Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds Freeze of Global Relief Foundation On December 31, 2002, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the decision of the U.S. District Court denying the request of Global Relief Foundation (GRF) to enjoin the U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 19 3 2003-03-01 United States Economic Sanctions, National Security
Three Terrorist Suspects in Hong Kong Agree to Be Extradited to the U.S. On January 6, 2002, two Pakistanis and one U.S. national agreed to be extradited to the U.S. District Court in San Diego that they conspired to sell drugs for antiaircraft missiles that they had... Bruce Zagaris 19 3 2003-03-01 United States, China, Middle East Extradition, Terrorism
U.S. Asks Court to Reconsider Order Allowing U.S. Enemy Detainee to Meet Lawyer On January 15, 2003, Judge Michael B. Mukasey held a hearing on a motion of the Bush Administration for the court to reconsider his prior order that would allow U.S. citizen Jose Padilla, whom the... Bruce Zagaris 19 3 2003-03-01 United States, Europe Human Rights, National Security, Terrorism
U.S. Appellate Court Upholds Detention of U.S. Person Arrested in Afghanistan On January 8, 2003, the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit upheld the arrest and detention without rights for the duration of the war as an ?enemy combatant? U.S. citizen Yaser Esam... Bruce Zagaris 19 3 2003-03-01 United States, Afghanistan Extradition, Human Rights, National Security, Terrorism
Bank Accounts of Brazilian Public Officers Are Discovered in Switzerland As recent events have underscored, it has become more and more evident the necessity of the execution of a bilateral agreement between Brazil and Switzerland for the mutual assistance in criminal... Jorge Nemr 19 3 2003-03-01 United States, Brazil, Switzerland Corruption, Bank Secrecy, Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance, White Collar Crime
Brazil and Switzerland Discuss International Cooperation On October 12, 2002, a Brazilian delegation headed by the National Secretary of Justice traveled to Switzerland in order to meet representatives of the Federal Department of Justice and other federal... Jorge Nemr 19 3 2003-03-01 Brazil, Switzerland Mutual Legal Assistance
EU Justice and Home Affairs Continue Cooperation On December 19, 2002, at the 247th meeting of the European Council?s Justice and Home Affairs a number of decisions were announced and items debated. This article summarizes some of them. Following... Bruce Zagaris 19 3 2003-03-01 United States, Europe Corruption, Extradition, Trade Enforcement, Mutual Legal Assistance
Mexico Turns Product Piracy into an Organized Crime Amid new Bilateral Intellectual Property Rights Cooperation After a year-long lobbying campaign by the local record and software industry as well as various national and international intellectual property associations decrying plummeting sales due to the... Marc Wellhausen 19 3 2003-03-01 United States, Mexico Intellectual Property, Trade Enforcement
Mexico Sues U.S. in ICJ over Consular Rights in Death Penalty Cases On January 9, 2002, the Mexican Government brought a complaint against the U.S. in the International Court fo Justice (ICJ) over a dispute concerning alleged violations of the consular rights of... Bruce Zagaris 19 3 2003-03-01 United States, Mexico Human Rights, International Courts, Capital Punishment
World Bank Group Proceeds on Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Work The World Bank Group has progressed in implementing plans to intensify work on issues of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financial enforcement (AML/CFT). The IMF/World Bank of Group also... Bruce Zagaris 19 3 2003-03-01 United States Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, International Organizations, Terrorism
U.S. Government Brings Civil Fraud Case Against Costa Rican Company for Prime Bank Debentures On January 7, 2003, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a press release concerning a civil fraud case it brought against a Costa Rican Company and three individuals that purported to... Bruce Zagaris 19 3 2003-03-01 United States, Costa Rica Mutual Legal Assistance, Securities Law, Fraud, White Collar Crime
Russia?s KFM is an Intelligence Services Barely a month after the exclusion of Russia from the FATF ?black list? of cooperative countries, it is becoming clear that Russia has managed to create a viable financial intelligence system. It... Timur Sinuraya 19 3 2003-03-01 Russia Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, International Organizations
Brazil?s New Special Venue for Alleged Unlawful Enrichment by Public Officials Fearing the possibility of facing a ?storm? of procedures in the first level, mainly for administrative improbity and in several venues in Brazil, President Fernando Henrique Cardoso negotiated with... Jorge Nemr 19 3 2003-03-01 United States, Brazil Money Laundering, Corruption
Cayman Chief Justice Dismissed Indictment for Prosecution?s Abuse of Process On January 14, 2003, in an extraordinary action Chief Justice Anthony Smellie of The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands directed a jury to dismiss money laundering indictments for abuse of process... Bruce Zagaris 19 3 2003-03-01 United Kingdom, Cayman Islands Money Laundering, Human Rights
U.S. Legislation on Conflict Diamonds Gains Momentum On December 31, 2002 State Department deputy spokesman Philip t. Reecker issued a statement declaring the Bush Administration?s support for legislation to curb the trade of so-called ?conflict?... Bruce Zagaris 19 3 2003-03-01 United States, Africa Economic Sanctions, Trade Enforcement
EU Agrees Finally on Savings Tax On January 21, 2003, the financial ministers of the European Union finally reached agreement on the savings tax directive after 13 years of negotiations. The deal has importance for international... Bruce Zagaris 19 3 2003-03-01 Europe Bank Secrecy, International Organizations, European Union, Economic Integration
International Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia Developments On January 16, 2003, Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djinjic announced former Serbian President Milan Milutinovic agreed to surrender to the International Tribunal for the Trial of Crimes in the Former... Bruce Zagaris 19 3 2003-03-01 Balkans Human Rights, Law of War, International Courts
U.S. IRS Offshore Voluntary Compliance Initiative The IRS has initiated a Program, effective January 14, 2003 and ending three months later, on April 15, 2003, permitting U.S. taxpayers who have used offshore accounts and other financial... Charles Bruce and Michael Durney 19 3 2003-03-01 United States Taxation
World Bank Group Proceeds on Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Work The World Bank Group has progressed in implementing plans to intensify work on issues of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financial enforcement (AML/CFT). The IMF/World Bank of Group also... Bruce Zagaris 19 3 2003-03-01 United States Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, International Organizations, Terrorism
UK Will Crack Down on Persons with Offshore Accounts On January 16, 2003, the tax media reported the UK?s Inland Revenue (IR) announced this week that it plans to crack down on the thousands of British investors and savers who open accounts overseas in... Bruce Zagaris 19 3 2003-03-01 France, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Ireland Taxation

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