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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. and U.K. Conclude Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters On January 6, 1994, the U.S. and UK concluded a Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Treaty (MLAT). The signing is significant because the two governments had been trying for over ten years to... Bruce Zagaris 10 12 1994-12-01 United States, United Kingdom, Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos, United Kingdom, Scotland, Isle of Man Immunity, Transfer of Prisoners, Mutual Legal Assistance, Asset Forfeiture
Poland Ratifies the European Convention on Transfer of Sentenced Persons On November 8, 1994, Poland ratified the Council of Europe Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons...(more) Bruce Zagaris 10 12 1994-12-01 Canada, United States, Trinidad & Tobago, Europe, Poland, Bahamas Human Rights, Transfer of Prisoners, Treaties, International Convention
U.S. Delegates Authority for Temporary Prisoner-Witness Transfers On September 9, 1994, the U.S. Department of Justice promulgated a final rule delegating to the Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division the authority vested in the Attorney General,... Bruce Zagaris 10 12 1994-12-01 United States Extradition, Immigration, Transfer of Prisoners, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. Tries to Halt Caribbean Routes for Chinese Smugglers U.S. law enforcement has noticed and is moving to combat the newest route for Chinese alien smugglers -- the Caribbean route -- namely through Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Armed with... Bruce Zagaris 10 12 1994-12-01 Caribbean, China, Cuba, Pakistan, Dominican Republic, Virgin Islands, Guatemala, Antigua & Barbuda, Marshall Islands, Puerto Rico Customs Enforcement, Intelligence, Immigration, Smuggle
Florida Initiates Pilot Program of Early Deportation On October 27, 1994, a pilot program was announced by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service between it and the State of Florida whereby some illegal immigrants suspected of crimes in... Bruce Zagaris 10 12 1994-12-01 United States, Cuba Immigration, Transfer of Prisoners, Deportation
Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal Makes First Indictment On November 7, 1994, the Tribunal for War Crimes in Former Yugoslavia made its first indictment, charging the Dragan Nikolic, the former commander of a concentration camp operated by the Bosnian... Bruce Zagaris 10 12 1994-12-01 Serbia, Former Yugoslavia, Bosnia Law of War, Murder, War Crimes, Torture, International Courts, Deportation
Columbian Government Proposes Anti-Laundering Convention and Blocking Use of Offshore Centers for Laundering During the first week of November 1994, the Columbian Government made several international anti-money laundering proposals designed to exert leadership in the efforts to combat illicit narcotics... Bruce Zagaris 10 12 1994-12-01 United States, Latin America and South America, Colombia Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Drugs & Trafficking, International Convention, Financial Supervision
Clinton Signs International Antitrust Enforcement Assistance Act On November 2, 1994, President Bill Clinton signed the International Antitrust Enforcement Assistance Act of 1994 (HR 4781) to facilitate new cooperation in antitrust enforcement between the U.S. and... Bruce Zagaris 10 12 1994-12-01 Canada, United States, Colombia Mutual Legal Assistance, Treaties, Antitrust Cooperation , Securities Trade Enforcement, International Cooperation
The Draft Legislation on Money Laundering in Liechtenstein and the Czech Republic The principality of Liechtenstein, although very small in size and with only four banks operating in its territory has the potential of being abused for money laundering activities on a large scale... K.D. Magliveras 10 12 1994-12-01 Germany, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Liechtenstein, Austria, Bulgaria, Romania Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Jurisdiction, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Banking Supervision
International Criminal Court Initiative at Critical Stage The initiative to establish an International Criminal Court (ICC) is at a critical stage with three resolutions -- one which that would convene a conference of plenipotentiaries to prepare a treaty,... Bruce Zagaris 10 12 1994-12-01 Canada, United States, Rwanda, Australia, Ethiopia, Former Yugoslavia International Organizations, Jurisdiction, United Nations, International Courts, Treaties, International Convention
Mexico and U.S. Conclude Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement Cooperation Agreement On October 28, 1994, Stanley E. Morris, director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), announced the signing of an agreement on anti-money laundering enforcement cooperation. It... Bruce Zagaris 10 12 1994-12-01 United States, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, Paraguay, Panama, Ecuador Money Laundering, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation, Tax Crimes, Financial Crimes
CICAD Annual Meeting Takes Action on Legal Development, Personnel, and Administrative Decisions On October 18-21, 1994, the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission of the Organization of American States (OAS) held its Sixteenth Regular Session in Santiago, Chile. Several items of note... Bruce Zagaris 10 12 1994-12-01 United States, France, Chile Money Laundering, International Organizations, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking
Panama and U.K. Conclude Mutual Assistance Treaty On June 7, 1994, the Panamanian General Assembly ratified the Agreement concluded between Panama and the United Kingdom on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters relating to Illicit Drug Trafficking... Bruce Zagaris 10 12 1994-12-01 Colombia, Panama, United Kingdom Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance, Asset Forfeiture, Treaties, Drug Enforcement
U.S. Designates Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands as High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area to Increase Interdiction and Cooperation with Caribbean On November 2, 1994, Dr. Lee P. Brown, Director, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, announced the designation of the Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands High Intensity Drug Trafficking... Bruce Zagaris 10 12 1994-12-01 United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico Administration of Justice, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement
DRUGS AND FOREIGN POLICY: A CRITICAL REVIEW (by Raphael F. Pearl, ed.), (Westview Press: May 23, 1994, 224 pp., $54.95) Despite new initiatives taken by the international community and tactical victories, the flow of illicit drugs into the United States has continued largely unabated. This book addresses the dilemmas... Bruce Zagaris 10 12 1994-12-01 United States, Mexico Drugs & Trafficking, Book Review, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement, Smuggle
U.S. Tax Treaties with Switzerland and Austria Include New Enforcement Provisions and Presage New Cooperation In pending negotiations of an income tax treaty with both Austria and Switzerland the United States has succeeded in including several new enforcement provisions. Together with related criminal... Bruce Zagaris 10 12 1994-12-01 Canada, United States, Switzerland, Netherlands, Austria Fraud, Treaties, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes
U.S. Department of Justice Establishes Fugitive Unit In June 1994, in an internal newsletter the U.S. Department of Justice announced in the establishment of a fugitive unit that will provide greater support in the search for and return to justice of... Bruce Zagaris 10 12 1994-12-01 United States Extradition, Intelligence, Law Enforcement, Deportation
Uruguay Extradites to France Former Nice Mayor on Corruption Charges On November 8, 1994, a French Court of Appeals ordered the arrest of Jacques Medecin, the former Mayor of Nice, the day after the governor of Uruguay extradited him. Medecin was extradited and will... Bruce Zagaris 10 12 1994-12-01 France, Venezuela, Uruguay Corruption, Extradition, Fraud, Embezzlement