E.g., 2018-04
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Hosts High-Level Anti-Corruption Conference While Olympic Inquiry Recommends Prohibiting Any Country from Hosting Games Without Ratifying OECD Convention On February 24-25, 1999, U.S. Vice President Al Gore opened a Global Forum on Fighting Corruption that was held at the State Department and attended by 89 countries. Meanwhile, on March 2, 1999, an... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States Corruption
Venezuela Proposes to Include Anti-Bribery Provisions in Future WTO Agreement on Government Procurement : At the February 24-25, 1999 meeting of the World Trade Organization’s working group on transparency in government procurement, Venezuela called for the inclusion of anti-bribery provisions in a... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 World Corruption, International Organizations
U.S. Regulators Will Withdraw “Know Your Customer” Proposed Regulations On March 15, 1999, federal regulators announced they will withdraw and reconsider proposed ”know your customer” rules that would have required banks and thrifts to investigate customers identities... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
European Organizations Start Comprehensive Anti-Corruption and Organized Crime Aid to Central and Eastern Europe On February 4, 1999, in Strasbourg, the European Commission and the Council held a conference to inaugurate Octopus II, a program to strengthen the capacity of Central and Eastern European countries... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 Europe Corruption
British and UN Initiate More Anti-Money Laundering Towards Offshore Jurisdictions On March 5, 1999, the United Kingdom Government and the United Nations initiated new and separate anti-money laundering initiatives directed toward offshore jurisdictions... [more] Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United Kingdom Money Laundering, United Nations
U.S. and Portugal Conclude Commodities Futures Enforcement Agreement and Commodities and Securities Regulators Cooperate More with International Organizations On February 4, 1999, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the conclusion of a enforcement cooperation agreement with the Commisåo do Mercado de Valores Mobilirios (CMVM), its... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States, Portugal Securities Trade Enforcement
U.S. Department of State Releases Annual Narcotics Report On February 26, 1999, the U.S. Department of State Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs released the International Narcotics Control Strategy Report. It requires the... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking
Justice and Home Affairs Council Holds Meeting On March 12, 1999, the Justice and Home Affairs Council held its 2166th meeting... [more] Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 Europe International Organizations
British Proposes New Standards of Financial Regulatory Requirements On March 17, 1999, Robin Cook, the British foreign secretary, proposed “a renewed contract” between Britain and its remaining overseas territories, whereby the territories, in return for their... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United Kingdom Taxation
European Parliament Committee Calls for Creation of European Public Prosecutor On February 18, 1999, the Committee on Civil Liberties and Internal Affairs unanimously adopted a report, calling for the gradual development of a European criminal law system and the establishment... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 Europe International Organizations
U.S. Court Orders Summons Enforcement Under French-U.S. Tax Treaty On February 5, 1999, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California ordered summary enforcement of a summons issued by the Internal Revenue Service on behalf of the French Government... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States, France Taxation
Cambodia Rejects UN Plan for Khmer Rouge Trial in Favor of Its Own On March 12, 1999, the Cambodian Government officially rejected United Nations recommendations that the UN convene an international tribunal to try surviving senior Khmer Rouge leaders and instead... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 Cambodia Law of War
Israel Supreme Court Denies U.S. Request to Extradite Sheinbein and Israel Prosecution Requests Reconsideration On February 25, 1999, Israel’s Supreme Court in a 3 to 2 decision overturned the ruling last fall by a lower court and ruled that Samuel Sheinbein, 18 years old, charged with killing, dismembering... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States, Israel Extradition
UN Tribunal for Rwanda Expands Courts : On February 23, 1999, the media reported the opening of a third courtroom by the International Tribunal for War Crimes in Rwanda and the swearing in of three new judges... [more] Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 Rwanda Law of War, International Courts
House of Lords Will Issue Decision on Pinochet On March 24, 1999, as this edition was going to press, the House of Lords was to issue the long-awaited and controversial decision on the extradition request by Spain for former Chilean leader... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 Spain, Chile Extradition
Yugoslav War Tribunal On February 24, 1999, the media reported that the Swedish Government signed a treaty with the United Nations, becoming the fourth country, with Finland, Italy, and Norway to agree to imprison war... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 Former Yugoslavia, Scandinavia Law of War
Extradition Treaties Signed by the U.S. But Not In Force Table Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States Extradition
Swiss Distribute Holocaust Payments and Norway Approves Payments On February 23, 1999, according to the World Jewish Restitution Organization, the media reported the Fund for Needy Victims of the Holocaust will start sending checks for $502 to each of the 60,071... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 Switzerland, Norway Law of War
Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties Signed by the United States : Inter-American convention on mutual assistance in criminal matters. Done at Nassau May 23, 1992. Signed by the United States jan. 10, 1995. (Senate Treat Doc. 105-25, 105th Congress, 1st Sess... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 World, United States Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance
Asian Society Agrees to Return Stolen Sculpture to India During the second week of January 1999, the Asia Society decided to return an 11th-century Indian sandstone relief that had been stolen from a provincial museum in Dhubela, in central India, to India... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States, India Art and Cultural Property