Articles

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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
New Dominican Republic Government Allows New York City Police Department to Establish Office in Santo Domingo and Strengthen Cooperation with Puerto Rico In early November 1996, the Caribbean media reported that the New York City police department will establish an office in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, to coordinate the... Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 United States, Dominican Republic Teaching, Research, Adjective Assistance
Dutch Maintain Alternative Drug Policy Despite Criticism On November 29, 1996, in spite of pressure from France and some other European Union countries for the Dutch Government to toughen its liberal drug laws, the Dutch Government during a meeting of... Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 Europe, Netherlands Drugs & Trafficking
European Commission Considers Action To Combat International Bribery On November 20, 1996, during a conference on corruption in international business transactions European Competition Commissioner Karel Van Miert said that the European Commission is considering and... Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 Europe Corruption, European Union, Bribery, Treaties
IRS Expanding Stationing of Agents Overseas On December 5, 1996, Vincent Weltz, IRS chief for the North California Criminal Investigation Division, said that the Internal Revenue Service has and will continue to station more agents and conduct... Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 United States Money Laundering, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes
U.S., Mexico and Canada Increase Tax Enforcement Cooperation Increasingly the U.S., Mexico and Canada are conducting tax enforcement cooperation and harmonizing approaches to crossborder tax issues ... [more] Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 Canada, United States, Mexico Treaties, Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation
IRS Promulgates Final Regulations on Disclosure of Return Information to U.S. Customs Service On December 17, 1996, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final regulations to enact the law implementing the North American Free Trade Agreement that authorizes the IRS to disclose certain tax... Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 United States Treaties, Tax Enforcement, Customs
U.S.-Thai Treaty Has Clause for Termination If Thai Government Does Not Comply with Information Exchange in Five Years On November 26, 1996, the United States and Thai Governments signed an income tax treaty that contains a unique termination provision indicating the emphasis placed on enforcement by the U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 United States, Thailand Treaties, Tax Enforcement
Italian Magistrates Investigate Bosnian-Serb Smuggling of Arms and Nuclear Materials Southern Italian magistrates are investigating a group of suspects for alleged involvement in an international arms trafficking, nuclear materials, and money laundering ring. This group is based in... Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 Italy, Former Yugoslavia Money Laundering, Arms Trafficking
U.S. and Mexico Try to Fight Turtle and Freon Smugglers In the aftermath of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), law enforcement authorities from both the U.S. and Mexican governments are trying to combat the smuggling of endangered sea... Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 United States, Mexico Corruption, Environment, Wildlife Smuggle, Chemicals Smuggle
Bahamas Money Laundering Regulations 1996 The Money Laundering (Proceeds of Crime) Act 1996 puts The Bahamas in the position of being the first Offshore Financial Centre (OFC) to enact Money Laundering Legislation ... [more] Allyson Gibson 13 1 1997-01-01 Bahamas Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
Yugoslav War Crimes Sentences First Offender On November 29, 1996, the International Tribunal for War Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia meted out a term of imprisonment for ten years to Drazen Erdemovic, a 25-year-old ethnic Croat who confessed... Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 Former Yugoslavia Law of War, War Crimes, International Courts, Crimes against Humanity
Mexican Government Contemplates Permitting Casinos The Tourism, Finance and Interiors Secretariats of the Mexican Government are considering and expected to make an initial joint proposal to legalize gambling in Mexico towards the end of the year.... Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 Mexico Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Betting
U.S. Proposes Creation of Special Police Unit to Implement Tribunal for War Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia On December 17, 1996, the media reported that the United States Government proposed the creation of a specially trained police force to implement the mandate of the International Tribunal for War... Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 United States, Former Yugoslavia International Organizations, Law of War, War Crimes, International Courts, Law Enforcement
Swiss Lower House Rejects Abolishing Bank Secrecy On December 2, 1996, the Swiss National Council, its lower house of parliament, rejected a motion made by deputy Jean Ziegler, a highly vocal critic of Swiss banks, to abolish bank secrecy as soon as... Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 Switzerland Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
European Justice and Home Affairs Meeting Make Progress on Many Fronts On November 28-29, 1996, the Ministers of the European Union Justice and Home Affairs met and made progress on a variety of international criminal cooperation and harmonization of law areas ... [more] Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 Europe Corruption, Human Trafficking, International Organizations, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Sex Crimes, International Cooperation
Turkey Enacts Anti Money Laundering Law On November 1, 1996, the media announced that the Turkish Government has enacted an anti-money laundering law, criminalizing money laundering and meeting other international standards ... [more] Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 Turkey Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
U.N. Reports on Strengthening of U.N. Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme On October 1, 1996, the United Nations General Assembly released a report on the progress made in the implementation of General Assembly resolutions to take action to strengthen its technical... Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 World Money Laundering, Corruption, Human Trafficking, International Organizations, Terrorism, United Nations, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, International Cooperation
Bahamas Freezes, Confiscates and Returns Assets to Fraud Victims On December 3, 1996, in a landmark case the U.S. Government for the first time has obtained an asset freeze issued by a foreign court (the Bahamas) and returned those same frozen assets to U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 United States, Bahamas Fraud, Asset Forfeiture
SEC Investigates Fraud Based on Corruption On November 21, 1996, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced it has filed civil charges against an Italian concern over an alleged financial fraud scheme which was designed partly to... Bruce Zagaris 13 1 1997-01-01 Italy Corruption, Fraud, Bribery
Extending Further the Powers of Confiscation in Britain: The Proceeds of Crime Act 1995 1. Introduction In Britain the question of confiscation of the proceeds of crime has not been dealt within a single instrument; on the contrary, it has been elaborated in three different pieces of... Konstantinos D. Magliveras 13 1 1997-01-01 United Kingdom Terrorism, Arms Trafficking, Drugs & Trafficking, Asset Forfeiture

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