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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Swiss Banks Agree to Sweeping Investigation and Waiver of Secrecy Under intense pressure to account for the dormant accounts of Nazi victims, Swiss banks have agreed to the biggest waiver of secrecy and the most penetrating investigation of Swiss banking practices... Bruce Zagaris 12 12 1996-12-01 Switzerland Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
Recent Anti-Money-Laundering Efforts in Taiwan 1. Introduction The Republic of China ("ROC" or "Taiwan") has encountered episodes of international money laundering of illicitly gained proceeds for the past several years. Its lack of a money-... Lawrence L. C. Lee 12 12 1996-12-01 Taiwan Money Laundering, Treaties, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement
Danish & Czech Governments Ratify European Laundering Convention On November 19, 1996, the Danish and Czech governments ratified the Council of Europe Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure, and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime, bringing to thirteen the... Bruce Zagaris 12 12 1996-12-01 Czech Republic, Denmark Money Laundering, Treaties, Asset Seizure, International Cooperation
U.S. Presses New Dominican Republic Government to Extradite Polanco-Rodriguez and Other Nationals The U.S. is pressing the new Dominican Republic Government to extradite its nationals, using the case of Santiago Luis Polanco-Rodriguez as the cause celebre ... [more] Bruce Zagaris 12 12 1996-12-01 United States, Dominican Republic Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
Eleven East European Interior Ministers Discuss Harmonization of Criminal Laws On October 1 and 2, 1996, interior ministers and heads of law enforcement officials of eleven east European countries met in Bratislava, the Slovak capital, and discussed the creation a new framework... Bruce Zagaris 12 12 1996-12-01 Europe Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement
Mexican Finance Minister Proposes Initiatives against International Tax Evasion On November 7, 1996, Guillermo Ortiz, minister of finance, delivered to the Mexican Congress proposals to increase revenue collection through aggressive and efficient tax collection targeting the use... Bruce Zagaris 12 12 1996-12-01 Mexico Taxation, Tax Crimes
Tax Enforcement in the Americas: On the Cutting Edge of the Emerging Double-Edged Sword 1. Introduction As the North American governments have moved aggressively to legislate, implement, and enforce extraterritorially their tax laws, multinational companies and individuals who are part... Bruce Zagaris 12 12 1996-12-01 North America, Latin America and South America, Caribbean International Organizations, Taxation, Treaties, Law Enforcement
U.S. Appellate Court Overturns Wire Fraud to Defraud Canada of Tax On March 29, 1996, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit overturned convictions of defendant-appellant Native-Americans for wire fraud in connection with the sale of tobacco with the intent... Bruce Zagaris 12 12 1996-12-01 Canada, United States Taxation, Fraud, Smuggle
German Constitutional Court Upholds Extradition to Spain of Alleged ETA Terrorist On May 29, 1996, in a decision that has significance for extradition, anti-terrorism, and related policies, the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany affirmed the extradition of an alleged ETA and... Bruce Zagaris 12 12 1996-12-01 Germany, Spain Extradition, Human Rights, Terrorism
U.S. Appellate Court Upholds Role of Executive Review in Extradition Cases On August 29, 1996, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld a constitutional challenge to the role of the executive in extradition cases and represents the first reversal by... Bruce Zagaris 12 12 1996-12-01 United States Extradition
U.S. Permits Law Enforcement to Order Evidence Gathering from Intelligence Agencies In an unprecedented move the U.S. Congress has enacted as part of Sec. 814 of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 the right of the intelligence community, upon the request of a U.... Bruce Zagaris 12 12 1996-12-01 United States Mutual Legal Assistance, Evidence Gathering, Law Enforcement
Undercover Sting Operations: How to Protect Professionals -- The U.K. Experience Introduction I have sought to outline in the following pages the basic concepts that will arise under English law when a situation such as that envisaged by the hypothetical arises. Whilst the... Christopher Murray 12 12 1996-12-01 United Kingdom Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime, Asset Forfeiture, Evidence Gathering
Dutch Arrest 30 and Examine Forgery of New Passports In October 1996, the arrest of 30 Iraqi and Iranian illegal immigrants the seizure of a large number of forged passports has ignited a controversy over the apparent ease of forging the new,... Bruce Zagaris 12 12 1996-12-01 Iraq, Iran, Netherlands Immigration, Fraud
Bikers Gangs Cross the Atlantic with a Nordic Splash Anti-tank missiles, grenades, high powered rifles, ambush and murder are all terms that have increasingly been garnering print space in Scandinavian newspapers. Scandinavia, a democratically... Kerstin Carlson 12 12 1996-12-01 Scandinavia Organized Crime
Asia Money Laundering, Jan. 27-28, 1997, Bangkok IBC Asia Ltd. is sponsoring a conference on "Asia Money Laundering" on Jan. 27-28, 1997. The conference will examine the problem and legal and regulatory framework for money laundering in Thailand,... Bruce Zagaris 12 12 1996-12-01 World, Asia Money Laundering, Conferences
GAO Report Shows Foreign Governments Have Difficult in Working with Multiple U.S. Agencies in Money Laundering Cooperation While E. Europeans Struggle with Resources and Training On May 24, 1996, the General Accounting Office (GAO) issued a report on international money laundering policy that contains some useful trends ... [more] Bruce Zagaris 12 12 1996-12-01 World, United States Money Laundering, International Organizations, International Cooperation
The Edinburgh Conference on Transnational & International Crime, May 15-17, 1997 On May 15-17, 1997, the Department of Public International Law and the Europa Institute of the Univ. of Edinburgh will sponsor a conference on the following topics: countering transnational crime;... Bruce Zagaris 12 12 1996-12-01 World Human Rights, European Union, Conferences, International Crimes