E.g., 2023-12
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Numerous Enforcement Actions for Violations of North Korean Sanctions On April 24, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) unsealed two federal indictments against a representative for the North Korean Foreign Trade Bank (FTB) for his role in a money laundering... Alex Mostaghimi 39 5 2023-05-05 North Korea Cybercrime, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision
U.S. Obtains Custody of Lockerbie Suspect in Libya On December 12, 2022, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced it has obtained custody of a suspect in the bombing on December 21, 1988, of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland... Bruce Zagaris 39 1 2022-12-29 Libya, United Kingdom, United States Detention, Federal Code, Terrorism
Council of Europe Demands Investigation into the PEGASUS Spyware Abuse At its 22nd sitting held on October 11, 2023, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution and recommendation on the use of Pegasus and similar spyware for... Michael Plachta 39 11 2023-10-20 European Union Cybercrime, Data Privacy
G7 Statement on Ukraine Calls for Widening Sanctions and Accountability mechanisms On May 19, 2023, the leaders of the G7 renewed their commitment to furnish the financial, humanitarian, military, and diplomatic support Ukraine needs for as long as it takes.   ... Bruce Zagaris 39 6 2023-05-26 Russia, Ukraine Sanctions
The Halkbank Case: Are Sovereign Owned Enterprises Immune From Prosecution? On January 17, 2023, the Supreme Court heard argument in Halkbank v. United States, Dkt. No. 21-1450.  That argument confirmed two things: the issue before the Court is very consequential, and... Fred Davis 39 2 2023-01-27 Turkey, United States Immunity, Money Laundering
ICE Issues Updated Guidance on Use of INTERPOL Red Notices On September 29, 2023, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced new agency-wide guidance on the use of INTERPOL Red Notices and Wanted Person Diffusions (WPD). While questions... Meg Hobbins and Ted R. Bromund 39 12 2023-11-17 United States INTERPOL, Immigration
UN Special Rapporteur Critical Appraisal and Recommendations Following Her Visit in Guantanamo On June 26, 2023, the UN Special Rapporteur (SR) on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, welcomed the... Michael Plachta 39 7 2023-06-30 Cuba, United States Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Human Rights, International Courts, Interrogation, Prisoner Rights
United States and Cuba Restart Law Enforcement Dialogue On January 18-19, 2023, United States and Cuban officials met in Havana to discuss subjects of bilateral interest on law enforcement matters under the U.S.-Cuba Law Enforcement Dialogue.[1... Bruce Zagaris 39 2 2023-02-17 Cuba, United States International Cooperation
European Parliament Follows-up Qatargate by Recommending Deep Reforms On July 13, 2023, the European Parliament (EP) adopted a resolution setting up a number of recommendations on the reform of the European Parliament’s rules on transparency, integrity,... Michael Plachta 39 8 2023-07-28
English High Court Deny Abraaj Founder’s Efforts to Stop Extradition to U.S. for Fraud On March 8, 2023, an English High Court rejected final efforts of Arif Naqvi, the founder of a failed private equity firm, to block his extradition from the United Kingdom to the United States for... Bruce Zagaris 39 3 2023-03-17 United Kingdom, United States Extradition, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Fraud
Congressional Hearing Underscores Problems and Uncertainties with Corporate Transparency Regulations On July 18, 2023, the Subcommittee on National Security, Illicit Finance, and International Financial Institutions held a hearing entitled “Potential Consequences of FinCEN’s... Bruce Zagaris 39 9 2023-08-25 United States Money Laundering, Terrorism
Mexico Extradites Sinaloa Cartel Figure to the U.S. on Drug Trafficking and Firearm Charges On April 4, 2023, the United States Department of Justice announced Mexico has extradited to the United States a Mexican national and alleged high-ranking member of the Sinaloa Cartel, an... Bruce Zagaris 39 4 2023-04-14 Mexico, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
OFAC Delists Kiwi from Russian Sanctions List after He Sues OFAC On September 14, 2023, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of Treasury issued a press release that Paul Andrew Goldfinch, a New Zealand citizen living in the United Arab Emirates... Bruce Zagaris 39 10 2023-09-22 New Zealand, United States Sanctions
U.S. and Europol Break Up Darknet Trafficking of Fentanyl and Opioids On May 2, 2023, the United States Department of Justice and its Joint Criminal Opioid and Darknet Enforcement (JCODE) team, Europol, and its international partners announced the results of... Bruce Zagaris 39 5 2023-05-12 United States Drugs & Trafficking, Europol, International Cooperation
Bankman-Fried Waives Extradition and 2 Colleagues Plead Guilty in Manhattan On December 22, 2022, Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Samuel Bankman-Fried (SBF) had waived extradition from the Bahamas. ... Bruce Zagaris 39 1 2022-12-29 Bahamas, United States Extradition, Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement
Council of Europe Takes Action on the Humanitarian Situation in Nagorno-Karabakh At its 23rd sitting held on October 12, 2023, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution and Recommendation on the humanitarian situation in Nagorno-Karabakh.... Michael Plachta 39 11 2023-10-20 Armenia, Azerbaijan, European Union Targeted Killings, War Crimes
Irish Data Protection Commission Imposes US$1.3 Billion Fine on Meta for GDPR Violations On May 22, 2023, the Irish Data Protection Commission (“the DPC”) announced the conclusion of its inquiry into Meta Platforms Ireland Limited (“Meta Ireland), examining the basis... Bruce Zagaris and Adriana Sanford 39 6 2023-05-26 Ireland Data Privacy, Data Sharing, Regulation
European Parliament Calls for the Establishment of a Tribunal on the Crime of Aggression Against Ukraine On January 19, 2023, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the establishment of a tribunal on the crime of aggression against Ukraine. The resolution addresses a specific aspect of a way... Michael Plachta 39 2 2023-01-27 Russia, Ukraine Crimes against Humanity, European Union, International Courts, International Crimes, International Criminal Court, International Criminal Tribunal
12TH Basel AML Index Shows Money Laundering Trends and Concerns  Global money laundering and terrorist financing (ML/TF) risks just keep on rising, according to the 2023 Public Edition of the Basel AML Index, released on  November 13, 2023. And that... Basel Institute 39 12 2023-11-17 FATF, Money Laundering, Terrorism
Latchford Estate Agrees to Settle Civil Forfeiture Action of $12 Million on Southeast Asian Antiquities On June 22, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York Special Agent in Charge Ivan J. Arvelo and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Damian Williams announced that the United... Bruce Zagaris 39 8 2023-07-07 Cambodia, United States, Vietnam Crimes, Property Restitution, Robbery, Theft