Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Scotland Applies Anti-Money Laundering Law to All Solicitors The Law Society of Scotland, in promulgating its anti-money laundering regulations, has applied the due diligence and suspicious transaction requirements to solicitors whether or not they handle... Bruce Zagaris 11 4 1995-04-01 Scotland Money Laundering, Drugs & Trafficking, Financial Supervision
Dutch and Antilles Agree to Establish Tax Fraud Force Recently the Governments of the Netherlands and the Netherlands Antilles have concluded an agreement in Curacao to establish a joint tax fraud force that will concentrate on the detection, control... Bruce Zagaris 11 4 1995-04-01 Netherlands, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles Bank Secrecy, Taxation, Fraud, Law Enforcement, Banking Supervision
U.S. Appellate Court Orders Compliance with Consent Directive On November 7, 1994, the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in a 2 to 1 decision, affirmed the order of the U.S. District Court, finding Reinhold Marsoner, an Austrian national, in... Bruce Zagaris 11 4 1995-04-01 United States, Austria Administration of Justice, Bank Secrecy, Extradition, Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance, Privacy, Tax Crimes
OECD Transfer Pricing Report Calls for Model Agreement on Simultaneous Examination and Fair Penalties In March 1995, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development issued transfer pricing guidelines for multinational enterprises and tax administrations, calling for a increased use of and a... Bruce Zagaris 11 4 1995-04-01 World, United States Jurisdiction, Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance, Treaties, Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation
Croatia Denies U.S. Extradition Request in Export Administration Case On February 28, 1995, the Croatian Supreme Court denied a U.S. Government extradition request for a fugitive German national, Peter Walaschek, 52, who fled after a conviction for violating U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 11 4 1995-04-01 Germany, Iran, Singapore, Greece, Croatia, Bosnia Extradition, Export Enforcement , Customs, Chemicals Smuggle
Laos and Thailand Hand Over Fugitive to Spain On February 28, 1995, Mr. Luis Roldan, who directed the paramilitary guard in Spain from 1986 to 1993, was handed over to Spanish authorities by the Thai Government, where he was formally arrested... Bruce Zagaris 11 4 1995-04-01 Spain, Thailand, Laos Corruption, Extradition, Embezzlement
English Court Approves Extradition Although U.S. Can Use Time Barred Offenses for Sentencing In October 1994, an English court approved an extradition request to the United States for charges relating to the importation of drugs into the U.S. In committal proceedings Forwell was detained in... Bruce Zagaris 11 4 1995-04-01 United States, United Kingdom Extradition, Human Rights, Drugs & Trafficking
U.S. Government Curtails Appellate Rights in Extraditions The United States Government has changed its policy with respect to the right to appeal determinations by U.S. courts to grant extradition requests. The changed policy of the U.S. Government... Bruce Zagaris 11 4 1995-04-01 Canada, United States, Jamaica, France, New Zealand Extradition, Human Rights, Jurisdiction, Drugs & Trafficking
U.S. and Venezuela Conclude Mutual Legal Assistance Accord On March 17, 1995, the United States and Venezuela signed an accord that will last for five years and commits the two governments to provide mutual assistance. The motivation for the Mutual Legal... Bruce Zagaris 11 4 1995-04-01 United States, Venezuela Corruption, Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance, Fraud, International Cooperation, Financial Crimes, Banking Supervision
U.S. and South African Securities Regulators Conclude Understandings to Cooperate in Enforcement Matters On March 2, 1995, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission announced that its Chairman Arthur Levitt has signed understandings with his counterparts in South Africa to cooperate on... Bruce Zagaris 11 4 1995-04-01 United States, South Africa International Organizations, Securities Trade Enforcement, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, Financial Supervision
U.S. Court Rules on Initial Defenses in Alvarez-Machain Civil Suit On January 23, 1995, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California issued a memorandum opinion concerning defendants efforts to dismiss and/or substitute other parties in the civil... Bruce Zagaris 11 4 1995-04-01 United States, Mexico Human Rights, Jurisdiction, Kidnaping, Drugs & Trafficking, Torture, Drug Enforcement
Undercover Drug Sting Abroad Goes Awry and Leads to Damage Awards On March 8, 1995, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida awarded substantial damages to plaintiffs caught in a botched undercover sting operation in April 1991. The case is... Bruce Zagaris 11 4 1995-04-01 Canada, United States, Peru, Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras Customs Enforcement, Human Rights, Drugs & Trafficking, Drug Enforcement, Law Enforcement
EU Takes Further Step in Establishing Europol and Simplifying Extradition On March 9, 1995, the European Union interior ministers at a meeting in Brussels took a major step towards making Europol operational across a broad sector of issues when they agreed on a method to... Bruce Zagaris 11 4 1995-04-01 Europe, France, Germany, Belgium Extradition, Human Trafficking, Intelligence, International Organizations, Immigration, Terrorism, European Union, United Nations, Drugs & Trafficking, International Courts, Organized Crime, International Convention
German Parliament Considers Bill to Remove Tax Deductions for Bribes On March 9, 1994, Ingrid Matthäus-Maier, a legislator and a member of the opposition Social Democratic Party has introduced a bill to deny tax deductions for bribes paid to officials. The bill is... Bruce Zagaris 11 4 1995-04-01 Germany Corruption, Taxation, Fraud, Bribery
Italian Anti-Mafia Legislation Affecting Business Activities Originally a local, criminal phenomenon, the Mafia has now become an international entrepreneur doing business worldwide. Relations among Mafia groups located in different countries are more frequent... Stephano Agostini 11 4 1995-04-01 United States, Colombia, Italy, Russia Money Laundering, Corruption, Jurisdiction, Murder, Kidnaping, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Fraud, Sanctions, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, Economic Crimes, Financial Supervision, Banking Supervision, Extortion