Articles

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Britain Presses Tax Assessment Against Nissan U.K. On August 2, 1992, the British Inland Revenue issued estimated assessments for unpaid tax of £237.6 million against Nissan, UK, the former British distributor of Nissan vehicles controlled Mr. Octav... 8 8 1992-08-01 United Kingdom Prosecution, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement, Taxation
Dolphin Controversy Tangled in Many Nets Anyone who has bought a can of tuna in recent years has undoubtedly noticed a small addition to the normal labeling. Most cans now bear a picture of a dolphin encased in an oval seal with the words “... Mary Jane Bingham 8 8 1992-08-01 World Endangered Species, Environment, Legislation, Treaties
House Passes Exotic Bird Legislation, but Some Critics Are Still Not Wild About Wording Last month, the International Enforcement Law Reporter carried a story Polly Wants Protection Not a Cracker Contend Concerned Onlookers on pending legislation HR 5013, otherwise known as the Wild... Mary Jane Bingham 8 8 1992-08-01 United States Endangered Species, Environment, Legislation
Senate Ratifies Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes On August 11, 1992, the United States Senate ratified the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal. The Convention has the purpose of... 8 8 1992-08-01 United States Environment, Export Enforcement, Legislation
U.N. Visits Libya on Lockerbie Sanctions During the week of August 24-31, the United Nations attempted to persuade Libya to surrender to a Scottish court the two agents accused of the Lockerbie bombing. Following the U.N. Security Council’s... 8 8 1992-08-01 Libya Kidnaping, Sanctions, Terrorism, United Nations
Piracy and Smuggling in Southeast Asia Leads to Demands for New Mechanisms Piracy in the northern tip of the Indonesia island of Sumatra and the smuggling of goods between Hong Kong and China have led to a move for mechanisms to strengthen maritime enforcement in Southeast... 8 8 1992-08-01 Asia Maritime, Privacy, Smuggle
Money Laundering: Update on Germany and Italy In June 1991, after receiving final approval by the European Community, the directive to fight money laundering within the EC gave member states one year within which to pass necessary legislation... 8 8 1992-08-01 Germany, Italy Drugs & Trafficking, Legislation, Money Laundering
Swiss and U.S. Battle over $10 Million Frozen in Irangate Controversy A battle ensuing between the Swiss and U.S Governments over $10 million that the Swiss Government has frozen in 1987 as a result of the criminal investigations in the Iran-contra affair. On February... 8 8 1992-08-01 Switzerland, United States Arms Trafficking, Asset Forfeiture, Fraud, International Criminal and Comparative Law, Investigation, Mutual Legal Assistance, Prosecution
Ecuador Adopts Initiatives to Discourage Money Laundering Money laundering activity in Ecuador has escalated in recent years reflecting a trend which is sweeping across the South American continent. While Peru, Bolivia, and Colombia have traditionally been... Bruce Zagaris and Sheila Castilla 8 8 1992-08-01 Ecuador Asset Seizure, Drugs & Trafficking, Legislation, Money Laundering
U.N. Compensation Commission Announces New Forms For Claims Against Iraq The United Nations Compensation Commission has issued new forms to be used for filing individual and business claims against Iraq resulting from its illegal invasion and occupation of Kuwait. Form D... 8 8 1992-08-01 Iraq Asset Seizure, United Nations, Victims Compensation
Swaps, Money Laundering, and a Perversion of Financial Engineering Money laundering, from drug sales and other illegal activities, has become increasingly sophisticated over the years. The drug enforcement administration often finds money laundering buried in... John F. Marshall, Ph.D. 8 8 1992-08-01 World Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Money Laundering
U.N. Security Council Calls for Action against Individuals guilty of Violations of War Crimes in Bosnia-Herzegovina On August 13, 1992, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution that urges states and organizations to provide information on possible war crimes to the Security Council and catapults... 8 8 1992-08-01 Bosnia Human Rights, International Criminal Tribunal, International Law, Prosecution, War Crimes
Italy Enacts Anti-Mafia Laws On August 6, 1992, the Italian Government enacted a series of anti-Mafia laws in an effort to strengthen the Government’s ability to battle the mafia in the aftermath of the recent assassinations of... 8 8 1992-08-01 Italy Legislation, Organized Crime
Bibliography The bibliography of books, articles and documents on international criminal and enforcement law is a quarterly feature and will next appear in the September issue…[more] 8 8 1992-08-01 World Bibliography
U.S. Renders Assistance in Holding U.S. Proceedings in Italian Mafia Trial During two weeks in July 1992, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia held proceedings as part of a Mafia trial that started in Palermo, Sicily in March. The transfer of a portion of... 8 8 1992-08-01 Italy, United States Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime, Prosecution, Treaties, Witness Protection
Organization of American States Issued Opinion Declaring Kidnapping in Alvarez-Machain a Violation of International Law The last week of August, the Inter-American Juridical Committee, an organ of the Organization of American States (O.A.S.), issued an opinion to the Permanent Council of the O.A.S. declaring that the... 8 8 1992-08-01 Latin America and South America, North America, United States Extradition, International Law, Kidnaping, Legislation
Honecker Returned by Russia to Germany and Arraigned On July 29, 1992, Russia returned Erich Honecker, the former East German leader, to Germany where he was arraigned on the following day on manslaughter and economic crimes. The transfer of Honecker... 8 8 1992-08-01 Germany, Russia Asylum, Human Rights, International Criminal and Comparative Law, Prosecution
U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds Denial of Prisoner’s Request for Transfer and Lack of Regulations On December 27, 1991, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Colombia Circuit in the case of David F. Bagguley v. George W. Bush in a per curiam opinion upheld a decision to deny a... 8 8 1992-08-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking, Prosecution, Regulation, Transfer of Prisoners, Treaties
GAO Calls for Legislation to Strengthen International Cooperation Agreements of Commodities Futures Regulators In July 1992, The General Accounting Office, reporting at the request of the Chairman on Telecommuications and Finance, Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, recommended that... 8 8 1992-08-01 United States Fraud, International Cooperation, Jurisdiction, Regulation
Draft Standards on Transparency and Accountability in International Business Transactions are Promulgated On July 26, 1992, Draft Standards designed to prevent corruption in international procurement and other business transactions were promulgated by an international group of concerned professionals.... 8 8 1992-08-01 World Bribery, Corruption, International Cooperation, Transparency