Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Analysis: Citibank Blocks Use of Credit Cards for Internet Gaming On June 14, 2002 under pressure from New York States regulators and threats of criminal prosecution, Citibank announced it will block the use of its credit cards for Internet gambling. The prospect... Bruce Zagaris 18 8 2002-08-01 United States International Gaming
Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters in the European Union: A Model for the World? The Council of the European Union (Brussels) established on may 29, 2000 in accordance with Article 34 of the Treaty on European Union the Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between... Ilias G. Anagnostopoulos 18 8 2002-08-01 Europe, Greece Bank Secrecy, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance
FATF Issues Report on Non-Cooperative Countries On June 21, 2002 the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FAFT) issued a report reviewing the status of non-cooperative countries or territories (NCCTs), in which it said five countries (... Bruce Zagaris 18 8 2002-08-01 World Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, International Organizations
EU Makes Rule of Law Initiative for Peacekeeping and Crisis Management On May 16, 2002 the European Union (EU) issued a press release on its conference held that day, at the initiative of the Spanish EU Presidency, at which EU Members pledged commit voluntarily close to... Bruce Zagaris 18 8 2002-08-01 Europe Human Trafficking, International Organizations, European Union, United Nations
The Status of Money Laundering Enforcement in the Isle of Man The Isle of Man, a dependency of the British Crown located in the center of the British Isles, has a long standing relationship with citizens of neighboring jurisdictions who seek a stable off-shore... Trifin J. Roule and Michael Salak 18 8 2002-08-01 Europe, Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Due Diligence, European Union
U.N. Sanctions Bring Little Hope to War-Torn Liberia Liberia is facing mounting disapproval from the international community for using money earned from the sale of so-called ?blood diamonds? to support military activities both in and outside the... Brian McCarthy 18 8 2002-08-01 United States, United Kingdom, Africa, Liberia, Sierra Leone Economic Sanctions, Human Rights
Brazil Proposes Changes in Anti-Money Laundering to Facilitate International Cooperation The Brazilian Government is preparing a bill to help Brazilian authorities fight money laundering, both in Brazil and abroad. According to figures produced by the Conselho de Controle de Atividades... Jorge Nemr 18 8 2002-08-01 Brazil Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Taxation, Economic Integration
Panama Enacts Law to Retaliate Against Discriminatory Foreign Enforcement Measures On May 28, 2002 the continuing friction over tax, trade, and investment policy resulting from foreign and international enforcement initiatives, such as the OECD harmful tax practices initiative and... Bruce Zagaris 18 8 2002-08-01 Panama Economic Sanctions, International Organizations, Taxation
Germany Prepares Extension of Anti-Money Laundering Law On June 21, 2001 the German Bundesrat (Federal Council) approved an anti-money laundering bill passed by the bundestag (House of Representatives) on June 14 that establishes a Financial Intelligence... Christian Shroder 18 8 2002-08-01 Europe, Germany Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, European Union
International Criminal Court Starts Amid Controversy Over U.S. Exemption On July 1, 2002 the International Criminal Court started amid controversy over last-minute efforts by the U.S. Government to obtain an exemption for U.S. persons that may be subject to the ICC?s... Bruce Zagaris 18 8 2002-08-01 United States, France, United Kingdom, Netherlands United Nations, International Courts
U.S. and Colombia Make Strike Against Colombian Drug Organization On June 12, 2002 Asa Hutchinson, Director of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), announced a successful strike against an international drug-producing ring in which twenty-five defendants were... Bruce Zagaris 18 8 2002-08-01 United States, Colombia Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
Congo Brings Suit in ICJ against Rwanda for International Humanitarian Law Violations On May 28, 200, the Democratic Republic of Congo (hereafter DRC or Congo) filed an application in the International Court of Justice alleging Rwanda has committed acts are armed aggression on the... Bruce Zagaris 18 8 2002-08-01 Rwanda, Congo Human Rights, Law of War, War Crimes, International Courts
EU Council Recommendation on Simultaneous Investigations into Drug Trafficking by Criminal Organizations On April 25, 2002 the European Council issued a recommendation on improving investigation methods in combating organized crime connected to organized drug trafficking by criminal organizations and... Bruce Zagaris 18 8 2002-08-01 Europe Money Laundering, European Union, United Nations, Drugs & Trafficking
Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal Full of Work Throughout June, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has continued to conduct business at full capacity. In fact, the ICTY is clearing trying to prepare for a... Bruce Zagaris 18 8 2002-08-01 Balkans Human Rights, Law of War, War Crimes, International Courts
U.S. District Court Denies Taxpayer Documents form Simultaneous U.S.-Japan On May 10, 2002 U.S. District Court Judge James A. Teilborg denied the motion Aloe Vera of America Inc. (AVA) that the court order the release of documents it sought for its wrongful disclosure suit... Bruce Zagaris 18 8 2002-08-01 United States, Japan Taxation
Austria Tuns Over Weiss to U.S. on Fraud Charges On June 10, 2002, Sholam Weiss, 47, appeared in U.S. District Court in Orlando before U.S. Magistrate Karla Spaulding after Austria turned him over to the U.S. on the previous day. Magistrate... Bruce Zagaris 18 8 2002-08-01 United States, Austria Transfer of Prisoners, Fraud
EU Approves Enforcement Cooperation on Value Added Tax On June 13, 2002, the European Parliament voted to approve a European Union initiative supporting interstate cooperation between national tax officials, in spite of opposition from persons who view... Bruce Zagaris 18 8 2002-08-01 Europe Taxation, European Union
Former PEMEX Surrenders to U.S. for Extradition to Mexico but U.S. Awaits Warrant On July 1, 2002, in a unique case Rogelio Montemayor, the former Mexican state oil director surrendered to U.S. authorities in Houston after some months as a fugitive, but the surrendered took U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 18 8 2002-08-01 United States, Mexico Corruption, Extradition
Peru Requests Extradition of Fujimori On June 14, 2002, a supreme resolution published in the official gazette and signed by Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo approved a formal request to extradite former President Alberto Fujimori... Bruce Zagaris 18 8 2002-08-01 United States, Peru, Japan Extradition, Human Rights
U.S. Deports to Egypt Person Conviction in Absentia for Sadat Assassination On June 12, 2002 the United States handed over to Egypt Nabil Soliman, an Egyptian national who was convicted in Absentia for his involvement in the 1981 assassination of then Egyptian President... Bruce Zagaris 18 8 2002-08-01 United States, United Kingdom, Egypt Extradition, Human Rights, Terrorism

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