Articles

E.g., 2017-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Swiss Military Supreme Court Confirms Conviction of Rwandan for War Crimes On April 27, 2001 the Swiss Military Supreme Court (Cour militaire de cassation) upheld the conviction of Fulgence Niyonteze for war crimes committed during the Rwandan genocide in 1994. The trial... Tom Scheirs 17 7 2001-07-01 Switzerland, Rwanda War Crimes, Genocide
Albania’s Infant Money Laundering Legislation Turns One Attempts to introduce Western models of capitalism to Central and Eastern Europe have shown that reform of transition economies is frequently impeded by cultural legacies, economic stagnation,... Jeremy Kinsell 17 7 2001-07-01 Albania Money Laundering
ICTR Denies Judicial Review in Akayesu Case To recall: Jean-Paul Akayesu, the former mayor of Taba was found guilty by the ICTR of genocide, direct and public incitement to commit genocide and seven different counts of crimes against humanity... Tom Scheirs 17 7 2001-07-01 Rwanda Law of War, Genocide
European Parliament Amends Resolution on EU Money Laundering Directive On April 5, 2001, the European Parliament made additional amendments to its resolution on EU Money Laundering Directive, which must be reconciled between the Parliament and Council. The European... Bruce Zagaris 17 7 2001-07-01 Europe Money Laundering, European Union
U.S. to Enhance Securities Enforcement against Listed Foreign Companies Doing Business in Embargoed Countries On May 8, 2001, a letter from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Acting Chairman announced a plan whereby the SEC will demand enhanced disclosure from foreign companies listed on the... Bruce Zagaris 17 7 2001-07-01 United States Securities Law
The Status of Money Laundering Enforcement in Latvia The Latvian parliament (Seimas) successfully passed comprehensive money-laundering legislation on June 1, 1998. Since the passage of the legislation, however, the Latvian government has failed to... Bruce Zagaris 17 7 2001-07-01 Latvia Money Laundering
U.S. Appellate Court Overturns Lower Court Decision on Holocaust Payments On May 17, 2001, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed a ruling by Judge Shirley Wohl Kram that had prevented the start of payments to Holocaust survivors under last year’s $4.4... Bruce Zagaris 17 7 2001-07-01 United States, Germany Human Rights, War Crimes
U.S. Appellate Court Affirms Extraterritorial Laundering Conviction of Lawyer On February 20, 2001, the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction of a U.S. attorney charged with money laundering notwithstanding that most of the acts occurred outside the U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 17 7 2001-07-01 United States Money Laundering, Fraud
World Bank & IMF Decide to Participate in Anti-Money Laundering Efforts During April 13, 2001, the Executive Directors of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund met to consider the joint Bank/Fund staff paper on enhancing contributions to combating money... Bruce Zagaris 17 7 2001-07-01 World Money Laundering
French Detain Executives of U.S. Life Insurance Subsidiary for Tax & Money Laundering Charges On May 6, 2001, the media reported that French law enforcement had detained 11 of PanEuroLife’s executives as part of a French investigation into possible tax fraud and money laundering. The persons... Bruce Zagaris 17 7 2001-07-01 United States, France Money Laundering, Taxation
U.S. Announcement of Partial Withdrawal from Harmful Tax Initiative Creates Uncertainties On May 10, 2001, U.S. Treasury Secretary clarified the U.S. reservations on the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development’s harmful tax practices initiative, creating further uncertainty... Bruce Zagaris 17 7 2001-07-01 United States Taxation
Mexico Wins Court Battles in Australia and Mexico Against Cabal Peniche On April 17 and 18, 2001, the Mexican Government won decisions against Carlos Efrain de Jesus Cabal Peniche in both Mexican and Australian courts, making their effort to extradite him closer. On... Bruce Zagaris 17 7 2001-07-01 Mexico, Australia Extradition
U.S. Arrest Ex-CEO of Belgian Software Company on Belgian Fraud Warrant On May 27, 2001, a U.S. Marshall spokesman announced that Gaston Bastiaens, a former chief executive of Belgium’s Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products NV, was being held in a Boston jail after U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 17 7 2001-07-01 United States, Belgium Securities Law, Fraud
13 Countries Join Project to Combat Transnational Internet Fraud On April 24, 2001, thirteen countries announced the initiation of a multilateral website (www.econsumer.gov), whereby individuals can provide and obtain law enforcement and consumer protection... Bruce Zagaris 17 7 2001-07-01 World Cybercrime
European Council Clarifies Roles of Europol and European Union Police Force On November 30, 2000, the European Council replied to a written question submitted on July 11, 2000 by Jeffrey Titford (EDD) to the Council on the authorities and roles of Europol and the European... Bruce Zagaris 17 7 2001-07-01 Europe International Organizations, Mutual Legal Assistance
South African Court Rules Extradition of Mohamed to U.S. on Embassy Bombings Illegal On May 28, 2001, the South African Constitutional Court ruled that the handing over of Khalfan Khamis Mohamed, a Tanzanian national, to the U.S. in the bombing of two U.S. embassies in Africa was... Bruce Zagaris 17 7 2001-07-01 United States, South Africa Extradition, Human Rights, Prisoner Rights
U.S. Adds the Real IRA to List of Sanctioned Terrorist Groups On May 16, 2001, the U.S. Department of State added the Real Irish Republic Army to its official list of terrorist organization, citing the group for a campaign of violence in Northern Ireland and... Bruce Zagaris 17 7 2001-07-01 United States, Ireland Terrorism
U.N. Holds Preparatory Committee Debate for Conference on Illicit Trade in Small Arms On February 28-March 1, 2001, as the United Nations Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) held a general debate on the 2001 Conference on Illicit Trade in Small Arms, it heard that the conference should... Bruce Zagaris 17 7 2001-07-01 World United Nations, Arms Trafficking
U.S. Consul Raises Evidentiary Inconsistencies with Mexican State Government Murder Prosecution of U.S. National On May 10, 2001, U.S. Consul Edward Vazquez met with Chihuahua State Governor Patricio Martinez and Attorney General Arturo Gonzalez to raise apparent evidentiary inconsistencies in the detention and... Bruce Zagaris 17 7 2001-07-01 United States, Mexico Immigration