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UN Security Council Resolution Imposes Sanctions and Refers Libyan Situation to ICC On February 26, 2011, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 1970 (2011) under Article 41 of the Charter’s Chapter II, referring the situation of “gross and systematic violation of... Bruce Zagaris 27 5 2011-05-01 Brazil, Europe, Libya Crimes against Humanity, Freezing of Assets, Human Rights, International Cooperation, International Criminal Court, Sanctions, United Nations
Europol and Multi-EU Country Enforcement Disrupts International Card Skimming Network On February 16, 2011, Europol announced that Romanian law enforcement authorities, acting in concert with Europol and other EU law enforcement authorities, have successfully disrupted a transnational... Bruce Zagaris 27 5 2011-05-01 Europe, Romania, European Union European Union, Organized Crime, Fraud, Economic Integration, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, International Crimes, Europol, Data Privacy
British Court Rules Wikileaks Founder Should be Extradited to Sweden On February 24, 2011, Judge Howard Riddle of the City of Westminister Magistrates’ Court ruled that Julian Assange, the Wikileaks founder, must be extradited to Sweden to face questioning and... Bruce Zagaris 27 5 2011-05-01 United Kingdom, Sweden Extradition, Computer Crimes, Rape, Warrants, Prosecution
FATF Discusses Improving Anti-Corruption and Considers Results of Review of Standards On February 23-25, 2011, under the Mexican Presidency the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Plenary met in Paris. The meeting produced two public documents as part of its ongoing work to identify... Bruce Zagaris 27 5 2011-05-01 World, Mexico, Europe, European Union Money Laundering, Corruption, Terrorism, International Cooperation, FATF, Warrants, Policy/Directives
ICC Prosecutor Responds to UN Security Council Referral Regarding Libyan Crimes against Humanity On February 28, 2011, the Office of the Prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued a statement, saying his Office is now assessing allegations of widespread or systematic attacks... Bruce Zagaris 27 5 2011-05-01 World, Libya Human Rights, United Nations, International Cooperation, Crimes against Humanity, International Criminal Court, Prosecution
U.S. Court Denies Mexican Extradition Request for Fraud Charges On December 22, 2010, U.S. Magistrate Judge Stephen William Smith of the U.S. District Court in Houston denied a U.S. government’s request on behalf of Mexico in a fraud case. Bruce Zagaris 27 5 2011-05-01 Mexico, United States Extradition, Fraud
Governments Impose Economic Sanctions against Libyan Leaders During the third week of February 2011, major governments and the European Union imposed sanctions against Libyan leaders and froze assets of the government...(more)... Bruce Zagaris 27 5 2011-05-01 World, United States, Europe, Libya, European Union Economic Sanctions, Human Rights, European Union, Crimes against Humanity, Freezing of Assets, U.S. Federal Government
UN Security Council Resolutions Imposes Sanctions, No Fly Zone and Refers Libyan Situation to ICC On February 26, 2011, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 1970 (2011) under Article 41 of the Charter’s Chapter II, referring the situation of “gross and systematic violation of... Bruce Zagaris 27 5 2011-05-01 Libya Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure, Human Rights, International Law, Law of War, NATO, Sanctions
IBM Reaches Settlement on SEC Bribery Charges for Korea and China Officials On March 18, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a release reporting that the International Business Machines Corporation agreed to pay $10 million to resolve charges in the U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 27 5 2011-05-01 China, South Korea, United States Bribery, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Securities Exchange Commission
Council of Europe on Cooperation in the Prosecution of War Crimes At its 6th sitting on January 26, 2011, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted two significant documents concerning the obligation of member and observer states of the... Michael Plachta 27 5 2011-05-01 Europe, Former Yugoslavia Extradition, War Crimes, Crimes, Prosecution, Policy/Directives
Europol Calls for Information Network in Response to the Increase of Human Trafficking and Smuggling Using Light Aircraft Europol has recently proposed the formation of an EU information network to combat the noticeable increase in the use of small aircraft to illegally smuggle humans and to traffic goods such as... Cassandra Sheehan 27 5 2011-05-01 Europe, Africa, European Union Human Trafficking, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Smuggle, Europol, Policy/Directives, Information Exchange
U.S. Investigates Corruption Allegations against Las Vegas Sands China in Macao On March 1, 2011, the media reported that the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating Las Vegas Sands (LVS), the casino operator, for alleged... by Bruce Zagaris 27 5 2011-05-01 United States, Asia, Hong Kong Corruption, Organized Crime, Extortion, Investigation, Gambling, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Gangs
Calderon and Obama Meet and Try to Mend Fences on Counterdrug and Organized Crime Cooperation On March 3, 2011, Mexican President Felipe Calderón met with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington and put their best gloss over their counterdrug and organized crime cooperation policies, even... by Bruce Zagaris 27 5 2011-05-01 North America, United States, Mexico Arms Trafficking, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement, Crimes, Cross-Border Communication, Violence, Gangs
Obama Reverses Guantanamo Policy and Will Resume Military Tribunals On March 7, 2011, U.S. President Barack Obama reversed his order stopping military tribunals against detainees at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, allowing the resumption of military trials with new procedures... by Bruce Zagaris 27 5 2011-05-01 United States, Cuba Human Rights, National Security, Terrorism, War Crimes, Prisoner Rights, Detention, International Criminal Court, Political Leaders, Policy/Directives, U.S. Federal Government
New/Updated Treatises on Transnational Criminal Law Michael Abbell, the founding Director, Office of International Affairs, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, has recently updated his three seminal treatises on transnational criminal law... by Michael Abbell/Bruce Zagaris 27 5 2011-05-01 United States, European Union Extradition, Transfer of Prisoners, European Union, Book Review, International Crimes
Youth Gangs and Transnational Organized Crime in Europe Only recently has Europe recognized the presence of youth or street gangs of external origin on European soil. The study of gang expansion into Europe has been somewhat slow to develop, in part due... Luz E. Nagle 27 5 2011-05-01 World, Latin America and South America, Europe, France, Germany, China, Balkans, Italy, Turkey, United Kingdom Human Trafficking, Immigration, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Sex Crimes, International Crimes, Gang Activity, Violence, Gangs
Evaluation of the European Arrest Warrant: Quantitative and Practical Aspects In view of the revolutionary changes, the Framework Decision on the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) have introduced in the traditional system of extradition the European Commission (the Commission) and... by Michael Plachta 27 5 2011-05-01 Europe, United Kingdom, European Union Administration of Justice, Arrest, Warrants, European Commission, Policy/Directives, Legislation, Council of the European Union
Pakistan Releases CIA Operative after High Court Defers Ruling on Immunity On March 16, 2011, Pakistan released CIA contractor Raymond Davis after the victims’ families pardoned him and accepted financial compensation. The resolution occurred only hours after Lahore trial... Bruce Zagaris 27 5 2011-05-01 United States, Pakistan Immunity, Intelligence, Jurisdiction, National Security, Murder, International Crimes, U.S. Federal Government
Europol Finds U.S.-E.U. Agreement on Terrorist Finance Tracking Program Raises Serious Questions on Compliance with Data Privacy Principles On March 2, 2011, the Europol’s Joint Supervisory Body (JSB) reported that its first inspection at Europe concerning the Terrorist Finance Tracking Program (TFTP) Agreement, which took effect in... Bruce Zagaris 27 5 2011-05-01 Europe National Security, Financial Supervision, Europol, Data Privacy
Davos World Economic Forum’s Organized Crime Council Sets Forth Priorities to Combat Transnational Organized Crime On January 28, 2011, the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Organized Crime issued a document discussing the problems of transnational organized crime and priorities to combat the same...(... Bruce Zagaris 27 5 2011-05-01 World International Organizations, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Economic Crimes, International Crimes

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