Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. and Germany Sign Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Agreement On October 14, 2003, the United States and Germany signed a Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Agreement (MLAT), which includes a provision for both sides to request wire taps and monitor... Bruce Zagaris and Eva Wagner 19 12 2003-12-01 United States, Germany Mutual Legal Assistance
Council Responds to Questions on Transfer of Personal Data to the U.S. On September 18, 2003, the European Council of Ministers replied to a request by European MP Marco Cappato regarding the transfer of personal data between Europe and the U.S. Cappato was interested... Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 United States, Europe European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance, Privacy
International Red Cross Criticizes U.S. Over Guant?namo Bay Detentions The senior official of the International Red Cross (ICRC) in Washington criticized the U.S. government on October 9, 2003, citing practices at the Guant?namo Bay detention facility violated the... Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 United States, Cuba Human Rights, International Organizations, Law of War, Terrorism, Prisoner Rights
EU Justice & Home Affairs Act on Migration, External Borders, and Terrorism On October 2-3, 2003, the European Union Justice and Home Affairs Council agreed to initiatives on illegal migration, external borders, counter-terrorist cooperation, enforcement cooperation with... Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 Europe International Organizations, Immigration, Terrorism, European Union, Privacy, Economic Integration
U.S. Senate Holds Hearing on Counterterror Financial Enforcement Initiatives On September 25, 2003, the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs heard from officials in various departments coordinating on ?Counterterror Initiatives in the Terror Finance... Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 United States Terrorism
U.S. Presses Syria to Act on Alleged Saddam Hussein Money During October, 2003, the United States government lobbied Syria to allow them access to accounts possessed by the former Iraqi government and its associates, which they assert amounts to US $3... Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 United States, Iraq, Syria Terrorism, United Nations
Nigeria Abandons Efforts to Recover Abacha Funds from the UK On October 1, 2003, the Nigerian government abandoned its legal efforts to recover close to $5 billion they believe the late Nigerian dictator, Sani Abacha, laundered through British financial... Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 United Kingdom, Nigeria Corruption, Asset Forfeiture
International Criminal Tribunals for War Crimes Progress Several developments occurred during September and October, 2003, pertaining to war crimes tribunals in Rwanda and Yugoslavia. On October 6, Hassan Jallow began work on the UN International Criminal... Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 World, Sierra Leone, Balkans, Rwanda Human Rights, United Nations, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
Brazil Investigates Dollar Exchanges and Proposes Legislative Project to Freeze Money Law makers and law enforcement officers in Brazil are working together in an effort to crack down on international money laundering schemes. The Federal Police began by listing exchange houses and... Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 Brazil Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Privacy
UN Security Council Extends Sierra Leone Humanitarian Mission On September 19, 2003, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 1508, extending for six months from September 30, 2003 the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL... Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 Sierra Leone Human Rights, United Nations, War Crimes, Genocide
Brazil Extradites Spanish National for Trafficking of Women On October 8, 2003, the Supreme Federal Court ordered Spanish national Miguel Angel Perra Aparicio extradited to Spain for the crime of ?robbery with force.? Mr. Perra Aparicio had been detained in... Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 Brazil, Spain Extradition, Human Trafficking, Transfer of Prisoners
Bibliography of Books, Articles, and Documents The bibliography is a comprehensive list of recent books, articles and other documents on subjects ranging from constitutional human rights to international criminal courts to the law of war. Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 World Bibliography
Greece Denies Russian Extradition Request for Gusinsky On October 14, 2003, a Greek court denied the Russian government?s request to extradite Vladimir Gusinsky on charges of fraud and money laundering because Gusinsky?s actions were not considered a... Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 Russia Extradition
European Union Adopts New Rules for Value Added Tax Enforcement Cooperation The European Commission adopted new measures to combat value added tax (VAT) fraud on October 7, 2003. The regulation is designed to stimulate more extensive exchange of information between member... Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 Europe Taxation, Economic Integration
European Union Adopts New Rules for Value Added Tax Enforcement Cooperation The European Commission adopted new measures to combat value added tax (VAT) fraud on October 7, 2003. The regulation is designed to stimulate more extensive exchange of information between member... Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 Europe Taxation, Economic Integration
European Anti-Fraud Office and World Customs Organization Will Cooperate against Cigarette Smuggling On September 29, 2003, the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) established new procedures for exchanging information on illicit cigarette trafficking. This... Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 World, Europe Customs Enforcement, Taxation
Argentina Authorizes Revenue Authority to Exchange Information under Treaties On September 29, 2003, the Argentine Official Gazette reported that the local Revenue Service (AFIP) will participate in information exchange with other tax administrations, in order to better... Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 Argentina Taxation, Privacy
U.S. Requests Extradition of 4 French Executives in Cr?dit Lyonnais Case and France Refuses Settlement Offer After achieving a settlement with Cr?dit Lyonnais resulting from their purchase of Executive Life, a California insurance company, on October 7, 2003 the United States issued extradition orders for... Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 United States, France Extradition, Fraud, White Collar Crime
Brazil Arrests German Citizen Involved in a Fraud of 40 Million Euros In September Brazilian federal police arrested Charlotte Payne, a 54-year-old German woman charged with fraud in German financial markets through the use of forged documents. Mrs. Payne obtained 40... Jorge Nemr 19 12 2003-12-01 Brazil, Germany Money Laundering, Fraud
Manhattan Court Indicts Czech Financier for Fraud on Azerbaijan Privatization On October 2, 2003, Czech financier Viktor Kozeny was indicted by the Manhattan District Attorney on counts of grand larceny amounting to $182 million from clients at the hedge fund he works for,... Bruce Zagaris 19 12 2003-12-01 United States, Czech Republic, Azerbaijan Extradition, Fraud