Articles

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Fourth Additional Protocol to the 1957 European Convention on Extradition                   The 1957 European Convention on Extradition (ECE),[1] which entered into force on April 18, 1960, as amended by the three additional protocols thereto of 1975,[2] 1978,[3] and 2010[... Michael Plachta 28 9 2012-09-01
Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Holds Hearings on HSBC and Calls for Tougher Regulation of Banks   On July 17, 2012, a Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations report and hearing reviewed how HSBC and its U.S. affiliate exposed the U.S. financial system to a wide array of money laundering... Bruce Zagaris 28 9 2012-09-01
IMB Reports Success in the Fight Against Maritime Piracy While European Union Continues Its Efforts               In the latest report released on July 16, 2012, the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) announces that sea piracy fell 54 percent worldwide in the first half of 2012, led by a... Michael Plachta 28 9 2012-09-01
IRS Issues Details on Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program On June 26, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued details, in the form of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers (FAQs), with respect to its offshore voluntary disclosure program (OVDP).[1... Bruce Zagaris 28 9 2012-09-01
Interpol Red Notice Issued for Developer Wanted For Corruption Allegations in Turks and Caicos On July 12, 2012, the media reported that an Interpol Red Notice has been issued for the arrest of Dr. Cem Kinay concerning the ongoing corruption investigation in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI... Bruce Zagaris 28 9 2012-09-01
Council of Europe’s Stocktaking on European Conventions On May 16, 2012, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe released his Report on the review of the Council of Europe conventions.[1] Its importance derives from a specific characteristic of... Michael Plachta 28 9 2012-09-01
European Commission Proposes Wide Ranging Initiatives to Combat Tax Crimes On June 27, 2012, the European Commission issued a communication on initiatives to strengthen the efforts against tax crimes, including in relation to third countries.[1]  The Commission’s report... Bruce Zagaris 28 9 2012-09-01
Mexico Arrests U.S. Fugitive After 24 Years                   On July 15, 2012, Mexican authority arrested Vincent Legrend Walters in Cancun.   U.S. authorities had sought him since he disappeared after a kidnapping and murder that occurred in... Bruce Zagaris 28 9 2012-09-01
UK Court Rejects US Extradition Request Due to Restrictive Treatment Program for Sex Offenders                   On June 28, 2012, the High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division Administrative Court reversed a decision to extradite U.S. national Shawn Sullivan on basis that the U.S. had not... Bruce Zagaris 28 9 2012-09-01
OECD Revises Art. 26 of Model Treaty to Allow Group Requests for Exchange of Information On July 18, 2012, the OECD announced that it has updated Article 26 of the OECD Model Tax Convention, which sets out the international standard on exchange of information. The standard provides for... Bruce Zagaris 28 9 2012-09-01
Tunisia President Rebukes Prime Minister for Extraditing a Former Libyan Official to Libya On June 26, 2012, the media reported that Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki has criticized Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali for permitting a former Libyan official, Al-Baghdadi Al-Mahmoudi, the... Bruce Zagaris 28 9 2012-09-01
Fighting Corruption in Egypt – Necessary Legal Reform Corruption is a serious hindrance to development, siphoning off resources meant for public services.[1] It is like a cancer that spreads in all aspects of life in every country, whether developed or... Judge Adel Maged 28 9 2012-09-01
African Union Debates Adding An International Criminal Law Section to its Court                   The African Union (A.U.), the Continent’s political and security organization, is considering adopting an instrument[1] to revise the African Court of Justice and Human Rights (... Gino J Naldi & Konstantinos D Magliveras 28 9 2012-09-01
U.S. Prosecutors Charge Cuban-American with Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering On June 11, 2012, the FBI arrested a Cuban-American in Miami for his alleged key involvement in a money laundering scheme.  Federal prosecutors claim that Oscar Sanchez, 46, helped launder $31... Linda Dryden 28 9 2012-09-01 Cuba, United States Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision, Money Laundering
Online Poker CEO Surrenders to U.S. in $430 Million Ponzi Scheme Indictment                   On July 2, 2012, Raymond Bitar, the Chief Executive Officer of Full Tilt Poker, surrendered to U.S. authorities when he landed at the John F. Kennedy International Airport.  In 2011... Bruce Zagaris 28 9 2012-09-01
Libya Releases Four International Criminal Officials                   On July 2, 2012, the Libyan government released four International Criminal Court (ICC) officials who had been detained for almost four weeks on allegations they violated Libyan law... Bruce Zagaris 28 9 2012-09-01
Financing Terrorism: Afghanistan and the Haqqani  In this article we introduce the reader to some basic concepts about the financing of terrorism.  The first part of the article, written by Professor Istvan Laszlo Gal of the University of Pecs,... Istvan Laszlo Gal and James Park Taylor 28 9 2012-09-01
U.S. Justice Department Pursues Forfeiture of Obiang Assets                   On June 11, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a second amended verified complaint for forfeiture in rem against real and personal property held for the benefit of Teodoro... Bruce Zagaris 28 9 2012-09-01
U.S. Justice Department Pursues Forfeiture of Obiang Assets On June 11, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a second amended verified complaint for forfeiture in rem against real and personal property held for the benefit of Teodoro Nguema Obiang... Bruce Zagaris 28 9 2012-09-01
FATF Publishes Results of Private Sector Consultative Forum The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has published the result of the private sector consultative forum, which was convened to give an opportunity for the FATF to provide further feedback to the... Bruce Zagaris 28 9 2012-09-01