Articles

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EC Ministers Agree on Computer Software Protection Proposal to Foil Piracy On December 21, 1988, the EC Commission, the executive arm of the European Communities, drafted a proposal for the protection of computer software which adheres to the principles of the Berne... Clemens J.M. Kochinke 5 8 1989-08-01 Europe Computer Crimes
U.S. Shares Forfeited Proceeds in Panamanian Bank Plea On August 14, after the Panama-based Banco de Occidente agreed to pay a $5 million criminal fine as a result of its pleading guilty to money laundering charges, the U.S. Government announced that it... Bruce Zagaris 5 8 1989-08-01 United States Bank Secrecy
Legislative B/C Weapons Control Efforts in the United States Among a dozen proposals on improved export control enforcement pending on Capitol Hill, several bills in the House and the Senate would restrict the manufacture of chemical and biological weapons. Markus Bornheim 5 8 1989-08-01 United States Weapons of Mass Destruction
Costa Rican Parliament's Narcotics Commission Recommends Revision of Laws and Further Investigations At the end of July, a parliamentary commission in Costa Rica concluded its investigation into the nation's problems resulting from international narcotics trafficking.  It presented a report that... Clemens J.M. Kochinke 5 8 1989-08-01 Costa Rica Drugs & Trafficking
Book Review: Guide to Computer Law; Commerce Clearing House, Inc. Unlike much computer law literature, the CCH Guide to Computer Law devoted substantial space to international and criminal matters.  Both fields are covered so well that the Guide is also a valuable... Clemens J.M. Kochinke 5 8 1989-08-01 United States Computer Crimes
Justice Department Will Centralize Prosecution of Money Laundering The Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice is planning to establish a Financial Crimes Unit aimed specifically at money laundering and the illicit profits of drug traffickers. Bruce Zagaris 5 8 1989-08-01 United States Money Laundering
Government Obtains Bribe Money From Swiss Bank Accounts On July 24, 1989, the Department of Justice announced the recovery of more than $3.6 million from Swiss bank accounts of George C. Davis, a former Vice President of Frigitemp Corp., arising from... Bruce Zagaris 5 8 1989-08-01 United States Bribery
Court of Appeals Upholds Exemption of Letters Rogatory from Financial Privacy Act On August 8, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld the decision exempting from the Right to Financial Privacy Act (RFPA) letters rogatory, but modified the dismissal of... Bruce Zagaris 5 8 1989-08-01 United States Privacy
Senate Begins Consideration of U.N. Drug Convention On August 2, 1989, the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations held a short initial hearing on the proposed ratification of the United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and... Tracy A. Palmer and Constantine G. Papavizas 5 8 1989-08-01 United States Drug Enforcement
Drug Trafficking Report to the President On August 3, 1989, the United States Attorneys and the Attorney General of the United States delivered a report on drug trafficking to the President, outlining the corporate structure of drug... Bruce Zagaris 5 8 1989-08-01 United States Drug Enforcement
Violence in Colombia Promises Renewed Cooperation with the U.S. In the aftermath of the killings of Luis Carlos Galan on August 18 and a magistrate in Bogota who rejected appeals by lawyers for two members of the Medellin drug cartel, President Barco of Colombia... Bruce Zagaris 5 8 1989-08-01 Colombia Drugs & Trafficking
European Community National Finance Chairmen Disagree on Fiscal Harmonization But Begin Steps to Improved Mutual Assistance On June 22-23, the chairmen of the Finance Committees of the European Economic Community Member States' parliaments, except Greece and Ireland, met in Paris to discuss the prospects for fiscal... Bruce Zagaris 5 8 1989-08-01 Europe Mutual Legal Assistance
EC Prepares International Tax Enforcement Strategy Christine Scrivener, the European Tax Commissioner, has transmitted to the Community finance ministers a paper containing a strategy to minimize the risk of international tax avoidance and evasion. Bruce Zagaris 5 8 1989-08-01 Europe Tax Enforcement
U.S. and Dominican Republic Finally Sign a Tax Information Agreement On August 7, the United States and the Dominican Republic signed a tax information exchange agreement.  Under the Dominican Republic law the TIEA must be ratified before it takes effect. Bruce Zagaris 5 8 1989-08-01 Dominican Republic Tax Enforcement
Thornburgh Announces Initiative to Establish an Office of International Affairs On August 9, 1989, in a speech to the American Bar Association's House of Delegates, Attorney Richard Thornburgh announced that he will seek to establish a new Office of International Affairs at the... Bruce Zagaris 5 8 1989-08-01 United States Adjective Enforcement
ABA Annual Convention Hosts Program on Criminal Law issues in Doing Business Abroad On August 9, 1989, the Sections of International Law and Practice and the Section of Criminal Justice co-sponsored a program entitled "Criminal Law Issues in Doing Business Abroad" during the... Bruce Zagaris 5 8 1989-08-01 United States International Criminal and Comparative Law
Thornburgh Promises Better Enforcement of International Crimes Against the Environment On July 19, 1989, Attorney General Dick Thornburgh in a speech before the National Association of District Attorneys in Portland, Maine, announced new initiatives against international crimes agaisnt... Bruce Zagaris 5 8 1989-08-01 United States Environment
Central American Presidents Agree on Implementation on Accord and on Machinery to Prevent Further International Crimes On August 8, at Tela, Honduras, five Central American Presidents from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, signed an accord to implement the previous agreements on stopping the... Bruce Zagaris 5 8 1989-08-01 Central America International Organizations