Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S., Switzerland and Japan Issue Statement on 2nd Alternative to Implement FATCA                 On June 21, 2012, the U.S. Treasury Department announced agreements with Switzerland and Japan to pursue a new alternative approach to implementing the Foreign Account Tax Compliance... Bruce Zagaris 28 8 2016-08-03 Economic Crimes, International Banking Supervision, International Cooperation, Tax Enforcement
G20 Commits to Strengthening Tax Transparency and Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement                 On June 19, 2012, at the conclusion of its meetings in Los Cabos, the G20 made declarations respect to strengthening tax transparency and anti-money laundering. Bruce Zagaris 28 8 2016-08-03 Mexico FATF, Money Laundering, OECD, Transparency
Brazilian Anti-Money Laundering Legislation: Major Changes on the Horizon                 On June 6, 2012, the Brazilian Congress passed Draft Bill n. 209/03, which will implement major changes in Brazil’s anti-money laundering (AML) legislation and update its legal... Heloisa Estellita 28 8 2016-08-03 Brazil Financial Enforcement, Money Laundering, Policy/Directives
Cambodia Arrests French Architect on China Extradition Request On June 19, 2012, the French government revealed that the Cambodian government has arrested Patrick Devillers, a French architect who worked closely with Gu Kailaj, the wife of disgraced Chinese... Bruce Zagaris 28 8 2012-08-01
Ex-Colombian Security Chief Indicted for Drug Trafficking Mauricio Santoyo Velasco, the former commander of the Colombian National Police (CNP) anti-kidnapping and anti-terrorism unit, has been indicted by the United States for exporting cocaine to the... Andrew Baskin 28 8 2012-08-01
U.K. Supreme Court Allows Appeal Against U.S. Extradition Despite Procedural Irregularity On June 7, 2012, the U.K. Supreme Court published an opinion issued May 23, 2012, allowing Kevin Halligen, a British citizen against whom an extradition order was made, to make the appeal despite a... Bruce Zagaris 28 8 2012-08-01
2012 U.S. Trafficking in Persons Report Focuses on Victim Protection On June 20, 2012, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unveiled the 2012 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report,[1] stating that the report especially focused on that third P, victim protection. And in... Bruce Zagaris 28 8 2012-08-01
World Bank Appoints New Members to Sanctions Board and Starts to Publish the Decisions of the Sanctions Board On May 30, 2012, the World Ban Group’s Managing Director Sir Mulyani Indrawait announced that the World Bank will publish the decisions issued by the World Bank Group’s Sanctions Board in cases of... Bruce Zagaris 28 8 2012-08-01
U.S. Indicts Zetas Leader for Laundering Through U.S. Horse Breeding Sector On June 12, 2012, the U.S. Attorney in Austin Texas announced that a federal grand jury in Austin, Texas returned an indictment charging 14 defendants, including Los Zetas leader Miguel Angel Morales... Bruce Zagaris 28 8 2012-08-01
U.K. Supreme Court Affirms Assange’s Extradition to Sweden On May 30, 2012, the U.K. Supreme Court decided by a 5 to 2 majority to uphold Sweden’s extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for questioning in a sexual misconduct case, making... Bruce Zagaris 28 8 2012-08-01
The Power of the Interpol Red Notice In testimony to the US Helsinki Commission in 2009, Ilya Katsnelson, a US citizen, businessman and father of three, described the following events, which took place as a result of an Interpol red... Catherine Heard and Alex Tinsley 28 8 2012-08-01 INTERPOL
IOSCO Marks 10th Anniversary of Multilateral MOU by Carrot and Stick Approach to Non-Signatory Countries   On May 12, 2012, at the annual conference of the International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO) in Beijing, IOSCO marked the 10th anniversary of the Multinational Memorandum of... Bruce Zagaris 28 8 2012-08-01
Recent Developments in the ‘Situation in Libya’ and the Trial of Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi   Arab Spring came to Libya on 15 February 2011 with protests in the city of Benghazi leading to clashes with security forces which opened fire on the crowd. Very soon, the protests escalated into a... Konstantinos D. Magliveras 28 8 2012-08-01
South African Court Orders Alleged Killer of Arkan to Remain in Custody On May 21, 2012, the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court ordered that Serbian relator Dobrosav Gavric must remain in custody pending a decision on whether he should be deported to Serbia.  Magistrate Mandi... Bruce Zagaris 28 8 2012-08-01
Ericsson de Panama Agrees with Commerce to Pay $1.753 Million to Settle Cuban Violations On May 24, 2012, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced a settlement with Ericsson de Panama S.A., of Panama City, Panama concerning unauthorized transactions in violation of U.S. export control... Bruce Zagaris 28 8 2012-08-01 Abuse of Children
U.S. Unable to Help National Detained for Financial Crimes 4 Years in Dubai Without Trial   On May 14, 2012, the condition of U.S. citizen Zack Shahin, detained for over four years in Dubai without bail, trial, or conviction, gained prominence when he started a hunger strike and asked top... Bruce Zagaris 28 8 2012-08-01
Germany Arrests Canadian Porn Actor Wanted for Murder and Dismemberment                   On June 5, 2012, Luke Magnotta, 29, told German authorities, after his arrest on a Canadian arrest warrant for murdering and dismembering his former lover, that he would not fight... Bruce Zagaris 28 8 2012-08-01
Holocaust Survivor’s Family Ordered to Return Artifact to German Museum Upon his death in 2003, Riven Flamenbaum, a survivor of Auschwitz and the Holocaust, passed along a small inscribed golden tablet to his children.  It was “all he had left from that bitter time,”... Andrew Baskin 28 8 2012-08-01
U.S. and Peru Extend MOU to Protect Peruvian Cultural Property On June 8, 2012, the Department of State announced the extension of the “Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Peru... Bruce Zagaris 28 8 2012-08-01
Mexican Appellate Court will Extradite “Queen of the Pacific” to the U.S. On June 7, 2012, a three-panel Mexican Appellate Court agreed to extradite Sandra Ávila Beltran, known as the “Queen of the Pacific” to the U.S. on charges concerning drug trafficking organized crime... Bruce Zagaris 28 8 2012-08-01