Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
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
German Parliamentary Members Call for Sanctions against U.S. for Execution of Germans On March 4, 1999, some members of the German Parliament and other leading Germans accused the U.S. of “barbarism” and of violating international law for executing in Arizona by cyanide gas Walter... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States, Germany Human Rights
New York Appellate Court Orders Museum Not to Return Austrian Art On March 16, 1999, a New York state appeals court ruled that the Museum of Modern Art must not return two Egon Schiele paintings to Austria until the prosecution completes a criminal investigation... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States, Austria Art and Cultural Property
French Court Dismisses Human Rights Actions Against Castro : On February 26, 1998, Judge Herve Stephan dismissed three civil complaints against Cuban President Fidel Castro, ruling that French law does not cover the alleged crimes... [more] Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 France Human Rights
U.S. Forfeits and Returns to Mexico Stolen Manuscript On February 24, 1999, the U.S. Government announced it obtained an order for the forfeiture of an 18th-century manuscript that had been previously in the Sotheby’s auction house, so that the... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States, Mexico Art and Cultural Property
Report on Convention against Torture Criticizes U.S. Policies : In October 1998, the Coalition against Torture and Racial Discrimination (hereafter CTRD) released a report criticizing a number of U.S. international and domestic criminal law policies and... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States Human Rights
Lockerbie Trial in the Netherlands The United Kingdom and The Netherlands concluded an agreement concerning a Scottish trial in The Netherlands on September 18, 1998. It is the result of a compromise related to the bombing of Pan... André Klip 15 4 1999-04-01 United States, United Kingdom, , Scotland Jurisdiction, Terrorism
Marcos Family Agrees to Pay $150 Million to Satisfy Human Rights Case On February 26, 1999, Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. announced in a radio interview an agreement by the family of the late Ferdinand E. Marcos to compensate victims of abuse during his rule who have won a... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States Human Rights
Libya Announces Hand Over of Suspects by April 6 On March 19, 1999, Libya officially told the United Nations it will hand over by April 6, 1999 two suspects in the 1988 bombing of a Pan American jetliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, that killed 270... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 Terrorism, United Nations
U.S. Detains Former Ukraine Prime Minister Under Corruption Investigations On February 22, 1999, U.S. Customs Services officials announced the detention on Friday February 19, 1999, of Ukrainian former Prime Minister, Pavlo Lazarenko, who is under investigation in both... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States, Switzerland, Ukraine Corruption
Greek Pros. Rules Pro-Kurdish Greeks Must Face Criminal Prosecution for Helping Ocalan : On March 11, 1999, a Greek prosecutor in Athens ruled that Antonis Naxakis, a retired Greek navy admiral, and Costas Badouvas, a former Socialist deputy, must be prosecuted for arranging the... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 Greece Terrorism
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

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