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Greek Appellate Court Orders Extradition of Palestinian to the U.S. On October 10, 1988, a Greek judicial council ordered the extradition to the United States of Mohammed Rashid, 39, a Palestinian accused of planting a bomb that killed one person and injured fifteen... Bruce Zagaris 4 10 1988-10-01 United States Extradition
MLATs Clear The Senate Foreign Relations Committee, But The Session Expires Without Their Ratification On September 27, 1985, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee reported out six Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties (hereinafter MLATs) between the United States and six other nations.  The treaties with... Steve Smith 4 10 1988-10-01 United States Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. 4th Circuit Issues Decision Favorable to Salvadoran Asylum On September 29, 1988, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit handed down a decision in the case of M.A. A26 85 1062 v. U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service that significantly... Bruce Zagaris 4 10 1988-10-01 El Salvador Immigration
Indictment of Marcos Raises Extraterritorial Jurisdiction and Other International Criminal Law Issues On October 21, 1988, a federal grand jury in Manhattan indicted former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos and his wife, Imelda, on offenses ranging from racketeering, conspiracy and fraud, to... Bruce Zagaris 4 10 1988-10-01 United States Jurisdiction
Panamanian Transactions Regulations Become Final On August 17, 1988, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury Department, promulgated its final Panamanian transactions regulations.  They derive from the issuance on April 8, 1988, by President... Bruce Zagaris 4 10 1988-10-01 Panama Bank Secrecy
U.N. Implementation of Role of Lawyers in Criminal Defense The United Nations Comittee on Crime Prevention and Control, at its Tenth session in Vienna on August 22-31, considered ways to implement the conclusions and recommendations of the Seventh United... Bruce Zagaris 4 10 1988-10-01 World Human Rights
IRS Pilot Project on Electronic Money Transfers According to a media report, the Internal Revenue Service has initiated a pilot project to investigate the use of electronic money transfers by drug dealers.  The project involves the subpoenaing of... Bruce Zagaris 4 10 1988-10-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking
International Law Group Promulgates International Convention on the Protection of the rights of Defense A similar effort to provide for minimum standards of protection for defendants is contained in a document entitled "International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of Defense" that the Bar... Bruce Zagaris 4 10 1988-10-01 World Human Rights
Treasury Final Rule on Administrative Rulings to Bank Secrecy Act On September 6, 1988, the U.S. Department of Treasury issued a final rule on administrative rulings under the Bank Secrecy Act.  The final rule redesignates five administrative rulings in "... Bruce Zagaris 4 10 1988-10-01 United States Bank Secrecy
Genocide Convention Implementation Bill Passed By Senate On October 14, 1988 the Senate passed the Genocide Convention implementation act of 1987 (the Proxmire Act) by voice vote.  The bill will now go to President Reagan for signature. Jay A. Rosenthal, Esq. 4 10 1988-10-01 United States Genocide
Anti-Drug Abuse Act Enhances Anti-Money Laundering Provisions On the eve of adjournment, October 21, 1988, Congress reached agreement and passed a compromise version of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, also commonly known as the Omnibus Drug Bill II.  Subtitle... Bruce Zagaris 4 10 1988-10-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking
Customs and Aruba Prime Minister Praise Strong Enforcement Enforcement of anti-drug, money-laundering, and export control provisions are maintaining a significant place in U.S. Customs' activities.  Customs Commissioner William von Raab is stressing these... Clemens J.M. Kochinke 4 10 1988-10-01 Aruba Law Enforcement
Book Review: International Copyright Law and Practice by Melville B. Nimmer and Paul Edward Geller It is domestic copyright law that is all important in the final analysis, and that is why this new book is timely and extremely useful.  The copyright practitioner must understand the foreign... Jay A. Rosenthal, Esq. 4 10 1988-10-01 United States Copyright
U.S. Government Indicts Bank Companies in BCCI Case On October 11, 1988, the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida, and a host of U.S. agencies, announced the indictments of thirty-four defendants, including an international financial... Bruce Zagaris 4 10 1988-10-01 United States Drug Enforcement
Inte-American Drug Abuse Commission Proposes to Expand Membership Members of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Commission (CICAD) are currently considering Chile's proposal to enlarge CICAD to twenty-one members, in order to strenghten its effectiveness.  The proposal... Bruce Zagaris 4 10 1988-10-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking
Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 Passes On October 21, 1988, Congress passed a compromise version of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, also commonly known as the Omnibus Drug Bill II.  A review of the money-laundering provisions, especially... Bruce Zagaris 4 10 1988-10-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking
Senate Ratifies U.S-Bermuda Treaty In the waning hours of the 100th Session of Congress, the Senate ratified the U.S.-Bermuda income tax treaty. Bruce Zagaris 4 10 1988-10-01 Bermuda Taxation
Taxpayers Association International Formed On September 30, representatives from ten developed countries announced the formation of a new international taxpayers alliance designed to work toward reducing national tax rates, and stimulating... Bruce Zagaris 4 10 1988-10-01 United States Taxation
Canadian Court Orders McVey Extradition In a decision handed down on August 5, 1988, the Supreme Court of British Columbia has ordered Charles Julius McVey, also known as Carlos Williams, to be extradited to the United States. Stephen D. McCreary 4 10 1988-10-01 Canada Extradition
Bahamas Government Criticizes Inability of U.S. Government to Ratify the U.S.-Bahamas MLAT The Bahamas Attorney General P.L. Adderly released a press statement on August 18, the first anniversay of the signing of the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty, between the Governments of the U.S. and... Bruce Zagaris 4 10 1988-10-01 Bahamas Adjective Enforcement

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