E.g., 2018-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
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
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
UN Peacekeeping Forces in Sierra Leone Encounter Difficulty as UN Approves Diamond Certification The latest difficulty to plague the peacekeeping forces in Sierra Leone occurred on September 20, 2000 when India announced it would be gradually withdrawing troops from Unamsil (United Nations... Sashikala Selvendran 16 11 2000-11-01 Sierra Leone, India United Nations, War Crimes
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
District Court Approves Enforcement of French Tax Request On December 1, 1999, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California granted summary judgment to the U.S. Government to enforce an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) administrative summons... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 United States, France, Congo Taxation, International Courts
2 Sets of Indictments for Immigration Fraud and Smuggling The U.S. Government has brought two indictments against lawyers and professional immigration advisors – one indictment for immigration and investment fraud and the second for immigration smuggling... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 United States, China Customs Enforcement, Immigration
Hit and G-7 Members Browbeat IFIs Into Jumping on the Bandwagon On September 25, 2000, Frances Horner, head of the OECD’s tax competition unit, said that the OECD is trying to accelerate talks with the havens in response to complaints the process is causing... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 United States, Barbados, Europe, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Antigua & Barbuda, Cayman Islands, Luxembourg Taxation, European Union
Judge Awards Family of U.S. Kidnapping Victim $355 Million Against Iran On September 21, 2000, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued an order awarding $333 million in damages against the Iran Government in favor of the family of Marine Lt. Colonel... Bruce Zagaris 16 11 2000-11-01 United States, Iran Human Rights, War Crimes, International Courts