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Title Abstract Authorsort ascending Volume Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Amending the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act to Allow Civil Actions Against Terrorist States The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts and Administrative Practice held a hearing on June 21, 1994, to assess and make necessary changes on the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act to eliminate... Mark S. Zaid 10 7 1994-07-01 United States Jurisdiction, National Security, Terrorism, Torture
21 Stowaways Reach Montreal from La Havre as La Havre Announces Step to Reinforce Security Conditions A vessel arriving in Montreal from La Havre, France on May 5, 1994, with Romanian stowaways, was the largest group to arrive in Canada this year. These stowaways are expected to claim refugee status... 10 7 1994-07-01 Canada, France, Romania Maritime, Immigration, National Security, International Criminal and Comparative Law, International Crimes
Appellate Court Upholds Deportation of Chinese Stowaways Aboard the Golden Venture A hearing was held on May 9, 1994, which discussed the immigration status of survivors of the Golden Venture. The hearing suggested that survivors could not seek a class-action appeal, which will... 10 7 1994-07-01 United States, China Maritime, Immigration, Deportation
New Maritime Law Association President Requests More Reasonable Treatment of Stowaway Issues Chester D. Hooper, president of the Maritime Law Association suggested that Congress hold hearings regarding the presence of stowaways aboard ships, and their requests for political asylum upon their... 10 7 1994-07-01 United States Administration of Justice, Maritime, Immigration, International Criminal and Comparative Law, International Crimes
European Justice Council Meets The European Justice Council released a report of the details of their meeting on June 20, 1994. The report contains valuable information regarding the creation of a new computer system with... 10 7 1994-07-01 Europe Administration of Justice, Extradition, Immigration, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking
UN Human Rights Investigator Calls for International Tribunal to Prosecute Rwandan War Crimes An international tribunal to adjudicate military and political officials who violated law of war in Rwanda was called by UN human rights investigator, Mr. Rene Degni-Segui on June 30, 1994. The... 10 7 1994-07-01 World, United States, Rwanda Human Rights, United Nations, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
UN Finally Agrees to Appoint War Crimes Prosecutor Richard J. Goldstone was approved for his appointment as Chief Prosecutor for the Tribunal for the Prosecution of Crimes in Former Yugoslavia in the United Nations Security Council on July 8, 1994.... 10 7 1994-07-01 World, Former Yugoslavia United Nations, War Crimes, International Courts
Secretary-General Forwards Final Report of War Crimes Commission of Exports The final report of the Commission of Experts for War Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia to the President of the Security Council was drafted on May 27, 1994, by the United Nations Secretary General... 10 7 1994-07-01 Former Yugoslavia, Former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe Human Rights, International Organizations, United Nations, War Crimes, Securities Law
Forced Labor by Americans in Japanese Prison for Private Companies Is Under Investigation A meeting of the Subcommittee on International Security, International Organizations and Human Rights, and the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific on June 10, 1994, discussed allegations that... 10 7 1994-07-01 United States, Japan Human Rights, Prisoner Rights, International Criminal and Comparative Law, International Convention, Trade Crimes
Financial Action Task Force Extends Mandate and Predicate Offenses The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) released its yearly report for 1993-94 which decided that it will continue for 5 more years with specific concentration on monitoring of members’ progress in... 10 7 1994-07-01 World Money Laundering, Drugs & Trafficking, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision, FATF
Cases Show International Bank Fraud Plagues the Carribean Recent international bank fraud in Panama and Jamaica indicate the strong presence of bank fraud in small economies in the Caribbean. They are specifically vulnerable because of factors relating to... 10 7 1994-07-01 Latin America and South America, Caribbean, Jamaica, Panama Bank Secrecy, Fraud, Financial Crimes, International Banking Supervision, International Crimes
Congressional Hearing Reveals U.S. Narcotics Policy in the Western Hemisphere A meeting on June 22, 1994, highlighted and explored the United States’ international narcotics policy in the Western Hemisphere during the Clinton Administration. The problem of reduced resources... 10 7 1994-07-01 United States, Latin America and South America, Colombia, Peru Drugs & Trafficking, Drug Enforcement, International Law, International Crimes
International Tax Enforcement in the Western Hemisphere Continues Tax compliance, relating to transnational investment is gaining momentum in Latin America, specifically in Canada, Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, Argentina, and Brazil. Multilateral development banks are... 10 7 1994-07-01 United States, Latin America and South America Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes, International Banking Supervision
Court Cites Flight of Billman as Reason for Harsh Sentence Judge J. Frederick Motz is initiating a 40 year sentence for Tom J. Billman for defrauding $25 million from Community Savings and Loan during the mid-1980s. This is the harshest sentence imposed to... 10 7 1994-07-01 United States Extradition, Fraud, White Collar Crime, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision
Germany Enacts Law Criminalizing Insider Trading The German upper house of Parliament decided on July 8, 1994, that insider trading will be criminalized and punishable by imprisonment for up to five years. The Federal Supervisory Office for... 10 7 1994-07-01 Germany Trade Enforcement, Securities Law, Economic Integration, Securities Trade Enforcement, Financial Supervision
U.S. and Florida Begin Implementation of Program to Deport Prisoners Certain non-violent offenders, jailed for drug-related crimes, will be released from Florida prisons and deported back to their countries of origin. The program was initiated on June 29, 1994, and... 10 7 1994-07-01 United States, Mexico, Latin America and South America Immigration, Transfer of Prisoners, Drugs & Trafficking, Prisoner Rights, Deportation
Council of Europe Acts Against Foreign Corruption Ministers of Justice from the Council of Europe 19th Conference in La Valetta adopted a resolution to combat foreign corruption. The conference was on June 15, 1994, and is especially significant... 10 7 1994-07-01 Europe Corruption, Administration of Justice, International Organizations, European Union, International Cooperation
U.S. Obtains Espionage Conviction for Former State Department Employee for Passing Information in Liberian Conflict Geneva Jones, a former secretary at the US Department of State pled guilty to espionage charges. She was charged with 21 counts of theft and two counts of giving sensitive information to a rebel... 10 7 1994-07-01 United States, Liberia National Security, Economic Espionage, Theft, Crimes, International Crimes