Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
EU Adopts Conclusions on Framework for Gambling and Betting in the EU Members On December 10, 2010, the Council of the European Union (EU) adopted conclusions of the framework for gambling and betting in the EU members. While it addresses all kinds of betting, the conclusions... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 Europe, European Union International Cooperation, Betting, Online Gambling, Online Gaming, Gambling, Internet Crime, Regulation, European Commission, Legislation
EU Reaches Political Agreement on Draft Directive on Strengthened Mutual Assistance and the Exchange of Tax Information On December 7, 2010, the Council of the European Union at a meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council reached political agreement on a draft directive aimed at strengthening... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 Europe, European Union Taxation, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance, Tax Enforcement, Cross-Border Communication, European Commission, Policy/Directives, Information Exchange
U.S. Court Dissolves Restraining Order for Russian Government On November 12, 2010, U.S. District Court Judge John G. Koetl of the Southern District of New York issued an order, dissolving a restraining order entered on April 9, 2010, on the U.S. government?s... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 United States, Russia Asset Forfeiture, Tax Crimes, Economic Crimes, Seizure, Conspiracy, Indictment, Freezing of Assets
Spain Releases Former Minister after Guatemala Fails to Meet Deadline On November 23, 2010, Spanish authorities released Carlos Vielman, detained since October 13 in Madrid on a judicial request by the Guatemalan Public Prosecutor’s Office (GPPO), supported by the UN-... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 Guatemala, Spain Extradition, Prisoner Rights
EU Council Proposes Directive on Administrative Cooperation in Taxation On October 6, 2010, the Council of the European proposed a Council Directive on administrative cooperation in the field of taxation that has significant improvements from the current cooperation,... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 Europe, OECD, European Union Taxation, European Union, United Nations, Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation, European Commission, Policy/Directives, Information Exchange, OECD
EU Convenes Meeting on Joint Investigation Teams On December 2 and 3, experts from the European Union Members met in the Hague to discuss and share knowledge on Joint Investigation Teams (JITs).  Europol and Eurojust jointly organized the... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 European Union Border Security, EU Justice and Home Affairs Council, Eurojust, European Union, Investigation
Fugitive Kobi Alexander Agrees to $53 Million Settlement of Options Backdating Charges On November 23, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that fugitive Jacob “Kobi” Alexander, co-founder of Comverse Technology, Inc., has agreed to a $53.6 million settlement of... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 United States, Namibia Fraud, Economic Crimes, Securities Exchange Commission, Settlement, Disgorgement of Profits, Fugitive
ICC Prosecutor Presents Charges Against 6 High Level Offices in Kenya’s Post Election Violence On December 15, 2010, ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo requested the International Criminal Court to issue summonses to appear against six Kenyan citizens for crimes against humanity committed... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 Kenya Crimes against Humanity, Election Fraud, International Criminal Court
The Federal Code of Criminal Procedure: Overhaul of Swiss Criminal Procedure On 1 January 2011, the Swiss Code of Criminal Procedure will enter into force. The unification of the Code of Criminal Procedure will lead to a fair amount of amendments, some of which are formal in... Benjamin Borsodi and Simon Ntah 27 2 2011-02-01 Switzerland Crimes, Prosecution, Policy/Directives, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Federal Code
Europol Initiates Action to Disrupt Traveling Sex Exploitation of Children On November 22, 2010, Europol started Project HAVEN -Halting Europeans Abusing Victims in Every Nation.  The project was unveiled at Europol’s annual meeting of Child Sexual Exploitation Experts and... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 European Union, World Europol, Human Trafficking
U.S. Convicts Person for Trafficking in Illegally-Imported Sperm Whale Teeth On November 19, 2010, a jury convicted a Massachusetts man in a U.S. District Court in Boston of seven felonies concerning the illegal importation and illegal trafficking of sperm whale teeth and... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 United States, Ukraine Environment, Smuggle, Conspiracy, Penalties, Illegal Importation, Court Conviction, Sentencing
U.S. District Court Dismisses ACLU Suit Against Targeted Killings On December 7, 2010, U.S. District Judge John D. Bates issued an 83-page opinion dismissing a lawsuit seeking to block the U.S. government from trying to kill Anwar al-Aulaki, a U.S. citizen and... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 United States, Yemen National Security, Terrorism, International Law, Civil Rights, Targeted Killings, ACLU, Standing
Britain Detains Wikileaks Founder on Swedish Extradition Request as U.S. Looks to Charge Him On December 7, 2010, Julian Assange, founder of the WikiLeaks Web site, surrendered to British authorities on a Swedish extradition request over allegations of rape, sexual molestation and unlawful... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 Europe, United Kingdom, United States, World Computer Crimes, Espionage, Extradition, Fair Use, Intelligence, International Courts, International Crimes, Internet Crime, Investigation, National Security, Prosecution, Sex Crimes, U.S. Federal Government
CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security Creating Unit to Investigate Major Crimes, Adding to Its Many Projects Speaking at the Eleventh Meeting of the Council for National Security and Law Enforcement, which was held along with the Meeting of the Resource Mobilization Ministerial Sub-Committee, Francis Forbes... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 Caribbean National Security, International Cooperation, Evidence Gathering, Law Enforcement, Customs, Crimes, Investigation, Evidence Sharing, Border Security
Panama and the U.S. Sign a Tax Information Exchange Convention On November 30, 2010, the United States and Panama signed a new tax information exchange agreement (TIEA) that would allow for access to information about Panamanian bank accounts and information on... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 United States, Latin America and South America, Panama Taxation, Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation, Tax Crimes, Information Exchange, U.S. Federal Government
U.S. Undercover Sting Operation Traps German Smuggling Tarantulas On December 3, 2010, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Central District of California reported the arrest of a German national on federal animal smuggling charges after he allegedly used the U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 United States, Germany Environment, Endangered Species, Wildlife Smuggle, Arrest, Undercover Operations
U.K. National Pleads Guilty to Nigerian Bribes in KBR Joint Venture On December 6, 2010, Wojciech J. Chodan, a former commercial vice president and consultant to a United Kingdom subsidiary of Kellogg, Brown & Root Inc. (KBR), pleaded guilty to conspiracy to... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 United States, Nigeria, United Kingdom Corruption, Extradition, Bribery, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, International Crimes, Conspiracy, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
ICC Investigating North Korea for Two Incidents On December 6, 2010, International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo issued a statement that the ICC has started a preliminary investigation into the allegations that North... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 World, United States, China, South Korea, North Korea War Crimes, Crimes against Humanity, Weapons of Mass Destruction, International Crimes, International Criminal Court, Investigation
World Bank Hosts Meeting of Governments on Anti-Corruption On December 6, 2010, the World Bank Group hosted a meeting of the International Corruption Hunters Alliance, a network of more than 200 anti-corruption officials from 134 countries. They met for the... Bruce Zagaris 27 2 2011-02-01 World, United States, Europe, European Union Corruption, United Nations, Fraud, Bribery, International Convention, Banking Supervision, Investigation, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Prosecution, Information Exchange, World Bank