Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Appellate Court Affirms Designation of Al Haramain Islamic Foundation - Oregon On September 23, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the U.S. government’s designation of Al Haramain Islamic Foundation, Oregon (AHIF-Oregon) as a “specially designated... Bruce Zagaris 27 12 2011-12-01 United States Terrorism, Asset Seizure, Office of Foreign Assets Control
South Africa Denies Two Botswana Extradition Requests Due to Failure to Give Undertaking on the Death Penalty On September 22, 2011, the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg issued an order, denying extradition in two cases to Botswana because Botswana would not provide a written assurances that the... Bruce Zagaris 27 12 2011-12-01 South Africa, Botswana Extradition, Murder, International Cooperation, Death Penalty
Canadian Court Invalidates Application of Money Laundering Rules to Lawyers On September 27, 2011, Judge Gerow of the British Columbia Supreme Court, invalidated the provisions of the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, S.C. 200, c. 17, as... Bruce Zagaris 27 12 2011-12-01 Canada Money Laundering, FATF, Regulation
Portugal Arrests U.S. Plane Hijacker After 41 Years of Fugitivity On September 26, 2011, the Portuguese government arrested George Wright, 68 years old and a U.S. fugitive for 41 years. He is charged with participating in a notorious plane hijacking in 1972...(... Bruce Zagaris 27 12 2011-12-01 United States, Algeria, Portugal Extradition, Murder, Robbery, U.S. Federal Government, Asylum
Kuwait Cabinet Approves Money Laundering and Corruption Prevention Law Amid Corruption Investigation On September 25, 2011, the Kuwaiti cabinet approved an anti-corruption draft law which includes provisions on financial disclosure and money laundering as Kuwait’s public prosecutor has opened an... Bruce Zagaris 27 12 2011-12-01 Kuwait Bribery, Corruption, Forgery, Fraud, Money Laundering
C.I.A. Drone Attack Kills U.S.-Born Militant in Yemen and Raises Legal Issues On September 30, 2011, a C.I.A.-operated drone strike in northern Yemen killed Anwar al-Aulaqi, a U.S.-born militant and Muslim cleric and an influential al-Qaeda leader and a second U.S. citizen -... Bruce Zagaris 27 12 2011-12-01 Yemen, United States Assassination, Central Intelligence Agency, Counter-terrorism, Law of War, National Security, Terrorism
EU Data Protection Working Party Raises Questions About Need for Terrorist Finance Tracking System On September 29, 2011, the European Union’s Article 29 Data Protection Working Party expressed concerns in a letter to Commissioner Malmström (Home Affairs) about a plan to establish a Terrorist... Bruce Zagaris 27 12 2011-12-01 European Union European Commission, European Union, Evidence Gathering, Financial Supervision, Privacy, Terrorism
Program Focuses on Continuing Dynamism of U.S. Anti-Corruption Law On October 4, 2011, a program on the United States Foreign Corruption Practices Act (FCPA) showed that prosecution and prevention due diligence continue to be dynamic due to the number of enforcement... Bruce Zagaris 27 12 2011-12-01 United States Corruption, Prosecution, Securities Exchange Commission, Whistle-blowing
English Court Remands Former Governor of Delta to Jail Pending Trial On September 20, 2011, a Southwark crown court in London ordered former Governor James Ibori of Delta State, Nigeria remanded in prison until the start of his trial on money laundering charges. Bruce Zagaris 27 12 2011-12-01 Nigeria, United Kingdom Corruption, Money Laundering, Prosecution
Taxpayer Wins Against Grand Jury Subpoena’s Requirement for Bank Account Information On September 11, 2011, Judge Lynn N. Hughes, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas denied the U.S. government’s motion to compel a man to produce documents, ruling that his privilege... Bruce Zagaris 27 12 2011-12-01 United States Bank Secrecy, Self-Incrimination, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement
Merida Initiative Faces Questions from Congress The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere and the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management held a hearing on October 4, 2011, to... Andrew Baskin 27 12 2011-12-01 Mexico, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, International Law, Jurisdiction, National Security, Organized Crime
UN Report Details Torture of Detainees in Afghan Detention Centers On October 10, 2011, the United Nations Assistance Mission  in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights released a report, Treatment of Conflict-Related... Bruce Zagaris 27 12 2011-12-01 Afghanistan, United States Administration of Justice, Human Rights, International Law, Prisoner Rights, Torture
Human Rights Organizations Seek to Refer Syria to the International Criminal Court A series of reports issued by human rights organizations, including Amnesty International and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), have become increasingly vocal in calling... Andrew Baskin 27 12 2011-12-01 Syria Crimes against Humanity, Human Rights, International Criminal Court, Protests, United Nations
U.S. Attorney in Richmond Obtains Conviction for Trafficking in Illegally Imported Sperm Whale Teeth On October 3, 2011, the U.S. Attorney in Richmond, Virginia obtained the conviction of Richard M. Ertel, of Spotsylvania, Virginia, for the illegal importation and illegal trafficking of sperm whale... Bruce Zagaris 27 12 2011-12-01 United States Illegal Importation, Wildlife Smuggle
U.S. Indictment Charges Two Former Julius Baer Bankers as U.S. Increases Pressure on Swiss Banks and Government On October 11, 2011, an indictment was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against two client advisors who recently worked with Julius Baer in Switzerland, charging... Bruce Zagaris 27 12 2011-12-01 Switzerland, United States Banking Supervision, Financial Supervision, Offshore Banking, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement
Brazil Tries to Enforce Forfeiture Judgment After Congress Amends US Law The Brazilian government has brought a new action to register and enforce a Brazilian forfeiture judgment in the U.S. in the aftermath of the amendments Congress has enacted to the U.S. asset... Bruce Zagaris 27 12 2011-10-19 Brazil, United States Asset Forfeiture, Mutual Legal Assistance