Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
FATF Issues 12th Annual Report For 2000-2001 On June 22, 2001, the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) issued its twelfth annual report. In accordance with the priorities agreed to in the review of the FATF’s purposes from... Bruce Zagaris 17 8 2001-08-01 World Money Laundering, International Organizations
Uncertainty and Jockeying Continue on U.S. Position Towards ICC With the increasing approach of the next meeting of the Preparatory Commission for the International Criminal Court scheduled for New York on September 24, 2001, the time for decision approaches for... Bruce Zagaris 17 8 2001-08-01 United States International Courts
FATF Removes 4 and Adds 6 Jurisdictions to the Non-Cooperative List On June 22, 2001, the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering published its twelfth annual report. In addition, the FATF published a review of non-cooperative jurisdictions, in which it... Bruce Zagaris 17 8 2001-08-01 World International Organizations, Taxation
EU Decides to Support Early Ratification and Implementation of the ICC On June 11, 2001, the General Affairs Council of the European Union (EU) adopted the EU common position on the International Criminal Court agreeing that they would enter into an early ratification... Meredith Beach 17 8 2001-08-01 Europe European Union, International Courts
Egmont Accepts Bahamas as FIU Member The Egmont Group has accepted the Bahamas as its 54th member. The Egmont Group provides a forum for Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) as a support to their national anti-money laundering programs... Bruce Zagaris 17 8 2001-08-01 Bahamas Money Laundering
The Council of Europe and the Draft Convention On Cyber Crime The Council of Europe (CoE) has been concerned with the growing problem of international computer-related crimes (“cyber crimes”) since the late 1980’s. In 1989, the CoE published a study... Diana C. Durham 17 8 2001-08-01 Europe Cybercrime
Vanuatu’s Efforts to Enter the First-Rank of Off-Shore Laundering Centers Since the 1970s, Vanuatu, a Southern Pacific island chain with a population of some 190,000 citizens, has been a well-known tax haven. The economy of Vanuatu, which relies largely on sugar cane... Trifin J. Roule and Jason Venner 17 8 2001-08-01 Vanuatu Money Laundering, Corruption
Antiguan Prime Minister Proposes Inclusion of Counterdrug Mechanism in Single Market On June 13, 2001, the Caribbean media reported that at the opening of the fourth joint meeting of the Inter-Governmental Task Force on Drugs and Ministers responsible for National Security Antigua... Bruce Zagaris 17 8 2001-08-01 Caribbean International Organizations, Drugs & Trafficking
Mexico Arrests Alleged Cocaine Smuggling Kingpins as U.S. Unseals Indictment On June 13, 2001, the Mexican Government announced the arrest of Alcides Ramón Magaña, one of the twelve persons listed as “drug kingpins” by the U.S., in the southern city of Villahermosa as the U.S... Bruce Zagaris 17 8 2001-08-01 United States, Mexico Drugs & Trafficking
U.S. and Mexico Make Strike Against Juárez Cartel On June 20, 2001, the U.S. Department announced that a joint operation with Mexican authorities had succeeded in breaking up a cocaine and marijuana smuggling operation of the Juárez cartel,... Bruce Zagaris 17 8 2001-08-01 United States, Mexico, Colombia Drugs & Trafficking
Venezuela Finally Locates and Deports Montesinos to Peru On June 24, 2001, after an eight month search, the Venezuelan Government finally located, arrested, and within 24 hours deported to Peru Vladimiro Montesinos, the former director of intelligence for... Bruce Zagaris 17 8 2001-08-01 Peru, Venezuela Corruption, Extradition
U.S. Immigration Arrests Colombian Charged with Corruption Offenses On June 21, 2001, U.S. immigration officials announced the arrest of Reginaldo Bray-Bohórquez, a Colombian national, accused of fleeing Colombia after allegedly stealing $14 million from the... Bruce Zagaris 17 8 2001-08-01 United States, Colombia Corruption, Extradition
ICJ Finds Against U.S. in Consular Convention Case On June 27, 2001, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued an opinion that the United States violated the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations of April 24, 1963 by failing to notify the two... Bruce Zagaris 17 8 2001-08-01 United States, Germany Human Rights
French Court Approves Kopp Extradition Based on U.S. Death Penalty Assurances On June 28, 2001, a French court in Rennes recommended the extradition of James Charles Kopp, the main suspect in the murder of a New York abortion doctor, after the Bush Administration gave high-... Bruce Zagaris 17 8 2001-08-01 United States, France Extradition, Capital Punishment
Oklahoma Stays Execution of Mexican Partly Due to Violation of Consular Treaty On June 16, 2001, Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating delayed for 30 days the execution of a Mexican national, Gerardo Valdez Mota, for killing a man who the prisoner said had made homosexual advances... Bruce Zagaris 17 8 2001-08-01 United States, Mexico Capital Punishment
U.S. Indictment of Khobar Bombing Will Test Cooperation and Jurisdiction Limits On June 21, 2001, a federal grand jury in Alexandria, Virginia returned a 46-count indictment charging 13 Saudis and a Lebanese man, who officials said were aided by Iran, with a 1996 truck bombing... Bruce Zagaris 17 8 2001-08-01 United States, Iran, Saudi Arabia Terrorism
European Justice & Home Affairs Ministers Meet On May 28-29, 2001, the European Union’s Ministers of Justice, Home Affairs and Civil Protection held its 2350th Council meeting in Brussels and made progress on a variety of international... Bruce Zagaris 17 8 2001-08-01 Europe European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance
Milosevic Turned Over to the ICC On June 28, 2001, former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic was handed over to the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). The decision to send Mr. Milosevic to the ICTY... Bruce Zagaris 17 8 2001-08-01 Balkans Human Rights, War Crimes, International Courts
Book Review: Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals: The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda 1994-1999 This second volume in the series “Annotated Cases of International Criminal Tribunals” has decisions of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). Part 1 discusses preliminary matters... Bruce Zagaris 17 8 2001-08-01 Rwanda War Crimes