Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
European Parliament Adopts Resolution on Mass Surveillance and Transatlantic Cooperation At its session on March 12, 2014, the European Parliament (EP) adopted a comprehensive legislative resolution on mass surveillance and its impact on EU citizens’ fundamental rights and on... Michael Plachta 30 6 2016-08-10 European Union Civil Rights, Computer Crimes, Counter-terrorism, European Union, Evidence Gathering, Intelligence
U.S. Arraigns Malian Citizen Charged with Murder of U.S. Diplomat in Niger On March 13, 2014, Loretta E. Lynch, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York and George Venizelos, Assistant Director-in-Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), New York Field... Bruce Zagaris 30 6 2014-06-01 Africa, United States Jurisdiction
U.S. Reindicts Indian Diplomat for Visa Fraud Involving Housekeeper   On March 14, 2014, a grand jury in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York reindicted an Indian diplomat for visa fraud involving her housekeeper threatening to... Bruce Zagaris 30 6 2014-06-01 India, United States Immunity, Jurisdiction
European Parliament Adopts Tougher Anti-Money Laundering Rules On March 1, 2014, the European Parliament (EP) by a vote of 643-30 with 12 abstentions voted to approve new anti-money laundering legislation, requiring each of the 28 European Union Member States to... Bruce Zagaris 30 6 2014-06-01 European Union Counter-terrorism, Money Laundering
Norwegian Museum Will Return Looted Matisse to Rosenberg Family On March 20, 2103, the Henie Onstad Art Center (HOK) near Oslo agreed to return the painting “Woman in Blue in Front of a Fireplace,” circa 1937 by Henry Matisse, once looted by Hermann Goering, to... Bruce Zagaris 30 6 2014-06-01 Norway Cultural Property
The Organization For Security and Cooperation in Europe Updates Its Fight Against Human Trafficking When, in July 2003, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) adopted its Action Plan to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings (THB), it was among the first international... Konstantinos D. Magliveras 30 6 2014-06-01 European Union, Europe Human Trafficking
Marubeni Corporation Agrees to Plead Guilty to Foreign Bribery On March 19, 2014, Marubeni Corporation, a Japanese trading company that handles products and provides services in a broad range of sectors worldwide, including power generation, entered a plea of... Bruce Zagaris 30 6 2014-06-01 Japan, United States Corruption
Environmental Law Enforcement Officials Bring Down International Narwhal Tusk Smuggling Ring on Money Laundering Charges Coordinated efforts between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Environment Canada have brought an end to a seven year long smuggling ring... Lucas Balchun 30 6 2014-06-01 Canada, United States Environment, Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle
Swiss Parliament Approve Law Revoking Requirement to Notify Accountholders When Banks Send Data to Foreign Tax Authorities On March 6, 2014, the Swiss Parliament approved a legal amendment that accountholders alleged to have committed tax crimes will not always have to be told if Switzerland sends information about them... Bruce Zagaris 30 6 2014-06-01 Switzerland, United States Tax Enforcement
Niger Extradites Gaddafi’s Son Saadi to Libya  On March 6, 2014, Niger extradited Moammar Gaddafi’s son Saadi, his special forces commander who fled Libya during its 2011 revolution.  Before leaving Libya, Saadi was a soccer player in Italy... Bruce Zagaris 30 6 2014-06-01 Libya Extradition
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights: Serrano v. United States Nelson Serrano, a dual citizen of the United States and Ecuador, filed a petition with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in May 2013, alleging that his abduction from Ecuador to... Angela Cabral and Tony Silvestri 30 6 2014-06-01 Ecuador, United States Extradition, Human Rights
U.S. Brings Civil Forfeiture Action and Freezes More than $458 Million of Former Nigerian Dictator Sani Abacha   On March 5, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice unsealed a civil forfeiture complaint in the United States District Court in the District of Columbia, seeking recovering of more than $550... Bruce Zagaris 30 6 2014-06-01 Nigeria, United States Asset Forfeiture, Corruption, Money Laundering
Bridgestone Agrees to Guilty Plea on Price Fixing on Automobile Anti-Vibration Rubber Parts Installed in U.S. Cars  On February 13, 2014, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Bridgestone Corp, a company based in Tokyo, Japan, agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $425 million criminal fine... Bruce Zagaris 30 6 2014-06-01 Japan, United States Antitrust Cooperation
European Parliament Approves New Directive on the Freezing and Confiscation of Proceeds of Crime On February 25, 2014, the European Parliament (EP) adopted its legislative resolution whereby it approved the draft directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the freezing and... Michael Plachta 30 6 2014-06-01 European Union Asset Forfeiture
Switzerland, Austria and Liechtenstein Freeze Yanukovych’s Assets On February 28, 2014, the Swiss, Austrian and Liechtenstein governments moved to block assets that Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovych and some of his associates may have deposited in those... Bruce Zagaris 30 6 2014-06-01 Austria, Liechtenstein, Switzerland Asset Forfeiture, Corruption, Money Laundering
European Parliament Paves Way for the Adoption of the European Investigation Order On February 27, 2014, the European Parliament (EP) adopted its legislative resolution on the draft directive of the European Parliament and of the Council regarding the (EIO) in criminal matters.... Michael Plachta 30 6 2014-06-01 European Union European Union, Evidence Gathering
EU Justice and Home Affairs Council Discusses Various Law Enforcement Issues On March 3 and 4, 2014, the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs Council met and discussed a number of criminal justice, home and law enforcement issues.[2]   Michael Plachta 30 6 2014-06-01 European Union Law Enforcement
European Parliament Calls for Deep Reform of the European Arrest Warrant On February 27, 2014, the European Parliament (EP) adopted its resolution with recommendations to the Commission on the review of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW).[2] The resolution was based on a... Michael Plachta 30 6 2014-06-01 European Union Arrest, Fair Trial, Human Rights
EU Proposes Responsible Sourcing of Conflict Minerals On March 5, 2014, the European Commission proposed a draft regulation establishing an EU system of self-certification for importers of tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold, who choose to import... Bruce Zagaris 30 6 2014-06-01 European Union Due Diligence, OECD