Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
G8 Adopts Action Plan Principles to Prevent the Misuse of Companies and Legal Arrangements On June 18, 2013, at the G8 meeting in Northern Ireland, an action plan was adopted to prevent the misuse of companies and legal arrangements.  The action plan contains core principles that are... Bruce Zagaris 29 9 2013-09-01 G-8 member countries Money Laundering, Tax Enforcement, Transparency
U.S. White House Announces U.S. National Plan to Prevent the Misuse of Companies and Legal Arrangements  On June 18, 2013, the White House announced the U.S. National Action Plan to Prevent the Misuse of Companies and Legal Arrangements as the G-8 summit announced an agreement on a set of principles to... Bruce Zagaris 29 9 2013-09-01 United States Counter-terrorism, Money Laundering
EU Court of Justice Rules on the European Arrest Warrant On May 30, 2013, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) delivered its judgment in the case of Jeremy F. v Premier Ministre.[2] This ruling addresses an important aspect of the European... Michael Plachta 29 9 2013-09-01 European Union, Europe, United Kingdom European Union
U.S. President Obama Announces Initiative to Combat Wildlife Trafficking  On July 1, 2013, during his visit to Tanzania, President Barack Obama announced an initiative to combat illegal wildlife trafficking and curbing the poaching of rhinos and elephants in Africa.[1] Bruce Zagaris 29 9 2013-09-01 United States Environment, FATF
World Bank Group Conducts Stock-Taking of its Sanctions System On July 3, 2013, the World Bank Group issued a notice to its stakeholders that it is reviewing with an eye to improving its sanctions regime.[1]   Bruce Zagaris 29 9 2013-09-01 World Corruption, World Bank
European Parliament Debates Human Trafficking  At its regular meeting on May 29, 2013, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) of the European Parliament (EP) discussed the problem of human trafficking, including an... Michael Plachta 29 9 2013-09-01 European Union, Europe European Union, Human Rights, Human Trafficking
French Court Acquits Total and 19 Defendants of Corruption Over Iraq Oil-for-Food Program  On July 8, 2013, a French court acquitted oil company Total, its chief executive, and eighteen other defendants of corruption charges concerning the United Nations’ oil-for-food program in Iraq.[1] Bruce Zagaris 29 9 2013-09-01 France, Iran, Iraq, Switzerland, United States Corruption
European Parliament Approves New Directive Against Cyber Attacks At its regular meeting on June 6, 2013, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) of the European Parliament (EP) endorsed a proposal for a directive of the EP and of the... Michael Plachta 29 9 2013-09-01 European Union, Europe Cybercrime, European Union
Anti-bribery Bill: Brazilian Senate approves final version On July 4, 2013, the Brazilian Senate approved Bill of Law 6,826/2010 ("Anti-bribery Law"), which imposes civil and administrative liability on legal entities for acts committed against local and... Esther Flesch, Bruno Maeda, Erica Sarubbi, Carlos Ayres 29 9 2013-09-01 Brazil Bribery, Corruption
European Parliament Adopts Resolution on Organized Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering At its meeting on June 11, 2013, the European Parliament (EP) adopted an important document: Resolution on Organized Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering.[2] This is not the first time that the... Michael Plachta 29 9 2013-09-01 European Union, Europe Corruption, European Union, Money Laundering, Organized Crime
International Tribunal for Yugoslavia Reinstates Genocide Charge against Karadzic On July 11, 2013, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) reversed in part the acquittal of Radovan Karadzic on Count 1 of the indictment, which... Bruce Zagaris 29 9 2013-09-01 Bosnia, Croatia, Herzegovina, Serbia International Criminal Court, International Criminal Tribunal
European Commission Proposes Legislation on Automatic Exchange of Information As Mexico Requests to Join the Pilot Project  On June 12, 2013, the European Commission proposed legislation to expand the amount of tax-related information automatically exchanged among all 27 European Union (EU) members to include dividends... Bruce Zagaris 29 9 2013-09-01 European Union, Mexico Economic Integration, European Commission, International Cooperation, Tax Enforcement
The Snowden Extradition Saga   In June and July 2013, the U.S. government has been frustrated in its efforts to gain custody of Edward Snowden, former National Security Administration contractor and leaker of documents.   Bruce Zagaris 29 9 2013-09-01 Argentina, Brazil, China, Hong Kong, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Russia, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela Extradition
Colombia Extradites Government Official and Criminal Defense Attorney to U.S. for Corruption Related to Extradition On May 22, 2013, at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta E. Lynch and other U.S. law enforcement officials announced the... Bruce Zagaris 29 9 2013-09-01 Colombia, United States Corruption, Extradition
Former Turks and Caicos Premier Continues to Battle Extradition from Brazil  Former Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) Premier Michael Misick is fighting extradition to the TCI to face charges relating to corruption and maladministration in TCI during his term in office from... Bruce Zagaris 29 9 2013-09-01 Brazil, Turks and Caicos, United States Corruption, Extradition
Swiss Parliament Rejects Settlement on Tax Enforcement Information with the U.S. On June 19, 2013, the lower house of the Swiss Parliament voted by 123 to 63 against a settlement between the U.S. and Switzerland to resolve demands by the U.S. for Swiss banks to circumvent Swiss... Bruce Zagaris 29 9 2013-09-01 Switzerland, United States Tax Enforcement
U.S. Indicts 8 Members of Alleged International Cybercrime, Money Laundering and Identity Theft Ring for Hacking Into Banks, Brokerage and Payroll Processing Firms On June 12, 2013, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman of the New Jersey office announced that eight alleged members of an international cybercrime, money laundering, and identity theft conspiracy were... Bruce Zagaris 29 9 2013-09-01 Ukraine, United States Cybercrime, Fraud, Identity Theft, Money Laundering
Europol and EU Countries Cooperate in Arrests of Illegal Immigration Network Suspects On May 22, 2013, the law enforcement authorities of the UK, France, and Germany, working in cooperation with Europol, arrested 18 people suspected of being part of an organized illegal immigration... Sara Hefny 29 9 2013-09-01 European Union, Europe, France, Germany, United Kingdom Eurojust, European Union, Europol, Immigration, International Cooperation
Council of the European Union Reports on Customs Cooperation in Criminal Matters In April 2013, the Customs Cooperation Working Party (CCWP) submitted its report to the Council of the European Union.[2] Michael Plachta 29 9 2013-09-01 European Union, Europe Council of the European Union, Customs, Customs Enforcement
Competent Authorities of the European Union Agree on a Unified Right to Access to a Lawyer In June 2011, the European Commission (EC) presented a proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament (EP) and of the Council of the European Union (Council) on the right of access to a lawyer... Michael Plachta 29 9 2013-09-01 Eritrea, European Union, Europe European Commission, European Union

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