International White Collar Crime: Cases and Materials

International White Collar Crime: Cases and Materials

by Bruce Zagaris

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Contemporary transnational criminals take advantage of globalization, trade liberalization, and emerging new technologies to commit a diverse range of crimes, and to move money, goods, services, and people instantaneously for purposes of pure economic gain and/or political violence. This book captures the importance of transnational business crime and international relations by examining the rise of international economic crime and recent strategies in the United States and abroad to combat it. The book is organized into three main sections. The first part discusses substantive crimes, particularly tax, money laundering, and counter-terrorism financial enforcement; transnational corruption; transnational organized crime; and export control and economic sanctions. The second part discusses procedural aspects of international white collar crime, namely extraterritorial jurisdiction, evidence gathering, extradition, and international prisoner transfer. The third part discusses the role of international organizations, including the United Nations, the World Bank Group, Interpol, and economic integration groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780511847172
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/15/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 999 KB

About the Author

Bruce Zagaris is a partner with the law firm of Berliner, Corcoran & Rowe, LLP, Washington, D.C. His private practice includes criminal trial and appellate work. He has served as counsel for criminal trials and appellate cases. In addition, he has handled evidence gathering and extradition cases both on the interstate and international levels and cases involving prisoner transfer applications, and a variety of international white collar cases involving tax, money laundering, and anti-corruption cases. He has been an adjunct professor of law at various law schools in the United States and abroad, including the Washington College of Law, American University, Fordham University School of Law, the University of Montana, and John Marshall College of Law. Zagaris has authored and edited several books and hundreds of articles on international law.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Taxation; 3. Money laundering and counterterrorism financial enforcement; 4. Transnational corruption; 5. Transnational organized crime; 6. Export control and economic sanctions; 7. Extraterritorial jurisdiction; 8. Evidence gathering; 9. Extradition; 10. International prisoner transfer; 11. United Nations; 12. The World Bank Group; 13. Interpol; 14. Economic integration and business crimes.

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