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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
EU Commission Responds to Anti-Money Laundering Proposed Revised Directive On June 13, 2001, the European Commission provided its opinion on the European Parliament’s amendments to the Council’s common position regarding a proposal for a revised anti-money laundering... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 Europe Money Laundering, European Union
Bush Under Increasing Pressure on International Criminal Court Position as Dutch Prepare Construction of New ICC Site As the time for President Bush’s visit to the United Nations and the next Preparatory Commission for the International Criminal Court (ICC), both in September, draws close, Republican leaders have... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 United States, Netherlands International Courts
Colombian Extradition to the U.S. of Ochoa and 2 Others Progresses On August 26, 2001, the Colombian President Andrés Pastrana and his Justice Minister Rómulo González approved the extradition to the United States of Fabio Ochoa Vásquez, the little brother of the... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 United States, Colombia Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
U.S. Issues First Report on Trafficking in Persons In July 2001, the U.S. Department of State issued its first Trafficking in Persons Report pursuant to the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act 2000 (The Act), classifying countries into... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 United States Human Trafficking, Immigration
Appellate Court Affirms Offshore Trust Promoter’s Conviction and US Arrests Fugitive Wanted in Offshore Trust Scheme On June 15, 2001, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the conviction of an offshore trust promoter for conspiracy to defraud the IRS and helping his clients evade taxes by... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 United States Taxation, Fraud
OECD Provides Guidance for Tax Enforcement Cooperation under Harmful Tax Practices On July 10, 2001, the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Members of the Joint Working Group, established during the joint OECD Commonwealth meeting hosted by Barbados in... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 World Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance
EU Files New Lawsuit Against Tobacco Firms for Smuggling to Evade Taxes On August 6, 2001, the European Union filed a new lawsuit against two U.S. tobacco multinationals, alleging Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds engage in cigarette smuggling to evade taxes. In... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 United States, Europe Customs Enforcement, Taxation, European Union, Fraud
Nicaragua Extradites Former Mexican Official Who Wins Injunction Against Arrest On August 11, 2001, former Tourism Secretary and Mexico City May Oscar Espinosa arrived after Nicaragua extradited him to Mexico on charges he embezzled $45 million from the Mexico City treasury, but... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 Mexico, Nicaragua Corruption, Extradition
EU Commissioner Outlines Initiatives Against Illegal Migration On June 19, 2001, António Vitorino, European Commissioner for Justice and Home Affairs, outlined the European Union’s initiatives against illegal immigration. He observed that in April 2001, the... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 Europe Immigration, European Union
U.S. National Pleads Guilty to Alien Smuggling On August 22, 2001, Ronald Eppinger, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (Miami) to charges of smuggling aliens into the U.S. for purposes of prostitution,... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 United States Human Trafficking, Sex Crimes
Belgian EU Presidency Sets Four Key Home & Justice Affairs Priorities On July 3, 2001, Marc Verwilghen, Belgian Minister of Justice, present the Belgian four key priorities with respect to justice and home affairs: 1. Cooperation in criminal cases will be strengthened... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 Europe, Belgium European Union
IMF Continues Loan Suspensions to Kenya for Lack of Anti-Corruption Legislation On August 15, 2001, the International Monetary Fund announced that lending to Kenya would stay suspended after Kenya’s parliament rejected a critical anti-corruption bill. Although the Kenyan... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 Kenya Corruption, International Organizations
Kenya Company Sues Government for Corruption in International Court On July 19, 2001, Coastal Aquacultural, a Kenya registered company, sued the Kenyan government for $1 billion in damages and loss of earnings in an international court established in Lusaka in 1994... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 Europe, Africa, Kenya International Organizations, International Courts
Accusations Against Israeli Prime Minister Urge Belgium to Rethink War Crimes Act A complaint against Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has caused unease in Belgian political and diplomatic circles. Based on the Belgian War Crimes Act, the complaint, which was introduced on May... Tom Scheirs 17 10 2001-10-01 Belgium, Middle East Human Rights, War Crimes
U.S. Removes Financial Advisory on Antigua On August 21, 2001, the U.S. Department of Treasury informed the Antigua and Barbuda Government by letter that the U.S. has removed the financial advisory against Antigua. According to Sir Ronald... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 United States, Antigua & Barbuda Money Laundering
Inter-American Development Bank Increases Criminal Administration of Justice Initiatives During the last few years the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has continued to increase its initiatives to assist criminal administration of justice initiatives in several areas it has... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 World Administration of Justice, International Organizations
U.S. Introduces Anti-Money Laundering Bill On August 3, 2001, Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, and Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Co-Chairman of the U.S. Senate Drug Caucus... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 United States Money Laundering
U.S. Presses Mexico for Action After Acquittal of Mexicans for Death of American On August 4, 2001, two Mexican suspects in the death of journalist Philip True of Texas, who died while hiking in Mexico in 1998, resulted in protests by U.S. Government officials and by journalists... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 United States, Mexico Murder
Russian Ratifies European Laundering Convention and Enacts New Anti-Laundering Law On August 2, 2001, Russia completed ratification of the European Convention on Money Laundering and on August 7 Russia enacted a new anti-money laundering law. On August 2, 2001, Russia’s ambassador... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 Europe, Russia Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
War Crimes Tribunal for Yugoslavia Has Full Agenda After a relatively slow start, the Tribunal for War Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has a full slate of business with new arrests of high-level officials, trials, and various motions. On... Bruce Zagaris 17 10 2001-10-01 Balkans Corruption, War Crimes, Genocide