E.g., 2024-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
U.S. Issues Orders Curtailing Rights of Suspected Terrorists, Including Allowing Trial of Terrorists by Military Courts, Interrogating Certain Foreigners, and Monitoring Communications between Detained Persons and Attorneys The U.S. Government has acted to make major legal transformations in civil liberties in response to the September 11 terrorist incidents, generating much discussion over the international and... Bruce Zagaris 18 1 2002-01-01 United States Human Rights, Terrorism, International Courts, Prisoner Rights
International Cooperation against Transnational Terrorism Continues As efforts to combat transnational terrorism, including the terrorist incidents in New York and Washington of September 11, 2201, continue, a wealth of new cooperative joint investigations, arrests,... Bruce Zagaris 18 1 2002-01-01 United States Extradition, Terrorism
G-20 Nations Agree to Freeze Terrorist Assets and IMF Will Provide Technical Aid On November 17, 2001 a group of 20, which includes top economic officials form industrial countries and some emerging markets, such as Brazil, South Korea and South Africa, agreed on an ?action plan... Bruce Zagaris 18 1 2002-01-01 Canada, South Africa, South Korea Money Laundering, Corruption, International Organizations, Terrorism, United Nations
Counterterrorism Financial Enforcement Produces Litigation and Controversy As the effort to take enforcement action against counterterrorism financing proceeds, some targets and governments are resisting. In Britain, Yassin Kadi, also known as Yasin al-Qadi, brought a... Bruce Zagaris 18 1 2002-01-01 United States, United Kingdom Human Rights, Terrorism
Argentina?s New Anti-Money Laundering Law Over the last ten years, the Argentinean government has been trying to combat some crimes by focusing on the financial aspects of them. These efforts were bolstered significantly in 2000, when... Roberto Durrieu, Jr. 18 1 2002-01-01 Argentina Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
U.S. and Allies Crack Down on 2 Money Transmitters On November 7, 201, the U.S. announced action to block the assets of 62 organizations and individuals associated with Al Barakaat and Al Taqwa, two investment and money movement networks allegedly... Bruce Zagaris 18 1 2002-01-01 United States, Bahamas International Organizations, Terrorism
EU Finally Agrees on Revised Anti-Money Laundering Directive On October 31, 2001, the European Union published the directive revising it anti-money laundering directive a measure that will have important impact on the evolution of anti-money laundering... Bruce Zagaris 18 1 2002-01-01 Canada, United States, Europe Money Laundering, Corruption, Bank Secrecy, European Union
U.S. Freeze Assets of Holy Land Foundation and Others Linked to Hamas On December 4, 2001, U.S. President George Bush announced the addition of the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development (hereafter the Holy Land Foundation), the Al Aqsa Bank, and Beit al Mal... Bruce Zagaris 18 1 2002-01-01 United States International Organizations, Terrorism
Gatekeepers Initiative Gains Steam With the recent enactment of Canadian legislation and issuance of regulations and the final reconciliation on the revised European Community?s anti-money laundering directive, the gatekeepers?... Bruce Zagaris 18 1 2002-01-01 Canada, China, Japan International Organizations
Central African Republic?s President Accused of Crimes Against Humanity While Opponent Finds Refuge in Chad In November 2001, nine members of the indigenous Yakoma tribe filed a compliant with a Belgian investigating magistrate against the President of the Central African Republic, Agne-Felix Patasse. The... Tom L.W. Scheirs 18 1 2002-01-01 Central African Republic Extradition, Jurisdiction, War Crimes
Bahamian Court Overturns Asset Freezes Due to Violation of Separation of Power On November 27, 2001, a Bahamian court ruled that freezing of suspicious bank accounts by the executive branch is unconstitutional. According the media reports, Financial Clearing Corp. a company... Jorge Nemr 18 1 2002-01-01 Bahamas Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
U.S. Congress Passes American Service Members Protection Act On November 8, 2001, after a late intervention by House Republic Whip Tom DeLay (R-Tex), House and Senate negotiators agreed to enact the ?American Servicemembers? Protection Act? (ASPA), which... Bruce Zagaris 18 1 2002-01-01 United States European Union, International Courts
FATF Announces Sanctions Against Nauru On December 5, 2001, the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering announced it would take actions in the way of sanctions against Nauru, a Pacific island sovereign country, for its continued ?... Bruce Zagaris 18 1 2002-01-01 Russia, Nauru Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, International Organizations
ICTY Prosecutor Charges Milosevic with Genocide in Third Superseding Indictment On November 22, 2001, the International Tribunal for War Crimes in the Former Yugolavia issued its third superseding and most serious indictment, charging former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic... Bruce Zagaris 18 1 2002-01-01 Balkans International Organizations, Law of War, War Crimes, International Courts
Appellate Court Deals Setback to Abbell in Representation of Criminal Client On November 7, 2001, the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals dealt a major and complete setback to Michael Abbell and William Moran, counsel in criminal cases for defendants associated with Miguel... Bruce Zagaris 18 1 2002-01-01 United States Money Laundering, Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
International Tribunal for Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia On November 6, 2001, the Constitutional Court for the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia ruled the ?decree on procedures of cooperation with the international criminal tribunal is not in accordance with... Bruce Zagaris 18 1 2002-01-01 Balkans Law of War, War Crimes, International Courts
Colombia Extradites Alleged Cocaine Capo to the U.S. On October 30, 2001, Colombia extradited to the U.S. Alejandro Bernal, one of the major players in the movement of cocain into the U.S. Bernal led a group of drug traffickers and money launderers... Bruce Zagaris 18 1 2002-01-01 United States, Mexico, Colombia Money Laundering, Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
U.S. Signs Tax Information Exchange Agreements with Cayman and Antigua On November 27, 2001, the U.S. and the Cayman Islands signed a exchange of information agreement (TIEA), significantly boosting the commitment by and efforts of the Bush Administration to strengthen... Bruce Zagaris 18 1 2002-01-01 United States, Antigua & Barbuda, Cayman Islands Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance
OECD Issues Progress Report on Harmful Tax Practices With New Deadlines On November 14, 2001, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) issued a 2001 Progress Report, extending form November 30, 2001 until February 28, 2002 the deadline for tax... Bruce Zagaris 18 1 2002-01-01 World, Spain International Organizations, Taxation
U.S. Appellate Court Upholds Assistance under French Tax Treaty On November 7, 2001, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit granted IRS?s motion to vacate its earlier stay of the enforcement of an IRS summons issued to an individual?s; bank at the... Bruce Zagaris 18 1 2002-01-01 United States, France Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance