Articles

E.g., 2017-03
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Court of Justice of the European Union Rules on the European Arrest Warrant On July 16, 2015, Court of Justice of the European Union rendered its judgment regarding formal requirements concerning the European Arrest Warrant.[2]   Michael Plachta 31 7 2016-09-03 European Union, Europe Arrest, Crimes, European Union, Human Rights, Legal Ethics
U.S. Senate Holds Hearing on Governance and Integrity of FIFA and International Soccer                 On July 15, 2015, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), chairman of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security, convened a hearing entitled "... Bruce Zagaris 31 7 2016-09-03 United States Corruption, International Law, International Organizations, Investigation, Money Laundering
20 Countries Take Down Hacking Forum                 On July 15, 2015, fifty countries dismantled the computer hacking forum known as Darkode.  In the United States, charges were brought against defendants in four different district... Bruce Zagaris 31 7 2016-09-03 United States Charged with Crimes, Computer Crimes, Cybercrime, International Cooperation
More Swiss Banks Settle with Department of Justice                 At the end of June and in July 2015, more Swiss banks reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) with respect to participation in the DOJ Offshore Voluntary... Bruce Zagaris 31 7 2016-09-03 Switzerland, United States Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision, False Papers, Financial Crimes, Settlement
U.S. Justice Department Brings Action to Forfeit $34 Million in Bribe Payments to Former Ambassador and Deputy Chief of Mission to the U.S. and Canada On June 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, seeking the civil forfeiture of approximately $34 million, representing the... Bruce Zagaris 31 7 2015-07-17 Canada, Chad, United States Investigation, Jurisdiction, Offshore Banking, Offshore trusts
U.S. Charges 4 Individuals With Importing and Trafficking High-Tech Technology On July 1, 2015, U.S. law enforcement announced the arraignment that day of four individuals in U.S. District Court in Newark, New Jersey on charges for allegedly smuggling counterfeit Sony... Bruce Zagaris 31 7 2015-07-17 China, United States Arrest, Border Security, Charged with Crimes, Counterfeiting, Customs, Customs Enforcement, Indictment, Money Laundering, Smuggle
Eurojust Releases Its Annual Report 2014 On July 15, 2015, the President of Eurojust, Ms. Michèle Coninsx, presented the Annual report 2014 to the LIBE Committee of the European Parliament. The Annual Report is a comprehensive overview in... Michael Plachta 31 7 2015-07-17 European Union, Europe Adjective Assistance, Research, Teaching, Adjective Enforcement, Arrest, Corruption, Counter-terrorism, Eurojust, Europol, Information Exchange, International Cooperation, International Courts, International Crimes, International Criminal and Comparative Law, International Law, Investigation, Organized Crime
European Union Ministers for Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) Held an Informal Meeting in Luxembourg On July 9-10, 2015, the European Union Ministers for Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) held an informal meeting in Luxembourg. The first part of the meeting was chaired by Deputy Prime Minister and... Michael Plachta 31 7 2015-07-17 European Union, Luxembourg Border Security, Conferences, Counter-terrorism, Cybercrime, Data Sharing, EU Justice and Home Affairs Council, Information Exchange, International Convention, International Cooperation, Tax Enforcement, Taxation
Spanish Judge Opens Investigation into Crimes Against Humanity Allegedly Committed by ETA On July 10, 2015, in Madrid (Spain), National Court Judge Juan Pablo Gonzalez partially upheld the relevant claims submitted by the Dignity and Justice, Luis Portero Foundation and a number other... Michael Plachta 31 7 2015-07-17 Spain Assassination, Crimes, Crimes against Humanity, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Evidence Gathering, Fair Trial, Gang Activity, Genocide, Human Rights, Investigation, Kidnaping, Terrorism, Trial
European Parliament Adopts Resolution on the European Agenda on Security On July 9, 2015, the European Parliament (EP) adopted a non-binding resolution on the European Agenda on Security for 2015-2020. This document sets out the guidelines on how the Union can bring added... Michael Plachta 31 7 2015-07-17 European Union
U.S. Requests Extradition of Detained FIFA Officials, CONCACAF Votes to Reform Procedures, and Canadian Banks Conduct Internal Investigations On July 2, 1015, the Swiss Federal Office of Justice (FOJ) announced the United States (U.S.) had on the following evening made the formal extradition requests for the seven FIFA officials arrested... Bruce Zagaris 31 7 2015-07-09 Canada, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, United States Adjective Enforcement, Administration of Justice, Banking Supervision, Bribery, Charged with Crimes, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Corruption, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Enforcement of International Sports Law, Extradition, Financial Supervision, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Indictment, International Crimes, Investigation, Organized Crime
Swiss Federal Office of Justice Approves Extradition of Naser Oric to Bosnia and Herzegovina On June 25, 2015, in simplified proceedings, the Swiss Federal Office of Justice (FOJ) approved the extradition to Naser Oric to Bosnia and Herzegovina.  For reasons of security and privacy, the FOJ... Bruce Zagaris 31 7 2015-07-09 Bosnia, Serbia, Switzerland Charged with Crimes, Comparative and International Law, Crimes against Humanity, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Deportation, Extradition, Fair Trial, Human Rights, Indictment, International Cooperation
UK High Court Undermines the Reliability of Information Contained in an Interpol’s Red Notice On June 24, 2015 the UK High Court delivered its judgment in the case of Leke Prendi aka Aleks Kola v Albania. The appeal focused on the extent to which the judge at first instance was entitled to... Michael Plachta 31 7 2015-07-09 Albania, United Kingdom Adjective Enforcement, Administration of Justice, Arrest, Charged with Crimes, Civil Rights, Comparative and International Law, Court Conviction, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Detention, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Extradition, Fair Trial, Fair Use, False Papers, INTERPOL, Indictment, Information Exchange, International Cooperation, International Courts, International Crimes, Legal Ethics
A Necessary Dialogue: Alternatives to the Status Quo and the 2016 Special Session of the UN General Assembly In recent years, months even, several countries have decreased their criminal sanctions for personal drug consumption. The rationalizations for these policy changes are varied - as varied as the... Cristóbal M. Puig-Monsen 31 7 2015-07-09 Jamaica, Portugal, United States, Uruguay Adjective Assistance, Research, Teaching, Adjective Enforcement, Comparative and International Law, Conferences, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Fair Trial, Fair Use, International Convention, International Cooperation, International Crimes, International Organizations, Political Leaders, Sentencing, United Nations
FATF Plenary Concludes in Brisbane On June 26, 2015, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) concluded its plenary meeting, which occurred in Brisbane, Australia on June 24-26 under the Australian Presidency.The main issues dealt with... Bruce Zagaris 31 7 2015-07-02 Australia Adjective Assistance, Research, Teaching, Comparative and International Law, Conferences, Counter-terrorism, Cross-Border Communication, Data Sharing, Financial Enforcement, International Convention, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Law Enforcement, Terrorism
Commonwealth Caribbean Governments Form Integrity Commissions On June 25, 2015, twelve Commonwealth Caribbean governments decided to establish a new regional body to strengthen transparency and help impede corruption. Bruce Zagaris 31 7 2015-07-02 Caribbean Policy/Directives, Training, Transparency
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution and Recommendation on Cyberterrorism At its 27th sitting held on June 26, 2015, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a Resolution and Recommendation on the co-operation against cyberterrorism and other... Michael Plachta 31 7 2015-07-02 European Union, Europe Espionage, European Union, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Extortion, Identity Theft, Intelligence, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Internet Crime, Law Enforcement, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime, Policy/Directives
25th Summit of the African Union Debates International Criminal Court, Al Bashir & Terrorism At the 25th Summit of the African Union (AU) held June 14-15, 2015, in Johannesburg, South Africa, the AU Assembly of Heads of States and Governments discussed, among other issues on its agenda,... Michael Plachta 31 7 2015-07-02 Africa Administration of Justice, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Conferences, Crimes against Humanity, Genocide, Human Rights, Indictment, International Convention, International Cooperation, International Crimes, International Criminal Court, International Criminal and Comparative Law, Legal Ethics, Political Leaders, Political Strife, Sovereignty, Terrorism
England Processes Spanish Extradition Request of Rwandan Intelligence Chief On June 25, 2015, district judge, Quentin Purdy, granted conditional bail to Emmanuel Karenzi Karake, Rwanda’s intelligence chief arrested on a Spanish extradition warrant over allegations of... Bruce Zagaris 31 7 2015-07-02 Rwanda, Spain, United Kingdom Administration of Justice, Comparative and International Law, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Extradition, Genocide, Human Rights, Political Leaders, Political Strife, War Crimes, Warrants
Germany Extradites Alleged Mastermind of Global Cybercrime Campaigns to the U.S. On June 24, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the unsealing of an indictment in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, New York, charging Ercan Findikoglu, a Turkish citizen also known as “... Bruce Zagaris 31 7 2015-07-02 Germany, Turkey, United States Adjective Enforcement, Arrest, Charged with Crimes, Comparative and International Law, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Cybercrime, Extradition, Forgery, Fraud, Gang Activity, Indictment, Organized Crime