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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
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
Regional Group Proposes Formation of an Inter-American Commission on Corruption On March 9, 1998, the Leadership Council for Inter-American Summitry issued a report, From Talk to Action: How Summits Can Forge a Western Hemisphere Community of Prosperous Democracy, urging the... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 North America, Latin America and South America, Caribbean Corruption, International Organizations, Law Enforcement
Extradition Treaties Signed by the U.S. but Not in Force Country Signed Treaty Doc. ARGENTINA 06/10/97 105-18 AUSTRIA 01/08/98 .... [more] Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 United States Extradition, Treaties
OECD and U.S. Start Ratification and Implementation of Transnational Corruption Convention The Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the U.S. Government have started to act to implement the Convention on Transnational Corruption... [more] Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 United States, OECD Corruption, International Organizations, Treaties, Law Enforcement
International Court of Justice Finds Jurisdiction While U.S. Court Rejects Libyan Government’s Argument for Lack of Jurisdiction in Lockerbie Case On February 27, 1998, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled that it had jurisdiction and the arguments of Libya were admissible in applying the 1971 Montreal Convention arising from the... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 United States, International Organizations, Jurisdiction, Terrorism, Treaties
Spanish Court Broadens Case on Disappeared Person in Argentina On March 16, 1998, six leaders of the Argentine Workers’ Central gave Judge Baltasar Garzon the names of 9,000 persons, many of them Spaniards and their descendants, who disappeared during the... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 Spain, Argentina Human Rights, Murder, Kidnaping
U.S. Indicts Five Ozone Smuggling Cases On February 24, 1998, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it has brought five indictments against six men, one woman, and one company for smuggling ozone into the U.S. U.S. prosecutors in... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 United States Environment, Law Enforcement, Chemicals Smuggle
U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Fugitive from Export Control Violations Effective February 9, 1998, the U.S. Department of State has imposed procurement and import sanctions on Berge Aris Balanian, a fugitive from justice who previously resided in Germany and was last... Bruce Zagaris 14 4 1998-04-01 United States Sanctions, Export Enforcement
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