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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Bolivian Supreme Court Holds Drug Leader Extraditable to U.S. On July 2, 1998, the European Commission (EC) proposed a directive to prevent individuals from avoiding taxes by moving, along with their assets, from one European Union member state to another... [... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 United States, Bolivia Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
International Money Laundering On September 21-23, 1998, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police will host the International Money Laundering Conference, to be held in Montreal, Canada. The conference will deal mainly with the... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 World Money Laundering, Conferences
Dominican Republic Amends Extradition Law The Dominican Republic legislature has passed an amendment to the 1969 Extradition law that prohibits extradition of its nationals. The new law will permit extradition of persons charged with... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 United States, Dominican Republic Money Laundering, Extradition, Murder, Kidnaping, Drugs & Trafficking
Balancing the Protection of Human Rights with the Needs of Law Enforcement On August 24-28, 1998, the Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting a conference, entitled Balancing the Protection of Human Rights with the Needs of Law Enforcement. The theme will be International... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 World Human Rights, Conferences, International Cooperation
Latin American Leaders Decry Difficulties in Extraditing Political and Business Leaders Charged with Corruption from South Florida Increasingly, persons charged with corruption in Latin America find refuge in Miami and South Florida and in many other parts of the U.S. The latest ire from Latin America has occurred in Ecuador as... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 United States, Latin America and South America Corruption, Extradition
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS 1. Comparative Criminal Law Marina Braun & Galina Clothier, American-Russian Legal Dictionary: Criminal Law (Westport, CT, Greenwood 1998). 2. International Criminal Law in General... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 World Bibliography
U.S. Courts Grants Extradition to Mexico of Mexican on Firearms Charges On May 8, 1998, Magistrate Cynthia G. Aaron, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, found Gabriel Alfredo Valdez-Mainero extraditable to Mexico. His extradition was requested... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 United States, Mexico Extradition, Arms Trafficking
Bibliography of Articles 1. Banking Privacy and Money Laundering K.L. Case, The Saiwa Wake-up Call; The Need for International Standards, 26 Ga. J. Int’l & Comp. L. 215-31 (1996). John K.F. Delaney, Impact of Money... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 World Bibliography
English Court Upholds Extradition Under Provisional Arrest On October 27, 1997, the Queens Bench Division upheld an extradition order, in a case in which Q was detained under a provisional warrant for committing an armed robbery in Germany, which raises the... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 Germany, United Kingdom Extradition, Robbery
Book Reviews Joanne Greig, Combatting Money Laundering, 8 Crim. L.F. 485-96 (1997) (reviewing Money Laundering and Banking Secrecy: XIVth International Congress of Comparative Law (Paolo Bernasconi, ed.)). Guy... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 Book Review
Canadian Supreme Court Overrules Lower Court Requirement of Prior Judicial Authorization for MLAT Request In a ruling that brought relief to the Department of Justice of Canada, the Supreme Court of Canada recently set aside the judgment of the Federal Court of Appeal and held that the Canadian standard... Kirk W. Munroe 14 8 1998-08-01 Canada, Switzerland Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. Supreme Court Holds Forfeiture of Outbound Passenger Currency Is Excessive On June 22, 1998, the U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision held that the forfeiture of $357,144 worth of undeclared currency of a passenger preparing to board an international flight violated the... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 United States Asset Forfeiture
Swiss Court Indicts Bhutto’s Husband and Prepares Indictment against the Former Prime Minister On July 17, 1998, Judge Daniel Devaud indicted Asif Ali Zardari, the husband of Benazir Bhutto, the former Prime Minister of Pakistan, on money laundering charges and, according to press reports,... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 Switzerland Money Laundering, Corruption
OECD Evaluates Progress on Implementation of Anti-Corruption Agreement On July 15-16, 1998, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) held a meeting on “National and International Approaches to Improving Integrity and Transparency in Government”... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 OECD Corruption, International Organizations
Financial Action Task Force Releases Annual Report In June 1998, the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) released its annual report for 1997-98. The 1997 report was issued the preceding June. The ninth round of the FATF was... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 World Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, International Organizations
World Bank Continues Internal Measures and Initiates Lawsuits to Recover Alleged Corrupt Payments On July 16, 1998, a media report quoted World Bank President James D. Wolfensohn acknowledging the establishment of a special internal fraud team, the hiring of the accounting firm Price Waterhouse... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 World Corruption, International Organizations, Fraud
U.S. Indicts and Seeks Forfeiture of Antiguan Bank for Loan Scam On May 6, 1998, an indictment filed in the U.S. District Court in Tallahassee, Florida charges the Caribbean American Bank of Antigua and eight individuals with a loan scam that allegedly bilked more... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 United States, Antigua & Barbuda Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Fraud, Asset Forfeiture
U.S. Supreme Court Limits Self-Incrimination Protection to U.S. Prosecutions On June 25, 1998, the U.S. Supreme Court held that an individual’s right against self-incrimination does not apply to fear of prosecution in a foreign criminal case in the context of a criminal... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 United States Human Rights
Offshore Insurers Agree to Study Money Laundering Using Insurance At a meeting held in the Bahamas and attended by representatives from eighteen jurisdictions, the Offshore Group of Insurance has agreed to prepare a study of money laundering using insurance. The... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 World Money Laundering, Cybercrime, International Organizations
Jersey Enacts Law to Supervise Investment Managers and Prevent Crime In June 1998, Jersey enacted the Investment Business (Jersey) Law 1998 to protect investors dealing with Jersey-based companies and strengthen the supervision over service providers... [more] Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 Fraud