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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort descending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
U.S. Requests Extradition from Canada of Russian Wanted for Cybercrimes On January 22, 2012, the Canadian government detained Russian Marina Talashkova, an air-hostess with the Trans Air airline, for violating immigration law.  Instead of deporting her to Russia,... Bruce Zagaris 28 4 2012-04-01 Russia, United States Extradition, Fraud
Bilateral Agreement Alternative to FATCA Implementation Brings New Twist to International Tax Cooperation On the evening of February 8, 2012, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued proposed regulations on the Foreign Account Taxpayers Compliance Act[1] and a... Bruce Zagaris 28 4 2012-04-01 World Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision
FATF Issues Revised Recommendations On February 16, 2012, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued revised recommendations after more than two years of efforts by member countries.  According to FATF, the revisions provide... Bruce Zagaris 28 4 2012-04-01 United States FATF
Swiss Government Gives Encrypted Bank Documents to U.S. Government   On January 31, 2012, the Swiss finance ministry revealed that it has transmitted to the U.S. tax authorities encrypted data concerning Swiss banks’ clients in the United States. Bruce Zagaris 28 4 2012-04-01 Switzerland, United States Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision
U.S. Returns Art Stolen in 1981 from French Museum to France On January 25, 2012, U.S. officials returned “Le Marché aux Poissons” (The Fish Market), a monotype by Camille Pissarro, a famous French painter, to French Ambassador François Delattre at a ceremony... Bruce Zagaris 28 4 2012-04-01 France, United States Cultural Property, Theft
British Extradite Retired Businessman to the U.S. for Selling Missile Components to Iran On February 24, 2012, the British government extradited retired businessman Christopher Tappin, 65 years of age, to the U.S. to answer charges in a U.S. District Court in El Paso, Texas.  Mr.... Bruce Zagaris 28 4 2012-04-01 United Kingdom, United States Extradition
Mali Becomes First African Country to Agree to Take ICC Prisoners   On January 20, 2012, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced that Mali has become the first African country agreeing to take in prisoners sentenced by the International Criminal Court. Bruce Zagaris 28 4 2012-04-01 Africa International Criminal Court, International Law, International Organizations, Transfer of Prisoners
Fate of Gaddafi’s Children Remains Uncertain Recent public remarks by Al-Saadi Gaddafi, the son of the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, have renewed tensions between Niger and Libya over the former billionaire playboy, who until the death... Andrew Baskin 28 4 2012-04-01 Libya Extradition
ICC Holds that Four of the Six Kenyans Charged in 2008 Violence Must Stand Trial On January 23, 2012, the Pre-trial Chamber II decided, by majority, to confirm the charges against four of the six suspects accused of the post-election violence in Kenya.  Bruce Zagaris 28 4 2012-04-01 Kenya Crimes against Humanity, International Courts, International Criminal Court, Sovereignty
Justice Department Fines Two Japanese Corporations in Price-Fixing Probe On January 30, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) concluded an agreement with two Japanese companies to settle a charge of price-fixing and bid-rigging conspiracy. The two companies, Yazaki... Andrew Baskin 28 4 2012-04-01 Japan, United States Corruption
Bibliography Bruce Zagaris 28 4 2012-04-01 Bibliography
European Human Rights Grand Chamber Overturns Convictions for Use of Hearsay Evidence Where Defendant Had No Ability to Cross Examine Witnesses On December 15, 2011, the European Court of Human Rights held that permitting the admission of a witness statement as evidence where the witness is not available for cross examination and that... Bruce Zagaris 28 4 2012-04-01 Europe, United Kingdom European Court of Human Rights, Human Rights, International Law, Prosecution
Holding U.S. Officials Accountable For Torture and Other Abuses   On January 27, 2012, Human Rights USA and the American University Washington College of Law International Human Rights Clinic, held a panel discussion and released a joint report titled “... Ryan McClurg 28 4 2012-04-01 United States Crimes against Humanity, Interrogation, Investigation, Torture
Venezuela and Trinidad & Tobago Initiate Discussions of Prisoner Transfers On February 2, 2012, the media reported that the Venezuelan and Trinidadian governments have initiated talks with a view to starting cooperation in penal reform and offender management, and... Bruce Zagaris 28 4 2012-04-01 Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela Immigration, International Cooperation, Prisoner Rights
Mexico Extradites Three Citizens to the U.S. On January 18, 2012, the Mexican Attorney General’s office announced the extradition of three Mexican citizens to the U.S.[1]            ... Bruce Zagaris 28 4 2012-04-01 Mexico, United States Extradition, Kidnaping, Murder
EU Proposal for Criminal Sanctions for Insider Dealing and Market Manipulation    Adopted in early 2003, the Market Abuse Directive (MAD) 2003/6/EC introduced a comprehensive framework to tackle insider dealing and market manipulation practices within the European Union,... Michael Plachta 28 4 2012-04-01 European Union Economic Crimes, Economic Integration, Economic Sanctions, Trade Crimes, Trade Enforcement
World Bank Proposes Using Asset Disclosure to Identify PEPs On February 7, 2012, the World Bank issued a report, suggesting the use of asset disclosures to identify Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) in order to guard against corruption.[1] [1] ... Bruce Zagaris 28 4 2012-04-01 World Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure, Banking Supervision, World Bank
Tense Relationships Between African Union and the International Criminal Court In the latest summit meeting of the African Union (AU) held January 29-30, 2012, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the AU Assembly of Heads of States and Governments reiterated its opposition to a number of... Michael Plachta 28 4 2012-04-01 Africa International Criminal Court
Counter-Terrorism Strategy: Recent Developments within the European Union Terrorism is a subject which cannot clearly be separated into internal and external aspects, and the Council of the European Union recognized this in adopting conclusions on enhancing the links... Michael Plachta 28 4 2012-04-01 European Union Terrorism