Articles

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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.K. Court Releases Fugitive Due to Limit on Enforcement of Criminal Conviction in Belgium On March 3, 1997, a British Court ordered the release of a fugitive whose extradition was sought by Belgium to serve a sentence imposed in Belgium. He has been convicted of obtaining money by... Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 United Kingdom, Belgium Extradition, Fraud
15th International Symposium on Economic Crime, Sept. 14-20, 1997 On September 14-20, 1997, the 15th International Symposium on Economic Crime will take place at Jesus College, Cambridge. The theme will be "The Globalization of Crime: The Electronic Dimension."... Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 World Conferences, Economic Crimes
Swiss Appellate Court Affirms Freeze of Mobutu Assets On August 7, 1997, the Swiss Federal Tribunal, the Swiss highest court, ruled that the measures taken by the Swiss Government to freeze the assets of deposed Zairian president Mobutu Sese Seko were... Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 Switzerland, Zaire Corruption, Asset Forfeiture
British Court Enforces U.S. Civil Forfeiture Order On November 29, 1996, the English High Court issued an order providing that a U.S. civil forfeiture order can be registered and enforced in England... [more] Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 United States, United Kingdom Drugs & Trafficking, Asset Forfeiture, Law Enforcement
British Court Upholds Immunity for Diplomat Violating Court Order On May 2, 1997, a British Court of Appeal upheld immunity for an Australian Federal Police Officer who violated a court order by transmitting documents to Australia that were seized by U.K. police... Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 United Kingdom, Australia Immunity, Mutual Legal Assistance, Tax Enforcement
Vietnam Warns Foreign Businesses on Tax Compliance for Expatriates Vietnamese tax authorities have warned, and are acting to enforce, tax compliance against expatriates working for foreign companies in Vietnam... [more] Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 Vietnam Tax Enforcement
Germany Requests South Africa to Extradite Tax Offender The German Government has sought to extradite one of its nationals from South Africa to stand charges that he owes the German Government ZAR 500 million in tax. If convicted, he could face two... Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 Germany, South Africa Extradition, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes
IMF Adopts Guidelines Against Corruption and Sanctions Kenya On August 4, 1997, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) adopted Guidelines on the role of the IMF in issues of governance and against corruption. Shortly after the release of... Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 World, Kenya Corruption, International Organizations, Sanctions, International Cooperation
Kennedy and Leach Introduce Resolution in Support of the International Criminal Court On Wednesday, July 30, 1997 Congressman Patrick Kennedy (D-RI) and Congressman Jim Leach (R-IA) introduced at a press conference House Joint Resolution 89 (H.J. Res. 89) which calls "on the President... Steven Gerber 13 9 1997-09-01 United States Law of War, International Courts
Serb Physician Pleads Not Guilty to Genocide On July 30, 1997, Milan Kovacevic, a Bosnian Serb physician, pleaded not guilty to charges of leading a genocidal campaign against Muslims and Croats by establishing prison camps, in which inmates... Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 World, Bosnia Law of War, Genocide, International Courts
Antiguan Government Announces Failure of Russian-Owned Bank During the first week of August 1997, the Government of Antigua and Barbuda announced the failure of the European Union Bank (EUB) -- a fraud warning -- and appointed Coopers & Lybrand as the... Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 Antigua & Barbuda Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Fraud
Holocaust Victims Pursue Recovery Strategies The Holocaust victims continue to pursue remedies for injuries suffered during World War II, as the efforts to discover and make whole the victims has reached several fora... [more] Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 United States, Switzerland Bank Secrecy, Law of War, Holocaust, Property Restitution
U.S. Congress Considers Initiatives to Strengthen International Anti-Money Laundering 1. Introduction On July 24, 1997, the Subcommittee on Crime, Committee of the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives, held a hearing at which several experts proposed improvements on its efforts... Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 United States Money Laundering, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation
Mexican and U.S. Governments Crack Down on Rings Exploiting Smuggled Deaf Immigrants In July and August 1997, law enforcement officials in the U.S. and Mexico arrested and are currently prosecuting rings involved in the smuggling from Mexico to the U.S. of deaf immigrants, who were... Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 United States, Mexico Immigration, Smuggle
U.S. Commodities Trading Agency Starts International Office The Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has created an Office of International Affairs (OIA) that will be responsible for overseeing rules affecting global commodity markets... [more] Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 United States Trade Enforcement
U.S. and Caribbean Agree to Cooperate on Criminal Matters On May 10, 1997, the United States and the members of the Caribbean Common Market and Community concluded a Partnership for Prosperity and Security in the Caribbean, which provides for various... Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 United States, Caribbean Money Laundering, Corruption, Immigration, Arms Trafficking, Drugs & Trafficking, Teaching, Research, Adjective Assistance
EU Customs Investigation Brings Criminal Charges for Smuggling CFCs On July 25, 1997, the European Commission disclosed that an European Union customs investigation has discovered a multi-million dollar smuggling ring that imported 1,000 tons of illegal CFC products... Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 Europe Environment, Customs, Chemicals Smuggle
Mexican Conviction of U.S. National for Drug Trafficking Raises International Human Rights Issues A story in the U.S. media has raised issues about potential violations of international human rights of David Carmos, a U.S. national convicted of possessing the illegal drug methamphetamine. Just... Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 United States, Mexico Human Rights, Drugs & Trafficking
U.S. Customs Seize Freon From Car At Mexican Border On July 16, 1997, the U.S. Customs Service announced that its inspectors at the Ysleta, Texas, border with Mexico have seized 108 cans of Freon during a routine inspection of a 1982 Dodge Ram... [... Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 United States Environment, Customs, Chemicals Smuggle
U.S. Congress Passes and Considers International Enforcement Legislation During the 105th session of Congress, the U.S. Congress took several significant steps on international criminal matters, and have taken partial action on others... [more] Bruce Zagaris 13 9 1997-09-01 United States Trade Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, War Crimes, Export Enforcement , International Criminal and Comparative Law, Asset Seizure

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