Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
EU Justice and Home Affairs Council Acts on Guantánamo, Illegal Immigration, and Counterterrorism On June 4-5, 2009, the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the European Union held its 2946th Council meeting and reached decisions on its policy with respect to Guantánamo, illegal immigration, and... Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 United States, Europe, Cuba Human Rights, Immigration, Terrorism, Transfer of Prisoners, European Union, Prisoner Rights
Sir Allen Stanford and Others Indicted for Fraud On June 18, 2009, a grand jury indictment was returned and unsealed, charging Robert Allen Stanford, 59, chairman of the Houston-based Stanford Financial Group (SFG), three SFG executives and the... Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 World, United States, Antigua & Barbuda Fraud, White Collar Crime, Embezzlement, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision
International Bridges to Justice Annual Report Establishment of Public Defender Transnational Network On June 3, 2009, International Bridges to Justice (IBJ) issued its 2008 Annual Report. The report showed success in a number of initiatives to establish public defender offices in developing... Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 World Administration of Justice, International Courts, Prisoner Rights
Taylor Defense Team to Begin Presenting Case on July 13, 2009 On June 18, 2009, the United Nations-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone (“Special Court”) announced that lawyers for the former Liberian President, Charles Taylor, will begin presenting their... Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 Liberia, Sierra Leone Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Murder, United Nations, War Crimes, International Courts, Crimes against Humanity
U.S. and Canada Sign Framework Agreement on Integrated Cross-Border Maritime Law Enforcement Operations On May 26, 2009, the U.S. and Canada concluded a framework agreement on integrated cross-border maritime law enforcement operations...(more) Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 Canada, United States Maritime, Immigration, Drugs & Trafficking, Treaties, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement, Smuggle
EU Commission Report Concludes U.S. Enforcement of Internet Gaming Is Discriminatory On June 10, 2009, the European Union’s Commission issued an internal report concluding that U.S. enforcement of laws against Internet gambling is illegal and in violation of the General Agreement on... Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 United States, Europe International Gaming, European Union
Canadian Court Rules Human Rights Trump U.N. Terrorism Sanctions On June 4, 2009, Justice Russel W. Zinn ruled that the Canadian government had to comply with the right to enter Canada under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (the Charter) notwithstanding... Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 Canada, Sudan Administration of Justice, Human Rights, Terrorism, United Nations, Torture, Prisoner Rights
U.S. and Other Governments Continue to Negotiate Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement On June 12, 2009, the U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk announced the Obama Administration has decided to continue negotiating a new multilateral Anti–Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). Talks... Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 Canada, United States, Mexico, Europe, Japan, Switzerland, South Korea, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Morocco Counterfeiting, European Union, Organized Crime, Treaties
Europol Recommends Action to Combat the Rise of Road Related Cargo Theft On May 12, 2009, Europol released a report on road related cargo theft and made a number of recommendations to combat this growing form of organized crime activity...(more) Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 France, United Kingdom, Belgium, Netherlands European Union, Organized Crime
SEC Enters Into Cease and Desist Order with United Industrial Corporation on FCPA Violations in Egypt On May 29, 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the United Industrial Corporation (UIC) entered into an order instituting cease-and-desist proceedings with respect to UIC’s conduct in... Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 United States, Egypt Corruption, White Collar Crime
Eurojust Facilitates Arrests in 3 Countries in Narcotics Trafficking On April 22, 2009, the European Union’s Judicial Cooperation Unit (Eurojust) announced its coordination and facilitation of simultaneous arrests by the Italian, Dutch, and Colombian authorities in a... Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 Colombia, Europe, France, Nigeria, Italy, Spain Human Rights, National Security, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Sex Crimes, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement, Smuggle
OECD Forum on Tax Administration Focuses on Role of Banks and High Net Worth Individuals in Combating Tax Gaps During the fifth meeting of the OECD’s Forum on Tax Administration (FTA), revenue authorities participating prioritized focusing on the role of banks and high net worth individuals (HNWI) in tackling... Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 World International Organizations, Taxation, Treaties, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes
ICJ Denies Belgium’s Request for Provisional Measures Against Senegal for Action against Habré On May 28, 2009, the International Court of Justice issued a decision, denying the Belgian government’s request for provisional measures against Senegal with respect to the latter’s continued... Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 Belgium, Nigeria, Rwanda, Chad Extradition, Human Rights, United Nations, Genocide, International Courts, Prisoner Rights
Swedish Vessel Sends Suspected Pirates to Kenya While Somalia Government Opposes Creation of International Tribunal to Try Pirates On May 26, crew members from the Swedish vessel HMS Malmo arrested and flew to Kenya seven suspected pirates after a failed hijacking of a freighter and the Somali transitional government has opposed... Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 Somalia, Kenya, Sweden Jurisdiction, Maritime, European Union, International Courts, International Criminal and Comparative Law, International Cooperation, Piracy
Swedish Supreme Court Finds Extraditable to Rwanda Genocide and Crimes against Humanity Suspect as Rwandan House Approves Law to Impose Solitary on Killers On May 19, 2009, the Supreme Court of Sweden rules that Hutu Sylvere Ahorugueze is extraditable to Rwanda for charges of genocide and crimes against humanity allegedly committed during the 1994... Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 Rwanda, Denmark, Sweden Extradition, Human Rights, Genocide, International Courts
Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Need to Tighten Corporate Formation for Law Enforcement Purposes Senator Joe Lieberman, Chair of the Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. Senate, opened the hearing on S. 569, introduced by Senators Levin, McCaskill and Grassley on the Incorporation Transparency... Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 United States, Trinidad & Tobago, Switzerland, Bahamas Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Taxation, White Collar Crime, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision
IRS Temporarily Suspends FBAR Filing Requirements for Persons Who Are Not Citizens, Residents, or Domestic Entities On June 5, 2009, The Internal Revenue Service announced the temporary suspension of the reporting requirement with respect to foreign bank accounts [TD Form F 9-22.1 (Report of Foreign Bank and... Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 World, United States Jurisdiction, Taxation, White Collar Crime, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision
U.S. Indictments Brought Against U.S. Tax Professionals for Tax Shelters On June 9, 2009, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the return of an indictment in U.S. District for the Southern District of New York against seven tax professionals for their work in... Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 United States, Switzerland Administration of Justice, Taxation, Fraud, White Collar Crime, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision
Switzerland and U.S. Agree on New Tax Treaty With Modern Enforcement Provisions On June 19, 2009, Switzerland and the United States announced the two governments have initialed a new double tax treaty in compliance with the modern exchange of information provisions of the OECD... Bruce Zagaris 25 8 2009-08-01 United States, Switzerland Taxation, Treaties, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes
U.S. Department of State Publishes 2009 Tracking in Persons Report On June 16, 2009, the United States Department of State published and released its ninth annual Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) through the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons.... Philip Mayer 25 8 2009-08-01 World, United States, Nigeria, Venezuela, Malaysia, Hong Kong Human Rights, Human Trafficking, War Crimes, Sex Crimes

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