Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geography Subject Areas
European Parliament Adopts Special Safeguards for Child Suspects in Criminal Proceedings On March 9, 2016, the European Parliament voted, in an overwhelming majority of 613 votes to 30 (with 56 abstentions), to pass a Directive on special safeguards for child suspects to ensure that... Michael Plachta 32 3 2016-03-18 European Union Abuse of Children, Adjective Enforcement, Administration of Justice, Arrest, Charged with Crimes, Civil Rights, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Confidentiality, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, European Union, Fair Trial, Fair Use, Law Enforcement, Legal Ethics, Prisoner Rights, Privacy, Trial
European Court of Human Rights Delivers Its Judgment in the Case of Nasr and Ghali v. Italy On February 23, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) – Fourth Section delivered its long awaited judgment in the case of Nasr and Ghali v. Italy. The Court held the Chamber hearing in... Michael Plachta 32 3 2016-03-04 Egypt, European Union, Italy, United States Administration of Justice, Arrest, Asylum, Central Intelligence Agency, Charged with Crimes, Comparative and International Law, Confidentiality, Court Conviction, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, European Court of Human Rights, Human Rights, International Cooperation, Interrogation, Kidnaping, Law Enforcement, Lawsuits, Penalties, Policy/Directives, Prisoner Rights, Rendition, Terrorism, Torture, Undercover Operations, Victims Compensation
Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Does not Prevent Extradition in old Salvadoran Murder Case Many have reported the Magistrate’s decision in In Re Request by Spain for the Extradition of Inocente Orlando Montano Morales to have far reaching consequences. Orlando Montano Morales, the relator... Linda Ramirez 32 3 2016-03-04 El Salvador, Spain, United States Adjective Enforcement, Administration of Justice, Arrest, Charged with Crimes, Civil Rights Organizations, Comparative and International Law, Crimes against Humanity, Cross-Border Communication, Detention, Expulsion, Extradition, Gang Activity, Human Rights, Investigation, Jurisdiction, Law of War, Murder, Sentencing
Two Cayman Financial Institutions Plead Guilty to Conspiring to Hide More than $130 Million On March 9, 2016, Cayman National Securities Ltd. (“CS”) and Cayman National Trust Co. Ltd (“CNT”), two Cayman Island affiliates of Cayman National Corporation, pled guilty in the U.S. District Court... Bruce Zagaris 32 3 2016-03-18 Cayman Islands Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision, Charged with Crimes, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Conspiracy, Court Conviction, Data Privacy, Data Sharing, Disclosure, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement, Tax Havens
Brazilian Federal Prosecutor Investigates McDonald’s on International Tax and Competition Law Practices On March 2, 2016, Marcos José Gomes Corréa opened a criminal investigation into McDonald’s and Arcos Dorados Holdings, its Latin American franchise owner, with respect to international tax and... Bruce Zagaris 32 3 2016-03-18 Brazil Compliance, Corruption, Disclosure, Investigation, Lawsuits, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement
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Undercover Investigation of Counseling Foreign Oligarchs on Manhattan Real Estate Investment Leads to Reintroduction of Incorporation Transparency and Law enforcement Assistance Act (ITLEA) On February 3, 2016, Senator Whitehouse and Representatives Maloney and King introduced bills, S. 2489 and H.R. 4450 respectively.  The bills would facilitate the transparency of the financial system... Bruce Zagaris 32 3 2016-03-11 United States Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision, Compliance, Confidentiality, Corruption, Data Privacy, Data Sharing, Disclosure, Due Diligence, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, FATF, Federal Code, Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Forgery, Fraud, International Convention, International Cooperation, International Crimes, International Law, International Organizations, Law Enforcement, Money Laundering, Offshore Banking, Offshore trusts, Organized Crime, Oversight, Policy/Directives, Regulation, Transparency, U.S. Congress
U.S. Court Orders UBS to Show Cause on Producing Singapore Bank Records to the IRS On March 2, 2016, U.S. Magistrate Judge Alicia M. Otazo-Reyes of the U.S. District Court in Miami ordered UBS AG to show cause why it should not produce certain bank records relating to Ching-Ye... Bruce Zagaris 32 3 2016-03-11 Singapore, Switzerland, United States Adjective Enforcement, Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Confidentiality, Cross-Border Communication, Data Sharing, Disclosure, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Fair Use, Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, International Banking Supervision, Investigation, Jurisdiction, Law Enforcement, Lawsuits, Offshore Banking, Offshore trusts, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement, Tax Havens, Taxation
British Columbian Court of Appeal Holds Minister’s Decision to Surrender on India’s Assurances Unreasonable On February 26, 2015, by a majority 2 to 1 decision, the British Columbia Court of Appeal allowed an application for judicial review of the surrender to India of two persons on charges of conspiracy... Bruce Zagaris 32 3 2016-03-11 Canada, India Administration of Justice, Arrest, Charged with Crimes, Comparative and International Law, Court Conviction, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Detention, Due Diligence, Extradition, Human Rights, International Cooperation, Murder, Mutual Legal Assistance, Oversight
U.K. High Court Unconvinced that Extradition Won’t Lead to Indefinite Civil Confinement for Alleged Pedophile On February 26, 2016, two High Court judges in London ruled that the requested assurances provided by the U.S. government were unsatisfactory to allay their human rights concerns that, if extradited... David A. Sadoff 32 3 2016-03-11 United Kingdom, United States Abuse of Children, Administration of Justice, Arrest, Charged with Crimes, Comparative and International Law, Court Conviction, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Detention, European Court of Human Rights, Evidence Sharing, Extradition, Fair Trial, Fair Use, Human Rights, International Cooperation, International Courts, Law Enforcement, Prosecution, Rape, Sentencing
Council of Europe Announces the Closure of Its Inquiry into CIA Detention Sites in Europe On February 26, 2016, Pedro Agramunt, the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), announced that the inquiry under Article 52 of the European Convention on Human... Michael Plachta 32 3 2016-03-11 Europe, Italy, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, Romania Adjective Enforcement, Administration of Justice, Central Intelligence Agency, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Confidentiality, Conspiracy, Counter-terrorism, Crimes against Humanity, Cross-Border Communication, Detention, European Court of Human Rights, Human Rights, International Crimes, Investigation, Law of War, Oversight, Policy/Directives, Rendition, Torture, U.S. Federal Government
European Migrant Smuggling Centre Launches in the Wake of EUROPOL Report On February 22, 2016, Europol launched the new European Migrant Smuggling Centre (EMSC). The goal of the Centre is to proactively support EU Member States in dismantling criminal networks involved in... Michael Plachta 32 3 2016-03-04 European Union Adjective Enforcement, Arrest, Border Security, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Counter-terrorism, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Customs Enforcement, Data Sharing, Detention, Drugs & Trafficking, European Union, Europol, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Extortion, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Immigration, Intelligence, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Law Enforcement
CARICOM Heads of Government Adopt Resolution to Respond to De-Risking On February 15, 2016, at its meeting in Placencia, Belize, the CARICOM Heads of Government adopted a resolution to respond and combat de-risking that is plaguing the region.  At the opening ceremony... Bruce Zagaris 32 3 2016-03-04 Caribbean Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Conferences, Cross-Border Communication, Due Diligence, Economic Crimes, Economic Sanctions, FATF, Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Information Exchange, International Banking Supervision, International Cooperation, International Organizations, Legislation, Money Laundering, Offshore Banking, Offshore trusts, Oversight, Penalties, Policy/Directives, Political Leaders, Political Strife, Regulation, Sanctions, Transparency
U.S. Further Liberalizes Cuban Sanctions as President Obama Prepares to Travel to Cuba On March 15, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced significant... Bruce Zagaris 32 3 2016-03-18 Cuba, United States Adjective Enforcement, Border Security, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Economic Integration, Information Exchange, International Cooperation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Policy/Directives, Regulation, Sanctions