Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
EU Justice and Home Affairs Council Meets On November 6, 2003, the European Union Justice and Home Affairs Council held its 2538th Council meeting in Brussels. Some of the highlights are set forth in this article. The Council reached... Bruce Zagaris 20 1 2004-01-01 Europe National Security, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking, Economic Integration
Interpol General Assembly Adopts Communications Security Charter and Other New Tools During September 29-October 2, 2003, Interpol?s annual General Assembly met with the adoption of a number of important resolutions that will improve the efficiency and cooperation among the... Bruce Zagaris 20 1 2004-01-01 World, France International Organizations
US 2003 Money Laundering Strategy Report Emphasizes International Aspects In November 2003, the U.S. Departments of Treasury and Justice issued the 2003 Money Laundering Strategy Report. Goal 1 was to safeguard the international financing system from money laundering and... Bruce Zagaris 20 1 2004-01-01 United States Money Laundering, Terrorism
GAO Reviews U.S. National Money Laundering Strategy Reports In September 2003, the United States General Accounting Office reviewed the U.S. annual money laundering strategy reports and made several recommendations for their improvement. In enacting the... Bruce Zagaris 20 1 2004-01-01 United States Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Terrorism
U.S. and Aruba Conclude Tax Information Exchange Agreement On November 21, 2003, the United States and Aruba signed a tax information exchange agreement, the ninth such agreement the U.S. has put in place with low-tax offshore jurisdictions in the past two... Bruce Zagaris 20 1 2004-01-01 United States, Aruba Taxation, Economic Integration
G-20 Calls for Sharing Bank Data for Combating Tax Evasion On October 27, 2003, after two days of closed door meetings, central bankers and finance ministers from the G-20 group of industrialized and developing countries made a strong call for sharing of... Bruce Zagaris 20 1 2004-01-01 United States, Europe Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Taxation, Economic Integration
Privy Council Declares Trinidad & Tobago Mandatory Death Penalty Illegal On November 20, 2003, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council of the House of Lords, by a majority decision, held the mandatory death penalty imposed on persons convicted of murder in Trinidad... Bruce Zagaris 20 1 2004-01-01 Trinidad & Tobago, United Kingdom Human Rights, Capital Punishment
U.S. Defense Department Reviews Guant?namo Tribunal Rules as U.S. Frees 5 Pakistanis On November 25, 2003, the U.S. Department of Defense announced it was undertaking a thorough review of the rules governing military tribunals for accused al Qaeda fighters at the Guant?namo Bay... Bruce Zagaris 20 1 2004-01-01 United States, Afghanistan, Pakistan Human Rights, Law of War, Terrorism
Canada Protests Deportation of Canadian Citizen to Syria On November 5, 2003, Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien protested the U.S. detention and deportation of Maher Arar, a Canadian citizen, who on September 26, 2002, was detained in New York, where... Bruce Zagaris 20 1 2004-01-01 Canada, United States, Syria Extradition, Human Rights
U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Case on Detention of Foreign Nationals at Guant?namo On November 10, 2003, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of whether foreign nationals held by the United States Government at its military base in Guant?namo Bay base in Cuba... Bruce Zagaris 20 1 2004-01-01 United States, Afghanistan Human Rights, Law of War, Terrorism
English Court Denies Russian Extradition Request for Chechen Official On November 13, 2003, an English court denied a request by the Russian Government to extradite Akhmed Zakayev, the Chechen leader the Russian Government has sought to extradite on charges including... Bruce Zagaris 20 1 2004-01-01 United Kingdom, Russia Extradition, Human Rights
German Federal Constitutional Court Approves Extradition of Yemeni Citizen On November 5, 2003, the German Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe rejected the constitutional complaint of a Yemeni citizen who challenged his extradition to the United States of America for... Eva Wagner 20 1 2004-01-01 United States, Germany Extradition, Terrorism
Mexico Extradites Suspects to the U.S., Including One Person Wanted for Murder On October 15, 2003, Mexico extradited three persons to the United States, including one man whose extradition was requested for murder in New Mexico and two men wanted for drug charges in Texas.... Bruce Zagaris 20 1 2004-01-01 United States, Mexico Extradition, Human Rights, Capital Punishment
Nigeria Criticizes U.S. Proposed Reward for Taylor as Encourage Violation of Nigerian Sovereignty On November 8, 2003, Nigerian presidential spokeswoman Oluremi Oyo expressed concern about news of a proposed U.S. offer setting a $2 million reward ?for an indictee of the Special Court for Sierra... Bruce Zagaris 20 1 2004-01-01 United States, Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone Extradition, Immunity, War Crimes
APEC Approves Counter-Terrorism and Anti-Corruption Enforcement Cooperation Measures On October 21, 2003, during the 11th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders? Meeting in Bangkok, the delegates adopted a series of counter-terrorism and other enforcement (e.g.,... Bruce Zagaris 20 1 2004-01-01 World, Asia Corruption, Cybercrime, Terrorism, Economic Integration
International Bar Association Releases Principles on Counter-Terrorism Enforcement On October 10, 2003, at a press conference in Washington, D.C. the International Bar Association?s Task Force on International Terrorism announced a set of universal standards for governing... Bruce Zagaris 20 1 2004-01-01 United States, Afghanistan Human Rights, Law of War, Terrorism
Switzerland Grants Legal Assistance to Peruvian Authorities On September 8, 2003, a Swiss Federal Court in Lausanne decided that there is sufficient connection between the allegations of corruption against the former President of Peru, Alberto Fujimori, and... Eva Wagner 20 1 2004-01-01 Peru, Switzerland Mutual Legal Assistance
Council of Europe Civil Law Convention on Corruption Takes Effect On November 1, 2003,the Council of Europe Civil Law Convention on Corruption went into effect. The Convention constitutes the first try to define common international rules in the field of civil law... Bruce Zagaris 20 1 2004-01-01 Europe Corruption, International Organizations, European Union
UN General Assembly Approves UN Convention against Corruption On October 31, 2003, the United Nations General Assembly approved the UN Convention against Corruption, the first internationally negotiated treaty against corruption, which includes some unique... Bruce Zagaris 20 1 2004-01-01 World Corruption, United Nations