Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Detention Policies in Iraq and Afghanistan Continue to Spark Controversy During the end of October 2004, the media ran stories on new legal opinions and practices in the Bush Administration that some non-Iraqi prisoners captured by U.S. forces in Iraq are not entitled to... Bruce Zagaris 20 12 2004-12-01 United States, Middle East, Iraq, Afghanistan Human Rights, International Organizations, Prisoner Rights
British Judge Rules Three Bankers Are Extraditable in U.S. Enron Case On October 15, 2004, British Judge Nicholas Evans ruled that three British bankers can be extradited to the U.S. to stand trial in charges of wire fraud related to off-balance-sheet transactions with... Bruce Zagaris 20 12 2004-12-01 United States, United Kingdom Extradition, Fraud
FATF Agrees to Measure Against Cross-Border Cash Movements and Withdraws Counter-Measures Against Myanmar and Nauru On October 20-22, 2004, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) at its meeting in Paris added Special Recommendation IX on Cash Couriers, withdrew counter-measures against Myanmar and Nauru, and... Bruce Zagaris 20 12 2004-12-01 Myanmar Money Laundering, Due Diligence, International Organizations
Federal Reserve Agree on Compliance Directives with ABN Amro and Union Bank of California On July 26, 2004 and October 19, 2004, the Federal Reserve Board announced the execution of a Written Agreement by and between ABN Amro Bank, N.V., Amsterdam and the Union Bank of California,... Bruce Zagaris 20 12 2004-12-01 United States, Europe, Netherlands Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
Basel Committee Issues Guidance on Consolidated KYC Risk Management On October 7, 2004, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) issued guidance on Consolidated Know Your Customer (KYC) Risk Management. The paper is designed to help set standards and... Bruce Zagaris 20 12 2004-12-01 World Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Due Diligence
US OCDETF Conducts Successful Strikes Against Mexico Drug Trafficking Organization On October 19, 2004, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), U.S. Department of Justice, announced successful results of Operation Money Clip, a multi-jurisdictional, Special Operations Division... Bruce Zagaris 20 12 2004-12-01 United States, Mexico International Organizations, Drugs & Trafficking
Human Rights Aspects of the Extradition Practice Between Poland and Belarus In recent years, Poland has received a growing number of extradition requests from the former Soviet states, particularly Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Azerbajdzan, and Ukraine. The persons... Michael Plachta 20 12 2004-12-01 Poland, Belarus Extradition, Human Rights
Peru Requests Extradition of Peruvian Former President on Corruption Charges On October 15, 2004, according to officials at the Peruvian Embassy in Japan, the Peruvian Government presented a new request to the Japanese Government for the extradition of former president... Bruce Zagaris 20 12 2004-12-01 Peru, Japan Corruption, Extradition, Human Rights, Murder
U.S. Starts Anti-Counterfeiting Initiative On October 4, 2004, the U.S. government announced the Strategy Targeting Organized Piracy (STOP!), a new interagency initiative to combat global trade in pirated and counterfeit goods. The initiative... Bruce Zagaris 20 12 2004-12-01 United States Counterfeiting, Intellectual Property
Commission on Human Rights Reports and Recommends Legal Transformations to Deal with Continuing Problems in Afghanistan On September 1, 2004, Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni, an independent expert of the U.N. Commission on Human Rights, submitted a report on the security, criminal justice, and international human... Bruce Zagaris 20 12 2004-12-01 Middle East, Afghanistan Human Rights, International Organizations, United Nations
US Pursuing New Human Trafficking Mandates The US recently has pursued a number of anti-human trafficking mandates. In addition to programs that encourage countries to address their human trafficking problems (i.e., the improved Trafficking... Lindsay Nordell 20 12 2004-12-01 United States, Asia, Venezuela Human Rights, Human Trafficking
EU JHA Reports on Exchange of Information and Asylum/Immigration On October 1, 2004, the European Union Ministers of Justice and Home Affairs (JHA Council) held an informal meeting in Scheveningen to prepare the multi-annual program for the areas of freedom,... Bruce Zagaris 20 12 2004-12-01 Europe Human Rights, European Union
Swiss and U.S. Participate in International Enforcement Action against Online Pornography On September 21, 2004, a press release by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that Swiss authorities had arrested ten suspects in an operation targeting online child... Bruce Zagaris 20 12 2004-12-01 Switzerland Money Laundering, Human Trafficking, Sex Crimes
U.S. Agrees to Share Census Data with Mexico for Tax Enforcement Reasons On September 11, 2004, several Congressional Democrats raised concerns about the decision by the Bush Administration to share data collected by the Census Bureau on U.S. exports to Mexico in order... Bruce Zagaris 20 12 2004-12-01 United States, Mexico Taxation