Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Starts Releasing Guantánamo Prisoners On October 22, 2002, U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld announced the U.S. will release a small number of the 598 prisoners held in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba would be released to their home countries... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2002-12-01 United States Human Rights, National Security, Terrorism
Hong Kong Orders Extradition to US on Securities Fraud Case On November 12, 1999, a Hong Kong court dismissed an application from a Mr. Cosby relating to an order by the Chief Executive to extradite Cosby. The U.S. requested the extradition of Cosby for an... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 United States, China Extradition, Fraud
India Requests Extradition Swedish National on Corruption for Arms Sales On October 16, 2000, the media noted that the Swedish Government is under new pressure to re-examine the extradition of Martin Ardbo, the former chief of Bofors, the Swedish armaments company, whose... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 Pakistan, , India Extradition, Arms Trafficking
Ex-US Sergeant Pleads Guilty in US Embassy Bombing as the Court Rejects Another Defendant’s Plea On October 20, 2000, Ali Mohamed, a former U.S. Army sergeant, pleaded guilty to conspiring with fugitive Osama bin Laden in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, marking the... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 United States, Afghanistan, Kenya Terrorism
Cyprus Freeze Serb Accounts at Request of War Crimes Tribunal On October 27, 2000, the media reported the Cyprus Government has imposed a freeze on between 10 and 15 accounts of businesses suspected of ties with Slobodan Milosevic. The freeze order was issued... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 Serbia War Crimes, Asset Forfeiture
Austrian Police Arrest Fugitive U.S. Businessman Convicted of Fraud On October 25, 2000, law enforcement officials reported that Shalom Weiss, a millionaire U.S. businessman and financier who disappeared in October 1999, was arrested in Vienna, Austria. In November... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 United States, Austria Administration of Justice, Fraud
Argentina Requests the Extradition of Pinochet in Connection with 1974 Assassination On October 27, 2000, the Argentine Government formally requested the extradition of Chilean former head of state Augusto Pinochet in connection with the 1974 assassination of Gen. Carlos Prats, a... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 Chile, Argentina Extradition, Human Rights, International Courts
First EU Joint JHA-Ecofin Meeting Agrees on Strong Action Against Laundering On October 17, 2000, the first meeting of the European Union (EU) Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) and Finance Ministers (Ecofin) achieved a series of agreements to increase action to prevent and... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 Europe Money Laundering, Administration of Justice, European Union, Organized Crime
Texas Executes Mexican National Despite Violation of Consular Convention On November 9, 2000, the state of Texas executed by injection Mexican national Miguel Flores despite protests by the Mexican and other foreign governments that Flores was denied his right under the... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 United States, Mexico Human Rights, Capital Punishment
Multinational Banks Adopt Anti-Money Laundering Guidelines On October 30, 2000, a coalition of large international private banks announced a set of voluntary guidelines designed to reduce the incidence of anti-money laundering. The banks participating in... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 World Money Laundering
U.S. Indicts Silicon Valley Firm and Executives for Technology Transfer to China On October 11, 2000, a U.S. grand jury in San Jose, California indicted two executives and their companies in Silicon Valley for illegally transferring sensitive technology to Chinese companies. The... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 United States, China Customs Enforcement
FATF Removes Warnings Against Seychelles On October 12, 2000, the Financial Action Task Force on Anti-Money Laundering announced the removing of a warning against the Seychelles over a law criticized by FATF. In February 1996, the FATF... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 Africa Money Laundering
EU Justice and Home Affairs Meets On September 28, 2000, the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs Ministers held their 2288th Council meeting, which featured agreements on several criminal cooperation and criminal justice issues... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 Europe European Union, International Courts
U.K. Gives Dependent Territories Deadline for Laundering Compliance On October 27, 20000, the media reported the United Kingdom has ordered its six Caribbean dependent territories (DTs) to comply with new anti-money laundering requirements, thereby continuing the... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 Caribbean, Barbados, United Kingdom, Virgin Islands, Antigua & Barbuda, Cayman Islands, Bermuda Money Laundering, Administration of Justice, Taxation
Congo Institutes Proceedings Against Belgium Because of International Arrest Warrant Against Yerodia On October 17, 2000, as a reaction against the Belgian international warrant for the arrest of the Congolese minister of foreign affairs, the Democratic Republic of Congo filed an application against... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 Netherlands, Congo War Crimes, International Courts
Argentina’s New Anti-Money Laundering Law #25.246, Effective May 16, 2000 The Republic of Argentina recently passed new anti-money laundering legislation which radically alters the country’s approach to controlling financial crime. For many years one of the few countries... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 Argentina Money Laundering, Drugs & Trafficking
ICTY Subpoenas NATO On Circumstances of Arrest of Bosnian Serb Suspect On October 20, 2000, the International Criminal Tribunal for War Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia issued its first subpoena to NATO, ordering it to disclose details on its detention of a Bosnian Serb... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 Europe, Netherlands, Serbia War Crimes, International Courts
Europeans and Latin Americans Show Caution on “Plan Colombia” At a meeting in Costa Rica for anti-drug strategy in Colombia, the European Union announced an aid package for Colombia that is significantly below what Colombian and United States officials had... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 United States, Latin America and South America, Colombia, Europe, Costa Rica European Union, Drugs & Trafficking
Indicted Serb Commits Suicide During the night of October 12, 2000, Janko Janjic, who the International Tribunal for War Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), committed suicide when NATO soldiers tried to arrest him. Janjic... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 Europe, Netherlands, Serbia War Crimes, International Courts
OECD Announces Improved Process for Harmful Tax Practices Initiative On October 18, 2000, the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) announced a new multilateral process in its harmful tax competition initiative. The OECD is inviting... Bruce Zagaris 16 12 2000-12-01 Caribbean Taxation

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