Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Indicts Close to 100 Persons Associated with the Armenian Power Gang On February 16, 2011, U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division chief Lanny Breuer and U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California Andre Birotte, Jr. announced indictments against 102... Bruce Zagaris 27 4 2011-04-01 United States, Armenia Money Laundering, Arms Trafficking, Organized Crime, Fraud, Extortion, Conspiracy, Indictment, Violence, U.S. Federal Government
ICC and Serbia Sign Agreement on Enforcement of Sentences On January 20, 2011, Judge Sang-Hyun Song, President of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and  H.E. Sne ana Malovic', Minister of Justice of the Republic of Serbia, signed at the ICC in the... Bruce Zagaris 27 4 2011-04-01 Netherlands, Serbia International Criminal Court
Compliance in Brazil: Current and future perspectives In recent years, it has been possible to note in the Brazilian business environment an expansion of compliance programs. Although these programs add value to companies, providing more security to... Carlos Henrique da Silva Ayres 27 4 2011-04-01 Brazil Corruption, Bribery, Law Enforcement, Oversight, Compliance, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Penalties
Swiss Government Freezing of Egyptian Assets: The Swiss Practice Regarding Assets of Politically Exposed People of Presumed Illicit Origin On February 11, 2011, upon former Egyptian President Hosni Moubarak’s resignation, the Swiss government decided to freeze, with immediate effect, all of his assets in Switzerland, as well as assets... Sandrine Giroud 27 4 2011-04-01 Egypt, Switzerland Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure
French Transfer Rwandan Suspect to ICC On January 25, 2011, the French government transferred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) Callixte Mbarushimana, marking the first time that France has transferred a suspect to the Court...(... by Bruce Zagaris 27 4 2011-04-01 France, Rwanda War Crimes, Genocide, Torture, Organized Crime, Crimes against Humanity, Rape, International Criminal Court, Warrants, Prosecution
Fighting Maritime Piracy: Legal Ramifications   As early as 1932, the eminent jurists participating in the Harvard Research project (hereinafter Harvard Draft) noted a variety of existing definitions of piracy.2  Despite numerous efforts... Michael Plachta 27 4 2011-04-01 Somalia, World International Law, International Organizations, Law Enforcement, Piracy, Prosecution
OECD Report Recommends Countering Aggressive Tax Planning Through Improved Transparency and Disclosure On February 1, 2011, the Aggressive Tax Planning Steering Group of Working Party No. 10 on Exchange of Information and Tax Compliance of the Committee of Fiscal Affairs (CFA), Organization of... Bruce Zagaris 27 4 2011-04-01 OECD Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes, Policy/Directives, OECD, Transparency, Disclosure
Human Organs Trafficking in Kosovo and its Implications on the Rule of Law Reform – The Story of the “Yellow House” On January 7, 2011, the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe issued a report entitled “Inhuman Treatment of People and Illicit... Vladislav Tomic 27 4 2011-04-01 European Union, Kosovo Human Trafficking
Federal Indictment Against 17 Persons for Trafficking Firearms to Mexican Drug Organizations and House Blocks Gun-Sale Reporting Regulation On January 25, 2011, a federal grand jury in Phoenix, Arizona returned multi-count indictment in five cases against 34 defendants accused of assisting Mexican Drug Trafficking Organizations with... Bruce Zagaris 27 4 2011-04-01 North America, United States, Mexico Money Laundering, Arms Trafficking, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Law Enforcement, Conspiracy, Indictment
U.K. Postpones Indefinitely Implementation of New Bribery Laws On February 1, 2011, the British Ministry of Justice (MOJ) announced that it has delayed indefinitely the implementation of its new anti-bribery law until it finishes guidance on the due diligence... Bruce Zagaris 27 4 2011-04-01 United Kingdom Due Diligence, Fraud, Bribery, OECD
Tunisia Issues Arrest Warrants Against Ben Ali and Swiss Freeze Assets On January 26, 2011, the Tunisian government issued an international arrest warrant for deposed president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and six relatives, accusing him of removing money from Tunisia... by Bruce Zagaris 27 4 2011-04-01 United States, France, Switzerland, Tunisia Corruption, Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure, International Crimes, Warrants, Political Leaders, Freezing of Assets, U.S. Federal Government
Effective Functioning of MLAT: Contribution of the Council of Europe Judicial cooperation in criminal matters between European states is governed by a legal framework comprising multilateral agreements, especially Council of Europe (CoE) Conventions, bilateral... Michael Plachta 27 4 2011-04-01 Europe, European Union European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance, International Courts, International Cooperation, International Convention, International Crimes, Prosecution, Policy/Directives
Tyson Foods Enters Into Deferred Prosecution Agreement on Bribery Charges On February 10, 2011, Tyson Foods Inc. entered into a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA), in which it agreed to pay a $4 million criminal penalty to resolve an investigation into improper payments... Bruce Zagaris 27 4 2011-04-01 United States, Mexico Corruption, Bribery, Securities Exchange Commission, Investigation, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Penalties, Prosecution
Pakistan Continues to Hold U.S. Diplomat in 2 Killings On February 11, 2011, a Pakistani court ordered the continued detention of Raymond A. Davis, a U.S. official, who has been detained for his role in the shooting deaths of two Pakistani nationals on... Bruce Zagaris 27 4 2011-04-01 United States, Pakistan Immunity, Jurisdiction, Murder, International Cooperation, Detention, Prosecution, U.S. Federal Government
IRS Announces a Second Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program with Revised Penalty Structure On February 8, 2011, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced a second Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (the “2nd OVDP”). The IRS announced the first Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (... Bruce Zagaris 27 4 2011-04-01 United States Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes, Penalties, Offshore trusts, Offshore Banking, Policy/Directives, U.S. Federal Government, Legislation
Europol Acts Against Illegal Vietnamese Immigrant Smuggling Networks On February 8, 2011, Eurojust and Europol supported coordinated action by police officials in five European Union members against a number of sophisticated criminal networks involved in the smuggling... Bruce Zagaris 27 4 2011-04-01 Europe, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Vietnam, United Kingdom, European Union Immigration, European Union, Organized Crime, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, False Papers, Europol, Eurojust
Swiss Government Freezing of Egyptian Assets: The Swiss Practice Regarding Assets of Politically Exposed People of Presumed Illicit Origin On February 11, 2011, upon former Egyptian President Hosni Moubarak’s resignation, the Swiss government decided to freeze, with immediate effect, all of his assets in Switzerland, as well as assets... by Sandrine Giroud 27 4 2011-04-01 Switzerland, Egypt Money Laundering, Corruption, Mutual Legal Assistance, Political Leaders, Freezing of Assets
Swiss Government Relaxes Requirements for Assistance in Tax Matters On February 15, 2011, the Swiss Federal Department of Finance (SFDF) announced it will revise the administrative assistance in double taxation agreements to enable it to provide assistance, even when... Bruce Zagaris 27 4 2011-04-01 World, Switzerland, OECD Taxation, Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation, Financial Crimes, International Law, Information Exchange, Transparency
IMF Recommends Receivership and Sale of Kabul Bank as U.S. Investigators Karzai and Blacklists Afghan Money Exchanger On February 15, 2011, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) recommended that Afghanistan’s largest bank, the Kabul Bank, be placed in receivership and then sold. Meanwhile, a U.S. grand jury is... Bruce Zagaris 27 4 2011-04-01 Pakistan, Afghanistan Money Laundering, Corruption, International Cooperation, Financial Crimes, International Banking Supervision, Financial Supervision, Banking Supervision, Political Leaders, U.S. Federal Government, International Monetary Fund (IMF)