundering, incorporation customer due diligence, suspicious activity reporting,... Bruce Zagaris 23 5 2007-05-01 Canada, France, Belgium, Japan, Poland Money Laundering, International Organizations, Privacy
New U.S. Tax Legislation Targets Offshore Jurisdictions Three new pieces of U.S. legislation target transactions involving "tax haven" or "offshore secrecy" jurisdictions as part of efforts to close the growing U.S. tax gap. The bills – S. 396, which has... Bruce Zagaris 23 5 2007-05-01 United States, Caribbean Bank Secrecy, Taxation, Privacy
Mexico Extradites Alleged Sex Trafficker to U.S. On March 2, 2007, U.S. law enforcement officials announced the extradition of Consuelo Carreto Valencia, an accused sex trafficker, to the U.S. to face a 27-count indictment concerning the... Bruce Zagaris 23 5 2007-05-01 United States, Mexico Human Trafficking, Organized Crime, Sex Crimes