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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort descending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
New U.N. Sanctions Take Effect as Emphasis Shifts Increasingly to Enforcing UN Sanctions against Ship Violations As the war and alleged atrocities in the former Yugoslavia ensues, emphasis is increasingly placed on tightening U.N. sanctions against Serbia and Montenegro, including withdrawing their maritime... 9 4 1993-04-01 Serbia, Former Yugoslavia Maritime, United Nations, War Crimes, Sanctions, Smuggle
U.S.-Malta Relations Chill over Anti-Terrorism Case and Implementation of Sanctions in Former Yugoslavia In the beginning of March 1993, diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Malta have deteriorated primarily over the U.S. displeasure with the release by the Government of Malta of hijacker Omar... Bruce Zagaris 9 4 1993-04-01 United States, Malta Terrorism, Sanctions
New Canadian Anti-Terrorism Law Takes Effect On March 26, 1993, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Pierre Blais announced that amendments to the Canadian Criminal Code concerning acts of terrorism received Royal Assent on... 9 4 1993-04-01 Canada Extradition, Maritime, Terrorism, Prosecution, Legislation
Congressional report Criticizes State Department for Not Implementing Justice Assistance In October 1992, legislation authorized U.S. assistance to help countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union establish democratic and free societies, in part, by strengthening... 9 4 1993-04-01 United States, Europe International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, Training, Legislation
Establishment of International Center for the Prevention of Crime in Montreal Imminent On March 18, 1993, the Minister of Justice and the Attorney General of Canada, Pierre Blaise, the Quebec Minister of Public Safety, Claude Ryan, the President of the Executive Committee of the... 9 4 1993-04-01 Canada United Nations, Crimes
EC Authorizes Negotiations on Customs Enforcement Cooperation Agreements On April 5, 1993, the European Community Internal Market Ministers at a meeting in Luxembourg authorized the EC Commission to negotiate with at least five of the Community’s major trading partners,... 9 4 1993-04-01 Canada, Europe Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement, Customs, Border Security
France and Brazil Conclude Agreement on Cooperations against Gold/Wood Smuggling, Drug Trafficking and Customs Fraud On March 19, the Brazilian government announced that it has concluded an agreement with France to combat gold and wood smuggling, drug trafficking between the two countries, and to prevent customs... 9 4 1993-04-01 Brazil, France Drugs & Trafficking, Fraud, International Cooperation, Customs
Germany’s New Preoccupation With International Organized In July 1992, the German Bundestag passed the Organized Crime Law. Experts criticized the legislation as only a half-hearted anti-organized crime measure. Ten months later, public awareness of the... Bertold L. Baer 9 4 1993-04-01 Germany Money Laundering, Murder, Organized Crime, Smuggle, Legislation
Danish Presidency of the EC Pledges to Progress on Migration Enforcement During a meeting on March 17-19, 1993 of the Committee on Civil Liberties and Internal Affairs, presided over by Chairman Amedee Turner, a European Parliament delegate from the United Kingdom,... 9 4 1993-04-01 Europe Immigration, Law Enforcement, Border Security, Asylum
Panama Investigating Extending Anti-Money Laundering Regulations Brazilian police have reported that money laundering for the network used by former Brazilian President Fernando Collor de Mello’s Administration transferred funds through Panama and the Virgin... 9 4 1993-04-01 Panama Money Laundering, Financial Crimes, Customs, FATF
U.S. Threatens Enforcement Action against Panamanian Ships for Failure to Comply with International Conventions on Ship Pollution According to language in the Clinton Administration’s budget for the Panama Canal Commission, Secretary of State Warren Christopher will protest Panama’s alleged failure to comply with international... 9 4 1993-04-01 United States, Panama Environment, Jurisdiction, Maritime, Treaties, Law Enforcement
Spain Adopts Money Laundering Legislation In November 1992, the Spanish Parliament passed legislation (“Measures on the Prevention of Money Laundering” - - MPML), criminalizing money laundering and imposing recordkeeping obligations on... Bruce Zagaris 9 4 1993-04-01 Spain Money Laundering, Terrorism, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Legislation
European Cooperation Against Organized Crime Is Considered During the second week of February 1993, the Universit Libre de Bruxelles Circle of European Federalists and the School of Criminology hosted a program on “Has the Mafia Been Beaten?” Several... 9 4 1993-04-01 Europe Money Laundering, Arms Trafficking, Organized Crime, Conferences, International Cooperation, Prosecution
European Parliament Presses the Battle against Fraud On March 19, 1993, the Commission on Law and the Rights of Citizens, European Parliament, issued a press release stating that the battle against fraud is a priority of the European Community and... 9 4 1993-04-01 Europe Fraud, Sanctions, International Cooperation, Transparency
Pablo Escobar’s Lawyer Arrested Brazilian police have arrested the trusted attorney of Colombian cocaine king Pablo Escobar. Frank Lino Diaz was arrested in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he was preparing a hideout for Escobar. Diaz... Maureen Walsh 9 4 1993-04-01 Brazil, Colombia Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Drug Enforcement
U.S. International Narcotics Strategy Rep. Shows Gains/Setbacks On April 1, 1993, the Bureau of International Narcotics Matters, United States Department of State released its annual International Narcotics Control Strategy Report, stating that the international... Bruce Zagaris 9 4 1993-04-01 World Money Laundering, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement
Japan Hits Swiss Pharmaceutical with $33 Million Transfer Pricing Assessment On March 31, 1993, the tax media reported that the Japanese National Tax Administration has ordered Nippon Roche K.K., a subsidiary of a Swiss drug manufacturer, to pay approximately $33 million in... 9 4 1993-04-01 Japan, Switzerland Treaties, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes
Nicaraguan Embassy Seized in Costa Rica; Extraditions Sought The Nicaraguan Government Minister reported to the press on March 24 his government’s intention to request extradition of five individuals who seized the Nicaraguan Embassy in Costa Rica on March 8.... Maureen Walsh 9 4 1993-04-01 Costa Rica, Nicaragua Extradition, Terrorism
Philippines and South Korea Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights Results in U.S. Promise to Improve Trade Relations with the Philippines On April 6, 1993, the Office of the United States Trade Representative announced that the U.S. has made a commitment to improving the status of the Philippines on its annual list of countries that... 9 4 1993-04-01 United States, South Korea, Philippines Intellectual Property, Piracy, Copyright, Legislation
German Courts Narrowly Construe Rule of Specialty In three recent extradition cases, German courts interpreted the so-called rule of specialty in Article 14 of the European Convention on Extradition of December 12, 1957. These decisions are the... Bertold L. Baer 9 4 1993-04-01 Germany Extradition, Prosecution