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Polly Wants Protection, Not a Cracker Contend Concerned Onlookers How many parrots must be trapped, shipped, and imported to make one sale? And at what price? For each exotic bird sold in the United States, it is estimated that 75% of the 20 million caught do not... 8 7 1992-07-01 United States Environment, Legislation, Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle
U.S. and Spain Conclude Securities Enforcement Cooperation Memorandum of Understanding On July 8, 1992, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Comision Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV) concluded a Memorandum of Understanding in conjunction with a meeting of the... 8 7 1992-07-01 Spain, United States Fraud, International Cooperation, Jurisdiction, Mutual Legal Assistance, Securities Exchange Commission
CFTC Signs Enforcement Memoranda of Understanding with the Ontario Securities Commission and Québec’s Commission des Valeurs Mobiliéres du Québec According to a recent CFTC press release, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently signed enforcement Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) between the CFTC and two Canadian futures... 8 7 1992-07-01 Canada, United States International Cooperation, Investigation, Trade Enforcement
Basle Committee on Banking Supervision Issues New Standards for International Bank Operations On July 6, 1992, in an attempt to avoid gaps that preclude effective supervision over multistate banks, banking regulators from the United States and eleven other developed countries issued new... Bruce Zagaris 8 7 1992-07-01 World Banking Supervision, Jurisdiction
Mexican Attorney General Seizes Software and Asserts Enforcement of Piracy Laws On June 29, 1992, the Mexican attorney general’s office conducted the first search and seizure raids of two-Mexico City based computer hardware dealers accused of illegally copying computer software... 8 7 1992-07-01 Mexico Copyright, Indictment, Intellectual Property, Investigation, Piracy, Prosecution, Seizure
Human Rights Protections for Illegal Aliens on Mexican Border Are Increased Both the Mexican Government and human rights groups are taking action to strengthen human rights protections for illegal aliens along the U.S.-Mexican border. The Mexican Government has announced a... 8 7 1992-07-01 Mexico, United States Border Security, Human Rights, Immigration, Investigation, Training
Financial Action Task Force Releases Third Report On June 22, 1992, the Financial Action Task Force on money laundering approved its third report and underscored the establishment of a monitoring mechanism to assess progress in implementing anti-... 8 7 1992-07-01 World FATF, Money Laundering, Mutual Legal Assistance, Prosecution
Bibliography The bibliography of books, articles and documents on international criminal and enforcement law is a quarterly feature. The next insertion will be in the September issues…[more] 8 7 1992-07-01 World Bibliography
Bank of England Recommends Legislative Changes to Avoid International Bank Frauds On July 8, the Bank of England recommended significant legislative changes in response to the Treasury Select Committee report on the collapse of the Band of Credit and Commerce International. The... 8 7 1992-07-01 United Kingdom Fraud, Legislation, Regulation
Conferences and Related Activities This article gives details on an upcoming conference on international and white collar crime that will be happening in September 1992…[more] 8 7 1992-07-01 World Conferences
Uruguay Signs Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties with the U.S. and U.K. and Introduces Anti-money Laundering Bill Uruguay is one of the most important financial centers in South America due to its strong bank secrecy laws, few restrictions on dollar accounts, lack of foreign exchange controls, and favorable tax... Bruce Zagaris and Sheila Castilla 8 7 1992-07-01 Uruguay Drugs & Trafficking, Legislation, Money Laundering, Mutual Legal Assistance, Treaties, United Nations
Hot, Dirty and Stolen Money This month will see the Tenth International Symposium on Economic Crime take place at Jesus College, University of Cambridge. The theme this year is Hot, Dirty and Stolen Money. In this article, some... 8 7 1992-07-01 World Conferences, Economic Crimes, Legislation, Money Laundering, Organized Crime, Sovereignty
More International Cooperation and Congressional Action Called for to Combat Credit Card Fraud by Asian Organized Crime During the hearing on June 18, 1992, before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations “Asian Organized Crime: the New International Criminal.” Testimony from Donn Sickles, Vice President, Security... 8 7 1992-07-01 Asia Counterfeiting, Fraud, Organized Crime
Senate Permanent Subcommittee Proposes Initiative Against International Aspects of Insurance Fraud On July 1,  the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) issued a report, entitled “Problems with the Regulation of the Insurance and Reinsurance Industry,” which found that serious... 8 7 1992-07-01 United States Fraud, International Cooperation, Investigation, Prosecution
Grenada Takes Anti-Drug Action As a result of the increasing use of Grenada and the Eastern Caribbean as a transshipment point for narcotics, mainly en route to the U.S., Grenada has begun taking action. In April 1991, Grenada... 8 7 1992-07-01 Grenada Asset Forfeiture, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Legislation, Organized Crime
U.S. and Mexico Resolve Dispute Over Kidnapping Without Resort to Formal Changes to the Extradition Treaty, but Mexico Declines Further Drug Aid Due to U.S. Inability to Respect the Rule of Law in Mexico After two weeks of intense negotiations, the United States and Mexican governments have resolved for now the controversy over the kidnapping of Mexican citizens, particularly Dr. Alvarez-Machain. For... 8 7 1992-07-01 Mexico, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition, Kidnaping, Legislation, Murder, Treaties
Bolivia Extradites Alleged Narcotics Traffickers While U.S. and Bolivia Discuss Improved Extradition Cooperation On July 10, 1992, Bolivia extradited Beatriz Asunta Roca Suarez, the first Bolivian citizen extradited for narcotics trafficking and money laundering allegations. Ms. Roca Suarez, alias “Techo de... 8 7 1992-07-01 Bolivia, United States Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition, International Cooperation, Money Laundering, Prosecution, Treaties
U.S. Congress Holds Hearing on Extradition Policy in Aftermath of Alvarez-Machain Decision On June 22, 1992, the House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights convened its first in a series of hearings on U.S. policy on extradition and particularly the... 8 7 1992-07-01 United States Extradition, Fugitive, International Law, Jurisdiction, Kidnaping, Legislation, Treaties