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Panama Ratifies MLAT as Prospects for International Criminal Assistance Between the U.S. and Panama Brighten On July 15, the Panamanian Legislative Assembly, meeting in special sessions, overwhelmingly approved without any modification the proposed Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty signed on April 11, 1991... Bruce Zagaris 7 7 1991-07-01 Panama, United States Extradition, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Mutual Legal Assistance
Inter-American Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Progresses On June 7, 1991, the General Assembly of the Organization of American States recommended that the Draft American Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters be forwarded to the governments of... 7 7 1991-07-01 World Mutual Legal Assistance
Argentina Refuses to Extradite Prominent Argentines to Spain on Money Laundering Charges On July 5, the Argentine Ministry of Justice, based on the principle of territoriality, refused to extradite persons requested by Spain in drug-related money laundering charges.  At the same time,... Bruce Zagaris 7 7 1991-07-01 Argentina, Spain Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
Paraguay Asks The U.S. to Extradite an Ex-Ambassador The Paraguayan Government has requested that the United States extradite Uruguayan citizen Gustavo Gramont Bereres, the ex-Ambassador of dictator Alfredo Stroessner in Geneva. Mr. Gramont is accused... 7 7 1991-07-01 Paraguay, United States, Uruguay Extradition
Updating of the French Money Laundering Regulations In the context of the work of international organizations, and the European Institutions, the French anti-money laundering regulatory regime whose purpose is to fight narcotics traffickerse and cut... Laurent Segal 7 7 1991-07-01 France Money Laundering
Privy Council Affirms Jamaica Extradition Order under U.S. Treaty On June 18, 1990, in a five to zero unanimous decision (Lord Templeman), the Lords of the Juridical Committee of the Privy Council dismissed the appeal of an extradition order for Junious C. Morgan.... Bruce Zagaris 7 7 1991-07-01 Jamaica, United States Extradition, Treaties
Italy Adopts Law Emulating Swiss Abolition of Formula B Deposits Italy has implemented a new law on its effort to stop crime syndicates from laundering money. Under the law all cash movements of more than 20 million Lira ($18,000) must be made through recognized... 7 7 1991-07-01 Italy, Switzerland Money Laundering
EC Considers Strengthening Further Police Cooperation With the efforts to complete the Single European Market, reports are that the German Government is beginning to support a strengthened police cooperation within the European Community. In particular... Bruce Zagaris 7 7 1991-07-01 Europe, Germany EU Justice and Home Affairs Council, European Commission, European Union, Europol
European Laundering Convention Progresses On July 5, 1991, France signed the European Laundering Convention, brining the number of signatory States to thirteen. On November 8, Finland, ireland, and Switzerland also declared that they  would... 7 7 1991-07-01 Europe, France Money Laundering
Interpol Rethinking Global Strategy Recent political developments have strengthened Interpol and encouraged it to rethink its global strategy and assert itself in the establishment of a stronger international criminal cooperation... Bruce Zagaris 7 7 1991-07-01 World INTERPOL
Implications of BCCI Problems As the investigations into the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) continue, several policy issues concerning international criminal assistance are raised...(more)... 7 7 1991-07-01 Europe, World Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision, Money Laundering
Recommendations and Conclusions of U.N. Ad Hoc Expert Group on Strategies to Combat Transnational Crime On May 27-31, 1991, in Smolenice, Czechoslovakia, approximately 15 to 20 ad hoc experts met to consider strategies to combat transnational crime. The following are the conclusions and recommendations... 7 7 1991-07-01 World International Cooperation, International Courts, International Crimes, United Nations
Bolivia Announces Offer to Drug Traffickers On July 17, the Bolivian Government annoucned an offer for drug traffickers.  The offer allows them to: surrender in the next 120 days; to admit guilt and identify their accomplices; surrender assets... 7 7 1991-07-01 Bolivia, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking
Bolivian General Accuses US DEA Agents of Foul Play According to media reports, Bolivian general Jorge Moreira, the commander in chief of the Bolivian Armed Forces, has declared that he has requested the identification and expulsion of the Drug... 7 7 1991-07-01 Bolivia Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
Caribbean Heads of Government Agree to Establish a Regional Center for Drug Law Enforcement Officers On July 5, following the 12th Conference of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government meeting, the communique mentioned that the Heads of Government endorsed the proposal by the... 7 7 1991-07-01 Caribbean Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking
UN Agrees to Supervise US-Peru Anti-Drug Accord The media reported on July 10 that the United Nations has agreed to help implement the bilateral agreement between the U.S. and Peru to combat illicit trafficking in drug. 7 7 1991-07-01 Peru, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation
Panama and United Kingdom Reach Narcotics Enforcement Agreement On July 23, the British Government annonuced that it reached an agreement with Panama on a bilateral agreement to fight drug trafficking and money laundering. John McDonald, the British Ambassador to... Bruce Zagaris 7 7 1991-07-01 Panama, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking
U.S. Wins First Major Test of MLAT in an Offshore Jurisdiction The United States Government and prosecutors generally won a significant legal battle in the enforcement of one of the new Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties (MLAT) in a white collar crime case. Bruce Zagaris 7 7 1991-07-01 Cayman Islands, United States Mutual Legal Assistance
Canadian Justice Ministry Proposed Extradition Appeal Process On July 10, 1991, The Honourable Kim Campbell, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, released proposals to reduce considerably delays in extradition cases. The proposed changes to the... 7 7 1991-07-01 Canada Adjective Enforcement, Extradition
U.S. Court of Appeals Overturns Brazilian Letters Rogatory Request Because Criminal Proceeding Is Not Imminent Enough On June 21, 1991, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in a decision of great importance for foreign governments and law enforcement agencies, overturned a lower court's decision to grant... Bruce Zagaris 7 7 1991-07-01 United States Adjective Enforcement, International Cooperation, International Crimes

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