Articles

E.g., 2017-07
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.N. Commission Releases Report on Human Rights Situation in Palestine and Other Occupied Arab Territories On June 22, 2015, an independent commission of inquiry established by the U.N. Human Rights Council released its report on the human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories... Michael Plachta 31 6 2016-09-03 Human Rights, International Criminal Court, International Law, United Nations
Council of Europe Commissioner Has Published His Position Paper on Counter-terrorism and Human Rights Protection On June 5, 2015, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights released his position paper on counter-terrorism and human rights protection.[2]   Michael Plachta 31 6 2016-09-03 Europe Council of the European Union, Counter-terrorism, Human Rights
Former PetroTiger co-CEO Pleads Guilty as Colombia Prepares to Prosecute Persons                 On June 14, 2015, Joseph Sigelman, 43 and a former co-chief executive of oil services company PetroTiger Ltd., pleaded guilty in a U.S. District Court in Camden, New Jersey, to... Bruce Zagaris 31 6 2016-09-03 Colombia, United States Bribery, Charged with Crimes, Corruption
Germany Detains Al Jazeera Jounralist on Egyptian Extradition Warrant On June 20, German law enforcement authorities detained Ahmed Mansour, 52, a well-known journalist with Al Jazeera on an Egyptian arrest warrant.  He is detained in German custody while prosecutors... Bruce Zagaris 31 6 2016-08-17 Egypt, Germany Charged with Crimes, Extradition, Fair Trial, INTERPOL, Law Enforcement, Legal Ethics
Jordan Arrests Suspect in 1982 Paris Attack and France Requests His Extradition                 On June 17, 2915, Jordanian law enforcement authorities announced the arrest on June 1, 2015 of one of the key suspects in a violent attack in 1982 on a Jewish restaurant in Paris.[1... Bruce Zagaris 31 6 2016-08-17 France, Jordan Arrest, Extradition, Law Enforcement, Terrorism
Swiss Cybercrime Coordination Unit (CYCO) Has Released Its 2014 Report On March 26, 2015, the Swiss Cybercrime Coordination Unit (CYCO) has released its annual Report for 2014.[2]   Michael Plachta 31 6 2016-08-17 Switzerland Computer Crimes, Cybercrime, Internet Crime
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution and Recommendation on Whistleblowers At its 21st sitting held on June 23, 2015, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a Resolution and Recommendation on the protection of whistleblowers. The debate as well... Michael Plachta 31 6 2016-08-17 Europe Corruption, Human Rights, Legal Ethics, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Whistle-blowing, Witness Protection
U.K. Enacts Company Transparency Rules and Sets Stage for Other Countries                 On March 26, 2015, the United Kingdom gave Royal Assent to the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (“the Act”).  The Act implements a series of reforms of the UK’s... Bruce Zagaris 31 6 2015-06-19 United Kingdom Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Confidentiality, Data Sharing, Disclosure, Due Diligence, Financial Supervision, Information Exchange, Oversight, Policy/Directives, Regulation, Securities Law, Transparency
U.S. Court Rules in Favor of Spain Against Heirs in Nazi Art Case On June 4, 2015, Judge John F. Walter of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California (Los Angeles) granted a motion for summary judgment to a museum and foundation controlled by... Bruce Zagaris 31 6 2015-06-19 Spain, Switzerland, United States Administration of Justice, Art and Cultural Property, Comparative and International Law, Cultural Property, Due Diligence, Evidence Sharing, Fair Trial, Human Rights, Investigation, Jurisdiction, Lawsuits, Property Restitution
Europol Releases Its 2014 General Report The General Report on Europol's activities in 2014 was adopted by the Management Board at its meeting on February 27, 2015 and was submitted to the Council for endorsement by a letter dated April 15... Michael Plachta 31 6 2015-06-19 Europe Adjective Assistance, Research, Teaching, Adjective Enforcement, Administration of Justice, Arms Trafficking, Arrest, Asset Seizure, Border Security, Comparative and International Law, Computer Crimes, Corruption, Counter-terrorism, Cybercrime, Data Sharing, Drugs & Trafficking, Eurojust, Europol, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Immigration, Information Exchange, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Law Enforcement, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime, Seizure
Sudanese President Evades Arrest on ICC Arrest Warrant Defying South African Court Ruling On June 15, 2015, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived safely back in Khartoum in defiance of a South African court order, directing him to remain in the country, pending disposition of the... Robert Williams 31 6 2015-06-19 South Africa, Sudan Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Court Conviction, Crimes against Humanity, Human Rights, International Convention, International Cooperation, International Courts, International Crimes, International Criminal Court, International Law, Investigation, Jurisdiction, Law Enforcement, Lawsuits, Political Leaders, Political Strife, Prosecution, Sovereignty
U.S. FIFA Indictment Spurs Surrender of Argentine and New Foreign Investigations The indictment of 14 individuals in the FIFA corruption scandal on May27, 2015, has produced the surrender of one of the defendants and a significant amount of new investigations into the misconduct... Bruce Zagaris 31 6 2015-06-19 Brazil, Italy, Paraguay, Switzerland Adjective Enforcement, Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure, Bribery, Charged with Crimes, Comparative and International Law, Court Conviction, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Detention, Enforcement of International Sports Law, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Extradition, Financial Crimes, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Freezing of Assets, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Investigation, Oversight
U.S. Congress Limits Surveillance with Passage of the USA FREEDOM Act On June 2, 2015, President Barrack Obama signed legislation approved by the U.S. Senate which curtails the federal government’s sweeping surveillance of phone records and related security policy in... Bruce Zagaris 31 6 2015-06-12 United States Central Intelligence Agency, Confidentiality, Counter-terrorism, Cross-Border Communication, Data Privacy, Data Sharing, Evidence Gathering, Legislation, National Security, Privacy, Terrorism, Transparency, U.S. Congress, U.S. Federal Government, Undercover Operations, Warrants
EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Reports on the Implementation of Adopted Measures On June 2, 2015, the European Union Counter-Terrorism Coordinator released his report on the implementation of measures which had been proposed and/or adopted earlier this year. In their Statement on... Michael Plachta 31 6 2015-06-12 European Union Adjective Assistance, Research, Teaching, Arms Trafficking, Asset Seizure, Border Security, Comparative and International Law, Counter-terrorism, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Data Sharing, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Eurojust, European Commission, Europol, Illegal Importation, Immigration, Information Exchange, Intelligence, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Law Enforcement, Mutual Legal Assistance, Policy/Directives
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS, ARTICLES AND DOCUMENTS Bruce Zagaris 31 6 2015-06-12
U.S. Justice Department Settles with Six More Swiss Banks On May 28, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced it had settled with the following four Swiss banks under the DOJ Voluntary Disclosure Programs for Swiss Banks:  Société Générale... Bruce Zagaris 31 6 2015-06-05 Switzerland, United States Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Confidentiality, Data Privacy, Disclosure, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, International Banking Supervision, Investigation, Offshore Banking, Offshore trusts, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement, Tax Havens, Taxation, U.S. Federal Government
Brazilian Police Arrest Suspected Camorra Boss on Italian Criminal Charges On May 26, 2015, Brazilian Federal Police announced the arrest of Pasquale Scotti, 56, in Recife on Italian charges of murder, extortion, and illegal possession of weapons.  Scotti had allegedly used... Bruce Zagaris 31 6 2015-06-05 Brazil, Italy Arrest, Charged with Crimes, Court Conviction, Crimes, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Extortion, Extradition, Gang Activity, Gangs, Investigation, Money Laundering, Murder, Organized Crime
European Union Adopts Action Plan Against Migrant Smuggling Two weeks after presenting the European Agenda on Migration, on May 27, 2015, the European Commission adopted the first proposals of its comprehensive approach to improving the management of... Michael Plachta 31 6 2015-06-05 Europe Adjective Enforcement, Arms Trafficking, Border Security, Counter-terrorism, Crimes against Humanity, Customs, Customs Enforcement, Data Sharing, Deportation, Detention, Drugs & Trafficking, European Commission, Gang Activity, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, International Cooperation, Maritime, Seizure, Smuggle
U.S. Indicts 9 FIFA Officials and 5 Corporate Executives for Corruption and Racketeering Conspiracy On May 27, 2015, the Attorney General of the United States announced the unsealing of a 47-count indictment in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York (Brooklyn), charging 14... Bruce Zagaris 31 6 2015-05-29 Switzerland, United States Arrest, Asset Seizure, Charged with Crimes, Comparative and International Law, Conspiracy, Corruption, Cross-Border Communication, Due Diligence, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Extradition, Financial Enforcement, Freezing of Assets, Indictment, International Cooperation, International Crimes, International Gaming, Investigation, Jurisdiction, Money Laundering, Mutual Legal Assistance, Racketeering/RICO
A New Special Criminal Court for the Central African Republic Has Been Set Up On April 22, 2015, the National Transition Council of the government of the Central African Republic (CAR) voted to create a special criminal tribunal (Special criminal Court, SCC) to address the... Michael Plachta 31 6 2015-05-29 Central African Republic Abuse of Children, Adjective Enforcement, Administration of Justice, Comparative and International Law, Crimes against Humanity, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Fair Trial, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Immunity, International Cooperation, International Courts, International Criminal Court, International Criminal Tribunal, International Criminal and Comparative Law, International Law, Jurisdiction, Law Enforcement, Mutual Legal Assistance, Prosecution, United Nations, Victims Compensation, Violence, War Crimes