Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Copyright Owners Adopt New Strategy in Fight Against Satellite Signal Piracy in Central America and the Caribbean The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) is taking the lead among lobbying groups representing various copyright industries in pushing for increased linkage between satellite signal "piracy"... Jay A. Rosenthal, Esq. 1 2 2016-02-04 Caribbean Piracy
Swiss Supreme Court Decision on Arms Trade Facilitates International Judicial Assistance On May 10, 1984, in a decision having wide potential significance for adjudicating cases of mutual assistance in criminal matters, the Supreme Court of the Swiss Confederation defined broadly the... Clemens J.M. Kochinke 1 2 2016-02-04 Switzerland Arms Trafficking
Jamaican Extradition Request Raises Political Offense Issue A request by the Jamaican Government for Donovan Gordon, a former bodyguard to Jamaican Prime Minister Michael Manley, has raised the political offense exception to extradition.  Jamaican authorities... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-11-01 Jamaica Extradition
Dirty Money Video and Course Book       A video entitled "Dirty Money: A Banker's Guide to Self-Defense," and an accompanying guide "The Bank Manager's Guide" has been released by CGM Group, Inc.  The video and guide are designed to... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 Money Laundering
Spanish Firm Pleads Guilty to Violating Export Administration Act On September 5, 1985, Piher Semiconductors SA of Barcelona (Piher) pleaded guilty to two counts of violating the Export Administration Act, and specifically to reselling of high technology, national-... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 Spain Export Enforcement
Riggs National Bank Is Latest Bank to Be Fined Under BSA       The Department of Treasury has fined Riggs National Bank (Riggs) for violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA).  The fine amounted to $269,750 for 1,226 violations that occurred between 1980 and... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Bank Secrecy
Court Reduces Sentence for Violating Export Administration Act On August 29, 1985, U.S. District Court Judge Richard L. Williams reduced the sentence of D. Frank Bazzare, who was found guilty of violating the Export Administration Act, from imprisonment for five... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Export Enforcement
BSA Rules Released       The Department of Treasury has published notice of a revised system of records on October 11, 1985 (50 F.R. 41616).  The Notice affects three Bank Secrecy Act forms: Currency and Monetary... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Bank Secrecy
More Indictments for Money Laundering in Boston On October 15, 1985, The Bank of New England, two head tellers, an officer and a customer were indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of illegally concealing cash transactions worth more than $... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Money Laundering
U.S. Offers Rewards for Trans World Airlines Hijackers On October 17, the Justice Department announced that it had charged three men with murder and piracy for the hijacking of a Trans World Airlines (TWA) jet in June and the shooting death of one of its... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Counter-terrorism
Hearing on Revision to U.S.-U.K. Extradition Treaty On October 22, 1985 a hearing took place regarding the U.S./U.K. Supplementary Extradition Treaty which would revise a 13-year old extradition treaty between two countries.  The leading Irish... Dr. Doris Weidinger 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Extradition
Money Laundering Investigation of Rhode Island Institution In early October, the U.S. Attorney's office for Rhode Island subpoenaed records concerning currency transactions at the Columbus National Bank of Rhode Island.  The Rhode Island Hospital Trust... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Money Laundering
Judge Rules Espionage Has Extraterritorial Application In a ruling with potentially far-reaching implications, Judge Albert V. Bryan Jr., District Court in Alexandria, Virginia, denied a motion to dismiss by Michael A. Soussoudis, a Ghanian national... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 Ghana Espionage
Senate Hearing Held on Money Laundering Crime Bills Bills to make money laundering a crime continue to make their slow way through Congress.  On October 29, 1985, the Senate Judiciary Committee held hearings on several Senate bills dealing with money... Constantine G. Papavizas 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Money Laundering
Department of Justice Privacy Exemptions On September 12, 1985, the Department of Justice (DOJ) proposed to exempt a new system of records entitled the "General Files System of the Office of the Attorney General" from certain provisions of... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Privacy
General Accounting Office Renews its Criticism of BSA Enforcement The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations continues its watchdog role over enforcement of the Bank Secrecy Act.  On October 29, 1985, the Permanent Subcommittee held a status hearing on... Constantine G. Papavizas 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Bank Secrecy
Meese Addresses Italy-USA-Switzerland Conference In a speech delivered to the Italy-USA-Switzerland Conference of the International Association of Jurists, on September 14, 1984, Edwin Meese III, Attorney General of the United States, praised new... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 Italy Law Enforcement
Select Committee Holds Hearing On September 12, 1985, the ranking members of the House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control in a hearing urged the Reagan Administration to give a higher priority to international... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking
Achille Lauro Raises Panoply of Issues On October 7, 1985, the hijacking of the Achille Lauro, an Italian cruise ship and the alleged murder of Mr. Leon Klinghoffer, a 69-year-old U.S. citizen confined to a wheelchair, by four... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 Italy Extradition
Three Narcotics Trafficking Reports Issued by Congress Three reports have recently been issued by Congress on international narcotics.  The International Narcotics Control Report (S. HRG. 99-74) contains a report of the Hearing before the Subcommittee on... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking

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