Articles

E.g., 2017-02
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Plans Derailed to Transfer Home Russian Prisoner and Ukrainian Hero Nadiya Savchenko On May 17, 2016, a deal in the works between Russia and Ukraine to transfer Russian prisoner and former Ukrainian fighter pilot, Nadiya Savchenko, to her homeland was officially announced all but... David A. Sadoff 32 5 2016-05-20 Russia, Ukraine Administration of Justice, Arrest, Asylum, Charged with Crimes, Civil Rights Organizations, Comparative and International Law, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Detention, Fair Trial, Fair Use, False Papers, International Crimes, International Organizations, Lawsuits, Legal Ethics, Political Strife, Prisoner Rights, Protests
Law Enforcement Developments Between the U.S. and the EU Given that the United States is the key partner of the European Union in the area of justice and home affairs (JHA) this article provides for an overview of the mutual relationships between these... Michael Plachta 32 5 2016-05-20 European Union, United States Adjective Assistance, Research, Teaching, Adjective Enforcement, Administration of Justice, Comparative and International Law, Counter-terrorism, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Data Privacy, Data Sharing, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Information Exchange, Intelligence, International Cooperation, International Crimes, International Criminal and Comparative Law, International Organizations, Law Enforcement, Mutual Legal Assistance, National Security, Policy/Directives, Training, Treaties
EU Presidency Releases Latest Version of the Manual on Law Enforcement Information Exchange In March 2016, the EU Presidency released its Manual on Law Enforcement Information Exchange. Michael Plachta 32 5 2016-05-20 European Union Adjective Enforcement, Administration of Justice, Border Security, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Data Privacy, Data Sharing, Law Enforcement
Anti-Corruption Global Summit Focuses on Exchanging Beneficial Ownership Information On May 12, 2016, more than 40 governments attending the Anti-Corruption Summit in London 2016, issued a communiqué, pledging to act against corruption.  The communiqué pledges to promote integrity,... Bruce Zagaris 32 5 2016-05-20 China, United Kingdom, United States Bank Secrecy, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Conferences, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Data Privacy, Data Sharing, Due Diligence, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Information Exchange, International Banking Supervision, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Transparency
President Obama Announces Initiatives On Tax and Entity Transparency, Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Corruption On May 6, 2016, the Obama Administration announced several important steps to combat money laundering, corruption, and tax evasion, and called upon Congress to take additional action to address these... Bruce Zagaris 32 5 2016-05-13 Panama, United States Adjective Enforcement, Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision, Compliance, Corruption, Due Diligence, Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Fraud, Freezing of Assets, Investigation, Law Enforcement, Money Laundering, Offshore Banking, Offshore trusts, Oversight, Penalties, Policy/Directives, Political Leaders, Prosecution, Regulation, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement, Tax Havens
U.S. Department of Justice Announces Initiative to Combat Transnational Corruption On May 5, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice announced in its initiatives to strengthen its efforts and provide additional tools to advance its anti-corruption work, the department will submit to... Bruce Zagaris 32 5 2016-05-13 United States Corruption, Due Diligence, Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Law Enforcement, Legislation, Money Laundering, Offshore Banking, Offshore trusts, Oversight, Penalties, Policy/Directives, Tax Enforcement
European Parliament Approves More Powers for the “New” Europol On May 11, 2016, the European Parliament adopted its legislative resolution on the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a regulation of the European Parliament and of the... Michael Plachta 32 5 2016-05-13 European Union, Europe European Commission, European Union, Europol
U.S. Attorney in Brooklyn Announces Forfeiture and Return to Mongolia of Looted Dinosaur Fossils On April 5, 2016, Robert L. Capers, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, announced his office would host that day a repatriation ceremony at which the U.S. will return to... Bruce Zagaris 32 5 2016-05-06 Mongolia, United States Administration of Justice, Art and Cultural Property, Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure, Charged with Crimes, Comparative and International Law, Cross-Border Communication, Cultural Property, Customs, Customs Enforcement, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Fraud, Illegal Importation, International Cooperation, International Crimes
Colombia Extradites Money Launderer from Drug Cartel to the U.S. On April 15, 2016, Jhon Jairo Hincapie-Ramirez, 55 years of age and a citizen of Colombia, was arraigned at the U.S. courthouse in Brooklyn, New York, for his alleged role in an international money... Bruce Zagaris 32 5 2016-05-06 Colombia, United States Counterfeiting, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition, Illegal Importation, Law Enforcement, Money Laundering, U.S. Federal Government, Undercover Operations
European Commission Prepares Review of the 2010 EU-US MLA Agreement On April 7, 2016, the European Commission has released documentation provided by its services in the context of the review of the 2010 EU-U.S. MLA agreement, which is currently being carried out on... Michael Plachta 32 5 2016-05-06 European Union, United States Adjective Assistance, Research, Teaching, Adjective Enforcement, Administration of Justice, Border Security, Comparative and International Law, Conferences, Counter-terrorism, Cross-Border Communication, Data Sharing, European Union, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Information Exchange, Intelligence, International Convention, International Cooperation, Jurisdiction, Law Enforcement, Mutual Legal Assistance, Policy/Directives
Outcome of the EU – U.S. Justice and Home Affairs Senior Officials Meeting On February 24-25, 2016, the EU-U.S. Ministerial Meeting on Justice and Home Affairs was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This meeting is held twice a year with the aim to oversee the Trans-... Michael Plachta 32 5 2016-05-06 European Union, United States Adjective Assistance, Research, Teaching, Adjective Enforcement, Administration of Justice, Border Security, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Conferences, Confidentiality, Counter-terrorism, Crimes, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Data Sharing, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, European Union, Europol, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Human Trafficking, Information Exchange, Intelligence, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Law Enforcement, Mutual Legal Assistance, National Security, Policy/Directives
World Bank’s Office of Suspension and Debarment Issues New Report On April 15, 2016, the World Bank Office of Suspension and Debarment (OSD) issued a Report on Functions, Data and Lessons Learned, 2007-2015. Bruce Zagaris 32 5 2016-05-06 Corruption, Disclosure, Due Diligence, Fraud, Policy/Directives, Transparency, World Bank
EU Council Endorses Action Plan to Strengthen the Fight Against Terrorist Financing On February 12, 2016, the Council of the European Union (ECOFIN) welcomed the European Commission's Action Plan to strengthen the fight against the financing of terrorism of February 2, 2016, which... Michael Plachta 32 5 2016-05-06 European Union Adjective Enforcement, Administration of Justice, Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure, Border Security, Comparative and International Law, Council of the European Union, Counter-terrorism, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Due Diligence, European Union, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Freezing of Assets
Panama Bar Association Reacts to Panama Papers On April 18, 2016, the Panama National Bar Association issued a communiqué on the professional secrecy of attorneys in response to the leaks of the “Mossack Fonesca Papers” to national and... Bruce Zagaris 32 5 2016-04-29 Panama Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Confidentiality, Data Privacy, Data Sharing, Disclosure, Due Diligence, Fair Use, Law Enforcement, Legal Ethics, Policy/Directives, Political Strife, Privacy
EU Court of Justice Applies Inhuman and Degrading Treatment Rules to the European Arrest Warrant’s Scheme On April 5, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union – Grand Chamber (the Court) delivered its judgment in the joined cases of Pál Aranyosi (C‑404/15) and Robert Căldăraru (C‑659/15 PPU). The... Michael Plachta 32 5 2016-04-29 European Union, Germany, Hungary, Romania Adjective Enforcement, Administration of Justice, Arrest, Charged with Crimes, Comparative and International Law, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Detention, European Court of Human Rights, European Union, Human Rights, International Cooperation, International Courts, International Crimes, Warrants