Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Issue Communique on Tax, Anti-Corruption, and Financial Transparency  On April 11, 2014, at the meeting of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors during the International Monetary Fund annual meeting, they issued a communique, committing to measures to “... Bruce Zagaris 30 7 2014-07-01 G-10 member countries Corruption, Money Laundering, Tax Enforcement
U.S. Brings Forfeiture Action Against U.S. Accounts Involved in Undeclared Swiss Accounts  On April 8, 2014, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York filed a complaint seeking to forfeit $12,234,646.79 presently held in an IRS seized account located in Manhattan.  The... Bruce Zagaris 30 7 2014-07-01 Switzerland, United States Asset Forfeiture, Tax Crimes
European Parliament Releases Its Study on Terrorist Financing In April 2014, the European Parliament (EP) released the study containing an analysis and evaluation of the European Union (EU) measures to combat terrorist financing.[2] The study has been... Michael Plachta 30 7 2014-07-01 European Union Financial Crimes, Terrorism
Estonia Extradites to the U.S. former Member of Polish Armed Forces on Narcotics Charges  On April 17, 2014, Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Michele M. Leonhart, the Administrator of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration... Bruce Zagaris 30 7 2014-07-01 Estonia, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
UK Home Department Presents to the Parliament Its Annual Report on CONTEST At the beginning of April 2014, the Secretary of State for the United Kingdom Home Department presented to the Parliament its annual report on CONTEST.[2]   Michael Plachta 30 7 2014-07-01 United Kingdom Counter-terrorism
Latest Worry for Foreign Banks Is Investigation by U.S. States  Inspired by the report and hearings of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations on wrongdoing by Credit Suisse, with respect to offshore tax evasion by United States taxpayers, the... Bruce Zagaris 30 7 2014-07-01 Switzerland, United States Tax Enforcement
U.S.-Ecuador Tension over Extradition Focuses on Isaias’ Brothers and Campaign Financing  Tension between the United States and Ecuador over extradition has in part focused on the frustration of the Ecuadorian government’s inability to extradite Roberto and William Isaias from the U.S... Bruce Zagaris 30 7 2014-07-01 Ecuador, United States Extradition, Money Laundering
Germany’s Decision to Return Art Works to Cornelius Gurlitt Is Controversial On April 6, 2014, the German government’s decision to return close to 300 works of art seized from Cornelius Gurlitt, the son of a Nazi-era art dealer, as a result of a lack of connection to Nazi... Bruce Zagaris 30 7 2014-07-01 Germany Cultural Property
U.N. Human Rights Council Approves Inquiry into Sri Lanka Civil War Crimes A resolution, led by the United States and approved by the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC), the United Nations’ top human rights body launches an investigation into Sri Lanka’s civil war... Sara Hefny 30 7 2014-07-01 Sri Lanka Crimes against Humanity, Human Rights
U.S. Grand Jury Charges 3 in $33 Million Art Fraud Scheme as Spain Arrests One of the Defendants  On April 21, 2014, Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and other U.S. law enforcement officials, announced the unsealing of a twelve-count Indictment charging... Bruce Zagaris 30 7 2014-07-01 Spain, United States Fraud
European Parliament Approves New Regulation on the European Public Prosecutor’s Office On March 12, 2014, the European Parliament (EP) adopted a legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation on the establishment of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO).[2... Michael Plachta 30 7 2014-07-01 European Union European Union
Japanese Automotive Parts Manufacturer Agrees to Guilty Plea for Price Fixing and Bid Rigging on Automobile Parts Installed in US Cars  On April 23, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Showa Corp., an automotive parts manufacturer based in Saitama, Japan, has agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $19.9 million... Bruce Zagaris 30 7 2014-07-01 Japan, United States Antitrust Cooperation
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon Releases Its Fifth Annual Report In March 2014, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) submitted its fifth annual report last week to the United Nations Secretary-General and to the Lebanese President and Prime Minister.[2]   Michael Plachta 30 7 2014-07-01 Lebanon Assassination
Human Rights Groups Press UN for Action on North Korean Alleged Crimes Against Humanity On April 17, 2014, during a historical “Arria Formula” briefing by members of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry established in 2013 to investigate human rights abuses and crimes against humanity in... Bruce Zagaris 30 7 2014-07-01 North Korea Crimes against Humanity, United Nations
Germany Extradites Italian National to the U.S. on Anti-Trust Charges On April 3, 2014, the German government extradited Romano Pisciotti, an Italian national, to the United States on a charge of participating in a conspiracy to suppress and eliminate competition by... Bruce Zagaris 30 7 2014-07-01 Germany, Italy Antitrust Cooperation, Extradition
Mafia Boss in Custody after Rearrest in London on New European Arrest Warrant from Italy  On April 4, 2014, officers from the Metropolitan Police’s extradition unit detained convicted mafia boss Domenico Rancadore following his rearrest, after receiving a new European arrest warrant... Bruce Zagaris 30 7 2014-07-01 Italy, United Kingdom Extradition, Human Rights
Hewlett-Packard Settles U.S. Foreign Bribery Case  On April 9, 2014, Hewlett-Packard (HP) settled charges against it by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) concerning improper payments by its... Bruce Zagaris 30 7 2014-07-01 Mexico, Poland, Russia, United States Corruption
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution on Prostitution, Trafficking and Modern Slavery in Europe At its 12th sitting held on April 8, 2014, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution Prostitution, Trafficking and Modern Slavery in Europe.[2] Both the debate... Michael Plachta 30 7 2014-07-01 European Union Human Trafficking
IMB Reports Decline in Maritime Piracy for the Third Consecutive Year  The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest annual report for 2013 on Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships recorded a total of 264 incidents (both... Michael Plachta 30 7 2014-07-01 Somalia Maritime, Piracy
European Parliament Adopts Resolution on Fight Against Fraud At its regular meeting on April 3, 2014, the European Parliament (EP) adopted resolution on the Annual Report 2012 on the Protection of the EU’s Financial Interests – Fight against fraud.[2] The... Michael Plachta 30 7 2014-07-01 European Union European Union, Fraud