Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
EU Justice and Home Affairs Holds Council Meeting as Lisbon Treaty Goes Into Effect On November 30 and December 1, 2009, the Council of the European Union’s Just and Home Affairs held its 2979th meeting as the Lisbon Treaty was taking effect. The Council made progress on a wide... Bruce Zagaris 26 2 2010-02-01 United States, Europe, Portugal, European Union Jurisdiction, Terrorism, White Collar Crime, Sex Crimes, Treaties, Financial Crimes
The Code of Conduct on Cooperation in Combating International Tax Evasion The United Nations Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters (“U.N. Tax Committee”) had agreed in its 2007 annual meeting to develop a Code of Conduct on Cooperation in... David Spencer 26 2 2010-02-01 World Administration of Justice, Taxation, United Nations, Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation, Tax Crimes, International Convention
Congress Enacts Foreign Evidence Request Efficiency Act On October 19, 2009, President Barack Obama signed the Foreign Evidence Request Efficiency Act of 2009 (FEREA), which facilitates quicker response to requests by foreign governments for evidence in... Bruce Zagaris 26 2 2010-02-01 World, United States Administration of Justice, Prisoner Rights, International Cooperation, Evidence Gathering
OECD Working Group on Bribery Adopts New Measures to Strengthen Convention On November 26, 2009, the 30 members of the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and eight other members who are members of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention have agreed on... Bruce Zagaris 26 2 2010-02-01 World, OECD International Organizations, Taxation, Bribery, Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation, Tax Crimes, Economic Crimes
Allegations of Abuse Continue Against U.S. Detention Policies in Afghanistan In November 2009, allegations of continuing mistreatment of detainees at U.S. facilities in Afghanistan has continued and raises questions about the extent to President Obama has fulfilled his... Bruce Zagaris 26 2 2010-02-01 Canada, United States, Afghanistan Human Rights, Law of War, War Crimes, Torture, Prisoner Rights, Crimes against Humanity
U.S. Indicts Chicagoan For Helping Mumbai Terror Attacks as Wave of U.S. Persons Are Increasingly Involved in Terrorism Incidents On December 7, 2009, an indictment was returned in U.S. District Court in Chicago against David Coleman Headley, a U.S. citizen in Chicago, for allegedly engaging in extensive surveillance of targets... Bruce Zagaris 26 2 2010-02-01 United States, India, Denmark Administration of Justice, Extradition, Terrorism, Crimes, Crimes against Humanity, International Crimes
Lisbon Treaty Facilitates Stronger International Enforcement and Criminal Justice Efforts On December 1, 2009, the Treaty of Lisbon entered into force. Title V fosters more centralized power for the EU criminal justice and enforcement as well as facilitates criminal justice harmonization... Bruce Zagaris 26 2 2010-02-01 Europe, Portugal Administration of Justice, International Organizations, Immigration, International Courts, Treaties, International Cooperation, International Law
British Foreign Minister Pledges to End Ability of Magistrates to Issue Arrest Warrants against Political Leaders in Israel Livini Case On December 15, 2009, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband announced that the British government would no longer permit legal harassment of Israeli and other foreign officials by British judges... Bruce Zagaris 26 2 2010-02-01 Israel, Palestine, United Kingdom Administration of Justice, Jurisdiction, Comparative and International Law, International Cooperation, International Law
Irish Authorities Make Record Seizure of Cigarettes from the Philippines On October 28, 2009, Irish authorities seized more than 120 million contraband cigarettes in Greenore Port, County Louth, Ireland, in the largest single seizure ever made in the European Union. The... Bruce Zagaris 26 2 2010-02-01 Europe, Ireland, Philippines Customs Enforcement, Maritime, Taxation, Fraud, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes, Smuggle, Seizure
U.S. Court of Appeals Holds Foreigner Charged with Crimes Has Right to Challenge Jurisdiction Without Surrendering On December 11, 2009, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reversed a U.S. District Court’s denial of a Lebanese national’s motion for mandamus, challenging U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 26 2 2010-02-01 United States, Kuwait, Lebanon Extradition, Jurisdiction, International Courts, Fraud, International Criminal and Comparative Law, Crimes, International Law, International Crimes
U.S. Grand Jury Returns 7 Indictments Against 15 Alleged Members of Mexican Cartel On November 24, 2009, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of Illinois announced the return of seven indictments on November 19, 2009, charging 15 defendants of alleged involvement... Bruce Zagaris 26 2 2010-02-01 United States, Mexico Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement
Treasury and Fed Delay Internet Gaming Regulations as Congress Holds Hearing on Legislation to Legalize Internet Gaming On November 28, 2009, the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Federal Reserve Board announced that they have extended the compliance date for the final regulation implementing the applicable... Bruce Zagaris 26 2 2010-02-01 United States International Gaming, International Criminal and Comparative Law, Computer Crimes
Federal Indictments Issued for Conspiracy and Solicitation of Support for Foreign Terrorism Against Minnesota Residents On November 23, 2009, U.S. authorities announced details of the charges against eight men allegedly providing funds and recruiting soldiers to fight on behalf of al-Shabaab, a designated foreign... Erik Sapin 26 2 2010-02-01 United States, Netherlands, Somalia Extradition, Terrorism, Kidnaping
Justice Department Serves John Doe Summons on Stanford Receiver On December 2, 2009, the U.S. Department of Justice filed an ex parte petition with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, requesting pursuant to 26 U.S.C. § 7602 leave to serve... Bruce Zagaris 26 2 2010-02-01 World, United States, Antigua & Barbuda Taxation, Fraud, White Collar Crime, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes, Financial Crimes, Banking Supervision
New York Court Applies Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Even Though None of the Parties or Property Are in the Jurisdiction On June 4, 2009, the New York Court of Appeals decided a New York Court may issue a judgment ordering the surrender of foreign assets to garnishees even though the property, debtor, and creditor are... Bruce Zagaris 26 2 2010-02-01 World, United States Bank Secrecy, Fraud, White Collar Crime, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision, Banking Supervision
U.S. Court of Appeals Overturns District Court and Grants Habeas Petition of Former Bosnian Diplomat in Extradition Case On December 9, 2009, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed an order of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York denying a petition for a writ of... Bruce Zagaris 26 2 2010-02-01 United States, Bosnia Extradition, Jurisdiction, International Courts, Embezzlement, International Cooperation, International Crimes
Libya Convicts and Sentences Swiss Businessmen for Migration and Tax On December 1, 2009, a Libyan court has convicted and sentenced two Swiss businessmen to 16 months in prison for visa irregularities and tax evasion. Bruce Zagaris 26 2 2010-02-01 Switzerland, Libya Administration of Justice, Human Rights, Immigration, Taxation, Prisoner Rights, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes, Customs
EU-U.S. Issue Joint Statement on Improving Justice, Freedom and Security On October 20, 2009, the European Union (EU) and the U.S. issued a joint statement on enhancing transatlantic cooperation in the area of Justice, Freedom and Security. The statement renewed for the... Bruce Zagaris 26 2 2010-02-01 United States, Europe Customs Enforcement, Extradition, International Organizations, Terrorism, European Union, International Cooperation, Customs
Agreement between the European Union and Japan on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters At its 2979th meeting, held in Brussels on 30 November and 1 December, 2009, the Council of the European Union – Justice and Home Affairs approved and adopted a decision on an agreement between the... Michael Plachta 26 2 2010-02-01 United States, Europe, Japan Administration of Justice, International Organizations, Mutual Legal Assistance, Treaties
U.S. Dismisses Money Laundering Case against Miami Lawyer After Appellate Court Affirms Exemption for Criminal Defense Counsel On November 25, 2009, the U.S. Attorney General in Miami dismissed all charges against Ben Kuehne, a prominent lawyer in Miami, after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit affirmed on... Bruce Zagaris 26 2 2010-02-01 World, United States, Colombia Money Laundering, Administration of Justice, Prisoner Rights, Crimes, Conspiracy

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