Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. and Swiss Governments Agree to Cooperate on Counter-Terrorism Financial Enforcement On September 4, 2002, U.S. and Swiss officials signed a formal working agreement that they say will enhance ongoing bilateral cooperation to combat the financial networks of Al Qaeda and other... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 United States, Europe, Switzerland Intelligence, Terrorism, Mutual Legal Assistance
NGO Locates former Union Carbide CEO, India Prepares Extradition Request On September 6, 2002, the media reported that the India Government was preparing to request the extradition of Warren Anderson, former chief executive of Union Carbide, for ?culpable homicide?... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 United States, India Environment, Extradition
EU Council Proposes Electronic Exchange of Information Between EU Law Enforcement Authorities On June 27, 2002, The council of the European Union (EU) proposed an electronic exchange of information between law enforcement authorities of the EU that will more efficiently and quickly facilitate... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 Europe European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance
Europol Starts Liaison Office in the U.S. On August 30, 2002, Europol started a liaison office in the offices of the European Commission in Washington, D.C. The opening of the liaison office is one of the most significant results of the... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 United States, Europe Terrorism, European Union, Economic Integration
International Human Rights Tribunal issues Precautionary Measures for 9/11 Detainees On September 26, 2002, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) issued to the United States Government precautionary measures pursuant to Article 25 of the Commission?s Rules of... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 United States Human Rights, National Security, Terrorism, Prisoner Rights
U.S. Appellate Court Reinstates Alien Tort Claims Act against Oil Companies in Myanmar On September 18, 2002, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed the grant of summary judgement of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in favor of Unocal on... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 United States, Myanmar Corruption, War Crimes, Alien Tort Claims Act
Civilians Getting Away With Crimes Overseas While Accompanying the Armed Forces: Waiting for the Implementation of the Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act of 2000 and the Judicial Alternative In the aftermath of World War II, the United States established treaty relationships with nations in both Europe and Asia regarding the status of members of the U.S. armed forces, the civilian... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 World, United States, Japan, Philippines Immunity, Jurisdiction
EU Council Agrees on Counter-Terrorism Enforcement Measures On July 22, 2002, the European Union General Affairs Council (GAC) announced its agreements to adopt additional external measures to prevent and combat terrorism. It explained that its decision was... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 Europe Terrorism, European Union
EU Acts to Increase Counter-Terrorism Enforcement Cooperation On July 31, 2002, the Commission of the European Communities presented a decision on the financing of certain activities of Europol to strengthen its cooperation to prevent and prosecute terrorism.... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 Europe Terrorism, European Union
IMF Issues Assessment of Offshore Financial Centers On August 29, 2002, the Monetary and Exchange Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund issued a report on its assessment program concerning offshore financial centers (OFCs). The report... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 World Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
EU Council Adopts Framework Decision on Combating Corruption in the Private Sector On August 2, 2002, the Official Journal of the European Communities carried the European Union Council adoption of a framework Decision on combating corruption in the private sector at the initiative... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 Europe Corruption, European Union
Kommentar: Einziehung-Organisiertes Verbrechten-Geldwascherei Band II The work on ?confiscation-organized crime-money laundering? according to the law of Switzerland had been unfinished since 1998 when its first volume was published. The second volume presented here... Stephan T. Meyer 18 11 2002-11-01 Switzerland Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Taxation
Lesotho Court Convicts Canadian company of Bribery On September 17, 2002, the Lesotho High Court found Acres International, the Canadian engineering consulting company, guilty on two counts of bribery involving US $430,000 ($440,000) to obtain... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 Canada, Lesotho Corruption, International Organizations
Developing A Strong Framework For Tobacco Control The Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) has worked with government delegates to create a secure and effective framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) that is based on evidence and that... Michelle Grant 18 11 2002-11-01 Europe Customs Enforcement, Trade Enforcement
Nigeria Tries to Recover Abacha Funds from Foreign Bank Accounts The Nigerian Government is trying to confiscate more than $1 billion of funds allegedly stolen by San Abacha, the former dictator, from bank accounts in Europe and the U.S. after the breakdown of... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 United States, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Nigeria, Luxembourg Money Laundering, Corruption
U.S. Reaches TIEA With Channel Islands On September 20, 2002, the U.S. and Guernsey signed a tax information exchange agreement. Although Jersey did not sign at the same time, the joint negotiation by Guernsey and Jersey assured the... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 United States, Caribbean Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance, Economic Integration
Croatia Refuses to Extradite General To ICTY The ICTY indictment accuses Gen. Bobetko, chief of staff of the Croatian army from November 1992 to July 1994, of commanding troops who committed war crimes during the ?Medak Pocket? operation in... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 Balkans Law of War, War Crimes, International Courts
EU Threatens Sanctions Against Switzerland as Savings Tax Discussions Remain at Impasse On September 6, 2002, European Union Tax Commission Frits Bolkestein announced the Swiss Government did not agree to adopt equivalent measures to ensure that individuals from the EU are taxed on... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 Europe, France, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Economic Sanctions, Taxation, European Union, Economic Integration
Milosevic I Ends and Milosevic II Starts On September 11, 2002, the prosecutors rested the first phase of their case against former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic in the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 Balkans Human Rights, Law of War, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
U.S. and EU Discuss Tax Savings Directive On September 26, 2002, Glenn Hubbard, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, told a meeting of conservative political groups this week that the U.S. would not agree to European... Bruce Zagaris 18 11 2002-11-01 United States, Europe, Switzerland Bank Secrecy, Taxation, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance, Economic Integration

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