Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Spain Freezes Four Benazir Bhutto Bank Accounts, Launches Money Laundering Investigation Following a mutual legal assistance request by Pakistan’s National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Spanish law enforcement authorities froze four bank accounts, two offshore companies in Spain, and a... Bruce Zagaris 22 6 2006-06-01 Switzerland, Spain, Pakistan Money Laundering, Corruption, Bank Secrecy
U.S. FIU Warns Financial Institutions of Belarusian Money Laundering On April 10, 2006, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advisory to U.S. financial institutions on Belarus. The advisory urges institutions to guard against money laundering... Bruce Zagaris 22 6 2006-06-01 United States, Europe, Belarus Money Laundering, Corruption, Terrorism, European Union, Arms Trafficking
Senate Banking Committee Leaders Warn of Federal Override for Shell Companies On April 4, 2006, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala.) and ranking Democrat Paul Sarbanes (Md.) expressed strong concern about the use of state-chartered shell companies to... Bruce Zagaris 22 6 2006-06-01 United States Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, National Security, Terrorism
Canada’s Scotiabank Stops U.S. Dollar Transaction Services to Cuba On April 4, 2006, Canadian financial institution Scotiabank announced via its Jamaican branch that it will no longer provide monetary transaction services in U.S. dollars to Cuba, stirring public... Bruce Zagaris 22 6 2006-06-01 Canada, United States, Mexico, Cuba Economic Sanctions, Jurisdiction, Sanctions
Argentina Regional Summit on Counterterrorism Financial Enforcement Creates New Working Group On March 10, 2006, at the conclusion of a regional summit of counterterrorism financial enforcement, the Central Bank of Argentina announced the creation of a working group to promote hemispheric... Bruce Zagaris 22 6 2006-06-01 United States, Mexico, Latin America and South America, Argentina Money Laundering, International Organizations, Terrorism, Mutual Legal Assistance, Asset Forfeiture
Cali Cartel Capo Pleads Guilty, Agrees to Testify against Father and Uncle On April 11, 2006, U.S. District Court Judge Federico Moreno accepted a plea from William Rodriguez-Abadia, son of the founder of the Cali Cartel, and sentenced him to 262 months in prison for his... Bruce Zagaris 22 6 2006-06-01 United States, Colombia Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking, Asset Forfeiture, Bribery
Uruguay To Extradite Three Military Officials to Chile On March 23, 2006, the Uruguayan Supreme Court authorized the extradition of three military officials to Chile in a historical step. The officials are believed to have been involved in the... Bruce Zagaris 22 6 2006-06-01 Chile, Uruguay Extradition, Human Rights, Murder
Mexico Punishes U.S. Hotel for Expelling Cuban Officials to Comply with U.S. Embargo On March 24, 2006, the Mexican government announced that it would fine Hoteles Sheraton SA 1,216,750 pesos (US $111,186.52) for violating Mexican law when it expelled a group of Cuban officials. The... Bruce Zagaris 22 6 2006-06-01 United States, Mexico, Cuba Economic Sanctions
Switzerland Revises International Administrative Assistance Guidelines for Securities Enforcement Investigations On February 1, 2006, revisions to article 38 of the Federal Act on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading ("SESTA") entered into force. This statute, which deals with international administrative... Benjamin Borsodi 22 6 2006-06-01 Switzerland Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Mutual Legal Assistance, Securities Law
High Level Conference on the Future of Europol At the January 2006 Justice and Home Affairs Informal Ministerial Meeting the Austrian Presidency proposed a discussion on the further development of Europol. The High Level Conference on the Future... Bruce Zagaris 22 6 2006-06-01 Europe European Union
EU-U.S. Hold Informal High Level Meeting on Freedom, Security and Justice On March 2-3, 2006, the European Union and the United States met in Vienna and considered a number of important subjects on international enforcement cooperation. The EU Presidency explained the... Bruce Zagaris 22 6 2006-06-01 Europe European Union