Articles

E.g., 2022-12
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Torture Victim Protection Act of 1986 In an attempt to clarify the law surrounding the application of the Alien Tort Claims, 28 U.S.C. 1350, to international human rights violators, Congressmen Gus Yatron and Jim Leach in the House, and... Jay Rosenthal 2 4 1986-04-01 United States Torture
Senate Committee Approves Amendment on Extraterritorial Limits on Jurisdiction in Antitrust On October 2, 1986, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the "Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvement Act of 1986" (S. 397) by a vote of 14-2.  It would require U.S. courts to consider challenges to... Bruce Zagaris 2 10 1986-10-01 United States Antitrust Cooperation
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Approves U.K. Protocol On June 12, 1986, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee by a 15 to 2 vote approved a Protocol to the United States-United Kingdom Extradition Treaty.  The hotly disputed Protocl amends and narrows... Bruce Zagaris 2 6 1986-06-01 United States Adjective Enforcement
Enforcement of Trade Sanctions on South Africa On Nov. 14 the U.S. Customs Service published in Telex No. 145756 its regulations implementing the Anti-Apartheid Act of 1986 with respect to the latest technical amendments and interpretations of... Anke Lilienthal 2 11 1986-11-01 South Africa Sanctions
International Chamber of Commerce Tears Up Draft Tax Convention The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), headquartered in Paris, joined several nations in sharply criticizing the officially still secret joint Council of Europe/OECD convention on judicial... Clemens J.M. Kochinke 2 8 1986-08-01 World Taxation
Interpol Developments Undoubtedly one of the most essential organizations in the international enforcement area is INTERPOL.  Established in 1923 and consisting of 136 member countries, including one of its most recent... Bruce Zagaris 2 2 1986-02-01 INTERPOL
Judical Assistance Requests: The Duvalier and Marcos Cases- Two Approaches Toward Switzerland Two international judicial assistance cases ocurred in 1986 which serve well to illustrate the legal bases for obtaining assistance from Switzerland.  The cases involve the deposed Philippine... Clemens Kochinke and Cornelia Beck 2 12 1986-12-01 Switzerland Adjective Enforcement
Interpol Secretary General Highlights Action on Money Laundering and Terrorism Ray Kendall, the Secretary-General of Interpol, en route from a conference in the Bahamas on forefeiture of assets and money laundering, discussed with the IELR recent developments in INTERPOL.  Mr.... Bruce Zagaris 2 5 1986-05-01 World INTERPOL
Inter-American Court Declares Licensing of Journalists Illegal In an advisory opinion of November 13, 1985, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights unanimously declared by a decision of 6-0 that the compulsory licensing of journalists is incompatible with the... Bruce Zagaris 2 3 1986-03-01 Latin America and South America Human Rights
U.S. & Turks & Caicos Conclude Interim Cooperation Agreement On September 18, 1986, it was announced that the United States and the British Government, acting on behalf of the Turks and Caicos, concluded an interim agreement supplementing the Single Narcotics... Bruce Zagaris 2 9 1986-09-01 Turks and Caicos Bank Secrecy
OAS Sponsoring Inter-American Conference on Narcotic Drugs On April 22-29, 1986, the Organization of American States held a specialized conference on drug traffic in Rio de Janeiro. Bruce Zagaris 2 4 1986-04-01 Latin America and South America Drug Enforcement
Canada Vigorously Enforces ICJ Decision on Ocean Boundary An uneasy calm has settled over the Georges Bank off New England.  While the U.S. Government has selected to ignore the decisions of the World Court in other regions, the Court's ruling on the U.S.-... Peter Brown 2 9 1986-09-01 Canada Maritime
Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture Concluded On December 9, 1985, a Resolution to adopt the Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture was adopted at the third plenary session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American... Bruce Zagaris 2 4 1986-04-01 Latin America and South America Torture
Swiss Resolution of Jurisdictional Conflict for Extradition On May 7, 1986, the Swiss Supreme Court decided the issue of whether a pending foreign criminal investigation and a pending extradition request can be request can be precluded by the iniation of a... Clemens Kochinke and Anke Lilienthal 2 10 1986-10-01 Switzerland Extradition
U.S. and Philippines Cooperate in Marcos' Investigation On June 11, 1986, the U.S. and the Philippines signed an agreement to provide "mutual legal assistance" in their investigations of U.S. corporations' business dealings with former Phillippine... David Simonetti 2 6 1986-06-01 Philippines Mutual Legal Assistance
India Ponders Amnesty to Counter Capital Flight In early November 1986, Indian Finance Minister Singh submitted to the federal parliament an amnesty program for illegal foreign investments by Indian nationals.  The plan focuses on identifying... Bruce Zagaris 2 11 1986-11-01 India Financial Crimes
Tax Reform Act Strengthens International Enforcement Several provisions in the Tax Reform Act of 1986 strenghten the enforcement efforts in international areas, particularly tax evasion and the battle against terrorists. Bruce Zagaris 2 8 1986-08-01 World Tax Enforcement
U.S., Egyptian Requests Still in Abeyance in Malta In the terrorism case involving the Egypt Air hijacking to Malta, the Embassy of the United States in Malta, on December 14, 1985, presented a note to the Government of Malta requesting the... Bruce Zagaris 2 2 1986-02-01 Egypt Extradition
USTR Report Points to Need for Improvements in Cooperation The Office of the United States Trade Representative in late November issued a report entitled National Trade Estimate: 1986 Report on Foreign Trade Barriers. Anke Lilienthal and Clemens Kochinke 2 12 1986-12-01 United States Trade Enforcement
Tokyo Summit Agrees on Methods to Fight International Terrorism At the recent Tokyo summit the governments of the seven major industrial democracies and the representatives of the European Community agreed to take measures to fight terrorism within the framework... Bruce Zagaris 2 5 1986-05-01 Japan Counter-terrorism

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