Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
German Government Surrenders Frankel to the U.S. On March 2, 2001, the German Government surrendered former fugitive financier Martin Frankel to the U.S. Frankel arrived at JFK airport in New York and was taken to the Northern Correctional... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 United States, Germany Extradition, Fraud
U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms Rejection of Double Jeopardy Claim On December 19, 2000, the U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed the decision of the U.S. District Court, denying a motion to dismiss six of the nine counts of an indictment against Mohamed Rashed and... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 United States, Greece Extradition, Terrorism
Investigations of Marc Rich Pardon Reveal More Insights on International Aspects On February 18, 2001, Bill Clinton wrote an op ed piece published in the NEW YORK TIMES, explaining his reasons for granting the pardon. Mr. Clinton said he was influenced by both legal reasons (e.g... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 United States Immunity
U.S. Extradites Venero, Alleged Associate of Montesinos, to Peru On February 24, 2001, the U.S. extradited Victor Alberto Venero to Peru on charges of corruption and money laundering relating to his alleged work with former Peruvian intelligence chief, Vladimiro... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 United States, Peru Extradition
G-7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Encourage Regulatory and Enforcement Initiatives On February 22, 2001, the meeting among the Finance Ministers of the G7 countries, the Central Bank Governors of Canada, Japan, the U.S., the U.K., the President of the Euro-group, and the President... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 World Money Laundering, International Organizations, Taxation
U.S. Approves Payment of Frozen Cuban Assets to Relatives of Brothers to Rescue On February 12, 2001, the U.S. Government authorized the transfer of $93 million in frozen Cuban assets to compensate three Miami families who received a wrongful-death verdict against Cuba for the... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 United States, Cuba Terrorism
US Court Finds 5th Amendment Rights Apply to Foreign Interrogations On February 16, 2001, Judge Leonard B. Sand unsealed his opinion with respect to foreign defendants motion to suppress statements made during interrogation by U.S. investigators in Africa with... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 United States Terrorism, Prisoner Rights
U.K. Will Ban 21 Terrorist Groups Under Section 123(4)(a) of the Terrorism Act, Jack Straw, Home Secretary recommended to Parliament that the following organizations be added to the list of proscribed organizations in Schedule 3 to... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 United Kingdom Terrorism
French Arrest Basque Leader for Terrorist Charges On February 21, 2001, French judicial police arrested Francisco Javier Garcia Gaztelu, known as “Xapote”, in Anglet, close to the French border with Spain, on terrorism charges. Txapote was arrested... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 France, Spain Terrorism, Mutual Legal Assistance
EU Council and Parliament Agree on Revised Anti-Money Laundering Directive On February 2, 2001, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union agreed on a common position to adopting a revised directive on anti-money laundering. The common position will... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 Europe Money Laundering, European Union
U.S. Court Convicts Chinese Company of Using Forced Prison Labor On February 28, 2001, a United States Court in Trenton, New Jersey convicted under U.S. law the first Chinese company of using forced prison labor. On February 28, 2001, Allied International... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 United States, China Human Rights, Prisoner Rights
FATF Issues Money Laundering Typologies Report The FATF has for the second year in a row reviewed the vulnerabilities the Internet might offer for money laundering, expanding its consideration of web-based laundering to other areas including... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 World Money Laundering
European Parliament Resolution The European Parliament adopted a resolution on the ratification of the Rome Treaty to establish the International Criminal Court on 17 January 2000. In congratulating the 27 States that have already... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 Europe European Union, International Courts
Privy Council Affirms Extradition from the Bahamas to the U.S. on Drug Charges On June 26, 2000, the Lords of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council Office issued a decision, affirming a decision from the Court of Appeal of the Bahamas to extradite Alain Charron to the U.S... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 Canada, United States, Bahamas Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
ICTY Appeals Chamber Renders Judgement in Celebici Case On February 20, 2001, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former-Yugoslavia (ICTY) rendered its judgement in the case of Delalic, Mucic, Delic and Landzo – generally... Tom Scheirs 17 4 2001-04-01 Balkans Law of War, War Crimes, Prisoner Rights
U.S. Releases International Narcotics Control Strategy Report As U.S. Executive and Legislative Branches Discuss Changing Counter-Drug Certification Law On March 1, 2001, the Bush Administration released its first international narcotics control strategy report. President Bush certified that 20 of 24 major drug-producing or drug-transit countries... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking
U.S. Issues Report on Transnational Organized Crime On December 15, 2000, the Clinton Administration and the National Security Council issued a 120-page report outlining transnational crime threats and its consequences for U.S. strategic interests.... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 United States Organized Crime
U.S. Court of Appeals Hears Abbell Appeal On March 1, 2001, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Apeals heard oral argument on the conviction of D.C. lawyer Michael Abbell, the first director of the Office of International Affairs, Criminal... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 United States Jurisdiction, Drugs & Trafficking
Recent Polish Legislation on Tax Havens On January 1st, 2001, new and important tax legislation entered into force in Poland: two tax statutes have been amended and one executive order was issued by the Minister of Finance. The Tax Act (... Michael Plachta 17 4 2001-04-01 Poland Taxation
Canadian Supreme Court Rules Suspects Can Be Extradited to US Only With Assurance On February 1, 2001, the Canadian Supreme Court ruled unanimously by a 9-0 vote that two Canadians accused of a gruesome triple murder in Bellevue, Washington can only be extradited to the U.S. with... Bruce Zagaris 17 4 2001-04-01 Canada, United States Extradition, Murder, Prisoner Rights