Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms Contempt for Failure to Comply with IRS Summons on Offshore Documents On February 26, 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit affirmed most of a contempt order imposed by the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii against Cherie and Benjamin Brights... Bruce Zagaris 26 5 2010-05-01 United States Taxation, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision
Spanish Presidency of the EU Reveals Program on Justice and Home Affairs At the end of February 2010, the Spanish government has issued its Program of the Spanish Presidency of the European Union on Justice and Home Affairs, containing five essential components. This... Bruce Zagaris 26 5 2010-05-01 Europe, Spain, European Union Administration of Justice, Human Trafficking, Immigration, European Union, International Courts, Treaties, International Cooperation, International Convention
U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms Contempt for Failure to Comply with IRS Summons on Offshore Documents On February 26, 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit affirmed most of a contempt order imposed by the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii against Cherie and Benjamin Bright... Bruce Zagaris 26 5 2010-05-01 United States Administration of Justice, Taxation, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes, Financial Crimes, Evidence Gathering
Three Cases Focus on Involvement of US Nationals in International Terrorism Three cases have focused on the involvement of U.S. persons in international terrorism. The diversity of the cases and the allegations involved show the magnitude of the problem...more... Bruce Zagaris 26 5 2010-05-01 United States, Asia, Europe, Pakistan Administration of Justice, National Security, Terrorism, International Courts, Prisoner Rights, Forgery, Crimes, International Crimes, Conspiracy
Drug-related deaths in Mexico For years, drug-trafficking has been a relevant issue in the U.S.-Mexico relationship. Both countries were generally at odds over several subjects such as extradition and illicit trafficking,... Roberto Labardini 26 5 2010-05-01 North America, United States, Mexico Corruption, Murder, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Peacekeeping, Drug Enforcement, Crimes
U.S. Issues 27th Edition of International Narcotics Control Strategy Report On March 1, 2010, David T. Johnson, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, U.S. Department of State, briefed the media on the issuance of the 27th edition... Bruce Zagaris 26 5 2010-05-01 United States, Mexico, Venezuela, Afghanistan Money Laundering, Corruption, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement, Financial Crimes, Crimes
U.S. Court in Oregon Charges Russian Emigree With Illegal Money Transmitting On March 3, 2010, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that they had arrested and charged Victor Kaganov, who emigrated from Russia and established numerous shell corporations in Oregon on behalf... Bruce Zagaris 26 5 2010-05-01 United States, Russia Money Laundering, Administration of Justice, Financial Crimes, Economic Crimes, Financial Supervision
BAE Systems Pleads Guilty and Will Pay $400 Million Fine On March 1, 2010, BAE Systems pfc (BAES) pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia to conspiring to defraud the U.S. by impairing and impeding its lawful functions, to making... Bruce Zagaris 26 5 2010-05-01 United States, United Kingdom Corruption, Fraud, Bribery, Export Enforcement , Financial Crimes, Crimes, Trade Crimes, Conspiracy
Cross-border operations of law enforcement authorities within European Union 1. Background The General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union has prepared a manual on cross-border operations. This document contains information on the different types of cross-... Michael Plachta 26 5 2010-05-01 Europe, European Union Jurisdiction, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance, International Courts, International Cooperation, Crimes, International Crimes
Dubai and Other Countries Investigate Murder of Hamas Official Dubai and several countries are investigating the use of forged travel documents, false identities, and other legal violations in the killing of Hamas commander Mahmoud al-Mabhouh on January 19, 2010... Bruce Zagaris 26 5 2010-05-01 United States, Israel, United Arab Emirates National Security, Terrorism, Murder, Kidnaping, Forgery, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Conspiracy
OECD Announces First Peer Review Process On March 18, 2010, the OECD announced that the harmful tax practices initiative has entered a new phase with the start by countries participating in the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of... Bruce Zagaris 26 5 2010-05-01 Germany, Australia, Panama, India, Qatar, Cayman Islands, Ireland, Bermuda, mauritius, Barbados, Canada, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, monaco, Norway, OECD, Denmark, Jersey, Botswana Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance, Tax Enforcement
FATF Identifies Jurisdictions with Strategic Deficiencies On February 18, 2010, the Financial Action Task Force issued a statement, identifying jurisdictions that have strategic deficiencies. 1. Jurisdictions In Need of Countermeasures FATF requested... Bruce Zagaris 26 5 2010-05-01 Bolivia, Iran, Sudan, Myanmar, Pakistan, Turkey, Thailand, Greece, Azerbaijan, Syria, Paraguay, Morocco, India, Qatar, Yemen, Ukraine, Kenya, Nigeria, Trinidad and Tobago Money Laundering, Terrorism, International Cooperation, Financial Crimes, Crimes, Financial Supervision
U.S. Enacts Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act On March 18, 2010, President Barack Obama signed new jobs legislation, the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act which includes many requirements for foreign banks to report and disclose... Bruce Zagaris 26 5 2010-05-01 United States Due Diligence, Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance, Privacy, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes, Financial Supervision, Banking Supervision
Guatemala Arrests 2 Top Police Officials on Drug Corruption On March 2, 2010, Guatemalan law enforcement authorities arrested its national police chief, Baltazar Gómez, and the head of its antinarcotics unit, Nelly Bonilla, on drug-related corruption charges... Bruce Zagaris 26 5 2010-05-01 United States, Guatemala Administration of Justice, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Drug Enforcement, Crimes
Jamaican Prime Minister Defends Refusal to Process Extradition Due to Illegally Obtained Evidence On March 3, 2010, Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding defended his administration’s decision to refuse to process the extradition request for Christopher “Dudus” Coke on the basis that the... Bruce Zagaris 26 5 2010-05-01 United States, Jamaica Administration of Justice, Extradition, Jurisdiction, Arms Trafficking, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement, Evidence Gathering
Panama Allows U.S. to Try Persons for Cocaine Trafficking Intercepted in Caribbean On February 27, 2010, Javier Caraballa, the head prosecutor of drugs in Panama, estimated that the persons arrested in an operation that seized approximately one ton of cocaine would be tried in the... Bruce Zagaris 26 5 2010-05-01 United States, Caribbean, Panama Jurisdiction, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement
European Court of Human Rights holds Extradition to Kazakhstan is Unlawful On November 19, 2009, The European Court of Human Rights decided that Ukraine would violate the European Convention on Human Rights if it extradited Mr. Amir Damirovich Kaboulov to Kazakhstan. On... Henning Schaum 26 5 2010-05-01 Europe, Ukraine, Kazakhstan Extradition, Human Rights, Murder, International Courts, International Cooperation, International Convention
8th Meeting of REMJA Held On February 26, 2010, the Eighth Meeting of Ministers of Justice or Other Ministers or Attorneys General of the Americas (REMJA) took place in Brasilia, Brazil. The next meeting will occur in 2012... Bruce Zagaris 26 5 2010-05-01 Latin America and South America, Brazil, El Salvador Cybercrime, Due Diligence, Extradition, Human Trafficking, Terrorism, Mutual Legal Assistance, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement, Evidence Gathering, Crimes
U.S. Court Denies Motion to Dismiss Suit against Rumsfeld by American Nationals Detained in Iraq On March 5, 2010, U.S. District Judge Wayne Anderson of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granted part of a motion to dismiss by former Secretary of Defense Don Rumsfeld,... Bruce Zagaris 26 5 2010-05-01 United States, Iraq Administration of Justice, Due Diligence, Human Rights, Immunity, Law of War, War Crimes, Torture, Prisoner Rights
UK Regulator Seeks Extradition of Insider Trading Suspect On March 15, 2010, the United Kingdom’s Financial Services Authority (FSA) said that for the first time it is seeking the extradition of a suspect from abroad for criminal charges in Great Britain.... Bruce Zagaris 26 5 2010-05-01 Singapore Administration of Justice, Extradition, White Collar Crime, Financial Crimes, Crimes, Conspiracy