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U.S. Senate Approves Ratification of Pending MLATs and Extradition Treaties On August 2, 1996, the U.S. Senate voted to approve the ratification of five Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Treaties (MLATs) (with Korea, the United Kingdom, Austria, Hungary, and the... Bruce Zagaris 12 9 1996-09-01 United States, Bolivia, Belgium, Switzerland, South Korea, Hungary, Philippines, Austria, Malaysia, United Kingdom Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance, Treaties
The U.S. Continues to Experience Difficulties Regarding Detention of Illegal Immigrants, Implicating International Human Rights Obligations 1. Introduction The United States has experienced a number of problems relating to maltreatment of immigration detainees, including persons requesting asylum who have been detained. The United... Mark Andrew Sherman 12 9 1996-09-01 United States Human Rights, Immigration
U.S. and Dominican Republic Conclude Agreement on the Recovery and Return of Stolen Vehicles On April 30, 1996, the United States and the Dominican Republic Governments concluded an agreement on the recovery and return of stolen vehicles in response to reports of a gang of car thieves... Bruce Zagaris 12 9 1996-09-01 United States, Dominican Republic Treaties, Vehicles
Miami Person Pleads Guilty in Smuggling CFCs after Arrest In and Extradition from Costa Rica On July 19, 1996, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Bruce Burrell, a Miami resident, pleaded guilty to conspiracy in the smuggling of 285 tons of ozone-deleting chlorofluoro-... Bruce Zagaris 12 9 1996-09-01 United States, Costa Rica Environment, Extradition, Taxation, Chemicals Smuggle
EPA Secures Two Convictions for Conspiracy to Ship U.S. Hazardous Waste to Nigeria in First Hazardous Waste Sting On July 19, 1996, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that in its first successful sting conducted in the U.S. involving hazardous waste, two Nigerian men who hold U.S. passports... Bruce Zagaris 12 9 1996-09-01 United States, Nigeria, Georgia Environment
Rwanda and Yugoslav Tribunals: Implementing Legislation on Cooperation Austria, Bundesgesetz uber die Zusammenarbeit mit den internationalen Gerichten. Entered into force on June 1, 1996 (Federal Act on the Cooperation with International Tribunals) ... [more] André Klip 12 9 1996-09-01 United Kingdom, Netherlands, Rwanda, Austria, Former Yugoslavia Law of War, United Nations, International Courts, International Cooperation
Bank of England Increases Supervisory Role to Address Shortcomings in the Barings Debacle On July 24, 1996, Howard Davies, the deputy governor of the Bank of England, announced plans to expand its banking supervision after the collapse of Barings bank. Its new efforts will include hiring... Bruce Zagaris 12 9 1996-09-01 United Kingdom Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision
Yugoslavia Tribunal Summons Defense Witnesses, Grants Safe Conduct and Authorizes Videolink Testimony 1. The Decision of the Trial Chamber In the June 25, 1996 written decision in the Tadic case (Case No. IT-94-1-T), the Trial Chamber responded to on the defense motions to summon and protect... André Klip 12 9 1996-09-01 Former Yugoslavia Law of War, International Courts
Caribbean FATF Proposes Training Institute to Combat Laundering In July 1996, at the annual meeting of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) a paper by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force proposed activities and mechanisms to strengthen laws and human... Bruce Zagaris 12 9 1996-09-01 Caribbean Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, International Organizations, Financial Supervision
Italian Court Dismisses War Crimes Cases against Priebke, But His Detention Continues Pending German Extradition Request On August 1, 1996, an Italian military court dismissed charges against former Nazi SS captain Erich Priebke as a result of statute of limitations difficulties. Nevertheless, Priebke was rearrested... Bruce Zagaris 12 9 1996-09-01 Germany, Italy Extradition, Law of War, War Crimes
Pacific Tax Havens Rocked by Prime Bank Instrument Cyclones The Cook Islands, Vanuatu, Nauru and the Marshall Islands have all been hit by different types of Prime Bank Instrument scams, indicating that small country governments must increasingly beware of... Bruce Zagaris 12 9 1996-09-01 Nauru, Vanuatu, Marshall Islands, Cook Islands Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Fraud
Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal Brings Precedent-Setting Indictment Defining Rape as a War Crime On June 27, 1996, the International Criminal Tribunal for War Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia (ICTWCFY), brought two new indictments, including a precedent-setting one against eight Bosnian Serb... Bruce Zagaris 12 9 1996-09-01 Former Yugoslavia Law of War, War Crimes, International Courts, Rape
Sweden Accedes to European Laundering Convention On July 15, 1996, the Swedish Government ratified the Council of Europe Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime, becoming the ninth country to ratify the... Bruce Zagaris 12 9 1996-09-01 Sweden Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Treaties, Seizure
U.N. Council Warns Gadhafi to Comply with Sanctions On August 1, 1996, the media reported that the United Nations Security Council warned Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi not to violate U.N. sanctions, characterizing as unacceptable his expressed... Bruce Zagaris 12 9 1996-09-01 World, Libya Economic Sanctions, United Nations
U.S. Appellate Court Affirms Conviction on International Money Laundering On February 28, 1996, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in the case of United States v. Roy William Harris affirmed the conviction for money laundering a series of... Bruce Zagaris 12 9 1996-09-01 United States Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Fraud
U.S. Signs Ship Rider Agreements with 9 Caribbean Governments, While 5 Other Governments Decline During the last 18 months the U.S. Government has concluded ship rider agreements with nine of twenty-six Caribbean governments (e.g., Antigua, Belize, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Grenada, St.... Bruce Zagaris 12 9 1996-09-01 United States, Caribbean Drugs & Trafficking, Treaties
English Court Affirms Use of Electronics Listening Devices to Detect and Prosecute Narcotics Trafficking On July 2, 1996, the House of Lords dismissed an appeal and affirmed the conviction of Sultan Khan on violating the prohibition against heroin importation, not withstanding challenges to the use of... Bruce Zagaris 12 9 1996-09-01 United Kingdom Drugs & Trafficking
Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission Holds 19th Regular Session On March 5-8, 1996, the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD), Organization of American States (OAS), held its nineteenth regular session at the General Secretariat of the OAS.... Bruce Zagaris 12 9 1996-09-01 North America, Latin America and South America Money Laundering, International Organizations, Drugs & Trafficking
Spain and Mexico Conclude New Extradition Treaty as Mexican Banker Is Arrested in Mexico On July 29, 1996, Spanish authorities arrested fugitive Mexican bank executive Angel Rodriguez Saenz ... [more] Bruce Zagaris 12 9 1996-09-01 Mexico, Spain Extradition, Treaties
Efforts by Venezuela to Extradite Bankers Produces Various Strategies and Results Efforts by the Venezuelan Government to arrest and extradite high-level individuals allegedly involved in the spectacular collapse of its major banks has produced various strategies by the Venezuelan... Bruce Zagaris 12 9 1996-09-01 United States, Venezuela Extradition