Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
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
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
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
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
French and Swiss Clash Over Money Laundering On February 21, 2001, the French parliament’s task force on money laundering in Europe released a report criticizing the Swiss anti-money laundering as a sham. The report also demanded that... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 France, Switzerland Money Laundering
U.N. Security Votes Sanctions Against Liberia and Demands it Cease Support for Sierra Leone’s RUF On March 7, 2001, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution, demanding that the Government of Liberia immediately stop its support for Sierra Leone’s Revolutionary United Front (RUF)... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 Liberia, Sierra Leone Economic Sanctions, United Nations
German Government Investigates Alleged Marcos’ Attempted Transfer On March 14, 2001, Karl-Heinz Esser, senior state prosecutor in Dusseldorf, Germany, announced his office had started two weeks before “an investigation against Irene Araneta, the youngest daughter... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 Germany, Switzerland Money Laundering
Extradition Treaties Recently Signed, Approved for Ratification and/or Entered into Force (XA) Extradition Treaty List Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 United States Extradition
Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties in Criminal Matters Signed, Approved for Ratification, and/or Entered into Force MLAT Treaty List Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 United States Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. INCSR Shows Trends in Counter-Money Laundering Policies and Typologies On March 1, 2001, the annual International Narcotics Control Strategy Report sets forth trends in money laundering typologies and policies to combat money laundering, especially from an international... Bruce Zagaris 17 5 2001-05-01 World Money Laundering
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
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
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
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
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. 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
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. 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
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
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

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