Articles

E.g., 2022-10
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
U.S. Agrees to Increase Enforcement Assistance to Haiti in Meeting with Foreign Partners On July 12, 2022, in a Ministerial-level virtual meeting with over 17 countries and several international organizations, the United States government has reaffirmed and provided additional... Bruce Zagaris 38 7 2022-07-22 Haiti Gangs, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement
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
Report on Conflict Antiquities Underscores Need to Prosecute Participants in Illegal Antiquities Trade On June 8, 2022, the Clooney Foundation for Justice published a report, documenting the harms created by looting of antiquities as a weapon of war and a major source of financing state and non-... Bruce Zagaris 38 8 2022-08-05 Iraq, Libya, Syria, Yemen Art and Cultural Property, Eurojust, International Law, United Nations
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. DOJ Secures Warrant to Seize $45 Million Airplane of Russian Energy Company On August 31, 2022, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) secured a warrant to seize a Boeing 737-7EM aircraft owned by PJSC LUKOIL, a Russian multinational oil and gas corporation... Bruce Zagaris 38 9 2022-09-02 Russia Asset Seizure, Sanctions, Warrants
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
British Court Finds British Trader Extraditable to Denmark on Cum-ex Dividend Charges On September 20, Judge Timothy Godfrey of the Westminster magistrates’ court ruled that a British national and hedge fund trader can be extradited to Denmark, where he is facing charges that... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-09-30 France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom Extradition, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement
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
Four Guatemalan Nationals Indicted by Joint Task Force Alpha Arrested in Guatemala On August 2, 2022, the Guatemalan National Civil Police (PNC) executed a significant enforcement operation targeting a transnational human smuggling organization.  The operation was conducted... Alex Mostaghimi 38 8 2022-08-12 Guatemala, North America, United States Extradition, Illegal Importation, Indictment, Information Exchange
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
German Diplomat Flees Brazil one Day Before Indictment for Murder A member of Germany’s consul in Rio de Janeiro, Uwe Herbert Hahn, is accused of murdering his husband of 23 years, Walter Biot, at their home in Ipanema on August 5th.  Brazilian... Alex Mostaghimi 38 9 2022-09-02 Brazil, Germany Extradition, Indictment, Murder
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
South Korea Issues Arrest Warrant and Red Notice for Do Kwon and Others for Crypto Crimes On September 14, 2022, the media reported that a South Korean court has issued an arrest warrant for Do Kwon, the founder of Terraform Labs, and six other individuals for allegedly violating South... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-09-30 Singapore, South Korea, United States Cybercrime, Warrants
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

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