Articles

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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Poland and Malta Ratify Council of Europe Criminal Conventions On March 19, 1996, Poland and Malta ratified several international criminal cooperation conventions, illustrating the utility of international organizations, particularly the Council of Europe, in... Bruce Zagaris 12 5 1996-05-01 Poland, Malta Extradition, International Organizations, Taxation, Terrorism, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance, International Cooperation, International Convention
War Crimes Tribunal and Investigation Cases Gain Momentum Additional defendants have been delivered to the War Crimes Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia while the Tribunal has returned defendants and continued investigations of mass graves...(more) Bruce Zagaris 12 5 1996-05-01 United States, France, Austria, Croatia, Serbia, Former Yugoslavia, Bosnia Administration of Justice, Law of War, United Nations, War Crimes, International Courts
Three Nordic Countries Join Schengen On April 18, 1996, in a meeting at The Hague an agreement was reached to extend the Schengen agreement to include European Union members Denmark, Finland and Sweden and to accept non-EU members... Bruce Zagaris 12 5 1996-05-01 France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Spain, Iceland, Greece, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark Extradition, International Organizations, Terrorism, European Union, Drug Enforcement, Customs
ICC Proposes Due Diligence Rules of Conduct to Combat Bribery in Trade On March 27, 1996, the International Chamber of Commerce announced new proposed due diligence corporate rules of conduct aimed to combat extortion and bribery in international trade...(more) Bruce Zagaris 12 5 1996-05-01 World Corruption, Bribery, Trade Crimes, Extortion
U.S. Presses International Organizations on Corruption On March 29, 1996, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jeffrey Lang, speaking at the annual meeting of the American Society of International Law, said that corruption and bribery are among the new... Bruce Zagaris 12 5 1996-05-01 United States, Singapore Corruption, International Organizations, Bribery
Twenty-one OAS Members Conclude Anti-Corruption Agreement On April 7, 1996, the media announced the signing by twenty-one members of the Organization of American States (OAS) of an anti-corruption convention (hereafter Convention) that requires signatories... Bruce Zagaris 12 5 1996-05-01 World, United States, Venezuela Corruption, Bank Secrecy, Extradition, International Organizations, Mutual Legal Assistance, Bribery, International Convention
Austrian Cabinet Rejects EU Directive to Eliminate Anonymous Savings Accounts On April 9, 1996, the Austrian cabinet defied the warning of the European Commission in February 1996 that the Austrian Government is obligated to amend its legislation and abolish anonymous bank... Bruce Zagaris 12 5 1996-05-01 United Kingdom, Switzerland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Austria Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, European Union
Clinton Administration Prepares International Organized Crime Initiative Pursuant to the actions taken on October 22, 1996 against international organized crime, the Clinton Administration is preparing a package of implementing legislative and executive activities that... Bruce Zagaris 12 5 1996-05-01 United States, Colombia Money Laundering, Economic Sanctions, Organized Crime, Law Enforcement
British Government Uses Anti-Laundering Law to Combat International Tax Evasion On April 1, 1996, the British tax media reported the British Government is employing anti-money-laundering laws to help recover £100 billion of unpaid taxes, penalties, and interest. The British... Bruce Zagaris 12 5 1996-05-01 United Kingdom Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Tax Crimes
"One Kilo Clause" Eliminated from U.S.-Thailand as Obstacle for Eligibility for Prisoner Transfers On March 28, 1996, Thomas P. Purey, Consul General, U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand announced the elimination of the "one kilo clause" that prohibited the transfer to the U.S. of American prisoners... Bruce Zagaris 12 5 1996-05-01 United States, Thailand Transfer of Prisoners, Drugs & Trafficking, Treaties, Drug Enforcement
U.S., Canada Agree on Mutual Tax Collection Plan On March 28, 1996, Frank Ng, chief of the Internal Revenue Service Tax Treaty Division, revealed that the U.S. and Canada have developed a mutual collection process pursuant to a provision in the... Bruce Zagaris 12 5 1996-05-01 Canada, United States Taxation, Treaties, International Convention
Luxembourg and U.S. Conclude Tax Treaty Whose Ratification Process Awaits Conclusion of a MLAT On April 3, 1996, the United States and Luxembourg signed a new income tax convention in Luxembourg City that has some unique enforcement features...(more) Bruce Zagaris 12 5 1996-05-01 United States, Luxembourg, Austria Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance, Treaties, Tax Enforcement
Cyprus Court Holds Extraditable American Accused of U.S. Bank Fraud Charges Connected with Russian Activities On April 8, 1996, a court in Larnaca, Cyprus issued an order granting an extradition request for U.S. national David Lee Carter on bank fraud charges in a case with Russian connections...(more) Bruce Zagaris 12 5 1996-05-01 United States, Russia, Cyprus Administration of Justice, Extradition, Fraud
Bahamas Arrest Swiss Financier for Extradition Warrant On March 27, 1996, the Swiss federal police authority announced that the Bahamas Government has arrested its most wanted fugitive, financier Werner Rey on an extradition warrant and will face... Bruce Zagaris 12 5 1996-05-01 Switzerland, Bahamas Extradition, Fraud
U.S. Indicts Young Argentine for Computer Hacking On March 29, 1996, the U.S. Department of Justice indicted and are seeking the arrest of a 22-year-old Argentine for an elaborate scheme to penetrate computer networks, including the use of the... Bruce Zagaris 12 5 1996-05-01 United States, Brazil, Taiwan, Chile, Argentina, Korea Cybercrime, Fraud, Computer Crimes
U.S. Congress Hears Suggestions for Deterring Counterfeiting of U.S. Currency On February 27, 1996, the Subcommittee on General Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Banking and Financing Services, U.S. House of Representatives, held hearings on the growing incidence of... Bruce Zagaris 12 5 1996-05-01 United States, Middle East Counterfeiting, Terrorism, Organized Crime, Fraud
Vanuatu Convicts Fraud Marketers A court in the Republic of Vanuatu has convicted and sentenced individuals who were salesmen albeit not initiators of an international financial fraud, justifying the conviction in party by the need... Bruce Zagaris 12 5 1996-05-01 Canada, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Vanuatu, Turks and Caicos Fraud, Financial Crimes
The Cost of Crime -- Canadian Style When U.S. citizens think about Canada the issue of crime is not something that automatically leaps to mind. Usually Canada is upheld as a more peaceful society, with fewer and less acute problems... Dr. Scott B. MacDonald 12 5 1996-05-01 Canada, Former Yugoslavia Administration of Justice, United Nations, Fraud, Robbery, Theft