Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Cross-Border/Crime 19,746 headlines found

6 Views

[Asia-pacific] BOLLYKY: TPP Tobacco Exception Proves the New Rule in Trade

carve-out says a lot about the special role of tobacco in U.S. and international law, but less about investment disputes generally. It is an exception motivated by a unique combination: a widely subscribed treaty binding all other TPP countries, an execu
Council on Foreign Relations
added Feb 5, 2016 21:40
7 Views

LETTER to Dept. of Justice re: BAT in Africa (PDF)

We request the Department of Justice investigate BAT's alleged bribery to determine whether it violated the terms of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. On November 30, 2015, a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) documentary 2 revealed that BAT alleged
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:29
2 Views

[Africa] EP. DOGGETT AND SEN. BLUMENTHAL LEAD CALL FOR DOJ INVESTIGATION OF BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO

Following multiple reports of widespread and systematic bribery of politicians and policymakers across Central and East Africa by British American Tobacco (BAT), U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) are calli
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:27
2 Views

[Africa, South Africa] Big tobacco under fire / Alleged tax evasion, use of spies, bugging and money laundering cited.

The Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association (FITA) yesterday accused big tobacco companies of tax evasion, rogue spies, bugging and surveillance, and money laundering among other “corrupt practices”. Fita is comprised of Benson Craig (Pty) Limited t/
The Citizen (za)
added Feb 5, 2016 19:11
9 Views

[North Carolina] Feds charge nine with sale of NC contraband cigarettes in New York

Nine men, including five from Durham, have been charged with taking part in a scheme to take contraband cigarettes from North Carolina and sell them in New York without paying the higher state and local tobacco taxes there.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Feb 4, 2016 20:31
1 View

Review reveals problems protecting workers from pesticides

North Carolina, only three fines were levied in 2014 against farms for violating pesticide protections... tobacco worker Cayetano Dominguez-Rosales complained to state investigators when 12 workers on his crew got sick in 2010 after witnessing pesticides
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 4, 2016 19:20
4 Views

[Asia-pacific] Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Unlocking Opportunity for Americans through trade with the Asia Pacific

President Obama’s trade agenda is dedicated to expanding economic opportunity for American workers, farmers, ranchers, and businesses. That’s why we are negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 21st century trade agreement that will boost U.S. econom
Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Feb 4, 2016 18:03
4 Views

[Asia-pacific] TPP Full Text

29. Exceptions l Chapter Summary
Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Feb 4, 2016 18:01
4 Views

[Asia-pacific] TPP: CHAPTER 29: EXCEPTIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS

Article 29.5: Tobacco Control Measures: A Party may elect to deny the benefits of Section B of Chapter 9 (Investment) with respect to claims challenging a tobacco control measure13 of the Party. Such a claim shall not be submitted to arbitration under Sec
Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Feb 4, 2016 18:00
5 Views

[Asia-pacific] Trans-Pacific Partnership Ministers’ Statement

We, the Ministers representing Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United States, and Vietnam, are pleased to announce that we have today signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.
Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Feb 4, 2016 17:50
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines