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No As a matter of international law, each country is free to accept or reject the territorial claims (and even the existence) of every other country. Many nations do not recognize Russia’s claims over Crimea - it doesn’t change the facts on the ground. Similarly, many countries recognize China’s claims over Formosa (Taiwan), or the Palestinian claims of ...


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No Recognition of territorial claims is the sole province of the diplomatic branches of national government, and of heads of state. In the US it is the State Department, and ultimately the President. The actions of telephone operators and people engaging in other forms of communication cannot and do not bind the decisions of the President, or of other ...


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Regarding jurisdiction A crime that affects a US based market will trigger US jurisdiction (as well as that as the state in which it’s based). The US claims far less extraterritorial jurisdiction than most other nations but this is not extraterritorial- it happened in the US. Regarding tracking down The SEC has responsibility for these types of crimes. ...


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Is your employer on the tax form written as the UN? There is no tax form. Which country do you pay tax to? If you're a US national or permanent resident, you pay tax to the United States. You report the income as does a self-employed individual. Because the US is the only country in the world that taxes UN employees, the UN reimburses you for the tax so ...


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International organizations such as the UN are typically treated similar to foreign governments, and thus enjoy various privileges. One consequence is that typically, income from employment by these organizations is not subject to taxation by the host countries where the employee lives or carries out their work. However, the details depend very much on the ...


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If fish were caught in international waters, should we consider its origin as the closest country or the ship's flag? Neither. The rules in the united-kingdom (which is no longer in the EU, but I assume they are comparable as they have not been substantially changed since leaving) are: Fish caught at sea You must label all fish caught at sea with the Food ...


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Did they not require any kind of passport or identity when traveling between countries before the year 1914? YES Well maybe not require but passports helped with proving one's nationality for at least 500 years before the quoted British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act 1914. According to this Wikipedia article: King Henry V of England [who reigned from ...


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Passports were required in ancient, medieval, and early modern ages, either for immigration or for emigration or both. However, what was called passport back then might be better characterized as entry and exit visa. As time went on and travel became more common, those mutated into multi-use identity documents. There was a brief period before 1914 when ...


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You are responsible if you break the law An employer is vicariously liable for the acts and omissions of your employees in the course of their employment. So, if you or your employee are breaking the law then you can be held to account and punished in whatever way the law provides. At common law, the employer can seek redress from the employee but such ...


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As pointed out in a comment, exclusive zones cannot overlap by definition, given the meaning of "exclusive." Your question is answered in the Wikipedia article you link to: Generally, a state's exclusive economic zone is an area beyond and adjacent to the territorial sea, extending seaward to a distance of no more than 200 nmi (370 km) out from ...


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