Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Settles Bribery Cases With Oil and Gas Service Companies for More than $156 Million in Criminal Penalties On November 4, 2010, the U.S. Department of Justice announced settlements with a global freight forwarding company and five oil and gas service companies and subsidiaries. They agreed to pay a total... Bruce Zagaris 27 1 2011-01-01 World, United States, Switzerland, Nigeria, Netherlands, Cayman Islands Corruption, Bribery, Law Enforcement, Investigation, Penalties, Prosecution
Dominican Republic Arrests U.S. Environmental Fugitive On November 2, 2010, the Dominican Republic government arrested Albania Deleon, who was convicted in November 2008 in the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts on environmental and other... Bruce Zagaris 27 1 2011-01-01 United States, Dominican Republic Environment, Fraud, Arrest, Fugitive
OECD Drafts Guidelines for Reducing Conflicts in Mineral Supply Chain On September 29-30, 2010, the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) in Africa and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) held a Consultation on... Sara Harr 27 1 2011-01-01 Africa, OECD Terrorism, Smuggle, Economic Crimes, Trade Crimes, Regulation, Oversight
Review: Pierre-Laurent Chatain, John McDowell, Cedric Mousset, Paul Allan Schott, and Emile Van Der Does de Willebois, PREVENTING MONEY LAUNDERING AND TERRORIST FINANCING: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR BANK SUPERVISORS (The World Bank, 271 pp. 2009). The book is designed for bank supervisors who are devising and implementing a program of anti-money laundering (AML)/counter-financial terrorism (CFT) supervision.  The book is also a reference tool... Bruce Zagaris 27 1 2011-01-01 World Banking Supervision, Book Review
U.S. Trial Court Denies Extradition Request on Murder Charges On November 2, 2010, the U.S. District Court in Miami issued an order denying the Argentine extradition request of Robert Guillermo Bravo. Bruce Zagaris 27 1 2011-01-01 Argentina, United States Extradition, Murder
Thai Government Extradites Bout to the U.S. On November 16, 2010, the Thai government extradited Victor Bout, a Russian national accused of arms trafficking to the United States the same day that the Thai Cabinet approved the extradition. Bruce Zagaris 27 1 2011-01-01 Russia, Thailand, United States Arms Trafficking, Extradition
FATF Plenary Meeting Discuses Changes to the FATF Standards, Corruption, and Trust and Company Service Providers, New Payment Programs, and Voluntary Tax Compliance Programs On October 20-22, 2010, the Financial Action Task Force met in Paris and took action on a number of fronts...(more)... Bruce Zagaris 27 1 2011-01-01 World Money Laundering, Due Diligence, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes, FATF, Oversight, Compliance
French Supreme Court Orders Judiciary Inquiry into French Assets of 3 African Presidents On November 9, 2010, the French Supreme Court (Cour de cassation) ruled in favor of Transparency International and the organization SHERPA, authorizing a judicial inquiry on the manner in which the... Bruce Zagaris 27 1 2011-01-01 Equatorial Guinea, France, Gabon Antitrust Cooperation, Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure
Mexico Transfers Convicted Drug Offender to Spain On October 23, 2010, the Mexican Attorney General’s Office announced the transfer on October 21, 2010, of Camil Cadenas Alcaide, also known as the “Catalán”, to the Spanish government to serve the... Bruce Zagaris 27 1 2011-01-01 Mexico, Spain Transfer of Prisoners, Drugs & Trafficking, Treaties, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement, Smuggle
Suspects’ Rights in Criminal Proceedings in the European Union: Translation and Interpretation At its 3034th meeting on October 7, 2010, the Council for Justice and Home Affair adopted EU wide rules on the rights to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings.3  An agreement has... Michael Plachta 27 1 2011-01-01 European Union Asset Forfeiture, Charged with Crimes, EU Justice and Home Affairs Council, European Union, Prisoner Rights
Multinational Operation Seizes $55.9 Million in Heroin But Karzai Protests On October 29, a multinational operation among the United States, Russia, and Afghan enforcement officials led to the seizure of $55.9 million in heroin at four clandestine laboratories located in... Bruce Zagaris 27 1 2011-01-01 United States, Russia, Afghanistan, Afghanistan Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement, Law Enforcement, Seizure, Sovereignty, Protests, Political Leaders
Developments in International Cooperation in Combating the Illicit Trade of Tobacco On September 27, 2010, the European Commission (EC) and Imperial Tobacco Limited (ITL) signed a multi-year agreement to cooperate in efforts to combat the illegal trade of tobacco products.  The... Cassandra Sheehan 27 1 2011-01-01 European Union, United States European Commission, European Union
Mexico Deports Ohio Executive Fugitive Convicted of Fraud On October 27, 2010, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the arrest and deportation by Mexican authorities of former National Century Financial Enterprises (NCFE) executive Rebecca S. Parrett,... Bruce Zagaris 27 1 2011-01-01 United States, Mexico Fraud, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, Deportation, Conspiracy, Investigation, Arrest, False Papers, Fugitive
Kosovo Indictment Charges 7 with International Organ-Trafficking In mid-October 2010, European Union prosecutor Jonathan Ratel filed an indictment against seven persons in a Kosovo Court, charging them with five counts, ranging from trafficking in persons and body... Bruce Zagaris 27 1 2011-01-01 European Union, Kosovo Charged with Crimes, Crimes, European Commission, European Union, Human Trafficking
EU Prepares Unified Anti-Corruption Policy On September 15, 2010, Cecilia Malmström, member of the European Commission responsible for Home Affairs, and Algirdas Śemeta, European Union (EU) Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union, Audit... Bruce Zagaris 27 1 2011-01-01 Europe, European Union Corruption, European Union, Fraud, International Cooperation, Financial Supervision, International Crimes, European Commission, OLAF
EU Calls For Stricter Conditions on Sharing of Airline Passenger Name Records On October 19, 2010, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) issued an opinion on the European Commission’s communication on the transfer of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data to third countries... Bruce Zagaris 27 1 2011-01-01 Europe, European Union Human Rights, National Security, Terrorism, European Union, Privacy, Data Privacy, Data Sharing
Swiss Government Issues Guidance on Risks in International Financial Services On October 22, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) issued a position paper on legal and reputational risks in cross-border financial services (“Position paper on legal risks... Bruce Zagaris 27 1 2011-01-01 Europe, Switzerland International Cooperation, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision, Cross-Border Communication, Oversight
U.S. Establishes Export Coordination Enforcement Center On November 9, 2010, President Barack Obama issued an executive order (EO), establishing the Export Enforcement Coordination Center (ECEC or Center) to serve as the principal organization to... Bruce Zagaris 27 1 2011-01-01 United States Economic Sanctions, National Security, Terrorism, Export Enforcement
U.K. Increases Incentives for Former and Current Foreign Prisoners to Leave to Transfer Existing Former Prisoners Budgetary moves are fueling an existing program to increase incentives for former and current foreign prisoners to leave the United Kingdom...(more)... Bruce Zagaris 27 1 2011-01-01 Jamaica, United Kingdom Transfer of Prisoners, International Cooperation, Deportation, Crimes, Cross-Border Communication
Jersey Accountant Detained on Australian Extraterritorial Tax Case On November 4, 2010, Jersey remanded into custody Philip de Figueiredo, 58, a principal of the accountancy firm Strachans, on extradition charges by Australia...(more)... Bruce Zagaris 27 1 2011-01-01 Australia, Jersey Money Laundering, Extradition, Fraud, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes, Investigation, Fair Trial, Sovereignty