Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
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
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

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