Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
European Commission Wants to Limit OLAF Powers                     The European Commission released its proposal aimed at setting reforms of the European Union anti-fraud office, OLAF.[2] The objectives of the proposal are to further strengthen... Michael Plachta 30 10 2016-08-10 European Union European Union, Fraud, OLAF
Credit Suisse Informs More than 1,000 Employees It will Transmit their Names to U.S. Department of Justice on U.S. Tax Evasion Investigations                 On July 10, 2014, the Swiss media reported that Credit Suisse has informed more than 1,000 employees that it will transmit their names to the U.S. government with respect to the U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 30 10 2016-08-10 United States Banking Supervision, Investigation, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement, Taxation, U.S. Federal Government
African Union Approves Draft Decision to Grant Leaders and Senior Government Officials Immunity in the Regional Court                 On July 4, 2013, the African Union announced it has approved a draft protocol for the proposed African Court of Justice and Human Rights (African Court) to grant leaders, heads of... Bruce Zagaris 30 10 2016-08-10 Africa Immunity, International Criminal Court
European Ministers Adopt a New Action Plan to Counter Syria-bound EU National Fighters The European Union's counter-terrorism co-ordinator, Gilles de Kerchove, announced a new initiative to tackle the threat of terrorism. In the margins of an informal meeting of EU interior ministers... Michael Plachta 30 10 2016-08-10 European Union Counter-terrorism, Human Rights, Investigation, Terrorism
C20’s Final Communique Contains Recommendations on Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Corruption, Tax Enforcement and Transparency On June 23, 2014, the C20 presented to the Australian Prime Minister its final communique, which included recommendations on several related components under the rubric of governance.  Bruce Zagaris 30 10 2014-10-01 Australia, G-10 member countries Conferences, Cross-Border Communication, Data Sharing, Evidence Sharing, Financial Supervision, Information Exchange, International Convention, Policy/Directives, Transparency
FATF Issues Statement after Meeting and Australia Issues Goals for its Presidency On June 27, 2014, at the end of its annual meeting the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued updates on problems of various countries and jurisdictions in meeting international AML and TF... Bruce Zagaris 30 10 2014-10-01 Australia Administration of Justice, Compliance, Counter-terrorism, Counterfeiting, Cross-Border Communication, FATF, Financial Enforcement, International Convention, International Cooperation
U.S. Authorities Arrest Russian for hacking into U.S. Retail System On July 5, 2014, U.S. authorities announced the arrest in Guam of Roman Vaerevich Seleznev, 30, of Vladivostok, also known as “Track2”, on charges that he perpetrated a bank fraud scheme in which he... Bruce Zagaris 30 10 2014-10-01 Russia, United States Administration of Justice, Arrest, Charged with Crimes, Computer Crimes, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cybercrime, Data Privacy, Detention, Internet Crime, Money Laundering, Organized Crime, Theft
Committee of Experts on Terrorism (CODEXTER) Discusses Its Future Activities At its 26th Plenary Meeting held on May 6-7, 2014, in Strasbourg, the Council of Europe’s Committee of Experts on Terrorism (CODEXTER) examined and discussed a document containing proposals for... Michael Plachta 30 10 2014-10-01 European Union Administration of Justice, Comparative and International Law, Council of the European Union, Counter-terrorism, Cross-Border Communication, European Union, Information Exchange, International Convention, International Cooperation, International Crimes
U.S. Appellate Court Reinstates Abu Gharib Torture Suit against CACI On June 30, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reinstated a lawsuit by Iraqi nationals alleging torture at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq against CACI International. The... Bruce Zagaris 30 10 2014-10-01 Iraq, United States Administration of Justice, Alien Tort Claims Act, Charged with Crimes, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Human Rights, Immunity, Jurisdiction, Sovereignty
Colombia Extradites 7 Nationals Linked to the Murder of a DEA Agent On July 2, 2014, Attorney General Eric H. Holder and his colleagues announced that the Colombian government has extradited seven Colombia nationals wanted in connection with the kidnapping and murder... Bruce Zagaris 30 10 2014-10-01 Colombia, United States Charged with Crimes, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Deportation, Detention, Drug Enforcement, Extradition, Kidnaping, Organized Crime, Targeted Killings, Undercover Operations
European Council Defines Guidelines and Future Priorities in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice At its regular meeting on June 26-27, 2014, the European Council defined the strategic guidelines for legislative and operational planning for the coming years within the area of freedom, security... Michael Plachta 30 10 2014-10-01 European Union Comparative and International Law, Council of the European Union, Counter-terrorism, Cross-Border Communication, Data Sharing, EU Justice and Home Affairs Council, Eurojust, European Union, Europol, Evidence Sharing, INTERPOL, Information Exchange, Law Enforcement
CARICOM Securities Regulators Execute Memorandum of Understanding for the Exchange of Information and Cooperation and Consultation On Wednesday April 09, 2014 in Barbados, four Caribbean Community (CARICOM) securities regulators executed a Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding between the Commissions for the Exchange of... Annette C. Borel 30 10 2014-10-01 Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago Cross-Border Communication, Data Sharing, Economic Integration, Evidence Sharing, Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Information Exchange, International Banking Supervision, Regulation
Germany Extradites Alleged Iraqi Smuggler to Australia On June 19, 2014, the German government extradited an alleged Iraqi smuggler of humans to Australia where he is expected to face multiple charges relating to SIEV 185, a 20 meter-long Indonesian... Bruce Zagaris 30 10 2014-10-01 Australia, Germany Arms Trafficking, Arrest, Asylum, Border Security, Counter-terrorism, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Deportation, Detention, Evidence Sharing, Fugitive, Human Trafficking, Sentencing
IRS Announces Changes in Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Programs On June 28, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service announced changes in its offshore voluntary compliance programs (OVDP), providing new options to help both taxpayers residing overseas and those... Bruce Zagaris 30 10 2014-10-01 United States Asset Seizure, Compliance, Financial Enforcement, Law Enforcement, OECD, Offshore Banking, Offshore trusts, Tax Crimes, Taxation, Transparency
U.S. Seizes and Irregularly Rendites Libyan Embassy Suspect On June 18, 2014, the United States President Barack Obama announced that on June 15, 2014, U.S. law enforcement had seized Ahmed Abu Khattala for his role in the assault in Benghazi, Libya, which... Bruce Zagaris 30 10 2014-10-01 Libya, United States Administration of Justice, Assassination, Central Intelligence Agency, Charged with Crimes, Counter-terrorism, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Detention, Indictment, International Crimes, National Security, Prisoner Rights, Prosecution, Sentencing, Targeted Killings, Terrorism
European Committee on Crime Problems Discusses Various Law Enforcement Issues At its 66th plenary session on June 10-13, 2014, the Council of Europe’s (CoE) European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC) discussed various law enforcement issues. Michael Plachta 30 10 2014-10-01 European Union, Malta, Russia Bribery, Corruption, EU Justice and Home Affairs Council, Enforcement of International Sports Law, European Union, International Convention, International Gaming, Legal Ethics
Council of Europe Releases Its White Paper on Transnational Organized Crime At its 66th plenary session on June 10-13, 2014, the Council of Europe’s (CoE) European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC) endorsed the White Paper on Transnational Organized Crime, presented by Ms.... Michael Plachta 30 10 2014-10-01 European Union ACLU, Council of the European Union, Data Sharing, Information Exchange, International Crimes, Law Enforcement, Organized Crime
BNP Paribas Pleads Guilty and Will Pay $8.9 Billion for Economic Sanctions Violations On June 30, 2014, BNP Paribas S.A. (BNPP), a global bank headquartered in Paris, agreed to enter a guilty plea to conspiring to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and the... Bruce Zagaris 30 10 2014-10-01 Cuba, Iran, Sudan, United States ACLU, Asset Seizure, Bank Secrecy, Conspiracy, Economic Sanctions, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision, Human Rights, Indictment, International Crimes, Oversight, Prosecution, Sanctions, Seizure, U.S. Federal Government