Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
GAO Report Shows U.S. Agencies Are Improving Coordination and Cooperation in Apprehending Fugitives The U.S. General Accounting Agency has released a report discussing measures taken by federal agencies involved in apprehending federal fugitives, including fugitives of other countries. The report... Bruce Zagaris 12 1 1996-01-01 United States, Switzerland Customs Enforcement, Extradition, Arms Trafficking, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement, Financial Crimes, Law Enforcement
U.S. Appellate Court Allows Tort Suit for Victims of War Crimes On October 13, 1995, an appellate court panel unanimously overturned the dismissal of a suit requesting damages for alleged war crimes against Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic in a case that... Bruce Zagaris 12 1 1996-01-01 United States, Serbia, Former Yugoslavia, Bosnia, Herzegovina Human Rights, Immunity, Jurisdiction, Murder, United Nations, War Crimes, Genocide, Torture, Alien Tort Claims Act, Treaties, International Convention, Victims Compensation, Rape
Thais Arrest Alleged Leader of Alien Smuggler in Golden Venture Case On November 18, 1995, the Royal Thai Police arrested Lee Peng Fei, who is alleged to be the mastermind to the Golden Venture freighter that ran aground off New York in August 1994 with its cargo of... Bruce Zagaris 12 1 1996-01-01 United States, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Kenya Extradition, Immigration, Murder, International Cooperation, Smuggle
U.S. IPR Group Brings First Enforcement Action against Software Pirates in Ecuador Business Software Alliance, a U.S.-based trade association to protect intellectual property rights (IPR) connected with business software, has succeeded in initiating the first enforcement action in... Bruce Zagaris 12 1 1996-01-01 United States, Mexico, Ecuador Intellectual Property, Trade Enforcement, Piracy
Gold Smuggling in Guyana Used to Launder Money On November 27, 1995, Kellawan Lall, political advisor to Guyana President Cheddi Jagan, announced that the Guyanese government is cooperating with the United States Government and receiving... Bruce Zagaris 12 1 1996-01-01 United States, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Chile, Suriname, Guyana Money Laundering, Corruption, Customs Enforcement, Arms Trafficking, Drugs & Trafficking, Export Enforcement , International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, Customs, Smuggle
Money Laundering and the French Legislation Because "dirty money" is usually laundered not only across countries but, on many occasions, across continents as well, it was essential for the international community to organize the fight against... François Serres 12 1 1996-01-01 Europe, France Bank Secrecy, Extradition, Terrorism, European Union, United Nations, Drugs & Trafficking, International Courts, Organized Crime, Fraud, Asset Forfeiture, Sanctions, Asset Seizure, Financial Crimes, International Convention, Economic Crimes, Financial Supervision
Hemispheric Ministers Agree on Principles to Combat Money Laundering At the end of a four-day Summit of the Americas ministerial conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 2, 1995, a Communique (hereafter the BA Summit Communique) was signed by 34 governments... Bruce Zagaris 12 1 1996-01-01 United States, Mexico, Latin America and South America, Caribbean, Cuba, Argentina Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Economic Sanctions, Extradition, Terrorism, United Nations, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Asset Forfeiture, Sanctions, International Cooperation, Financial Crimes, International Convention, Law Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Banking Supervision
Bahamas Prepares Money Laundering (Proceeds of Crime) Act 1995 In July, 1990, the Bahamas ratified the Treaty between the United States and the Bahamas on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters. The Treaty provided for the immobilization of forfeitable assets of... Z.C. Allyson Gibson 12 1 1996-01-01 United States, Bahamas Money Laundering, Drugs & Trafficking, Asset Forfeiture, Treaties, Asset Seizure, International Cooperation, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision, Banking Supervision
OAS Anti-Drug Group Agrees to Strengthen National Drug Control Commissions and Convene Experts Group on Anti-Laundering On October 17-20, 1995, the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) at its Eighteenth regular session in Washington, D.C. decided to strengthen the National Drug Control Commissions and... Bruce Zagaris 12 1 1996-01-01 Canada, United States, Latin America and South America, Caribbean, Barbados, France, Venezuela, Chile, Argentina Money Laundering, Corruption, International Organizations, European Union, Arms Trafficking, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement
Bahamas Decides to Avoid Integration into Western Hemisphere Free Trade Association to Protect Secrecy and Avoid Tax Cooperation According to a recent media report, the Bahamas Government has decided to avoid any aspect of harmonization of law and cooperation in the context of the Free Trade Association of the Americas (FTAA)... Bruce Zagaris 12 1 1996-01-01 United States, Caribbean, Switzerland, Belize, Bahamas, Liechtenstein, Channel Islands, Cyprus, Malta, Gibraltar Bank Secrecy, Taxation, Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation, Tax Crimes, International Convention
IRS Commissioner Announces New International Enforcement Initiatives On December 14, 1995, United States Commissioner of Internal Revenue Margaret Milner Richardson, speaking at an Institute on Current Issues in International Tax at The George Washington University,... Bruce Zagaris 12 1 1996-01-01 United States, Mexico, United Kingdom Money Laundering, International Organizations, Taxation, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Asset Seizure, Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement, Law Enforcement
Japan Claims Withholding Tax Evasion on Foreign Payments Soars On November 9, 1995, the Tokyo Regional Tax Bureau of the National Tax Administration stated the amount of payments to overseas firms and individuals that escaped the mandatory Japanese withholding... Bruce Zagaris 12 1 1996-01-01 United States, Japan Human Rights, Taxation, Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation, Tax Crimes
Barbados Appellate Court Rejects Appeal of Extradition Order as Untimely On June 8, 1995, the Court of Appeal of Barbados held that Notices of Appeal and Grounds of Appeal against the decision of a magistrate to commit Paul Webster for surrender following an extradition... Bruce Zagaris 12 1 1996-01-01 United States, Barbados Extradition, Human Rights
U.S. Court in Florida Upholds Extradition Statute On September 22, 1995, a United States District Court upheld the constitutionality of the U.S. extradition statute in connection with an extradition request made by Peru, thereby providing more... Bruce Zagaris 12 1 1996-01-01 United States, Peru Extradition, Treaties, International Convention
Relator Blocks French Extradition Request to England for Testimony Only In 1994, a relator/fugitive successfully sought a writ of habeas corpus against her detention pursuant to a request for her extradition made by France to England...(more) Bruce Zagaris 12 1 1996-01-01 France, United Kingdom Extradition, Treaties, International Convention
Germany Extradites Leeson to Singapore in Barings Case and Plea Is Made On November 23, 1995, Nicholas W. Leeson, the British trader, was extradited and arrived in Singapore where he was immediately arrested for the eleven charges for which he was extradited in... Bruce Zagaris 12 1 1996-01-01 Germany, United Kingdom, Singapore Extradition, Fraud, Forgery, Financial Crimes