Articles

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U.S. Court issues John Doe Summons against CIBC First Caribbean International Bank Ltd.   On April 30, 2013, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that the day before, a U.S. District Court in San Francisco entered an order authorizing the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to serve a... Bruce Zagaris 29 7 2013-07-01 Canada, Switzerland, United States Tax Enforcement
U.S. Appellate Court Affirms Subpoena in Support of Mexico’s TIEA Request   On April 22, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, in a unanimous opinion, affirmed the district court’s order denying the motion of Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal’s to quash a... Bruce Zagaris 29 7 2013-07-01 Mexico, United States Tax Enforcement
Organization of American States: Eighth High-Level Working Session on the International Criminal Court On 12 April 2013, the Committee on Political and Juridical Affairs of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) hosted the Eighth High-Level Working Session on the... Michael Plachta 29 7 2013-07-01 World International Cooperation, International Criminal Court, OECD
United Nations General Assembly Holds Debate on the Role of International Criminal Justice On April 10, 2013, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) held its first ever debate on the role of the international criminal justice system in reconciliation, with its president stressing the... Michael Plachta 29 7 2013-07-01 Africa United Nations
Central America’s “Northern Triangle” Drug Challenge Central America has the dubious distinction of having the world’s highest homicide rates.  Located between the Andean coca-producing fields and North America’s cocaine-consuming market, the location... Scott B. MacDonald 29 7 2013-07-01 Canada, Central America, Colombia, El Salvador, European Union, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, United States, Venezuela Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking
United Nations Trust Fund for the Fight Against Piracy Grants Financial Support of Anti-Piracy Efforts   On May 1, 2013, the United Nations Trust Fund for the Fight against Piracy (the Trust Fund) approved a package of projects in support of anti-piracy efforts in Somalia and other affected States in... Michael Plachta 29 7 2013-07-01 Africa, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Korea, Norway, Qatar, Seychelles, Somalia, Turkey, United Kingdom Piracy, United Nations
Nicaragua Locates and Returns FBI Top Ten Suspect in Child Porn Case to the US Fugitive Eric Justin Toth, a former teacher at Washington D.C.’s National Cathedral Beauvoir Elementary School, is now in custody after being spotted by a tourist in Nicaragua. After replacing Osama... Sara Hefny 29 7 2013-07-01 Nicaragua, United States ACLU, Cross-Border Communication, Extradition
Sentences of U.S. Taxpayers for Offshore Tax Evasions Show Inconsistency On April 25, 2013, two sentencing decisions of U.S. taxpayers for evading taxes through hiding offshore income show the difficulty of predicting sentences.  Meanwhile, a federal regulatory report by... Bruce Zagaris 29 7 2013-07-01 India, Switzerland, United States Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement
Spain Refuses to Extradite Former HSBC Official to Switzerland on Charges of Revealing Client Information On May 8, 2013, Spain’s national court denied the request of the Swiss government to extradite Herve Falciani, a former employee of HSBC private bank in Geneva to Switzerland, where he is charged... Bruce Zagaris 29 7 2013-07-01 France, Spain, Switzerland Bank Secrecy, Extradition, Tax Enforcement
European Parliament’s Special Committee Reports on Various Aspects of Money Laundering    In January 2013, European Parliament’s Special Committee on Organized Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering (CRIM) released two papers on various aspects of money laundering. Michael Plachta 29 7 2013-07-01 European Union Corruption, Organized Crime
Law Enforcement Authorities Make Arrests and Seizures in 3 Countries in Diamond Theft at the Brussels Airport On May 7 and 8, 2013, three months after masked robbers stole more than $50 million in diamonds from a plane preparing to depart Brussels airport, law enforcement authorities in France, Switzerland,... Bruce Zagaris 29 7 2013-07-01 Belgium, France, Switzerland Organized Crime
U.S. Indicts Swiss Lawyer and Swiss Banker with Conspiracy to Hide Swiss Accounts On April 16, 2013, U.S. law enforcement officials announced the indictment of Edgar Paltzer, a partner at a Swiss law firm and a registered attorney in the State of New York, and Stefan Buck, the... Bruce Zagaris 29 7 2013-07-01 Switzerland, United States Tax Enforcement
U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Accept Certiorari in Case Involving Grand Jury Subpoena for FBAR Information in Offshore Tax Case On May 13, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the petition for certiorari in a case involving the issuance of a grand jury subpoena requiring targets of the grand jury to produce information of... Bruce Zagaris 29 7 2013-07-01 United States Tax Enforcement
U.S. Supreme Court Limits Alien Tort Statute On April 17, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously decided to limit the ability of plaintiffs to bring suits under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS), which has been one of the main statutes under which... Bruce Zagaris 29 7 2013-07-01 Netherlands, Nigeria, United Kingdom, United States Crimes against Humanity, Human Rights
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution on Fighting “Child Sex Tourism” At its 13th sitting held on April 23, 2013, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution Fighting “child sex tourism”.[2] Both the debate and resolution were based on... Michael Plachta 29 7 2013-07-01 European Union Council of the European Union, Human Rights
Two Bankers Associations Sue U.S. Treasury and IRS to Enjoin Regs to Require U.S. Banks To Report Interest Paid to Non-Resident Aliens from Certain Countries  On April 18, 2013, the Florida Bankers Association and the Texas Bankers Association sued the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service, seeking a declaratory judgment finding... Bruce Zagaris 29 7 2013-07-01 United States Tax Enforcement
Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal Convicts and Sentences Islamist Party Leader to Death   On May 9, 2013, the Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal convicted Mohammad Kamaruzzaman, assistant secretary general of the Jamaat-el-Islami party, of crimes committed during the country’s 1971 war of... Bruce Zagaris 29 7 2013-07-01 Bangladesh International Courts
U.S. Indicts Head of Guinea-Bissau Armed Forces for Conspiracy to Sell Missiles to Foreign Terrorist Organization and Narco-Terrorism Conspiracy On April 18, 2013, United States law enforcement officials announced the unsealing of charges against Antonio Indjai, the head of the Guinea-Bissau armed forces, for conspiring to provide help to the... Bruce Zagaris 29 7 2013-07-01 Colombia, Guinea, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition, Organized Crime
Bibliography of Books, Articles, and Documents The bibliography for the July 2013 issue includes relevant books, articles, and documents pertaining to several issues in international law. Bruce Zagaris 29 7 2013-07-01
Interpol Helps in Arrest of Italian Fugitive Arrested in Colombia   On April 26, 2013, INTERPOL announced that it had assisted with the arrest of an international fugitive who was the subject of an internationally wanted INTERPOL Red Notice requested by Italy. ... Bruce Zagaris 29 7 2013-07-01 Colombia, Italy Extradition, INTERPOL, Organized Crime

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