Articles

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Title Abstract Authorsort ascending Volume Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Odebrecht and Braskem Plead Guilty and Agree to Pay $3.5 billion to 3 Countries to Resolve Corruption Charges  On December 21, 2016, Odebrecht S.A. (Odebrecht), a global construction conglomerate based in Brazil, and Braskem S.A. (Braskem), a Brazilian petrochemical company, pleaded guilty and agreed to pay... 2017-01-06 Brazil, Switzerland, United States Corruption, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, International Cooperation
Japan Enacts Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement Laws   On October 2, the Japanese National Diet enacted two anti-money laundering statutes.  The two laws were declared publicly on October 5 and are in force. 7 10 1991-10-01 Japan Drug Enforcement, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Money Laundering
U.S. Appellate Court Upholds Immunity of U.S. Government from Civilian Damages Incurred During Panama Invasion On March 6, 1992, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in a unanimous opinion filed per curiam affirmed the dismissal by a U.S. district court of an action brought... 8 4 1992-04-01 Panama, United States Law of War, Victims Compensation
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
Canada Justice Ministry Reports Annual International Activities The Annual Report for the Department of Justice Canada for 1989-90 contains several interesting developments...(more)... 7 5 1991-05-01 Canada Crimes against Humanity, Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance, United Nations
5 Countries Form Joint Chiefs of Global Enforcement (J5) On July 2, 2018, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs announced an alliance on tax enforcement between the United Kingdom, Canada, the Netherlands, the United States and Australia to combat... 34 7 2018-07-06 Financial Enforcement
Obtaining Information - The Ways and Means According to a recent estimate, the European Community is defrauded of between 1.5 and 3.1 billion pounds each year. With the advent of the single market, member countries will be encouraged to... 8 1 1992-01-01 European Union, Europe Economic Crimes
Brazilian Government Announces its Intent to Revise U.S. Extradition Treaty Due to U.S. Abductions On September 24, 1992, Brazilian Justice Minister Celio Borja stated that he wants to renegotiate and revise the extradition treaty signed between Brazil and the United States. Borja wants to clarify... 8 11 1992-11-01 Brazil, United States Extradition, International Criminal and Comparative Law, Jurisdiction, Kidnaping, Treaties
Fisheries Enforcement Cooperation between Namibia and Angola Friction has arised between Namibia and Spain over illegal fishing in Namibian waters. On June 25, 1991, two Spanish fishing vessels were detected fishing illegally in Namibian waters during a... 7 11 1991-11-01 Angola, Namibia, Spain Environment, Trade Enforcement, Wildlife
Mexico-US Border Flares Up Again On October 3, it was reported that the Mexican Government has again protested to the U.S. the alleged aggression by U.S. border patrol agents against Mexicans in Mexico. 7 10 1991-10-01 Mexico, United States Border Security, Immigration
Treaty List 28 6 2016-07-06 United States Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance, Treaties
Torture Victim Protection Act Becomes Law On March 12, President Bush signed into law the Torture Victim Protection Act (P.L. 102-256). The law provides a civil cause of action for U.S. citizens against those who, acting under the actual or... 8 4 1992-04-01 United States Human Rights, Torture, Victims Compensation
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
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
Panel Considers German-U.S. Extradition issues and Experiences On May 8, 1991, the tension between international human rights law and international criminal law was the focus of a discussion by four panelists on German-U.S. extradition issues and experience. The... 7 5 1991-05-01 Germany, United States Extradition, Treaties
Mexico Arrests and Will Try Mexicans for Rape and Murder of Texas Teenagers On October 22, 1992, Mexican official arrested and charged Porfirio Villa Saavedra, 23, and Alberto Cortez, 28, with premeditated murder for the grisly murders that shocked Austin, Texas in December... 8 10 1992-10-01 Mexico, United States Arrest, Extradition, International Cooperation, Murder, Prosecution, Rape
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
Bar Panel Considers U.S. Extradition Policy and Whether Corrective Legislation Is Needed in the Aftermath of Alvarez-Machain Case to Regularize Rendition Policies On October 28, 1992, several bar committees sponsored a lively discussion on U.S. extradition policy in the aftermath of the case of U.S. v. Alvarez-Machain. Ralph G. Steinhardt, Associate Professor... 8 11 1992-11-01 United States Extradition, Human Rights, International Criminal and Comparative Law, Kidnaping, Legislation, Prosecution, Sovereignty, Treaties
27 European Governments Agree on Enforcement Action to Curb and Penalize Illegal Migration On October 31, at the conclusion of a two-day meeting in Berlin, the ministers of interior and justice of twenty-seven governments, including all twelve European Community countries, Switzerland,... 7 11 1991-11-01 Europe Immigration, International Cooperation, International Organizations
Bolivia and Chile Sign Bilateral Narcotics Cooperation Agreement On November 6, 1992, the Chilean and Bolivian Government signed a bilateral narcotics enforcement cooperation agreement, signaling the first agreement between the two governments for 30 years, since... 8 10 1992-12-01 Bolivia, Chile Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement

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