Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Arrests 140 in National Law Enforcement against Unlicensed Money Transmitters On May 23, 2005, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested 140 persons in a nationwide raid of unlicensed money transmittal businesses and underground "hawalas," seizing more... Bruce Zagaris 21 7 2005-07-01 United States Money Laundering, Customs Enforcement, Terrorism
Swiss FIU Evaluates Self-Regulating Organizations in Annual Report On March 31, 2005, the Swiss Money Laundering Control Authority (MLCA) published its annual report, discussing its activities during the last year. The report evaluates the work of the self-... Bruce Zagaris 21 7 2005-07-01 Europe, Switzerland Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, European Union
Florida County Jail Surrenders to USVI Detained Persons Fighting Extradition Without Hearing On May 7, 2005, four days before two persons were scheduled to appear in Hernando County Circuit Court in Florida, Virgin Islands Justice Department officials removed them from the jail without a... Bruce Zagaris 21 7 2005-07-01 United States, Virgin Islands Extradition, Jurisdiction, Transfer of Prisoners, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. Denies Venezuelan Provisional Arrest Request for Alleged Terrorist On May 27, 2005, the U.S. government denied the provisional arrest request of the Venezuelan government for the arrest of its citizen Luis Posada Carriles. On May 3, 2005, the Venezuela Supreme... Bruce Zagaris 21 7 2005-07-01 United States, Venezuela, Cuba Extradition, Terrorism, Transfer of Prisoners
Ibero-American Network Will Strengthen International Enforcement Cooperation, Especially Against Corruption During June 2004, at the 14th Conference of Ibero-American Ministers of Justice in Fortaleza, Brazil, recommended adaptation of penal law to combat transnational crime and greater agility in... Bruce Zagaris 21 7 2005-07-01 United States, Latin America and South America, Brazil Money Laundering, Corruption, International Organizations, United Nations, Mutual Legal Assistance
Brazil and Argentina Sign TIEA During Meeting of CIAT On April 22, 2005, Brazil and Argentina signed an agreement on tax information exchange during the 39th General Assembly of the Inter-American Center for Tax Administrations (CIAT) in Buenos Aires.... Bruce Zagaris 21 7 2005-07-01 Brazil, Argentina Intelligence, Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance, Economic Integration
European Parliament Approves 3rd Anti-Laundering Directive On May 26, 2005, the European Parliament approved the proposed Third Directive on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing. The... Bruce Zagaris 21 7 2005-07-01 Europe Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, European Union, Economic Integration
U.S. Detention Practices Become Major Foreign Policy Issue In May 2005, U.S. detention practices became a major foreign policy issue as information about its abusive detention practices, albeit denied as false, triggered riots and loss of life in several... Bruce Zagaris 21 7 2005-07-01 United States Human Rights, Law of War, National Security, Terrorism, Prisoner Rights
U.S. Supreme Court Deny Appeal on Wire Fraud Law for Currency Exchange Activities Concerning Evading Canadian Cigarette Excise Taxes and Vacate Decision against EC in RICO Cigarette Smuggling Case On May 2, 2005, the United States Supreme Court has given another victory to the Canadian government trying to enforce its excise taxes on spirits and cigarettes when it denied a certiorari... Bruce Zagaris 21 7 2005-07-01 Canada, United States, Europe Money Laundering, Customs Enforcement, Jurisdiction, Taxation, Trade Enforcement, European Union