Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Regulatory Oversight of Foreign Exchange Bureaus in Malawi I conducted a site visit to Lilongwe, Malawi in Southeast Africa in July 2010 to work with the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM). The FIU was established in... David Burris 26 10 2010-10-01 malawi Money Laundering, Financial Supervision, Regulation, Oversight, Compliance, Training, Inspection
Obama Administration Requests $79 Million More to Improve Caribbean Criminal Justice and Regional Security At the end of July, 2010, Dr. Brent Hardt, Chargé d’Affairs, U.S. Embassy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, addressing the 31 participants of the Crime Scene Management Subject Matter Exchange... Bruce Zagaris 26 10 2010-10-01 United States, Caribbean Arms Trafficking, Drugs & Trafficking, Teaching, Research, Adjective Assistance, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, Training
U.S. Appellate Court Denies Brazil Request to Freeze Assets On July 16, 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit handed a setback to the U.S. Department of Justice when it affirmed a lower court’s order that U.S. courts can only... Bruce Zagaris 26 10 2010-10-01 United States, Brazil Money Laundering, Mutual Legal Assistance, Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure, Financial Crimes, Investigation
Barclays Bank Agrees to Deferred Prosecution and $298 Million Forfeiture for Sanctions Violations On August 16, 2010, Barclays Bank PLC entered into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with the U.S. Department of Justice and agreed to forfeit $298 million as a result of violating the U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 26 10 2010-10-01 United States, Europe, Iran, Sudan, Cuba, Libya, European Union Economic Sanctions, Export Enforcement , Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision, Banking Supervision, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Investigation, Settlement
French Government Arrests Major International Credit Card Trafficker on U.S. Indictment On August 7, 2010, the French government arrested in Nice, France an international credit card trafficker who is believed to be one of the biggest masterminds of cybercrime in the world...(more)... Bruce Zagaris 26 10 2010-10-01 World, United States, France Cybercrime, Fraud, International Cooperation, Computer Crimes, Crimes, Internet Crime, Arrest, Indictment, Identity Theft
3 Countries Request Extradition from South Africa of Rwandan General On July 8, 2010, South African justice and constitutional development spokesman Tlali Tlali confirmed that France, Rwanda and Spain have requested the extradition of Lt.-General Kayumba Nyamwasa...(... Bruce Zagaris 26 10 2010-10-01 France, Africa, South Africa, Spain, Rwanda Corruption, Extradition, Murder, Genocide
ICC Puts 3 Persons in Kenya Investigation into Witness Protection Program On July 20, 2010, the media reported that the International Criminal Court placed three key post-election violence witnesses under its protection. The revelation came as disclosures were made that... Bruce Zagaris 26 10 2010-10-01 Africa, Kenya International Courts, Evidence Gathering, Crimes against Humanity, International Criminal Court, Investigation, Witness Protection
African Union Votes Not to Cooperate on Bashir Arrest Warrant On July 27, 2010, the African Union (AU) approved a resolution with two contentious provisions: one, advising African countries not to arrest Sudanese President Omar Hasan al-Bashir if he visited... Bruce Zagaris 26 10 2010-10-01 Africa, Sudan, Chad War Crimes, Genocide, Crimes against Humanity, International Crimes, International Criminal Court
UN Security Council Calls for West African Action Plan Against Narcotics and Organized Crime On July 22, 2010, the United Nations Security Council welcomed joint pledges by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the European Union, the United Nations and other partners to... Bruce Zagaris 26 10 2010-10-01 Africa, Guinea, European Union European Union, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Law Enforcement
EU Issues Report on Coordinated Actions Against Illegal Gambling On May 11, 2010, the Council (Competitiveness) of the European Union (EU) issued a progress report on the legal framework for possible coordinated actions against illegal gambling in the EU...(more... Bruce Zagaris 26 10 2010-10-01 Europe, European Union Cybercrime, European Union, Betting, Online Gambling, Online Gaming, Gambling, Internet Crime
Polish Appellate Court Affirms Extradition to Germany of Alleged Israeli Spy On August 4, 2010, a Polish court of appeals affirmed a lower court’s decision to extradite to Germany an alleged Mossad agent to Germany to stand trial for helping to falsely obtain a German... Bruce Zagaris 26 10 2010-10-01 Germany, Middle East, Israel, Poland, United Arab Emirates Extradition, Murder, Fraud, Forgery, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Conspiracy, Arrest, Warrants, Assassination, Espionage, False Papers
Civil Rights Groups Challenge Targeted Killings without Due Process On August 3, 2010, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against U.S. Treasury Department and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC),... Bruce Zagaris 26 10 2010-10-01 North America, United States, Nigeria National Security, Terrorism, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Fair Trial, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Organizations, Targeted Killings
Jewish Heirs Sue Hungary for Return of Holocaust Art On July 27, 2010, the heirs of Hungarian banker Baron Mor Lipot Herzog have filed an action in the United States District Court in Washington, demanding the return of the art they say belongs to them... Bruce Zagaris 26 10 2010-10-01 United States, Hungary Art and Cultural Property, War Crimes, Genocide, Holocaust, Robbery, Seizure
U.S. Requests More Narcotics Traffickers from Jamaica and Presses Jamaica to Use Its Forfeiture Tools against Traffickers On July 30, 2010, the Jamaican Observer reported that in a press conference at the U.S. Embassy in Kingston Arturo Valenzuela, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, revealed that a number of... Bruce Zagaris 26 10 2010-10-01 United States, Jamaica Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, International Cooperation, International Law
Big changes ahead in the way criminal evidence is shared between European Union countries The last decade has seen the European Union place unprecedented emphasis on increasing and improving the cooperation between EU Member States in criminal justice matters. Unfortunately, fundamental... Catherine Heard and Daniel Mansell 26 10 2010-10-01 Europe, European Union European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance, Prisoner Rights, International Cooperation, Evidence Gathering, Law Enforcement, International Crimes, Investigation, Arrest, Warrants, Fair Trial, Evidence Sharing, Cross-Border Communication
GE Agrees to Pay $23.4 Million to Settle Iraq FCPA Charges On July 27, 2010, General Electric Company and two subsidiaries, Oionics Inc. and Amersham plc, consented to the entry of a court order permanently enjoining them from future violations of U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 26 10 2010-09-01 United States, Germany, Iraq Corruption, Securities Law, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision, Conspiracy, Securities Exchange Commission, Regulation, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Penalties, Settlement, Disgorgement of Profits