Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Extradition Treaties Recently Signed, Approved for Ratification and/or Entered into Force as of February 3, 2003 [This article includes a list of enforcement updates in Extradition Treaties.] Bruce Zagaris 19 4 2003-04-01 United States Extradition
Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties in Criminal Matters Signed, Approved for Ratification, and/or Entered into Force as of February 3, 2003 [This article includes a list of enforcement updates in Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties.] Bruce Zagaris 19 4 2003-04-01 United States Mutual Legal Assistance
ICTY Indicts KLA Members, Serb Leader, and Continue to Prepare for Closing The ICTY continues to have a lot of diverse activity even though it is struggling to find ways to wind down its work. On February 14, 2003, prosecutors at the International Criminal Tribunal for the... Bruce Zagaris 19 4 2003-04-01 World, Balkans Extradition, Human Rights, International Courts
Rwanda Tribunal Convicts Pastor and Physician Son of Genocide and Other Crimes On February 19, 2003, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda convicted Gérard Ntakirutimana, 45, a medical doctor practicing at the Mugonero Adventist hospital of genocide and of crimes... Bruce Zagaris 19 4 2003-04-01 Rwanda Human Rights, War Crimes, Genocide
FATF Issues Typologies Report, Withdraws Counter-Measures for Ukraine On February 14, 2003, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) took action on several matters. With respect to its initiative against non-cooperative countries, it removed Grenada from the list of non... Bruce Zagaris 19 4 2003-04-01 World, Ukraine Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Due Diligence, Terrorism
New Swiss Federal Banking Commission Money Laundering Ordinance The Swiss Federal Banking Commission (SFBC) has issued a money laundering Ordinance which contains more stringent due diligence requirements for banks, managers of funds and securities dealers... Paul Gully-Hart 19 4 2003-04-01 Switzerland Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Due Diligence
Canadian and Foreign FIUs Agree to Share Money Laundering Intelligence On February 5, 2003, the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) announced it had reached agreements with financial intelligence agencies in the United States, United... Bruce Zagaris 19 4 2003-04-01 Canada Money Laundering, Due Diligence, Terrorism, Economic Integration
Brazil Justice Ministry Will Create MLAT Commission The Ministry of Justice, through its National Office of Justice, intends to create, as soon as possible, a Coordination Commission to handle mutual assistance in criminal matter agreements (MLAT). In... Jorge Nemr 19 4 2003-04-01 Brazil Mutual Legal Assistance
European Arrest Warrant Practical problems inherent in the inter-state mechanism of delivering up offenders are almost as old as extradition itself. No one knows them better than law enforcement officers as well as public... Michael Plachta 19 4 2003-04-01 Europe Transfer of Prisoners, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance
Argentina Detains IMF Official and Former Peruvian Minister on Interpol Warrant On February 13, 2003, an Argentine federal court held a hearing and ordered the detention of Jorge Baca Compodónico, a former minister of finance in Peru, on an Interpol arrest warrant in connection... Bruce Zagaris 19 4 2003-04-01 Peru, Argentina Extradition, Transfer of Prisoners
British Government Starts Extradition Proceedings Against Chechen Leader On January 31, 2003, the British Government authorized extradition proceedings against Akhmed Zakayev, a Chechen separatist leader whose extradition the Russian Government has requested for mass... Bruce Zagaris 19 4 2003-04-01 United States, Russia Extradition, Transfer of Prisoners, War Crimes
European Council Adopts Decision on Counter-Terrorism Police and Judicial Cooperation On December 19, 2002, the European Council adopted a decision implementing specific measures for police and judicial cooperation to combat terrorism in accordance with Article 4 of the Council Common... Bruce Zagaris 19 4 2003-04-01 Europe Terrorism, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance
EU Brings Infringement Proceeding against U.S. Container Security Initiative On January 27, 2003, the European Union (EU) announced it would take action against four EU members for concluding agreements with the U.S. to prevent the use of cargo containers by terrorists due to... Bruce Zagaris 19 4 2003-04-01 United States, Europe Customs Enforcement, National Security, Trade Enforcement, European Union
EU Issues Green Paper on Procedural Safeguards in Criminal Proceedings On February 7, 2003, the European Commission announced the start of a new stage in consulting the public on procedural safeguards for suspects and defendants in criminal proceedings throughout the... Bruce Zagaris 19 4 2003-04-01 Europe European Union, Prisoner Rights
U.S. Court Grants Another John Doe IRS Summons On December 10, 2002, U.S. District Court Judge Timothy G. Hogan, District Court Southern District of Ohio, Western Division, granted an Internal Revenue Service ex parte petition to serve John Doe... Bruce Zagaris 19 4 2003-04-01 United States Taxation
ICC Elects Judges and Proceeds Towards March 11 Start During its Assembly of States Parties (ASP) meeting the International Criminal Court has continued preparations towards its inauguration on March 11 at its seat in the Hague with the election of key... Bruce Zagaris 19 4 2003-04-01 World, United States Immunity, Jurisdiction, International Courts