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E.g., 2017-08
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Brazil Police Raid AIG and UBS for Alleged Tax Fraud On November 6, 2007, the Brazilian Police arrested 30 persons, including black exchange control operators, business executives, and officials of three foreign banks. The law enforcement operation,... Bruce Zagaris 24 1 2008-01-01 Brazil, Switzerland Taxation, Fraud
Against Amnesty International’s Recommendations, U.N. Brokers Congo-Rwanda Repatriation Agreement On November 2, 2007, Amnesty International urged governments not to extradite or send persons suspected of crimes during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide to Rwanda because of the serious problems in Rwanda’s... Bruce Zagaris 24 1 2008-01-01 Rwanda Extradition, Law of War, International Courts
U.K. Court Rules Abu Hamza al-Masri Can Be Extradited to the U.S. On November 15, 2007, a British court ruled that Abu Hamza al-Masri, the radical Muslim cleric, could be extradited to the U.S. on eleven charges. The senior district judge Timothy Workman made his... Bruce Zagaris 24 1 2008-01-01 United States, United Kingdom Extradition, Terrorism
Testimony and Bills on Human Rights Violators in the U.S. On November 14, 2007, the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law held a hearing entitled “No Safe Haven: Accountability for Human Rights Violators in the... Anne Kelsey 24 1 2008-01-01 United States Human Rights, Torture
European Justice Council Focuses on Migration Enforcement On September 18, 2007, the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the European Union (EU) held its 2818th meeting which focused on migration enforcement issues...[more] Bruce Zagaris 24 1 2008-01-01 Europe Immigration, European Union, Economic Integration
U.N. Special Rapporteur’s Report on Protecting Human Rights while Countering Terrorism On October 31, 2007, Mr. Martin Scheinin, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms while Countering Terrorism spoke at the... Anne Kelsey 24 1 2008-01-01 United States Human Rights, Terrorism, United Nations
Brazil Charges Cisco Director with Tax Fraud and Other Crimes On November 23, 2007, a Brazilian judge formally charged Carlos Roberto Carnevali, director of operations at Cisco Systems Inc.’s Brazil unit, with tax fraud and other crimes involving. A Brazilian... Bruce Zagaris 24 1 2008-01-01 United States, Brazil Taxation, Fraud
U.S. Repatriates to Brazil $1.6 Million Frozen in U.S. Banks On November 5, 2007, the media reported that the U.S. government through the Department of Homeland Security will repatriate $1.6 million that was frozen to the Brazilian government. The money was... Bruce Zagaris 24 1 2008-01-01 United States, Brazil Money Laundering, Mutual Legal Assistance, Asset Forfeiture
OECD 2007 Assessment on Tax Cooperation and a Level Playing Field On October 12, 2007, the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development(OECD) published Tax Co-operation: Towards a Level Playing Field - the 2007 Assessment by the Global Forum on Taxation.... Bruce Zagaris 24 1 2008-01-01 World Taxation
Mexico Orders Extradition of Former Governor of Quintana Roo On November 7, 2007, the Mexican Foreign Ministry announced Mexico has ordered the extradition of a former state governor, Mario Villanueva, to the United States where he has been indicted on drug... Bruce Zagaris 24 1 2008-01-01 United States, Mexico, Colombia Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
Chevron Agrees to Pay $30 Million to Settle Oil-for-Food Charges On November 14, 2007, the Chevron corporation and its subsidiaries agreed to pay $30 million to resolve criminal and civil regulatory liabilities relating to Chevron’s procurement of Iraqi oil under... Bruce Zagaris 24 1 2008-01-01 United States, Iraq Money Laundering, Corruption
ICTY Handles 8 Trials, Including Seselj, and Prosecutor Gives Positive Recommendation on Serbian Cooperation to the EU The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has a full slate of business. It is currently conducting eight different cases at the trial stage. Meanwhile the Office of the... Bruce Zagaris 24 1 2008-01-01 Europe, Balkans Law of War, International Courts
European Commission Requests Mandate to Negotiate New International Anti-Counterfeiting Agreements On October 23, 2007, the European Commission (EC) said it will ask for a mandate from its members to negotiate a new Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) with major trading partners, including... Bruce Zagaris 24 1 2008-01-01 World Intellectual Property, International Organizations
ICTY Orders Arrest of Witness in the Haradinaj Case for Contempt On November 9, 2007, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) arrested Avni Krasniqi, a witness in The Prosecutor v. Ramush Haradinaj, Idriz Balaj & Lahi Brahimaj,... Bruce Zagaris 24 1 2008-01-01 Europe, Balkans Law of War, International Courts
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS AND ARTICLES 1. BOOKS A. Economic Integration and Criminal Law E. Guild, Immigration and Criminal Law in the European Union; the Legal Measures and Social Consequences of Criminal Law in Member States on... Bruce Zagaris 24 1 2008-01-01 Bibliography
U.S. Law Enforcement Intercepts Ship with 1,221 Pounds of Cocaine On November 4, 2007, U.S. law enforcement officials assigned to the Caribbean Corridor Initiative (CCI) intercepted the Venezuelan-flagged Doña Antonieta approximately 700 nautical miles from Brazil... Bruce Zagaris 24 1 2008-01-01 United States, Caribbean, United Kingdom, Venezuela Maritime, Drugs & Trafficking
U.S. MUTUAL ASSISTANCE AND EXTRADITION TREATY UPDATES The IELR periodically publishes an updated list of U.S. Extradition and Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Treaties. Changes since the last update (the August 2007 issue of the IELR) are in... 24 1 2008-01-01 Treaties
ICJ Schedules Hearing in Case in Which Djibouti Accuses France of Violations of MLAT On October 2, 2007, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) scheduled hearings for January 21, 2008 in the case concerning Certain Questions of Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Djibouti v.... Bruce Zagaris 24 1 2008-01-01 France, Djibouti Immunity, Mutual Legal Assistance, International Courts
European Parliament Report Criticizes U.N. and EU Blacklisting On November 12, 2007, a report issued by the European Parliament Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights criticized the targeted sanctions of the United Nations (U.N.) and the European Union (EU... Bruce Zagaris 24 1 2008-01-01 Europe Economic Sanctions, Human Rights, European Union
European Human Rights Court Halts Extradition of Croatian General From Austria to Croatia On November 9, 2007, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) suspended the extradition of former Croatian General Vladimir Zagorec from Austria to Croatia. A judge of the ECHR decided to... Bruce Zagaris 24 1 2008-01-01 Europe, Balkans, Austria Extradition, Human Rights, International Courts

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