Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Developments in Information Exchange and International Cooperation: A Swiss Perspective Dr. Peter R. Altenburger 29 1 2016-08-03 Switzerland, United States Banking Supervision, FATF, Information Exchange, Money Laundering, OECD, Tax Enforcement
Treasury Releases FATCA Model-II Agreement and Reveals Negotiations with 50 Jurisdictions             On November 15, 2012, the Treasury Department released its second model Foreign Account Taxpayer Compliance Act agreement for countries to participate, which requires direct reporting of... Bruce Zagaris 29 1 2016-08-03 United States Banking Supervision, Compliance, International Banking Supervision, OECD, Tax Enforcement
U.S. Appellate Court Holds No Right of Action for Damages against Rumsfeld and Others for Torture or Mistreatment of Military Prisoners             On November 7, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, held by an 8-to-3 ruling, that there is no right of action for damages against soldiers and others in the chain of command... Bruce Zagaris 29 1 2016-08-03 United States Arms Trafficking, Human Rights, Interrogation, Prisoner Rights
Wal-Mart Is Forced to Broaden Corruption Inquiries to Brazil, China and India                 On November 14, 2012, in a regulatory filing, Wal-Mart reported that its internal investigation into potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act had extended to Brazil,... Bruce Zagaris 29 1 2016-08-03 Brazil, China, India, Mexico Corruption, Economic Crimes, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Investigation, Securities Exchange Commission
Justice Department and SEC Issue FCPA Guidance             On November 14, 2012, the Justice Department (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued guidance on how prosecutors and regulators interpret and enforce the Foreign Corrupt... Bruce Zagaris 29 1 2016-08-03 United States Corruption, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Securities Exchange Commission
United Kingdom Special Immigration Appeals Commission Allows Othman's Appeal to Revoke Deportation to Jordan On November 12, 2012, the UK Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) allowed Mohammed Othman’s appeal against the Home Secretary’s decision to refuse to revoke the deportation order against him... Bruce Zagaris 29 1 2016-08-03 United Kingdom Counter-terrorism, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Deportation, Human Rights
MoneyGram International Inc. Agrees to Deferred Prosecution on Money Laundering and Wire Fraud Crimes and to Forfeit $100 Million On November 9, 2012, MoneyGram International Inc., a global money services business headquartered in Dallas, agreed to forfeit $100 million and conclude a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with... Bruce Zagaris 29 1 2013-01-01 Canada, United States Fraud, Money Laundering
U.S. District Court Upholds Willfulness Penalty on Failure to File FBAR On November 8, 2012, U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, Central Division Judge David Nuffer ruled in favor of the U.S. government that it could collect a civil penalty assessed to Jon... Bruce Zagaris 29 1 2013-01-01 United States Tax Enforcement
ICE Returns Stolen Cultural Artifacts to Mexico On October 25, 2012, at a ceremony at the Consulate of Mexico in El Paso, Texas, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) returned more than 4,000 pieces of stolen and looted cultural... Bruce Zagaris 29 1 2013-01-01 Mexico, United States Cultural Property
Germany Convicts 10 Somali Pirates in Hamburg Court On October 19, 2012, a German court convicted 10 Somalis of hijacking a German container ship during a 2010 Gulf of Aden attack. This piracy trial, which lasted 105 days[1], was the first of its kind... Sara Hefny 29 1 2013-01-01 Germany, Somalia Maritime, Piracy
France Arrests Seattle Couple on Extradition Warrant for Bankruptcy Fraud On October 25, 2012, First Assistant U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Western District of Washington, announced that a federal grand jury in Seattle returned a 43 county... Bruce Zagaris 29 1 2013-01-01 France, United States Extradition, Fraud
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution on Political Prisoners On October 3, 2012, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution 1900 (2012), “The definition of political prisoner”. Both the debate and resolution were based on the... Michael Plachta 29 1 2013-01-01 European Union, Europe Prisoner Rights
Chinese Crackdown on US-Based Ponzi Scheme Allegedly Swindling 200,000 Chinese On October 27, 2012, Chinese authorities announced they had cracked down on a U.S.-based Ponzi scheme website Hootoot660, after allegedly swindling 200,000 Chinese people out of 2.4 billion yuan ($... Bruce Zagaris 29 1 2013-01-01 China, United States Fraud
Argentina Arrests Alleged Colombian Drug Trafficker On October 30, 2012, Argentine law enforcement authorities arrested 41 year-old Henry de Jesús López, an alleged top Colombian drug trafficker. [1] Bruce Zagaris 29 1 2013-01-01 Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking
UN Security Council Committee Adds Haqqani Network to Terrorist List    On November 5, 2012, the UN Security Council Committee on Sanctions listed the Haqqani Network as a terrorist group, pursuant to paragraph 3 of resolution 1988 (2011), for participating in the... Bruce Zagaris 29 1 2013-01-01 Afghanistan, Pakistan Securities Exchange Commission, United Nations
Obama Executive Order Strengthens Protections Against Trafficking In Persons In Federal Contracts     On September 25, 2012, President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order strengthening protections against trafficking in persons in federal contracts.  The E.O. explains that over 20 million men... Bruce Zagaris 29 1 2013-01-01 United States Human Trafficking
U.S. Indicts S. Korean Company and Executives for Stealing DuPont’s Kevlar Trade Secrets    On October 18, 2012, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia and other law enforcement officials announced a grand jury indictment against Kolon Industries Inc., a company... Bruce Zagaris 29 1 2013-01-01 South Korea, United States Intellectual Property
EU Committee Recommends Action to Combat Transnational Organized Crime   On October 15, 2012, the European Parliament’s Special Committee on Organized Crime made suggestions for combatting transnational organized crime in the European Union.  The recommendations include... Bruce Zagaris 29 1 2013-01-01 European Union, Europe Organized Crime
FATF Makes Project Update on Vulnerabilities of the Legal Profession in Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing On October 16, 2012, the Financial Action Task Force Working Group on Typologies issued a Project Update on the vulnerabilities of the legal profession with respect to money laundering and terrorist... Bruce Zagaris 29 1 2013-01-01 Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States Counter-terrorism, Financial Enforcement, Money Laundering