Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
FATF Threatens to Suspend Austria over Anonymous Passbooks On February 4, 2000, the media reported that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has warned Austria that, if it does not comply with the requirement that it abolish anonymous acts and not take any... Bruce Zagaris 16 3 2000-03-01 World, Austria Money Laundering
Yugsolav War Crimes Tribunal Imposes Contempt Sanctions Against Belgrade Lawyer On January 31, 2000, the International Tribunal for War Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia imposed contempt sanctions against Belgrade lawyer Milan Vujin for manipulating witnesses with bribes and other... 16 3 2000-03-01 Corruption, War Crimes
Bank Regulators Impose Sanctions on Bank of New York for Anti-Money Laundering Deficiencies Discovered in Russian Financial Irregularities Investigations On February 8, 2000, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the New York State Banking Department, and the Bank of New York (BONY) published a written agreement establishing steps the BONY has agreed... Bruce Zagaris 16 3 2000-03-01 United States, Russia Money Laundering
European Parliament Resolution Urges Members to Ratify Rome On December 16, the European Parliament adopted a resolution, urging the 14 member states and applicant countries that have not yet done so to ratify the International Criminal Court (ICC) statute as... 16 3 2000-03-01 Europe European Union, International Courts
Norwegian Court Denies U.S. Extradition Request on Narcotics Conspiracy On July 16, 1999, the three-judge panel of the Gulating High Court unanimously denied the U.S. extradition request for U.S. national Harry Edward Hendriksen, who was indicted for complicity in... 16 3 2000-03-01 United States, Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
United States Bilateral Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties in Criminal Matters as of January 1, 2000 Country Date Signed Entered into Force Official Citation Anguila July 3, 1986 Nov. 9, 1990 T.I.A.S. No. 11765 Bruce Zagaris 16 3 2000-03-01 World, United States Mutual Legal Assistance
Bahamas and Cayman Prepare to Tighten Financial Regulatory Regime in the Wake of External Pressures On January 31, 2000, in an article appearing in the media, Sir William Allen, minister of finance for The Bahamas, indicated the Bahamas would introduce legislation that would provide increased... Bruce Zagaris 16 3 2000-03-01 Bahamas, Cayman Islands Taxation
Court Sanctions Prosecutor For Surrendering Norwegian During Emergency Stay On February 1, 2000, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decided to sanction an assistant U.S. attorney who surrendered a Norwegian realtor despite the court?s emergency stay order.... Bruce Zagaris 16 3 2000-03-01 United States, Extradition, Fraud
EU Announces Progress on Mutual Assistance and Protection of the Euro On December 29, 1999, Johannes Koskinen, the Finnish Minister of Justice, announced considerable progress on the Presidency’s main objectives in the field of justice affairs. One of the key goals... 16 3 2000-03-01 Europe European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance
Gaming Criminal Trial Starts in U.S. Court in New York On February 14, 2000, the criminal trial in the first federal prosecution of a sports gambling operation on the internet started with jury selection and will test the ability of national governments... 16 3 2000-03-01 World, United States Cybercrime
Proponents of Pinochet Extradition Win Right to Access of Medical Reports On February 8, 2000, six human rights groups and the Belgian Government successfully challenged the refusal by British home secretary Jack Straw to make public the medical reports of an examination... 16 3 2000-03-01 Europe Extradition, Human Rights, Torture
Senegal Court Charges Ex-Chad Leader with Torture On February 3, 2000, a Senegal court indicted Hissène Habré, the former head of state of Chad from 1982 to 1990, for human rights violations. The indictment marks the first time a court of another... 16 3 2000-03-01 Chad, Senegal Corruption, Human Rights
New Dominican Government Promises to Stop Economic National Program On February 1, 2000, Rosie Douglas, upon becoming the new prime minister of Dominica after the election on January 31, 2000, announced that his Government would abolish its economic nationality... Bruce Zagaris 16 3 2000-03-01 Canada, United States, Dominican Republic Immigration
Tightening the Grip On Terrorism: The International Convention for Suppression of Terrorism Financing (IXA) Since the early 1990s, the General Assembly (GA) of the United Nations has consistently attempted to contain international terrorism. The first major step was Resolution 49/60 of 3 December 1994,... Dr. Konstantinos D. Magliveras 16 3 2000-03-01 World Terrorism, United Nations
European Committee on Crime Problems Releases 1st Anti-Money Laundering Report The Select Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures (PC-R-EV) of the European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC) has released its first annual report for 1997-1998... 16 3 2000-03-01 Europe Money Laundering, International Organizations
EU Initiative on Cooperation between Financial Intelligence Units on Information Exchange In December 1999, the Finnish Government proposed an initiative in view of the adoption of a Council Decision on cooperative arrangements between financial intelligence units of the EU members in... 16 3 2000-03-01 Europe Money Laundering, Mutual Legal Assistance
FATF Moves Towards Sanctions Against Non-Cooperating Countries When the Financial Action Task Force meets in March 2000, it will consider some initiatives to impose tougher penalties on countries that fail to cooperate effectively in the efforts to combat money... 16 3 2000-03-01 World Economic Sanctions, International Organizations
FATF Issues Report on Money Laundering Typologies 1999-2000 On February 3, 2000, the Financial Action Task Force issued its report on Money Laundering Typologies 1999-2000. The typologies, which provides a forum for law enforcement and regulatory experts to... 16 3 2000-03-01 World Money Laundering, International Organizations
Rwanda Agrees to Restart Cooperation with War Crimes Tribunal as Tribunal Convicts Tea Factory Manager of Genocide On January 27, 2000, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda convicted a former tea factory manager of three genocide-related charges and sentenced him to life in prison. On February 10, 2000... 16 3 2000-03-01 Rwanda Law of War, Genocide
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Fugitive’s Appeal from Extradition to International War Crimes Tribunal for Rwanda On January 24, 2000, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal from fugitive Elizaphan Ntakirutimana and moved the case to a final appeal to the U.S. Department of State Mr. Ntakirutimana, 78, is a... 16 3 2000-03-01 United States, Rwanda Extradition, War Crimes