E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Australian High Court Overturns Sentence Due to Non-insistence on Rule of Speciality On September 9, 1999, the High Court of Australia overturned a sentence due to the rule of speciality and failure to adhere to its principles in the sentencing of an extradited person...[more] Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 Australia Administration of Justice, Extradition, Jurisdiction
Defending a Criminal Case with International Human Rights Law Any defense lawyer knows that the battle for application of a substantive right is won only after overcoming significant procedural barriers to its invocation. Application of treaty provisions is no... Richard Wilson 16 9 2000-09-01 United States Human Rights, Treaties
U.S. Issues Second Annual Report on the OECD Antibribery Convention In July 2000, the U.S. Department of Commerce released its second annual report to Congress on the 1997 OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business... Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 United States Bribery, Corruption, Treaties
Swiss Returns Abacha Funds to Nigeria On July 13, 2000, the Swiss Government announced the return of the first installment of an estimated $600 million that former dictator Sani Abacha administration alleged took illegally and deposited... Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 Nigeria, Switzerland Asset Forfeiture, Bank Secrecy, Bribery, Corruption
U.S. Sanctions Commodity Futures Participants for Fraud and Other Misconduct On February 7,2000, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission entered into a settlement order with Sogemin Metals Inc. (SMI) and other parties for fraud and other violations of the U.S. laws and... Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 United States Fraud, Trade Enforcement
Sudanese Pharmaceutical Factory Owner Sues US for Bombing On July 27, 2000, lawyers for Salah Idris, owner of the El-Shifa Pharmaceutical Industries Co. in Khartourm filed a complaint in the U.S. Claims Court, arguing that the U.S. Government improperly... Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 Sudan, United States Intelligence, Law of War, Terrorism, War Crimes
G-7 Ministers Warn of Countermeasures Against Countries that Fail to Cooperate on Money Laundering On July 10, 2000, during the meeting of the finance ministers in Japan from the G-7 countries (the U.S, Japan, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, and Canada) the recent report of the... Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, United States International Organizations, Money Laundering, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. Issues Final Rules on Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Sanctions On July 5, 2000, the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Sanctions Regulations. The Regulations were issued pursuant to the... Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime
3 G-7 Countries Issue Financial Advisories Against List of 15 FATF Non-Cooperative Countries On July 12, 2000, the U.S. Department of Treasury took the lead, issuing financial advisories against the 15 jurisdictions that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has declared are non-cooperative... Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 Canada, Japan, United States Economic Sanctions, Jurisdiction, Money Laundering
European Council Committee Sets Priorities and Goals for Foreign Law Enforcement Policy On June 6, 2000, the Committee of Personal Representatives (COREPER) in a paper to the General Affairs Council, Council of the European Union, sets forth priorities and policy goals for foreign... Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 Europe European Union, International Organizations, Mutual Legal Assistance
Colombia Extradites National to US on Cocaine Trafficking Charges On July 13, 2000, the Colombia Government extradited one of its nationals for the second time in recent months to the U.S...[more] Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 Colombia, United States Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
UN & Cambodia Complete Discussions on War Crimes Tribunal as UN Human Rights Commissioner Warns of the Need for an E. Timor Tribunal On July 6, 2000, the United Nations and Cambodia completed negotiations to establish a tribunal to try Khmer Rouge leaders while on August 5, 2000, Mary Robinson, the U.N. high commissioner for human... Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 Colombia United Nations, War Crimes
U.S. Court Dismisses Canada RICO Action Due to the Revenue Rule On June 30, 2000, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York dismissed in its entirety the action brought by the Canadian Government against tobacco companies alleging violations... Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 Canada, United States Customs Enforcement, Jurisdiction, Taxation
FBI Settles Defamation Case for $6 Million for International Wrongful Dissemination of Information On April 26, 2000, the U.S. Government signed a settlement agreement, in which it agreed to pay Tom Stewart, a businessman from Lake Oswego, Oregon $6 million in damages in the largest ever... Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 Austria, Czech Republic, United States Administration of Justice, Due Diligence, Jurisdiction, National Security, Privacy
CARICOM Heads of Government Respond to Enforcement Initiatives Meeting on July 2-5 and 15-16, 2000, the Caribbean Community Heads of Government have responded to enforcement initiatives by international organizations to force better compliance with international... Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 Caribbean International Organizations, Money Laundering, Taxation
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS, ARTICLES AND DOCUMENTS 1. Banking and Money Laundering J.M. PACHKOWSKI, CCH Guide to BSA and OFAC, CCH Inc. 1998, 559 forms...[more] Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 United States Bibliography
EU Announces Intention to Sue Cigarette Companies in the US On July 20, 2000, Alessandro Buttice, a spokesman for the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), announced its intention to bring a civil action in a U.S. court against at least two U.S. cigarette makers... Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 Europe, United States Customs Enforcement, Jurisdiction, Taxation
BRIEF NOTES Pinochet Stripped of Immunity--On August 8, 2000, the Chilean Supreme Court ruled to remove Gen. Augusto Pinochet of his senatorial immunity, enabling the Chilean prosecutor to continue his... Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 Chile, Myanmar, Switzerland, United States Human Rights, Immunity, Trade Enforcement
French Prime Minister Finds Einhorn Extraditable to the U.S. On July 25, 2000, French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin affirmed the decision of French courts to extradite Ira Einhorn to the U.S. to answer charges of murder...[more] Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 France, United States Extradition
Eastern Caribbean Agrees to Steps to Protect Economies from Criminal Proceeds (IA) On July 21, 2000, the Government of Grenada, the Caribbean Development Bank, the United Nations Drug Control Program (UNDCP), and the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF), held a meeting in... Bruce Zagaris 16 9 2000-09-01 Caribbean Money Laundering