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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
European Parliament Imposes Money Laundering Due Diligence on Professionals On April 5, 2001, the European Parliament voted to impose anti-money laundering due diligence obligations on lawyers, accountants and other professional advisers of clients on investment matters. As... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 Europe Money Laundering, Due Diligence, European Union
Borodin Abandons Defense to Extradition to Switzerland, Is Extradited On April 2, 2001, at a hearing before Magistrate Judge Viktor V. Pohorelsky in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, Pavel P. Borodin agreed to abandon his opposition to extradition by the U.S. to... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 United States, Switzerland, Russia Corruption, Extradition, Bribery
Colombian Supreme Court Decision May Delay or Block Extradition to the U.S. On December 13, 2000, a Colombian Supreme Court decision may enable 25 drug lords to delay or avoid U.S. requests for their extraditions by insisting on being charged and prosecuted in Colombia, and... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 United States, Colombia Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
Treasury Releases Guidance on Enhanced Scrutiny for Transactions that May Involve the Proceeds of Foreign Official Corruption On January 17, 2001, as part of its initiative and “Guidance on Enhanced Scrutiny for Transactions That May Involve the Proceeds of Foreign Official Corruption,” released on January 16, 2001, the U.S... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 United States Corruption, Due Diligence
U.S. Tax Officials Raid Persons Involved in Offshore Vehicles On March 5, 2001, the Internal Revenue Service announced the carrying out of extensive raids during the preceding week to obtain information against suspected promoters of tax evasion schemes... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 United States Taxation
French Court Convicts Nazi for Crimes Against Humanity Aloïs Brunner, an old SS-officer was convicted of crimes against humanity by the Paris’ Assize Court on March 2, 2001. Brunner, one of the most sought after war criminals, of whom one does not know... Tom Scheirs 17 5 2001-05-01 France, Austria Human Rights, War Crimes
U.S. Appellate Court Affirms Summons under French Treaty On February 5, 2001, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion affirming the decision of the U.S. District Court’s dismissing summary judgment of French taxpayer’s complaint... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 United States, France Taxation
U.S. Judge Refuses to Dismiss Holocaust Case Due to Lack of Funding On March 7, 2001, U.S. District Judge Shirley Wohl Kram refused to dismiss the case against German companies brought by former Holocaust-era slave laborers after she explained the foundation had not... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 United States, Germany Law of War
U.S. Lures Terrorist Suspect from Sudan to Kenya in Embassy Bombings Case United States prosecutors have achieved an important break through in the trial of defendants in the U.S. Embassies bombing case when they lured a suspect from his home in Sudan to Kenya where they... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 United States, Kenya Terrorism
ICTY Gains Custody of Two Serbs, Presses for Surrender of Milosevic In March 2001, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) succeeded in gaining two high level suspects from Serbia – one handed over by Yugoslav authorities and the second... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 Balkans Law of War
French Arrests Alleged Abortion Slaying Fugitive and U.S. Arrests Abortion Colleagues On March 29, 2001, French police arrested James Charles Kopp, 46, an anti-abortion activist known as “Atomic Dog” and one of the FBI’s most wanted fugitives, as he tried to collect a money order for... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 United States, France Extradition, Capital Punishment
Mexico Expels a U.S. Fugitive and Arrests and Holds for Extradition Another U.S. Fugitive Mexico has arrested two U.S. national fugitives, expelling one and holding the other for extradition to the U.S. On February 22, 2001, the Mexican Attorney General’s Office announced that its... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 United States, Mexico Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
European Council’s 2337th Meeting of Justice and Home Affairs On March 15 and 16, 2001, the European Union held its 2337th Council meeting on Justice, Home Affairs and Civil Protection presided over by the Swedish Presidency of the EU…[more] Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 Europe European Union
Council of Europe Anti-Money Laundering Report Criticizes Latvia On January 22, 2001, the media publicized the Council of Europe’s criticism of Latvia for inadequate efforts in combating money laundering in the context of an increasing incidence of crime in Latvia... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 Europe, Latvia Money Laundering, Counterfeiting, European Union, Organized Crime
EU Study Makes Recommendations on Ways to Combat Cybercrime On October 2000, the Computer Related Crime Research Unit, Queen Mary, University of London, submitted a study to the European Union containing recommendations on ways to combat criminal activities... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 Europe Cybercrime
Jilted Former Wife of Cuban Spy Wins Punitive and Compensatory Damages On March 23, 2001, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Alan Postman awarded $20 million in punitive damages to Ana Margarita Martinez, the jilted former wife of a spy for the Cuban Government who used his sham... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 United States, Cuba Human Rights
European Court of Human Rights Condemns France for its Contumacy Proceedings On February 13th, 2001 the European Court of Human Rights decided on the Case of Krombach vs. France that the French procedure of contumacy, which allows a tribunal to sentence a defendant in his... François Serres 17 5 2001-05-01 Europe, France Administration of Justice, Human Rights
Cayman Freezes Accounts of Former Peruvian Intelligence Chief On March 14, 2001, the media reported that The Cayman Islands Grand Court has put a hold on more than US$33 million in accounts held by former presidential advisor Vladimiro Lenin Montesinos Torres... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 Peru, Cayman Islands Asset Forfeiture
Immigration Gives Bail to Chinese Fugitive Lai On March 9, 2001, Alistain Boulton, counsel for fugitive Chinese businessman Lai Changxing and his wife, Tsang Mingna, announced that the Canadian Immigration authorities had allowed their release... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 Canada, China Immigration, Fraud
Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Examines the Role of U.S. Correspondent Banking in International Money Laundering On March 1, 2, and 6, 2001, the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations held hearings on the role of U.S. correspondent banking in international money laundering. On March 6, Senator Susan M.... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 United States Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy