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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
EU Adopts Convention to Strengthen Mutual Assistance, Especially in Certain Crimes On August 24, 2000, the European Union took a practical step to combat serious organized crime by establishing Eurojust, a judicial coordination unit. The goal of the initiative is to urgently... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 Europe Money Laundering, Taxation, European Union, International Courts, Organized Crime
House of Lords Affirms Extradition to US for Probation Violation On June 15, 2000, the House of Lords unanimously affirmed the extradition to the U.S. of Mr. Burke whose extradition was requested after he violated his supervised release. On September 14, 1992,... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 United States, United Kingdom Extradition
Germany and Lithuania Restore Cultural Property During a one week period, German and Lithuania acted to restore art taken during World War II. 2. German Restoration On September 25, 2000, two German museums at a Berlin ceremony returned more... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 Germany, Lithuania Customs Enforcement, War Crimes
U.S. District Court Requires Release On June 28, 2000, the U.S. District Court in Tampa granted a Motion for Summary Judgment to a publishing and media companies and order the U.S. Department of Commerce to release records from 1996 to... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 United States, Cuba Customs Enforcement, National Security
U.S. Antitrust Head Calls for Global Forum and Initiative for Antitrust Enforcement Cooperation On September 14, 2000, Joel I. Klein, Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, called for initiatives and a new forum to strengthen antitrust enforcement... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 United States, Belgium Customs Enforcement, Economic Sanctions, Economic Integration
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Recommends Ratification of Criminal Cooperation Treaties The extradition treaties involved are Paraguay, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and Belize. On September 12, 2000, the U.S. Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate held a hearing on and then approved... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 United States, France, Nigeria, South Africa, Greece, Egypt, Ukraine Customs Enforcement, Extradition, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance
Supervisory Committee Issues First Report on OLAF and Warns of Operational Problems At the end of its first year of operation, the Supervisory Committee for OLAF – the European Union’s Anti-Fraud Office – has issued its first annual report. This report, apart from evaluating the... Tom L.W. Scheirs 16 11 2000-11-01 Europe European Union, Fraud
FBI Detects Fraud in Panama Bonds On October 5, 2000, the media reported the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation had detected an attempt to market bonds alleged in the amount of $100 million supposedly for the municipality of Colón... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 United States, Panama Fraud
OAS Ministers of Justice Hold Third Meeting On March 1-3, 2000, the third meeting of the Ministers of Justice or of Ministers of Attorneys General of the Americas (REMJA) took place. Two areas that were the subject of focus were cyber crime... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 Canada, United States, Latin America and South America, Caribbean Cybercrime, Administration of Justice, Mutual Legal Assistance
Kosovo Local Court Sentences Serb Student for War Crimes On September 20, 2000, a local court with Kosovo Albanian judges and one French judge sentenced Milos Jokic, 21, to 20 years in prison for killing ethnic Albanians in the first trial for war crimes... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 France, Albania, Serbia Extradition, Human Rights, War Crimes, Genocide
U.S. Presses UN to Establish War Crimes Tribunal for Saddam Hussein On September 18, 2000, the Clinton Administration pressed the United Nations to establish a war crimes tribunal to try Saddam Hussein and other Iraqi officials in the deaths of up to 250,000... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 United States, Middle East, Iraq, Iran, Kuwait Human Rights, United Nations, War Crimes, International Courts
French Initiative on Money Laundering Cooperation On August 24, 2000, the French Government initiated the adoption of a Council Framework Decision on money laundering, the identification, tracing, freeing, seizing and confiscation of... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 Europe, France Money Laundering, European Union, Asset Forfeiture
UN Prosecutor Prepares for New Indictment Against Milosevic In the aftermath of Milosevic’s resignation from office, Carla Del Ponte, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), is preparing a new indictment... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 Netherlands, Serbia War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
EU Finance Ministers Agree on Extension of Anti-Money Laundering Regulations to Professionals On September 29, 2000, the European Union ministers of finance reached agreement on extending the 1991 anti-money laundering directive to professionals advising on investments and covering a broader... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 Europe Money Laundering, European Union, International Courts
UN Appoints Head Prosecutor for War Crimes in East Timor On October 3, 2000, UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan appointed Mohamed Othman, a former lawyer from Tanzania, as prosecutor general for East Timor. Othman, who is 49 years old, will have exclusive... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 Indonesia United Nations, War Crimes, International Courts
FATF Decides to Keep Blacklist and Expand its Campaign On October 4-6, 2000, the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) met in Madrid to discuss its strategy to expand the anti-money laundering enforcement regime. At a news conference on... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 Europe, Spain Money Laundering, Mutual Legal Assistance
UN Considers Potential of Prosecuting Minors for War Crimes in Sierra Leone On October 4, 2000, United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan proposed that a war crimes tribunal should prosecute minors as young as 15 for atrocities perpetrated during the Sierra Leone civil war... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 Sierra Leone, Togo Human Rights, United Nations, War Crimes, International Courts
Jersey Issues New Guidance Notes and Receives Approval for US Qualified Intermediary Status On August 23, 2000, the Jersey Financial Services Commission issued an Anti-Money Laundering Guidance Update that provides guidance to the financial services industry, especially in doing business... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 United Kingdom, Antigua & Barbuda, Money Laundering, Jurisdiction
Kofi Annan Urges Ratification of Rome Statute as U.S. Deliberates Its Position On September 29, 2000, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan appealed to U.S. lawyers to convince their skeptical nationals of the benefits of the embryonic International Criminal Court. Meanwhile,... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 United States United Nations, War Crimes, International Courts
Bolivia Arrests Belgian Miner for Illegal Import and Possession of Drug Precursors During the last week of August, the Bolivian police arrested a Belgian citizen on counts of illegal import and possession of sulphuric acid. The man, previously an employee of a Belgian humanitarian... Tom L.W. Scheirs 16 11 2000-11-01 Bolivia, Belgium, Chile Customs Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking