Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Spanish Judge Orders Extradition of Suspect in Guatemala Massacre On April 4, 2011, Spanish Judge Santiago Pedraz issued an international arrest warrant seeking the extradition of Jorge Sosa Orantes, 53 and a former Guatemalan soldier suspected of involvement in a... by Bruce Zagaris 27 6 2011-06-01 Spain, Guatemala, Canada Administration of Justice, Extradition, Jurisdiction, Terrorism, Genocide, International Cooperation, Crimes against Humanity, International Law, Warrants
Justice Department Obtains the Right to Issue John Doe Summons for HSBC India On April 8, 2011, U.S. District Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton in San Francisco granted the request of the U.S. government, authorizing the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), to issue John Doe summons from... Bruce Zagaris 27 6 2011-06-01 United States, India, India Jurisdiction, Taxation, Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation, Tax Crimes, Financial Supervision, Offshore Banking, Information Exchange, U.S. Federal Government, Financial Enforcement
U.K. Treasury Agrees to Hold Consultation on Decriminalizing Customer Due Diligence The United Kingdom’s budget proposals unveiled in March 2011 call for a consultation on changes to Money Laundering regulations, including abolishing over two dozen regulatory offenses, exempting... Bruce Zagaris 27 6 2011-06-01 United States, United Kingdom, OECD Money Laundering, Due Diligence, FATF, Regulation, Financial Enforcement, Counter-terrorism
JGC Enters Into Deferred Prosecution Agreement on Nigerian Contracts On April 6, 2011, JGC Corporation agreed to pay a $218.8 million criminal penalty as part of deferred prosecution agreement and a criminal information against JGC to resolve charges related to the... Bruce Zagaris 27 6 2011-06-01 United States, Japan, Nigeria Corruption, Conspiracy, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Penalties, Prosecution, U.S. Federal Government
U.S. Indicts Somali Hostage Negotiator After FBI Snatches Him in Somalia On April 13, 2011, Mohammad Shibin had his initial appearance in the U.S. Court for the Eastern District of Virginia after the FBI arrested him in Somalia in early April and brought him to the U.S... Bruce Zagaris 27 6 2011-06-01 United States, Somalia Piracy, Investigation, Indictment, U.S. Federal Government
German Government Uses Stolen Data for $75m Settlement with Julius Baer On April 14, 2011, Swiss bank Julius Baer agreed to pay the German government €50 million to settle an investigation of allegations that the bank facilitated tax evasion by German taxpayers. The... Bruce Zagaris 27 6 2011-06-01 Germany, Switzerland Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation, Tax Crimes, Investigation, Data Privacy, Data Sharing
U.S. Indicts Founders of 3 Largest Internet Poker Companies On April 15, 2011, the grand jury indictment charging 11 defendants, including the founders of the three largest Internet poker companies doing business in the United States - PokerStars, Full Tilt... Bruce Zagaris 27 6 2011-06-01 World, United States International Gaming, Fraud, Online Gambling, Online Gaming, Internet Crime, Indictment, U.S. Federal Government
The impact of SC Res. 1970/2011 on the obligations of U.N. Member States under the Rome Statute and some reflections on the immunities of Libyan officials The unanimously decided referral of the situation in Libya to the International Criminal Court (ICC) by virtue of the Security Council Resolution 1970/2011, undoubtedly confirms the Court’s position... Elena Papadopoulou 27 6 2011-06-01 World, Libya Immunity, United Nations, International Courts, International Crimes, International Criminal Court
Program Explores EU-US Cooperation on Data Protection, PNR, and SWIFT A high-level program organized by the European Institute in Washington, D.C. explored in a Transatlantic Roundtable on Homeland Security EU-U.S. cooperation on data protection, passenger name records... Bruce Zagaris 27 6 2011-06-01 United States, European Union Human Rights, European Union, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, Data Privacy, Data Sharing, U.S. Federal Government, Counter-terrorism
Canadian Government and Lawyers Prepare to Battle Again over AML Rules On March 29, 2011, the Canadian media discussed the looming face off between the Canadian government and the Canadian legal profession over a renewed effort to issue anti-money laundering (AML)... Bruce Zagaris 27 6 2011-06-01 North America, Canada Money Laundering, Financial Supervision, Regulation, Legal Ethics, Financial Enforcement, Confidentiality, Counter-terrorism
Johnson & Johnson Agrees to Pay $21.4 to Resolve FCPA Criminal Case On April 8, 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has agreed to pay a $21.4 million criminal penalty as part of a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) to... Bruce Zagaris 27 6 2011-06-01 Greece, Poland, Romania, United States Bribery, Corruption, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Senate Hearing Explores Solutions to Narcotics Trafficking in the Americas On March 31, 2011, the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, and Global Narcotics Affairs held a hearing on “Shared Responsibility:... Bruce Zagaris 27 6 2011-06-01 United States, Mexico, Caribbean, Central America Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement, U.S. Federal Government
U.S.-Panama Tax Information Exchange Agreement Takes Effect On April 18, 2011, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced the entry into force of a Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) with Panama.  Signed November 30, 2010, the TIEA obligates the... Bruce Zagaris 27 6 2011-06-01 Panama, United States Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Tax Enforcement, Tax Havens, Taxation
U.S. Listing of Alleged Drug Lord as Narco Kingpin Puts Pressure on Mozambique In June 2010, the U.S. government named Mahamed Bachir Suleman on a list of specially designated narcotics trafficking. The move has exerted pressure on the Mozambique government, where he lives, to... Bruce Zagaris 27 6 2011-06-01 United States, Mozambique Corruption, Drugs & Trafficking, Drug Enforcement, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Investigation
Provisional measures in extradition and expulsion cases within the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights At its 6th sitting on January 26, 2011, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted two important documents concerning provisional measures as applied by the European Court of... by Michael Plachta 27 6 2011-06-01 Europe Extradition, Human Rights, International Cooperation, Regulation, Policy/Directives, Asylum, Council of the European Union, European Court of Human Rights, Expulsion, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE)
OECD Establishes Task Force on Tax Crimes and Other Crimes On March 23, 2011, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) established the Task Force on Tax Crimes and Other Crimes to seek ways to improve international cooperation in the... Bruce Zagaris 27 6 2011-06-01 World, United States Money Laundering, Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation, Tax Crimes, Financial Crimes, Law Enforcement, FATF, Prosecution, OECD
U.N. Human Rights Council Appoints Commission of Inquiry for Libya On March 11, 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Council President Ambassador Sihasak Phuangketkeow announced the appointment of three high level experts to investigate alleged violations of... Bruce Zagaris 27 6 2011-06-01 World, Libya Human Rights, United Nations, War Crimes, International Cooperation, Crimes against Humanity, Investigation
Brazil Uses MLAT with U.S. to Take Video Testimony in Trial of Midair Collision In March 2011, the Regional Federal Tribunal (TRF) of Brasilia has used the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Treaty between the U.S. and Brazil to take video testimony in the trial in absentia... by Bruce Zagaris 27 6 2011-06-01 United States, Brazil Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance, Treaties, International Cooperation, Evidence Gathering, Investigation