Articles

E.g., 2017-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
International Enforcement Cooperation Leads to Arrest of Chinese INTERPOL Red Notice Subject in Korea One of China’s most wanted criminals has been arrested in Seoul following months of intelligence work and operational cooperation between the INTERPOL National Central Bureaus (NCBs) in Seoul and... Sara Hefny 29 12 2016-08-03 China, South Korea INTERPOL, Intelligence, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, Organized Crime
Cayman Court Overturns Tax Authority Furnishing Information to Australia                 On September 13, 2013, Justice Charles Quin issued a decision for the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, quashing the decisions of the Cayman Islands Tax Information Authority (CITIA... Bruce Zagaris 29 12 2016-08-03 Cayman Islands Due Diligence, Information Exchange, International Law, Tax Enforcement, Taxation
European Parliament's Special Committee Releases Its Final Report on Organized Crime             On September 17, 2013, European Parliament’s Special Committee on Organized Crime, Corruption, and Money Laundering (CRIM) adopted its report on organized crime, corruption, and money... Michael Plachta 29 12 2016-08-03 European Union, Europe Corruption, European Union, Money Laundering, Organized Crime
Swiss Release Whistleblower and French Request Mutual Assistance from Swiss Bank in Case against former Budget Minister   On September 20, 2013, Swiss private bank Reyl & Cie revealed that it has received a request by French judges for assistance in an investigation over the former French budget minister Jerôme... Bruce Zagaris 29 12 2013-12-01 France, Switzerland, United States Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Tax Enforcement
Brazilian President Calls For New International Mechanism to Oversee Internet and Prevent Surveillance   On September 24, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, in the opening speech at the General Assembly, delivered a stinging rebuke of electronic espionage by the National Security Agency,... Bruce Zagaris 29 12 2013-12-01 Brazil, United States Cybercrime
Clinton Global Initiative Announces Campaign to Stop Elephant Poaching and Ivory Trafficking  On September 26, 2013, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced the Partnership to Save Africa’s Elephants, a campaign to strengthen and support the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)... Bruce Zagaris 29 12 2013-12-01 Africa, Gabon, Mozambique, Tanzania Endangered Species, Environment, International Organizations, Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle
U.S. Appellate Court Affirms Viktor Bout’s Conviction  On September 27, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the conviction of Viktor Bout, a Russian national who was arrested after an innovative international sting... Bruce Zagaris 29 12 2013-12-01 Russia, United States Extradition
Hong Kong Seizes Another Shipment of Elephant Tusks On October 3, 2013, the media reported that Hong Kong customs officials seized elephant tusks worth more than $1 million after they were discovered hidden under bags of soya in shipments from West... Bruce Zagaris 29 12 2013-12-01 Hong Kong, Ivory Coast Endangered Species, Environment, Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle
Interpol Red Notices Assist in Arrests in Albania and Bahrain After Million Dollar Watch Heist in Bahrain  On October 4, 2013, three men suspected of participating in a gang which robbed a Rolex shop in Bahrain have been arrested in Albania and Bahrain after the issue of Interpol Red Notices of... Bruce Zagaris 29 12 2013-12-01 Albania, Bahrain, Kosovo International Cooperation, Organized Crime
Belgium Extradites Tunisian Terrorist Suspect to the U.S. On October 3, 2013, the Belgian government extradited Nizar Trabelsi, a Tunisian national arrested 12 years ago for a terrorism plot in Belgium, to the United States on charges he sought to bomb U.S... Bruce Zagaris 29 12 2013-12-01 Belgium, Germany, Tunisia, United States Counter-terrorism, Extradition
U.S. Tries Extraordinary Rendition in Libya and Somalia with Mixed Results On October 5, 2013, the U.S. special forces launched two extraordinary rendition efforts in Libya and Somalia.  In Libya, U.S. commandos seized Abu Anas al-Libi, an accused operative for al-Qaeda,... Bruce Zagaris 29 12 2013-12-01 Kenya, Libya, Somalia, Tanzania, United States Counter-terrorism, Extradition
Former Treasury and National Security Insider Discusses Development of Financial Suasion by the United States or “Guerrillas in Gray Suits”        In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 2011, the U.S. government has developed a new set of mechanisms against the financial networks of terrorist groups, rogue regimes,... Bruce Zagaris 29 12 2013-12-01 United States Economic Sanctions, Export Enforcement
Inter-American Human Rights Commission Extends Precautionary Measures with Respect to Detainees in Guantánamo  On July 23, 2013, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) extended, on its own initiative, the scope of the precautionary measures in favor of the detainees held by the United States... Bruce Zagaris 29 12 2013-12-01 Cuba, United States Counter-terrorism, Human Rights
Colombia Extradites Alleged Drug Kingpin to the U.S. On August 29, 2013, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida Mark R. Touville and other law enforcement officials announced the extradition of Diego Perez Henao, a/k/a “Diego... Bruce Zagaris 29 12 2013-12-01 Colombia, Mexico, United States, Venezuela Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition, Gang Activity, Gangs, Organized Crime
ICTY Chamber Disqualifies Judge for Appearance of Bias On August 28, 2013, by a two to one decision, a Chamber of the International Tribunal for Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), convened by order of the Vice-President of the ICTY, granted a motion... Bruce Zagaris 29 12 2013-12-01 Serbia International Courts, International Criminal Court, International Criminal Tribunal
Convicted Ex-CIA Agent Seeks Pardon from Italian President A former C.I.A. station chief is seeking a pardon from Italian president Giorgio Napolitano for his 2009 kidnapping conviction in the “extraordinary rendition” of a Muslim cleric off the streets of... Michael Plachta 29 12 2013-12-01 Egypt, Italy, United States Extradition, Human Rights, International Law, Jurisdiction, Kidnaping, Law Enforcement
Controversies Around Interpol Red Notices Continue A red notice is an international alert issued by Interpol, specifically the National Central Bureau (NCB), at the request of one of the member countries, stating that the arrest of a particular... Michael Plachta 29 12 2013-12-01 World INTERPOL
Mexican Attorney General Visits Washington and Holds a Series of Meetings over Enforcement Cooperation On September 9 and 10, 2013, Jesús Murillo Karam visited Washington, D.C. with his Deputy Attorney General for International Affairs, Mariana Benítez, and held a series of meetings with U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 29 12 2013-12-01 Mexico, United States Adjective Enforcement
Four Senators Reintroduce the Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act      On September 19, 2013, Senator Carl Levin, D-Mich., and three cosponsors introduced S. 1533, the Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act (STHAA).  The co-sponsors touted the bill as a means to produce $220... Bruce Zagaris 29 12 2013-12-01 United States Money Laundering, Tax Enforcement
The IOSCO MMOU and Regulatory Cooperation and Information Sharing Among Domestic Regulators in the Commonwealth Caribbean On January 10, and June 20, 2013 the Securities Commission of the Bahamas[2] and the Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC)[3] respectively, announced they had become full... Annette C. Borel 29 12 2013-12-01 Caribbean Information Exchange