Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Greece Enacts Law to Lift Bank Secrecy on Requests for Cooperation in Criminal Investigations On October 5, 1989, the Greek Parliament enacted legislation to permit the lifting of bank secrecy during a criminal investigation and the amendment of a nineteen-year law on bank secrecy.   Bruce Zagaris 5 10 1989-10-01 Greece Bank Secrecy
Book Review: The Underworld of Finance by Paolo Bernasconi In German, the author discusses the impact of organized crime on the financial services industry and the economy and proposes in detail numerous remedies in the form of domestic legislation and... Clemens J.M. Kochinke 5 10 1989-10-01 World White Collar Crime
European Experts Progress Toward a Convention on Search, Seizure and Confiscation of Crime Proceeds As the community of nations begins to ratify and take steps toward the implementation of the 1988 United Nations Convention against Illicit Drug Traffic in Narcotic Drug and Psychotropic Substances,... Bruce Zagaris 5 10 1989-10-01 Europe Bank Secrecy
Swiss Bank Secrecy: Recent Developments in International Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Each time that a Swiss lawyer attempts to explain Swiss bank secrecy to a client, bank, or authority, he is obliged to begin all over again.   Paolo Bernasconi 5 10 1989-10-01 Switzerland Bank Secrecy
Anti-Money Laundering Agreement Signed in Liechtenstein In early October 1989, the Principality of Liechtenstein Government and the three banks domiciled in Liechtenstein signed a duty of care agreement against money laundering that will become effective... Clemens J.M. Kochinke 5 10 1989-10-01 Liechtenstein Money Laundering
U.S.-Dominican Republic Tax Information Exchange Agreement in Effect According to Caribbean Business, a business weekly out of San Juan, Puerto Rico on September 20, 1989, the Tax Information Exchange Agreement between the Dominican Republic and the United States took... Bruce Zagaris 5 10 1989-10-01 Dominican Republic Taxation
U.S.-Dominican Republic Tax Information Exchange Agreement in Effect According to Caribbean Business, a business weekly out of San Juan, Puerto Rico on September 20, 1989, the Tax Information Exchange Agreement between the Dominican Republic and the United States took... Bruce Zagaris 5 10 1989-10-01 Dominican Republic Taxation
European Report Urges Legislation on Computer-Related Crime On September 13, 1989, the European Committee of Ministers at its meeting of Deputies, adopted a Report containing a minimum and optional list of legislative action that national legislatures are to... Bruce Zagaris 5 10 1989-10-01 Europe Computer Crimes
Swiss Judicial Assistance Proceedings Continue After Marcos' Death After having overcome several procedural hurdles, fears that the Swiss Marcos judicial assistance proceedings could be delayed or terminated by Ferdinand Marcos’ death on September 27, 1989, seem... Manfred Stolz 5 10 1989-10-01 Switzerland Adjective Enforcement
International Bar Association Holds Program on Mutual Assistance The Business Crime Committee (Committee W) of the International Association held on October 3 a program on “mutual assistance.”  Four panels addressed the subjects of securities markets, extradition... Bruce Zagaris 5 10 1989-10-01 World Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. Justice Sanctions Kidnapping of Fugitives On October 13, the media reported that the U.S. Department of Justice on June 21 of this year advised the Federal Bureau of Investigation it may legally seize U.S. fugitives in foreign countries. Bruce Zagaris 5 10 1989-10-01 United States Kidnaping
U.S. Senate Ratifies Six Mutual Legal Assistance Agreements On October 24, the U.S. Senate finally voted to ratify Mutual Legal Assistance treaties the U.S. has concluded with Mexico, Thailand, the Cayman Islands, Canada, the Bahamas, and Belgium.   Bruce Zagaris 5 10 1989-10-01 United States Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. State Department Issues Rules to Deny U.S. Passports to Convicted Drug Traffickers The Department of State has issued final regulations setting forth conditions governing the issuance, denial, and revocation of U.S. passports for convicted drug traffickers who used a U.S. passport... Bruce Zagaris 5 10 1989-10-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking
Nicaragua v. Honduras After the Tela Agreement Directly following the conclusion of Military and Paramilitary Activities in and Against Nicaragua (Nicaragua v. United States) in 1986, the Nicaraguan Government filed suits against both Costa Rica... Scott N. Carlson 5 10 1989-10-01 Central America Jurisdiction
Swis Court Clarifies Human Rights Convention Can Void Municipal Appeals Procedures The European Human Rights Convention is gaining in significance as a defense tool in international judicial assistance cases. Clemens J.M. Kochinke 5 10 1989-10-01 Switzerland Human Rights
Justice Issues Notice for Comments on Potential Guidelines on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act On September 26, the United States Department of Justice issued a notice for interested persons to submit their views concerning the extent to which compliance with 15 U.S.C. 78dd-1 and 78dd-2 should... Bruce Zagaris 5 10 1989-10-01 United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Laws on West German Export Controls Being Revised to Cover War Weapons The reliability of West German export control enforcement and as a partner in the multilateral export control network CoCom has ben questioned by recent scandals such as the Rabta chemical factory in... Bettina Rost Hebbell 5 10 1989-10-01 Germany Export Enforcement