E.g., 2022-06
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Justice Department Accuses Ericsson of Violating 2019 DPA Following ICIJ Disclosures On March 2, 2022, Swedish multinational enterprise Ericsson disclosed that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has accused it of violating the Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) in 2019 by... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-18 Sweden, United States Corruption, Terrorism
EU Starts Infringement Action against Malta “Golden Passport” law On April 6, 2022, the European Commission sent Malta a reasoned opinion concerning its investor citizenship program, also referred to as “golden passport” scheme. The Commission... Bruce Zagaris 38 4 2022-04-15 European Union, Malta European Commission, Immigration, Money Laundering, Sanctions
U.S. Charges Third Person after Jamaica Extradites Suspect in Murder of Former Haitian President On May 6, 2022, Jamaican authorities extradited Joseph Joel John to the United States to face criminal charges in the U.S.  John, 51, made his initial court appearance before U.S. Magistrate... Bruce Zagaris 38 5 2022-05-13 Haiti, Jamaica, United States Assassination, Detention, Extradition, U.S. Federal Government
Collector of Cambodian Antiquities Decides to Relinquish Them in Forfeiture Action On January 11, 2022, pursuant to a forfeiture action filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, James H. Clark, a significant collector of Cambodian... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-18 Cambodia, United States Asset Forfeiture
European Commission Submits Two Proposals to Strengthen Restrictive Measures Against Russia On May 25, 2022, the European Commission announced two proposals aimed at strengthening restrictive measures adopted by the European Union. Michael Plachta 38 6 2022-06-03 European Union, Europe, Russia, Ukraine Eurojust, European Commission, European Court of Human Rights, European Union, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Freezing of Assets, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), War Crimes
U.K. High Court Allows Assange’s Appeal to Supreme Court on Procedural Ground of Timing of U.S. Assurances On January 24, 2022, the High Court in London ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can appeal to the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court against extradition to the United States.  The... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-01-28 United Kingdom, United States Extradition
U.S. AG Announces War Crimes Accountability Team On June 20, 2022, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the launch of a War Crimes Accountability Team to bolster the Justice Department’s ongoing efforts to hold accountable those... Alex Mostaghimi 38 7 2022-06-24 Russia, Ukraine, United States Law of War, Mercenaries, Prisoner Rights, United Nations, War Crimes
Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act Contains Transnational Repression Accountability and Prevention Provision on Interpol Abuse On December 27, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) into law.[1] The NDAA contains Sec. 6503, “Transnational Repression... Uttam Dhillon and Dr. Ted R. Bromund 38 3 2022-02-25 United States Corruption, INTERPOL, Legislation
Central African Republic Alleged War Criminal Faces Initial Hearing at The Hague On March 22, 2022, Maxime Jeoffroy Eli Mokom Gawaka made his first appearance at the International Criminal Court under suspicion of war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed in... Alex Mostaghimi 38 4 2022-03-24 Central African Republic, Chad Crimes against Humanity, International Criminal Court, War Crimes
Australia and The Netherlands Take Action Against Russia in the MH17 Case Before the ICAO On March 14, 2022, the Dutch and Australian governments launched a legal case against Russia at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) seeking to hold Moscow accountable for its... Michael Plachta 38 4 2022-04-15 Russia, Ukraine International Crimes, International Organizations
Fiji Seizes $300m Yacht of Sanctioned Russian Oligarch and Italy Seizes $700M Yacht Linked to Putin Efforts to implement sanctions against Russian oligarchs is progressing, as shown by an announcement on May 6 that Italy has seized a $700 million mega yacht linked to Russian President Vladimir... Bruce Zagaris 38 5 2022-05-13 Italy, Russia, United States International Cooperation, Sanctions, Seizure, U.S. Federal Government
European Data Protection Supervisor Orders Europol to Change Data Processing On December 21, 2021, the European Data protection Supervisor (EDPS), an EU privacy and data protection independent supervisory authority, issued a decision, ordering Europol to erase personal data... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-18 Europe Europol, Privacy
US Seeks to Enforce IRS John Doe Summons Against the US Firm Helping U.S. Persons Establish Foreign Financial Accounts On May 24, 2022, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) petitioned the U.S. District Court in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for an order to enforce the John Doe Summons.[1] [1] ... Bruce Zagaris 38 6 2022-06-03 United States Jurisdiction, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement, Taxation
The Regulation of Autonomous Sanctions in Australia The term ‘autonomous sanctions’ denotes unilateral measures of a punitive nature (sanctions), which are ordered by a state against third states, and which target the governments or the... Konstantinos D. Magliveras 38 2 2022-02-01 Australia Sanctions, United Nations
Swiss Secrets: Credit Suisse Massive Leak Reveals Accounts Held by Politicians, Criminals and Suspects On February 20, 2022, the Panama Papers-style results of investigations were published. They reveal secrets about Credit Suisse’s (CS) accounts and identity of its clients.  An... Michael Plachta 38 3 2022-02-25 Switzerland European Union, Financial Supervision, Offshore Banking, Regulation
Biden Administration Declares Myanmar Rohingya Violence Is Genocide On March 21, 2022, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, speaking at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C., declared that Myanmar’s military has committed genocide against... Bruce Zagaris 38 4 2022-03-24 Myanmar, United States Genocide
Turkish court Transfers Khashoggi Assasination Trial to Saudi Arabia On April 7, 2022, a Turkish court decided to transfer the trial of 26 Saudi suspects accused of the 2018 killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi to Saudi Arabia.   The... Alex Mostaghimi 38 4 2022-04-15 Saudi Arabia, Turkey Assassination, European Court of Human Rights, Extradition, Indictment
European Parliament Adopts Two Resolutions on Various Aspects of the Organized Crime On December 15, 2021, the European Parliament adopted two resolutions on divergent aspects of the organized crime: first, on cooperation on the fight against organized crime in the Western Balkans... Michael Plachta 38 1 2021-12-23 European Union, Europe European Union, Organized Crime
Global Witness Report Shows Laundering of Conflict Minerals Global Witness issued a report on April 26, 2022, detailing possible violations of the International Tin Supply Chain Initiative (ITSCI).   ITSCI is a due diligence scheme that covers... Jack Kennamer 38 5 2022-05-13 Congo, Rwanda Human Rights, Securities Exchange Commission
Russia Arrests 14 Alleged Members of the REvil Ransomware Gang as Ukraine Experiences Hacks and Malware On January 14, 2022, Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) announced that it conducted raids on and arrested fourteen alleged members of the ransomware crime group REvil at the request of... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-18 Russia, Ukraine, United States Cybercrime, Data Privacy