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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
European Community Resuscitates Project to Criminalize Fraud against its Resources On November 15, the European Community, acting through the ministers of the Twelve in the framework of the Legal Council, decided to revive a project of the anti-fraud coordination unit (UCLAF) that... 7 11 1991-11-01 European Union, Europe European Union, Fraud
Cambridge Association Formed to Foster Co-operation Between Crime Experts Worldwide Last month's conference on economic crime at Cambridge was attended by 150 delegates from 50 countries. Here, we review some of the highlights and announce the launch of the Cambridge Association. 7 11 1991-11-01 United States International Cooperation, International Organizations, Organized Crime
Organization of American States and United Nations Resolutions in Support of the Democratic Government of Haiti Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, won its independence from France in 1804 by defeating the armies of Napoleon Bonaparte. Haiti occupies one-third of the island of Hispaniola with... Thomas David Jones 7 11 1991-11-01 Caribbean Human Rights
Canadian Proposes to Link Human Rights and Foreign Aid Raises Whole Tie of Enforcement of International Human Rights During the Commonwealth heads of government meeting in Harare, ZImbabwe, Canadian Prime Minsiter Brian Mulroney proposed that foreign assistance be directly tied to the human rights record of the... 7 11 1991-11-01 Canada, Zimbabwe Human Rights, International Cooperation
International Environmental Law Conference Sees New Enforcement Regimes One of the clear themes emerging out of a two-day conference of the American Bar National Instiute on international environmental law is that enforcement mechanisms in international environmental law... 7 11 1991-11-01 United States, World Environment, International Cooperation, International Law
Mexican Government Will Buttress Environmental Enforcement On October 28, Mexico's Secretary of Urban Development and Ecology (SEDUE) Patricio Chirinosannounced a three-year program of more than $460 million to protect the environment along Mexico's border.... 7 11 1991-11-01 Mexico, United States Environment
Foreign-Owned Vessels Detained in Liberian Waters In a series of incidents in Liberian waters, vessels have been seized. 7 11 1991-11-01 Liberia, Spain Piracy
Financial Action Task Force Report Provides Additional Momentum The most recent report of the Financial Action Task Force indicates that the organization is quickly becoming the most important intergovernmental organization for money laundering enforcement. The... Bruce Zagaris 7 11 1991-11-01 United States Bank Secrecy, FATF, Money Laundering
Fisheries Enforcement Cooperation between Namibia and Angola Friction has arised between Namibia and Spain over illegal fishing in Namibian waters. On June 25, 1991, two Spanish fishing vessels were detected fishing illegally in Namibian waters during a... 7 11 1991-11-01 Angola, Namibia, Spain Environment, Trade Enforcement, Wildlife
German Cabinet Approves Drug-Related Laundering and Forfeiture The German Cabinet has sanctioned a draft law anti-narcotics trafficking law. The new law will criminalize money laundering and enable the courts to, as part of their sentence, fine violators an... 7 11 1991-11-01 Germany Asset Forfeiture, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Money Laundering
27 European Governments Agree on Enforcement Action to Curb and Penalize Illegal Migration On October 31, at the conclusion of a two-day meeting in Berlin, the ministers of interior and justice of twenty-seven governments, including all twelve European Community countries, Switzerland,... 7 11 1991-11-01 Europe Immigration, International Cooperation, International Organizations
New Zealand's Serious Fraud Office Investigates Alleged Fraud and Laundering in South Pacific 'Banks' In an effort to warn the public and slow down activities of alleged fraud and laundering, the Serious Fraud Office of New Zealand has publicly announced its investigations of laundering proceeds from... 7 11 1991-11-01 Nauru, New Zealand, Tonga, Vanuatu Fraud, Money Laundering
U.K. Plans to Restrict Asylum Law Following a worldwide trend, the United Kingdom Government has announced controversial plans to amend its asylum law and restrict the ability to obtain asylum. One of the means by which it will... 7 11 1991-11-01 United Kingdom Asylum, Immigration
Canadian Court Sanctions Compliance with U.S. Tax Information Request for a Grand Jury Proceeding On July 4, 1991, the Canadian Federal Court issued an opinion, granting a request for tax information to the United States purusant to the income tax treaty and to a grand jury proceeding in the... 7 11 1991-11-01 Canada, United States International Organizations, Tax Enforcement, Treaties
French Government Expands Penalization of Violators of Its Immigration Laws On November 13, the French Government approved took measures to strengthen criminal and administrative penalties against airlines and other transport carriers that bring illegal immigrants into... 7 11 1991-11-01 France Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Immigration
South Korea Imposes Largest Tax Penalty Ever Against Hyundai and its Founding Family On November 1, the Office of National Tax Administration announced that Hyundai, Mr. Chung Ju Yung, the Hyundai Group founder, and eight members of his family must pay taxes and penalties of won... 7 11 1991-11-01 South Korea Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Fraud, Tax Enforcement
Swiss Court Attaches Conditions to Extradition to Italy Drug traffic is an international business. The organizations involved are internationally organized and operating. Thus, investigations have to be international as well. Therefore, criminal... Gerald Deck 7 11 1991-11-01 Italy, Switzerland Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
Turkish Government Seizes Bulgarian Arms On October 23, the Turkish authorities in the Bosporus seized 2,000 crates of weapons and four tons of chemicals on board the Cape Maleas, a Greek Cypriot ship. The ship was traveling from the... 7 11 1991-11-01 Bulgaria, Turkey Arms Trafficking, Drugs & Trafficking
German Parliament Enacts Implementing Statute on the Convention of the Transfer of Sentenced Persons The member states of the Council of Europe and other states ratified on March 21, 1983 the Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons (Convention), which entered into force on July 1, 1985. The... Gerald Deck 7 11 1991-11-01 Germany Adjective Enforcement, Prisoner Rights
New Swiss Central Agency Leads International Drug and Arms Investigations with "Benjamin" "Benjamin" is the name of a Swiss police operation with many branches throughout Europe. Starting in early 1991, the operation recently produced first results which the Swiss Attorney General, Willy... Andreas Schmidt 7 11 1991-11-01 Europe, Switzerland Organized Crime, Theft