Articles

E.g., 2017-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
ECOSOC Meets on International Tax Cooperation             ECOSOC, the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, held on March 15, 2012 in New York a Meeting on International Cooperation in Tax Matters and Institutional Arrangement to... David Spencer 28 5 2016-07-06 International Cooperation, International Law, International Organizations, OECD, United Nations
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution and Recommendation on Enforced Disappearances On March 9, 2012, the Standing Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, acting on behalf of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution 1868 (2012) and... Michael Plachta 28 5 2016-07-06 Europe Council of the European Union, Detention, European Union, Human Rights, Kidnaping
Mozambique Prosecutes Nations for Violent Attack on Baby in South Africa On March 2, 2012, Mozambique authorities took action to prosecute Chakoma Machaba for his role in the April 2010 attack on infant Marzanne Kruger and her governess at a Robindale, Randburg house in... Bruce Zagaris 28 5 2016-07-06 Mozambique, South Africa Arrest, Charged with Crimes, Court Conviction, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Extradition, International Cooperation
Enforcement Cooperation Issues Continue to Plague U.S.-Afghan Cooperation  As the U.S. begins withdrawing from Afghanistan, numerous transnational corruption and international human rights issues plague the relationship. Bruce Zagaris 28 5 2012-05-01 Afghanistan Corruption
ICC Issues Arrest Warrant for Sudan Minister of Defense On March 1, 2012, Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued a warrant of arrest against the Sudanese Minister of Defense, Mr. Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein (“Hussein”) for... Bruce Zagaris 28 5 2012-05-01 Sudan International Criminal Court
The FARC: Doing What Any Multinational Corporation Would Do—Diversify  As it has done several times over the course of its sixty-year struggle against the Colombian government, the FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia; Revolutionary Armed Forces of... Luz E. Nagle 28 5 2012-05-01 Colombia Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking
Spain Orders Mubarak Crony and Son Extradited to Egypt on Corruption Charges   On March 2, 2012, Spain's National Court ordered the extradition to Egypt of Hussein Salem Rawzi, an associate of former President Hosni Mubarak, along with his son Khaled.[1]                 [1... Bruce Zagaris 28 5 2012-05-01 Egypt, Spain Extradition
U.S. Charges Three Oil Service Executives with Paying Bribes to Nigerian Officials   On February 24, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission charged three oil services executives with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by participating in a bribery scheme to... Bruce Zagaris 28 5 2012-05-01 Nigeria Securities Exchange Commission
Portugal’s Denial of U.S. Extradition Request for George Wright Becomes Final On February 29, 2012, a senior judge of the Portuguese Constitutional Court said that the case concerning the U.S. government's extradition request for George Wright is over since the U.S. government... Bruce Zagaris 28 5 2012-05-01 Portugal, United States Extradition
US Treasury Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Customer Due Diligence Obligation on Financial Institutions   On February 29, 2012, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to solicit public comment on a wide range of questions pertaining to... Bruce Zagaris 28 5 2012-05-01 United States Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision
Nigerian Former Governor Pleads Guilty of Laundering Public Funds   On February 27, 2012, James Ibori, a former governor of the Nigerian state of Delta, pled guilty in London’s Southwark crown court, to ten charges of fraud and money laundering.[1... Bruce Zagaris 28 5 2012-05-01 Nigeria Extradition
Senator Levin Introduces Cut Unjustified Tax Act as Amendment to Transportation Bill   On February 27, 2012, Senator Carl Levin introduced as an amendment to the transportation bill the Cut Unjustified Tax Loopholes Act.  Bruce Zagaris 28 5 2012-05-01 United States Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision
U.S. Attorney General Justifies Lethal Force Against U.S. Citizens Affiliated with Al Qaeda March 5, 2012, speaking on law and national security at Northwestern Law School, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder justified the use of lethal force under international law and the U.S. Constitution... Bruce Zagaris 28 5 2012-05-01 United States Law of War
A. U.S. Trade Associations Request Better Guidance on FCPA Implementation On February 21, 202, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) sent a letter to the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission, requesting guidance on the... Bruce Zagaris 28 5 2012-05-01
A.Spanish Government Will Use Criminal Sanctions against Underground Economy and Fraud Using Tax Havens  On March 1, 2012, the Spanish Ministry of Finance issued an Official State Bulletin on its Annual Plan of Tax and Customs.  It focused on the main goals: (1) investigation of tax and customs fraud... Bruce Zagaris 28 5 2012-05-01
U.S. Attorney in New York Indicts 2 Swiss Asset Managers for Conspiring to Help U.S Taxpayers Evade Tax   On March 14, 2012, Preet Bharra, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Victor W. Lessoff, the Acting Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Office of the... Bruce Zagaris 28 5 2012-05-01
Italy and India Square Off Over Prosecution of Italian Marines Accused of Killing Indian Fishermen As a result of an incident on February 15, 2012, in which two Italian marines allegedly shot two Indian fishermen, Indian law enforcement boarded the Enrica Lexie, an Italian oil tanker, arrested the... Bruce Zagaris 28 5 2012-05-01
U.S. Senator Introduces Legislation to Track Foreign Fugitives   On March 12, 2012, Senator Richard Durbin introduced S. 2183, bringing Fugitives to Justice Act, to provide funding for the Fugitive Extradition and Apprehension Trust Fund.[1]  The bill would... Bruce Zagaris 28 5 2012-05-01
How to Reconcile the Fight Against Terrorism with Human Rights: The Council of Europe Response   At its 35th sitting on October 6, 2011, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a significant document concerning the problem of how to reconcile the fight against... Michael Plachta 28 5 2012-05-01
Whistleblower on Dutch Bank’s Participation in Offshore Shelter Files Suit Over Failure to Obtain Award   On February 21, 2012, Joseph A. Insinga, a former managing director of American operations of Rabobank, filed a petition in U.S. Tax Court, to dispute and appeal the IRS’s adverse determination of... Bruce Zagaris 28 5 2012-05-01 United States Whistle-blowing