Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Justice Department Program for Voluntary Compliance for Swiss Banks Produces Many Participants as Initial Deadline Passes As the initial deadline of December 31, 2013 passed for Swiss banks to participate in the Voluntary Compliance program for Swiss banks, it has produced a lot of applications by Swiss banks, guidance... Bruce Zagaris 30 3 2014-03-01 Switzerland, United States Tax Enforcement
U.S. Attorney in N. Jersey Announces Unsealing of Foreign Bribery Charges Against Former CEOs of Oil Services Company On January 6, 2014, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman of the District of New Jersey, Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and Special Agent in... Bruce Zagaris 30 3 2014-03-01 Colombia, Philippines, United States Bribery
Croatian Court Allows Extradition of a Former Communist Intelligence Chief to Germany On January 8, 2014, a Croatian court ruled that a communist-era intelligence chief could be extradited to Germany where he is wanted over a killing of a Yugoslav dissident in the 1980s. Josip... Michael Plachta 30 3 2014-03-01 Croatia, European Union, Germany European Union, Extradition
Destruction of Six Tons of Ivory Signals China’s Willingness to Aid in Elephant Conservation In a statement to the world, China, the world’s biggest consumer of illegal ivory, crushed six tons of ivory tusks and carved ornaments in public on January 6, 2014.[2] The event signaled China’s... Sara Hefny 30 3 2014-03-01 China, Gabon, Kenya, Philippines Environment, Wildlife
Practical Problems of Prisoner Transfer Discussed at the Council of Europe On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons[2], the Council of Europe’s Committee of Experts on the Operation of European Conventions in the Penal... Michael Plachta 30 3 2014-03-01 European Union Council of the European Union, Prisoner Rights
Archer-Daniels-Midland Subsidiary Pleads Guilty to FCPA Violations and U.S. Parent Enters into Non-Prosecution Agreement On December 20, 2013, Alfred C. Toepfer International Ukraine Ltd.)(ACTI Ukraine), a subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), pleaded guilty and agreed to pay more than $17 million in... Bruce Zagaris 30 3 2014-03-01 Germany, Ukraine, United States, Venezuela Corruption
French Appeal Court Says Kazakh Ex-Banker Should Be Extradited to Russia on Fraud Charges  On January 9, 2014, a French appellate Court in Aix-en-Provence ruled that Mukhtar Ablyazov, a fugitive former Kazakh banker and political activist wanted on fraud charges, should be extradited to... Bruce Zagaris 30 3 2014-03-01 France, Italy, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, United Kingdom Extradition, Human Rights
World Bank President Announces Reorganization for Anti-Corruption Work   On December 19, 2013, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced that the World Bank is establishing a new division to combat corruption as part of a major reorganization.[1]   Bruce Zagaris 30 3 2014-03-01 Afghanistan, China, United States, World Corruption, International Organizations, World Bank
Secretary of State Kerry Warns Texas Over Plan to Execute Another Mexican On December 11, 2013, counsel for Mexican national, Edgar Arias Tamayo, in a letter requested Texas Governor Rick Perry to grant him a 30-day reprieve and petitioned the Texas Board of Pardons and... Bruce Zagaris 30 3 2014-03-01 Mexico, United States Human Rights
ICC Prosecutor Seeks Adjournment in Kenyatta Trial Which Is Unraveling  On December 19, 2013, the ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda asked for an adjournment in the trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, which is in danger of completely unraveling due to witnesses... Bruce Zagaris 30 3 2014-03-01 Kenya International Criminal Court
Snowden Offers to Help Brazil on U.S. Surveillance in Exchange for Asylum On December 18, 2013, the media revealed that Edward J. Snowden, the former contractor for the National Security Agency now living temporarily in Russia, has sent an “open letter” published in the... Bruce Zagaris 30 3 2014-03-01 Brazil, Russia, United States Extradition
SFO Starts Foreign Bribery Investigations of Rolls-Royce On December 23, 2013, Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced it had started a criminal investigation into accusations of bribery and corruption at Rolls-Royce, which makes jet engines and... Bruce Zagaris 30 3 2014-03-01 British Commonwealth, China, Indonesia, United Kingdom Corruption
Brazilian Extradition of Misick to Turks & Caicos Imminent As New Prosecutions Will Be Brought in the New Year  As 2013 drew to a close, the Brazilian extradition of former Premier Michael Eugene Misick and the prosecution of addition former politicians for corruption were imminent in the Turks & Caicos... Bruce Zagaris 30 3 2014-03-01 Brazil, Turks and Caicos, United States Corruption, Extradition
U.S. Allows India Diplomat to Leave the U.S. After Indictment for Fraud On December 12, 2013, the arrest and treatment thereafter of Indian deputy consul general Devyani Khobragade in New York has caused retaliatory action by the Indian government and significant... Bruce Zagaris 30 3 2014-03-01 India, United States Immunity, Jurisdiction
UN General Assembly Adopts Anti-Surveillance Resolution Deeply concerned that electronic surveillance, interception of digital communications and collection of personal data may negatively impact human rights, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA... Michael Plachta 30 3 2014-03-01 Australia, Brazil, Germany, United Kingdom, United States Human Rights, Privacy, United Nations
European Commission Announces New Measures Towards Procedural Safeguards in Criminal Cases On November 27, 2013, the European Commission presented a package of proposals to further strengthen procedural safeguards in criminal proceedings. The aim is to guarantee fair trial rights for all... Michael Plachta 30 3 2013-03-01 European Union, Europe Economic Integration, European Commission, European Union
Criminal Complaint Against Swiss Refiner Argor-Heraeus SA Filed with the Swiss Federal Prosecutor’s Office On November 1, 2013, TRIAL (Track Impunity Always), a Swiss organization that combats impunity for crimes against humanity, has submitted to the Swiss Federal Prosecutor a criminal complaint (... Michael Plachta 30 3 2013-03-01 Africa, Congo, Switzerland
European Parliament’s Delegation Visits Washington to Discuss Surveillance Crisis The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) of the European Parliament (EP) went to Washington October 28-30, 2013. The purpose of this visit was a fact-finding investigation to... Michael Plachta 30 3 2013-03-01 European Union, Europe, United States European Union, National Security
Royal Bank of Scotland Makes $100 Million Settlement with U.S. Treasury over Violations Of U.S. Sanctions Regime   On December 11, 2013, the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) agreed to pay $100 million to settle United States and New York State claims that it structured payment orders to circumvent U.S. economic... Bruce Zagaris 30 3 2013-03-01 Iran, Scotland, United States Economic Sanctions
French Authorities Investigate Swiss Bank and CEO for Tax and Money Laundering On December 5, French law enforcement authorities have warned Francois Reyl, the chief executive officer of Swiss private bank Reyl & Cie not to leave France as a result of a criminal... Bruce Zagaris 30 3 2013-03-01 France, Switzerland Money Laundering, Tax Enforcement