Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act Reintroduced in U.S. Congress On March 2, 2009, the Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act (STHAA) was introduced as S. 506 and H.R. 1265 on the following day in the 111th Session of the U.S. Congress. The bill is quite similar to its... Bruce Zagaris 25 6 2009-06-01 Canada, United States, Barbados, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Bahamas, Panama, Antigua & Barbuda, Cayman Islands, Aruba, Liechtenstein, Bermuda, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Cyprus Jurisdiction, Taxation, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes
Guyana Denies Extradition of Guyanese Drug Suspects to the U.S. On April 13, 2009, the Caribbean media reported that recently the Chief Justice of Guyana, Ian Cheng, recently denied the U.S. extradition request for two high profile drug suspects...[more] Bruce Zagaris 25 6 2009-06-01 United States, Guyana Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking, Drug Enforcement
U.S. Indicts Anti-Castro Cuban Posada for Lying About Terrorism Incident in Cuba On April 8, 2009, a federal indictment was returned in the U.S. District Court in El Paso, Texas, against Luis Posada Carriles for perjury and obstruction of a government proceeding related to his... Bruce Zagaris 25 6 2009-06-01 United States, Cuba Administration of Justice, Immigration, Terrorism
PartyGaming and U.S. Reach Non-Prosecution Agreement On April 7, 2009, the U.S. government and PartyGaming PLC, an Internet gambling company incorporated in Gibraltar and publicly trade on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PRTY,... Bruce Zagaris 25 6 2009-06-01 United States, United Kingdom, Gibraltar Administration of Justice, International Gaming
Mexico Requests Automatic Exchange of Information about Interest Paid by U.S. Banks to Mexican Residents The Mexican Finance Secretary, Agustin Carstens, has written to U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, requesting that the United States and Mexican Governments exchange information automatically... David Spencer 25 6 2009-06-01 United States, Mexico Bank Secrecy, Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement
G20 Meeting Agree on Mechanisms and Arrangements to Increase International Financial Regulation and Enforcement On April 2, 2009, the Communique of the G20 Meeting contains undertakings to strengthen international financial regulation and enforcement, including the strengthening of the Financial Stability... Bruce Zagaris 25 6 2009-06-01 World, G-10 member countries International Organizations, Securities Law, White Collar Crime, Securities Trade Enforcement, Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation
Unfunding Terror: The Legal Response to the Financing of Global Terrorism by Jimmy Gurulé (Edward Elgar Publishing, 425 pp. 2008). The author, a Professor at Notre Dame University Law School and former Under Secretary for Enforcement in the U.S. Department of the Treasury on September 11, 2001, when the Bush Administration... Bruce Zagaris 25 6 2009-06-01 United States, Afghanistan Terrorism, United Nations, Book Review
SEC Stops Ponzi Scheme of Americans Using Swiss Affiliate and Caribbean Bank On March 28, 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission obtained an emergency court order, stopping a $68 million Ponzi scheme involving the sale of fictitious high-yield certificates of deposit (... Bruce Zagaris 25 6 2009-06-01 World, United States, Switzerland, st. vincent Securities Law, Fraud, White Collar Crime, Securities Trade Enforcement
U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Hearing Shows Trends in Efforts to Strengthen International Tax Enforcement On March 31, 2009, the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures of the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on “Issues Involving Banking Secrecy Practices and Wealthy American Taxpayers.”... Bruce Zagaris 25 6 2009-06-01 World, United States Taxation, Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation, Tax Crimes, International Convention