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AIDP Group Adopts Draft Resolution on International Cooperation and Transnational of Organized Crime During a preparatory colloquium held May 13-17, 1998 in Utrecht, Holland, the Fourth Section of the International Penal Law Association (IPLA also known as AIDP) adopted a draft resolution on “the... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 World Organized Crime, International Criminal and Comparative Law, International Cooperation
Two Prominent Lawyers Convicted On July 17 and 20, 1998, a Miami federal jury convicted attorneys Michael Abbell and William Moran of money laundering and racketeering conspiracy in a case that was controversial and has disturbed... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 United States Money Laundering, Drugs & Trafficking, Fraud
Canada Leads Arrests of Cuntrera-Caruana Operatives On July 15, 1998, after an eighteen month investigation that almost stopped due to lack of resources on occasions, police in Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. arrested ten alleged members of the Cuntrera-... Bruce Zagaris 14 8 1998-08-01 Canada, United States, Mexico Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime
EU Considers Proposed Tax Enforcement Directive : 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 Europe Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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

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