Articles

E.g., 2017-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Treaty List 28 6 2016-07-06 United States Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance, Treaties
Afghan President Orders Prosecutor and Tribunal in $900 Million Bailout of Kabul Bank                 On April 4, 2012, Afghan President Hamid Karzai announced that he would establish a special prosecutor’s office and court to investigate a $900 million (£567 million) banking... Bruce Zagaris 28 6 2016-07-06 Afghanistan Banking Supervision, Corruption, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision, International Banking Supervision, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Obama Administration Tries to Find Ways to Release Guantanamo             The Obama Administration continues to try to find ways to release Guantánamo detainees.   On April 19, 2012, it released two Uigur detainees and resettled them in El Salvador.[1] ... Bruce Zagaris 28 6 2016-07-06 Canada, El Salvador, United States Detention, Human Rights, Interrogation, Transfer of Prisoners, U.S. Federal Government
EHRC Allows Britain to Extradite Terrorist Suspects to U.S. In Spite of Likely Detention at Supermax Prison On April 10, 2012, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled that Britain can extradite five suspects to the United States to face terrorism charges.  The individuals had challenged the... Bruce Zagaris 28 6 2012-06-01
World Bank Publishes Report on the Use of Criminal justice to Prosecute Illegal Logging On March 20, 2012, the World Bank released a report on suggesting a more targeted, punitive approach using the criminal justice system to combat illegal logging.  In particular, governments should... Bruce Zagaris 28 6 2012-06-01
Defining and Prosecuting Terrorism Under International and Domestic Law: Decision of UK Court of Appeal in Regina v Mohammed Gul  Defining terrorism, terrorist acts and terrorists has for decades created serious problems to both international and domestic lawyers and academics.[1] Recently, the United Kingdom Court of Appeal (... Michael Plachta 28 6 2012-06-01
EU Justice & Home Affairs Focuses on Border, Migration, and Asylum Policies On March 8, 2012, the European Union Council on Justice and Home Affairs held its 3151st meeting in Brussels and focused on border, migration, and asylum policies. Bruce Zagaris 28 6 2012-06-01
EU Will Propose Legislation to Implement FATF Revised Recommendations  On April 11, 2012, the European Commission issued a report on the application of Directive 2005/60/EC on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and... Bruce Zagaris 28 6 2012-06-01
Council of Europe Takes Up Problem of International Trafficking in Human Organs   The joint Council of Europe/United Nations study of 2009 has demonstrated that both the quantitative and also the qualitative description of trafficking in organs and trafficking in human beings... Michael Plachta 28 6 2012-06-01
Italy Arrests Dozens in Wide-Ranging Anti-Organized Crime Operation On March 19, 2012, in an effort to curb organized crime in the Naples region of Italy, Italian authorities, backed by the governments of Switzerland, Belgium, and Luxembourg, launched Operation Bad... Andrew Baskin 28 6 2012-06-01
Swiss Issue Arrest Warrant for Three German Tax Officials and Request Assistance from Germany While Swiss and German Governments Sign New Tax Withholding Agreement At the end of March 2012, the Swiss government announced it issued arrest warrants for three German tax inspectors due to the alleged purchase in 2010 of a CD with data on suspected tax criminals.[1... Bruce Zagaris 28 6 2012-06-01
ICC Prosecutor Rejects Palestinian Claim on Gaza On April 3, 2012, the International Criminal Court Prosecutor issued a statement, denying a request of the Palestinian authority to sign the Rome Statute.  The statement was in response to a... Bruce Zagaris 28 6 2012-06-01
ICC Orders Libya to Comply with its Obligations re Seif al-Islam el-Qaddafi and Abdullah Al-Senussi  On April 4, 2012, International Criminal Court (ICC) judges ordered the Libyan government to comply with its obligations under the Rome Statute with respect to the continued detention of Seif al-... Bruce Zagaris 28 6 2012-06-01
SEC Concludes MOU With the EU and Cayman   On March 22, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it has established comprehensive arrangements with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) and the European Securities... Bruce Zagaris 28 6 2012-06-01
OCC Issues Cease and Desist Order against Citibank N.A. for Anti-Money Laundering Violations On April 5, 2012, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued a cease and desist order against Citibank, N.A., Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for violating the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and... Bruce Zagaris 28 6 2012-06-01
U.S. Attorney in New York City Sues For Forfeiture of 10th Cambodian Century Statue On April 4, 2012, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York brought a civil complaint seeking forfeiture of a 10th Century sandstone statue – the Duryodhana – in order to return it to... Bruce Zagaris 28 6 2012-06-01
European Parliament’s Further Action on Organized Crime In a Resolution on organized crime in the European Union (EU) adopted on 25 October 2011[1], the European Parliament (EP) expressed its intention to set up, within three months of the adoption of... Michael Plachta 28 6 2012-06-01
U.S. and Colombian Governments Announce Action Plan on Regional Security Cooperation and Heads of Government Agree on Communique to Combat Transnational Organized Crime On April 15, 2012, in response to growing bilateral and multilateral dialogues on citizen security, the U.S. President Barrack Obama and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced on the... Bruce Zagaris 28 6 2012-06-01
SWISS CORRUPTION CASE SHOWS THAT CORPORATE CRIMINAL LAW IS A WOLF IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING  In a Swiss criminal investigation into bribery offences committed abroad, Alstom accepted heavy sanctions ordered by the federal prosecutor’s office. Following the conviction of a Swiss financial... Michael Hess, Roland M. Ryser 28 6 2012-06-01
Swiss Federal Administrative Court Denies IRS Request for Bank Records from Credit Suisse              On April 5, 2012, the Swiss Federal Administrative Court affirmed the appeal of one of Credit Suisse’s (CS) depositors, who brought an action to prevent the disclosure of his bank... Bruce Zagaris 28 6 2012-06-01

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