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U.S. Congress Passes Fraud Enforcement Bill After Removing International Tax Crime Provisions On May 18, 2009, prior to a House vote Congress passed a fraud enforcement bill (S. 396) after removing provisions making movement into or out of the U.S. money for the purpose of committing tax... Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 World, United States Money Laundering, Taxation, Fraud, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes
Three Bills Introduce to Regulate and Tax Internet Gaming On May 6, 2009, three bills were introduced in Congress to regulate and tax Internet gaming. Barney Frank (D-Ma.) is again leading the effort...[more] Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 World, United States Money Laundering, International Gaming, Taxation, Fraud
European Court of Human Rights Declines Application of Mauritanian to Overturn French Torture Conviction On March 30, 2009, the European Court of Human Rights found inadmissible the application brought by Ely Ould Dah, a Mauritanian national concerning the case of Ould Dah v. France. A French court... Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 France, mauritius Human Rights, United Nations, Torture, International Courts
Beyond the Law: The Bush Administration’s Unlawful Responses in the “War”on Terror by Jordan J. Paust, Cambridge Univ. Press, 311 pp., 2007 The book discusses violations of international law authorized and assisted by secret memos, authorizations and orders of the Bush Administration. The book focuses on why several Executive claims... Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 World, United States, Iraq, Afghanistan Terrorism, War Crimes, International Courts, Book Review, Treaties, International Cooperation, Weapons of Mass Destruction
Italy Prioritizes International Tax enforcement for the Next G-8 Meeting On May 12, 2009, Minister of Finance Giulio Tremonti announced it will have the development of international standards for fighting tax evasion the top priority at July’s Group of Eight Summit near... Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 World, Italy International Organizations, Taxation, Fraud, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes
Stanford Receiver’s Report Shows Fraud and Disputes with Antigua and Venezuela The report of the Receiver Ralph S. Janvey filed on April 23, 2009, in the case of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) v. Stanford International Bank, Ltd. (SIBL) indicates confirmation of... Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 Venezuela, Antigua & Barbuda Asset Forfeiture, White Collar Crime, Asset Seizure
ICTY Appellate Chamber Increases Officer’s Sentence for Not Protecting Croat Detainees On May 5, 2009, an Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia increased the sentence of Veselin Šljivančanin, a major in the Yugoslav Peoples’ Army (JNA), for... Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 Netherlands, Serbia, Former Yugoslavia Human Rights, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
U.N. Special Tribunal Releases Suspects in Hariri’s Death Due to Lack of Evidence On April 29, 2009, Judge Daniel Fransen of the U.N. Special Tribunal for Lebanon ordered the release of four Lebanese generals, who were arrested in August 2005 as suspects in the assassination of... Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 Syria, Lebanon Terrorism, United Nations, International Courts
EU Council Issues Work Strategy and Practical Measures against Cybercrime On March 17, 2009, the Council of the European Union issued conclusions setting forth a work strategy and practical measures to combat cybercrime...(more) Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 Colombia, Venezuela, Cuba, Aruba, Lebanon, Curaçao Terrorism, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Drug Enforcement
Darfur Rebel Leader Reports to ICC Voluntarily On May 17, 2007, Abu Garda, a suspected Darfurian war criminal arrived voluntarily in the Netherlands. Upon arrival, International Criminal Court (ICC) officials notified him of the order to appear... Philip Mayer 25 7 2009-07-01 Sudan, Netherlands Administration of Justice, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
Swiss and U.S. Governments Adjourn Negotiations of Tax Treaty Protocol on Information Exchange On May 4, 2009, Beat Furer, a spokesman for the Swiss Finance Ministry, said the two governments concluded their first round of talks in Bern, Switzerland, with an agreement to meet again in June... Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 United States, Switzerland Taxation, Fraud, Treaties, Tax Enforcement
French Court Rules Lawsuit Against Three African Presidents for Embezzlement Admissible On May 5, 2009, a French magistrate ruled that an action against three African leaders accused of embezzlement is admissible despite the opposition of the Paris prosecutors’ office when the case was... Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 France, Equatorial Guinea, Congo, Gabon Corruption, International Courts, Embezzlement, International Criminal and Comparative Law
Controversy in Liberia Over Asset Seizure from Nigerian Visitor On May 5, 2009, a French magistrate ruled that an action against three African leaders accused of embezzlement is admissible despite the opposition of the Paris prosecutors’ office when the case was... Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 France, Nigeria, Liberia Corruption, International Courts, Asset Forfeiture, Embezzlement, Asset Seizure
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS, ARTICLES, AND DOCUMENTS 1. Books A. The Law of War T.M. Noble, Eve of Destruction: The Coming Age of Preventive War. U. Of Pennsylvania Press, 171 pp., 2008....(more) Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 World Bibliography
U.K. and Libya Conclude Prisoner Transfer, Extradition, and Mutual Assistance Treaties On May 4, 2009, the media reported that the United Kingdom and Libya have concluded a package of four agreements, including prisoner transfer, extradition, mutual legal assistance, and civil and... Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 United States, United Kingdom, Libya Extradition, Terrorism, Transfer of Prisoners, Mutual Legal Assistance, Prisoner Rights, Treaties
SEC Charges Pang with Fraud and Orders Repatriation of Assets and Surrendering Passports On April 27, 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission obtained an emergency order freezing the assets of Danny Pang and his two Irvine, California-based firms Private Equity Management Group, Inc... Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 United States, China, Taiwan Administration of Justice, Fraud, Asset Forfeiture, White Collar Crime
Clinton List Snares Innocents in Its Impersonal Web An innocent Colombian man has found his name placed on the United States Office of Foreign Asset Control’s list of Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficking Kingpins, known as the Clinton List, due... Luz Nagle 25 7 2009-07-01 United States, Colombia Cybercrime, Drugs & Trafficking, Fraud, Drug Enforcement, Computer Crimes
Obama Proposes International Tax Enforcement Initiative On May 4, 2009, the Obama Administration released its plan to increase international tax enforcement. On May 12, 2009, the U.S. Department of Treasury released a green book on the proposals...(more) Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 World, United States Fraud, White Collar Crime, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes
Curaçao Authorities Arrest 17 for Involvement in Hezbollah-Linked Drug Activities On April 29, 2009, Curaçao law enforcement authorities announced the arrest of seventeen persons for alleged involvement in a drug trafficking organization with links to Hezbollah...(more) Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 Colombia, Venezuela, Aruba, Lebanon, Curaçao Terrorism, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Drug Enforcement
UBS, Swiss Government, and Banking Associations All Oppose U.S. Request to Enforce John Doe Summons In a closely watched case by the international financial services community and governments, UBS has filed its brief in a the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, opposing the U.... Bruce Zagaris 25 7 2009-07-01 World, United States, Switzerland Bank Secrecy, International Courts, White Collar Crime, Treaties, International Banking Supervision, Banking Supervision

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