Articles

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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
ABA Opposes Treasury Proposals Requiring Law Firms Establishing Accounts at Financial Institutions to Disclose Identity and Other Beneficial Ownership of Clients                 On May 4, 2012, Kevin L. Shepherd, Esq., a partner in the Baltimore office of Venable LLP, sent a letter on behalf of the American Bar Association to the Treasury Department’s... Bruce Zagaris 28 7 2016-08-03 United States Confidentiality, Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement
ICTY Delays Mladic Trial by one Month Due to Tardiness in Prosecutor's Delivery of Part of its Evidence The trial of Gen. Mladic for genocide is one of the most important ones of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY).  Problems with the trial began immediately, however,... Bruce Zagaris 28 7 2016-08-03 Former Yugoslavia Disclosure, Evidence Sharing, Genocide, Human Rights, International Courts
Korean Executive to Serve Time after Department of Justice Investigation                 The Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached a plea agreement with an executive at Hitachi-LG Data Storage Inc. (HLDS), according to a press release issued by the DOJ on April 30, 2012... Andrew Baskin 28 7 2016-07-06 United States Charged with Crimes, Financial Crimes, Indictment, International Organizations
Chile Financial Intelligence Unit Issues PEP Regulations On April 19, 2012, the Chilean Financial Intelligence Unit (La Unidad de Análisis  Financiero - UAF), in conjunction with the Superintendent of Banks and Financial Institutions (SBIF), the... Bruce Zagaris 28 7 2012-07-01
Special Court for Sierra Leone Convicts Charles Taylor on All 11 Counts   On April 26, 2012, the Special Court for Sierra Leone convicted Charles Chankay Taylor, the former President of Liberia, on all counts of an 11-count indictment.  The Court found him responsible... Bruce Zagaris 28 7 2012-07-01
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS, ARTICLES AND DOCUMENTS Bruce Zagaris 28 7 2012-07-01
British Attorney Arrested in New York For Conspiring to Defraud the IRS Through the Use of Swiss Account On May 11, 2012, Michael Little, a British attorney, was presented in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York after being arrested the night before when he landed at JFK Airport on... Bruce Zagaris 28 7 2012-07-01
EU Justice and Home Affairs Council Meet On April 27-28, 2012, the European Union Justice and Home Affairs Council held its 3162nd meeting and decided a number of issues. Bruce Zagaris 28 7 2012-07-01
European Parliament Adopts Resolution on Maritime Piracy At the plenary session on May 10, 2012, the European Parliament (EP), a legislative body of the European Union, adopted its “Resolution on maritime piracy.”[1]                 [1]              ... Michael Plachta 28 7 2012-07-01
U.S. Court Enters Final Forfeiture Order for Over $16 Million against Wegelin’s Correspondent Bank Account in the U.S.  On April 24, 2012, Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain entered a default judgment and final order... Bruce Zagaris 28 7 2012-07-01
Van Der Sloot Will Fight U.S Extradition to Peru on Extortion and Wire Fraud Charges On May 11, 2012, Joran van der Sloot said he would fight extradition to the U.S. on extortion and wire fraud charges after a Peruvian judge approved a U.S. request for provision detention, the first... Bruce Zagaris 28 7 2012-07-01
European Parliament Approves New PNR Agreement with the United States  On 19 April 2012, the European Parliament (EP) approved, by a hefty majority, the controversial agreement between the European Union and the United States on the use and transfer of Passenger Name... Michael Plachta 28 7 2012-07-01
President Obama Announces Measures to Prevent International Atrocities   On April 23, 2012, speaking at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. to observe a Day of Remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust, U.S. President Barack Obama announced three... Bruce Zagaris 28 7 2012-07-01
Wal-Mart Involved in Criminal and Congressional Investigations Due to Alleged Bribes Relating to Mexican Operations Wal-Mart’s failure to properly handle reports of corruption violations in Mexico has led to criminal investigations in the U.S. and Mexico, the start of Congressional allegations, and substantial... Bruce Zagaris 28 7 2012-07-01
U.K. Police Arrest Seven Individuals Suspected of Funding Terrorism                   On May 1, 2012, British police arrested seven individuals suspected of aiding a terrorist network, based out of Somalia, by smuggling a plant into the U.S. and Canada and laundering... Linda Dryden 28 7 2012-07-01
Interpol Issues Red Notice for Iraqi Vice President Tariq al-Hashmi   On May 8, 2012, Interpol issued a Red Notice for the arrest of Iraqi vice president Tariq al-Hashimi, who has been staying in Turkey.  The Interpol Red Notice exerts more pressure on al-Hashimi and... Bruce Zagaris 28 7 2012-07-01
Privy Council Affirms Bahamas Court In Denial of U.S. Extradition Request of Viktor Kozeny   On March 28, 2012, the Privy Council found that its Judicial Committee had no jurisdiction to entertain an appeal by a detainer against a grant of habeas corpus in the Bahamas because of the law of... Bruce Zagaris 28 7 2012-07-01
ICTR Sends Uwinkindi to Rwanda on Genocide and Crimes against Humanity Charges On April 17, 2012, former pastor Jean Bosco Uwinkindi lost his appeal in the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and was sent to Rwanda for trial, marking the first time the ICTR has... Bruce Zagaris 28 7 2012-07-01
U.S. District Court Grants Motion to Dismiss U.K. Parliamentary Group’s FOIA Suit for U.S. Extraordinary Rendition Program Information   On April 2, 2012, U.S. District Court for D.C. Judge Ricardo Urbina issued a memorandum opinion, granting the U.S. Department of Defense’s motion to dismiss and denying the plaintiffs’ efforts to... Bruce Zagaris 28 7 2012-07-01
France Extradites Tax Fraudster to the U.K. On April 20, 2012, the French government extradited a tax fraudster, who fled the U.K. four years ago after sending a judge a note that he was not prepared to go to jail, to the U.K. where he will... Bruce Zagaris 28 7 2012-07-01