The International Enforcement Law Reporter

The International Enforcement Law Reporter is a monthly print and online journal covering news and trends in international enforcement law.

Since September 1985, the International Enforcement Law Reporter has analyzed the premier developments in both the substantive and procedural aspects of international enforcement law. Read by practitioners, academics, and politicians, the IELR is a valuable guide to the difficult and dynamic field of international law.

Germany Agrees to Extradite Iranian Diplomat, While France Freezes Assets in Bomb Plot

Saturday, October 13, 2018
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
34
Issue: 
10
Abstract: 
On October 1, 2018, the Bamberg state court in Germany said it had approved the European arrest warrant for Assadollah Assadi, an Iranian diplomat in Vienna, Austria, to stand charges in Belgium on suspicion of participating in a foiled plot to bomb an Iranian opposition rally on June 30 near Paris.

Department of Justice Charges Seven Russian Intelligence Officers for Computer Hacking and Influence Campaign Targeted At Anti-Doping Agencies, the OPCW, and Other Targets

Saturday, October 13, 2018
Author: 
Zarine Kharazian
Volume: 
34
Issue: 
10
Abstract: 
A grand jury in the Western District of Pennsylvania has indicted seven Russian officials for their role in hacking, fraud, and influence operations during the 2016 election, the Department of Justice announced on Thursday, October 4, 2018. The defendants, who are all Russian intelligence officers, are Aleksei Sergeyevich Morenets, 41, Evgenii Mikhaylovich Serebriakov, 37, Ivan Sergeyevich Yermakov, 32, Artem Andreyevich Malyshev, 30, Dmitriy Sergeyevich Badin, 27, Oleg Mikhaylovich Sotnikov, 46, and Alexey Valerevich Minin, 46.

Petrobras Agrees to Settle FCPA Charges with Justice and SEC in Joint Settlement with Brazil

Saturday, October 6, 2018
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
34
Issue: 
10
Abstract: 

On September 27, 2018, Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras), a Brazilian state-owned and state-controlled energy company, entered into agreements with U.S. and Brazilian authorities and agreed to pay a combined total of $853.2 million in penalties to resolve the U.S. government’s investigation into violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in relation with Petrobras’s role in facilitating payments to politicians and political parties in Brazil, as well as a related Brazilian investigation. The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia is the venue for the case.

U.S. District Court Rules Congressional Lawsuit against Trump for Foreign Emoluments Has Standing

Saturday, October 6, 2018
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
34
Issue: 
10
Abstract: 

On September 29, 2018, U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan issued an order and memorandum opinion, finding that the Congressional Democrats have standing to sue President Donald Trump for allegedly violating the Foreign Emoluments Clause. Judge Sullivan deferred ruling on the remaining arguments in the motion to dismiss.

Senate Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism Tackles Virtual Currencies, Shell Companies, and Foreign Interference in U.S. Elections

Friday, July 13, 2018
Author: 
Zarine Kharazian
Volume: 
34
Issue: 
7
Abstract: 

On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, the Senate Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism held a hearing titled, Protecting Our Elections: Examining Shell Companies and Virtual Currencies as Avenues for Foreign Interference. This article highlights the key themes of the hearing, and identifies its main conclusions.

Criminal Magisterial Bench Book to Provide Guidance for Magistrates

Friday, July 6, 2018
Abstract: 

 The Criminal Magisterial Bench Book, the first of its kind in the region, is an initiative of the Judicial Reform and Institutional Strengthening (JURIST) Project. The Bench Book project, which commenced in 2016, is led by a Criminal Bench Book Committee comprising senior judicial officers and representatives of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) and the JURIST Project. When completed, it will serve as a practitioner tool for all magistrates across CARICOM and will contribute to region-wide judicial institutional strengthening. On Saturday March 17, 2018 delegates representing the magisterial bench of the Commonwealth Caribbean, gathered at the Judicial Education Institute (JEI) in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, to review the draft manuscript for the Bench Book. Details of the consultation are available at: http://www.juristproject.org/news-media/news-stories/309-bench-book-can-help-improve-criminal-justice-system.

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