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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Elaboration of a Comprehensive Convention Against Organized Transnational Crime: U.N.-sponsored Meeting of an Intergovernmental Group of Experts (Warsaw, February 2-6, 1998) From February 2-6, 1998, the Government of Poland hosted in Warsaw an U.N.-sponsored meeting of an Intersessional Open-ended Intergovernmental Group of Experts on the Elaboration of a Preliminary... Michael Plachta 14 4 1998-04-01 World, Poland Organized Crime, Conferences, Treaties
Coping with U.S. Export Controls 1997 This book contains materials from a two-day program held in December 1997, and illustrates the enormous scope of the international enforcement aspects of U.S. export controls. This review highlights... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 United States Sanctions, Book Review, Export Enforcement
Brazil Enacts Anti-Money Laundering Law On March 4, 1998, the Brazilian new anti-money laundering bill proposed by the Executive Branch and enacted by the Congress took effect. It will criminalize money laundering for the first time... [... Bruce Zagaris and Sergio Sardenberg 14 4 1998-04-01 Brazil Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Asset Forfeiture, International Cooperation
U.K. Will Review Financial Regulation and Tax Enforcement in Crown Dependencies United Kingdom Home Secretary Jack Straw has announced comprehensive review of the financial legislation and regulatory systems in Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man, meeting with an angry... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 United Kingdom, , , Guernsey Tax Enforcement
Recent Anti-Money-Laundering Efforts in Taiwan 1. Introduction The Republic of China ("Taiwan") has encountered episodes of money laundering of illicitly gained proceeds for the past several years. Further, in addition to the... Lawrence L. C. Lee 14 4 1998-04-01 Taiwan Money Laundering
Activity of Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal Increases Slowly, but significantly, the pace of activity of the War Crimes Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has increased... [more] Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 Former Yugoslavia Law of War, War Crimes, International Courts
Catalan Judge Sentences Network the Laundered Drug Money On February 18, 1998, Judge Baltasar Garzon of the National Court convicted nine persons accused of laundering drug-related money. The network operated primarily in Barcelona and laundered more than... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 Spain Money Laundering, Drugs & Trafficking
U.S. Congress Adopts Resolution for Tribunal Against Saddam Hussein as Iraq Moves to Recommend the Same Against Clinton On March 13, 1998, the U.S. Senate voted 93-0 to urge the creation of a United Nations tribunal to try President Saddam Hussein of Iraq as a war criminal. In November 1997, the House adopted a... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 United States, Iraq Law of War, War Crimes, International Courts
FATF Issues Annual Report on Money Laundering Typologies On February 12, 1998, the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering issued its 1997-98 report on money laundering typologies. The report will be discussed in the May 1998 issue of the... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 World Money Laundering, International Organizations
Rwanda War Crime Suspect Rearrested in Texas On February 26, 1998, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents rearrested Mr. Elizaphan Ntakirutimana, a Rwandan minister accused of crimes against humanity, at the request of the War Crimes... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 United States, Rwanda Law of War, War Crimes
U.S. Issues Drug Certification Report On February 26, 1998, U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright announced the results of the annual drug certification report. Among the highlights, Albright stated that Colombia still was not... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking
U.N. Warns Guatemala Over Need to Improve Tax Enforcement and Criminal Justice In a report on the first year of peace, the United Nations’ verification mission in Guatemala, Minugua, has warned that the continuation of peace is jeopardized by failure to achieve its goals on tax... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 World Administration of Justice, United Nations, Tax Enforcement
U.N. Proposes 50% Reduction in Drug Demand The Commission on Narcotic Drugs, a U.N. policy-making body, is considering a United Nations initiative (called the “draft declaration on the guiding principles of drug demand reduction”) that will... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 World United Nations, Drugs & Trafficking
International Maritime Bureau’s Annual Report on Maritime Piracy The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has released its annual report for 1997 on Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships... [more] Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 World International Organizations, Maritime, Robbery, Piracy
U.S. Indicts Mexican Based Migrant Smuggling Ring On February 26, 1998, a grand jury indictment was returned in El Paso, Texas against an international group based in Mexico on charges of operating a ring that smuggled Middle Eastern nationals into... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 United States, Mexico Human Trafficking, Immigration
First Federal Indictment Brought Against Caribbean Based Sports Internet Wagering On March 4, 1998, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Mary Jo White, announced that an indictment was brought against the managers and owners of six Internet sports betting companies... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 United States, Caribbean Cybercrime, Betting
Haiti Presses Three Countries to Extradite Former Leaders and U.S. Continues to Press Honduras to Extradite Former Haitian Leader On March 3, 1998, the media reported that the Haitian Government has pressed Panama, Honduras, and the United States to extradite ten leaders of a 1991 military coup wanted on charges of murder and... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 United States, Haiti, Panama, Honduras Extradition, Murder, Torture
U.S. Presses Intellectual Property Enforcement Actions in WTO 1. Action Against Greece and Bulgaria In its annual filing to the U.S. Trade Representative’s office, a coalition of copyright-dependent industries demanded trade action against Greece and Bulgaria... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 United States, Greece, Ireland, Bulgaria Intellectual Property, International Organizations
SEC Takes Enforcement Action Against Canadian Stock Manipulators On January 29, 1998, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) took civil action against two former officers of MTC Electronic Technologies, Inc., a Canadian entity that traded on the Nasdaq,... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 Canada, United States Securities Trade Enforcement, Financial Crimes
Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties Signed by the U.S. According to the Office of Treaty Affairs, U.S. Department of State, the following changes have occurred in U.S. mutual legal assistance treaties since our last update in October 1995.... [more] Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 United States Mutual Legal Assistance, Treaties

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