Articles

E.g., 2017-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Bosnia Suddenly Hands Over to U.S. Suspected Terrorists On January 18, 2002, the Bosnian Government suddenly handed over six Arab suspects held in a Bosnian prison so that U.S. military officials could detain them. The case is the first known case of U.S... Bruce Zagaris 18 3 2003-03-01 United States, Balkans Extradition, Terrorism, Transfer of Prisoners
EU Acts to Access Bank Accounts Under MLAT Protocol On October 16, 2001, the Council of the European Union adopted a Protocol to the Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union that facilitates... Bruce Zagaris 18 3 2002-03-01 Europe Bank Secrecy, Terrorism, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance, Economic Integration
The African Union and the Application of Human Rights Norms in Africa In March 2001 the Assembly of the Organization of African an Unity (OAU), meeting in extraordinary session in Sirte, Libya, declared the establishment of a new pan-African political and economic... Konstantinos Magliveras & Gino J. Naldi 18 3 2002-03-01 Africa International Organizations, International Courts
Mexico Supreme Court Stays U.S. Extradition Request Due to Life Imprisonment Penalty On January 18, 2002, the media reported that Mexico’s Supreme Court has stayed extradition of Augustin Vazquez Mendoza, who is wanted in the 1994 murder of a U.S. drug agent because the U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 18 3 2002-03-01 United States, Mexico Extradition, Human Rights, Prisoner Rights
Swedish Government Requests Review of 3 Somali Swedes on U.S. Terrorist List The Swedish Government has insisted, against U.S. objections, on reviewing the cases of three Somali-born Swedish citizens whom the U.S. has put on the list of terrorists in the aftermath of the... Bruce Zagaris 18 3 2002-03-01 United States, France, Switzerland, Somalia International Organizations, Terrorism, United Nations, Asset Forfeiture
UN Security Council Hears Progress of Counter-Terrorism Committee On January 18, 2002, Ambassador Jeremy Greenstock of the United Kingdom, the chairman of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) established to deal with the September 11 attacks against... Bruce Zagaris 18 3 2002-03-01 United States, United Kingdom Terrorism, United Nations
Shanghai Cooperation Group Initiates Counter-terrorism Initiative On January 7, 2002, after a daylong meeting in Beijang, foreign ministers from six countries in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) agreed on counter-terrorism enforcement cooperation... Bruce Zagaris 18 3 2002-03-01 United States, China Terrorism
Europe Union Justice & Home Affairs Council Meeting On December 6 and 7, 2001, the European Union Justice & Home Affairs Council had its 2396th Council meeting. They reached agreement on a number of matters important for international criminal... Bruce Zagaris 18 3 2002-03-01 Europe European Union
The European Commission Brings Up Again the Idea for a European Public Prosecutor After EUROJUST an “organization”created by the European Union on December 6, 2001 to help coordinate the investigation and prosecution of serious cross-border crime, the European Commission adopted a... Bruce Zagaris 18 3 2002-03-01 Europe European Union
French Continue Controversial Investigation of Money Laundering & Correspondent Accounts In the middle of January 2002, as the criminal money laundering investigation of French banks involved in handling correspondent bank accounts has extended to more banks and bank executives, banking... Bruce Zagaris 18 3 2002-03-01 United States, France, Israel, Jordan Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
U.S. and Canada Conduct Joint Methamphetamine Operation On January 10, 2002, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration announced that, together with the U.S. Customs Services, Internal Revenue Services and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the arrests of... Bruce Zagaris 18 3 2002-03-01 Canada, United States, Mexico Customs Enforcement, Taxation, Drugs & Trafficking
Cross Border Transactions: Avoiding Tax Fraud In the face of the restrictive approach to tax avoidance adopted by the Supreme Court of Canada, Tax authorities may seek recourse to the GAAR. When it was proposed, GAAR was described as rule... Claude Auger & Thomas Copeland 18 3 2002-03-01 Canada, United States Taxation, Fraud
U.S. and Bahamas Conclude TIEA and OECD Removes Barbados from its List In January 2002, as the February 28, 2002 deadline for jurisdictions targeted as tax havens by the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Developments (OECD) approaches, the U.S. concluded its... Bruce Zagaris 18 3 2002-03-01 United States, Bahamas International Organizations, Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.K. Sets Hearings on U.S. Extradition Request of Terrorist Suspect On January 15, 2002, the media reported Timothy Workman, the British magistrate has said he will set a new bail hearing next month if U.S. authorities do not submit firm evidence linking him to... Bruce Zagaris 18 3 2002-03-01 United States, United Kingdom Extradition, Terrorism
U.S. Appellate Court Disallows U.S. Jurisdiction over Offshore Banks On December 27, 2001, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed the District Court’s ruling that the U.S. Government has no jurisdiction to forfeit funds against the Swiss American... Bruce Zagaris 18 3 2002-03-01 United States, Switzerland, Antigua & Barbuda Bank Secrecy, Jurisdiction, Fraud, Asset Forfeiture, White Collar Crime
U.N. and Sierra Leone Sign Agreement Creating Ad Hoc Tribunal on War Crimes On January 16, 2002, the United Nations and the Sierra Leone Government signed an agreement establishing an ad hoc tribunal to try persons accused of committing atrocities during the civil war in... Bruce Zagaris 18 3 2002-03-01 World, Sierra Leone Law of War, United Nations, International Courts