Articles

E.g., 2022-10
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
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
Treasury Issues Strategy to Combat Illicit Finance as House Approves Enablers Act On May 13, 2022, the United States Treasury Department issued its National Strategy for Combating Terrorist and Other Illicit Financing (2022 Strategy).  On June 22, 2022, the House Armed... Bruce Zagaris 38 7 2022-06-30 United States FATF, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Money Laundering, Terrorism
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
Cape Verdean Central Bank Orders Administrative Liquidation of Offshore Bank Owned by Isabel dos Santos On July 14, 2022, an article in an Angolan paper revealed that the Cape Verdean Central Bank ordered the “administrative liquidation” of the BIC Cabo Verde bank (BIC-CV) for which... Bruce Zagaris 38 8 2022-07-22 Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision
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
Colombia Arrests 3 Persons on U.S. Extradition Warrant for Wildlife Trafficking On July 8, 2022, the Colombian Attorney General announced that, through the Specialized Unit against Human Rights Crimes and with the National Police, it succeeded in arresting three persons whose... Bruce Zagaris 38 8 2022-08-12 Colombia, United States Extradition, Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle
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
European Authorities Dismantle Criminal Network Involved in Large-Scale Tobacco Smuggling and VAT Fraud On August 29, with the support of Eurojust and Europol law enforcement authorities in Hungary, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Poland dismantled a criminal network engaged in a large-scale VAT... Bruce Zagaris 38 9 2022-09-08 Austria, Czech Republic, Poland Cross-Border Communication, Eurojust, European Union, Fraud
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
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on Accountability for War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity On September 28, 2022, the U.S. Senate Committee on Judiciary held a hearing from “Nuremburg to Ukraine: Accountability for War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity.”  It featured a... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-09-30 Ukraine, United States Crimes against Humanity, War Crimes
European Parliament Adopts a Resolution Against Impunity for War Crimes in Ukraine On May 19, 2022, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on accountability for crimes committed by the Russian military during the Ukrainian invasion.   Michael Plachta 38 6 2022-06-03 Europe, Russia, Ukraine Crimes against Humanity, European Commission, European Court of Human Rights, European Union, Evidence Gathering, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), War Crimes
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution on Poisoning of Alexei Navalny At its 6th sitting held on January 26, 2022, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution 2423 (2022) on poisoning of Alexei Navalny in January 2021. The... Michael Plachta 38 2 2022-02-02 European Union, Russia Conspiracy, Corruption, European Union
Former Louvre President Arrested in Artifact Trafficking Case On May 25, 2022, French authorities arrested Jean-Luc Martinez in connection with an investigation into illicit art trafficking.[1] Martinez currently serves as France’s ambassador for... John Kennamer 38 7 2022-06-30 Egypt, France Arrest, False Papers
U.S. Is Strengthening its Regulatory and Enforcement Efforts against Cryptocurrency On February 17, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice announced its first director of National Cryptocurrency Enforcement.  The announcement followed close on a settlement on February 14... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-02-25 United States Cybercrime, Securities Trade Enforcement
Austria Extradites Turkish Businessman to Face Charges Linked to Biofuel Tax Credit Fraud On July 15, 2022, Sezgin Baran Korkmaz arrived in Utah in the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.  He is facing an indictment in Salt Lake City, charging him with laundering more than $133... Bruce Zagaris 38 8 2022-07-22 Austria, Turkey Extradition
OECD Announces Public Consultation on Tax Transparency for Crypto-Assets On March 22, 2022, the OECD issued a public consultation document involving a new world tax transparency framework to furnish the reporting and exchange of information with regard to crypto-assets... Bruce Zagaris 38 4 2022-03-24 OECD, Regulation, Securities Law
CHIPS Act of 2022 Contains Restrictions on U.S. Entities and Persons Working in Sensitive Countries On August 9, 2022, President Joseph Biden  signed into law the CHIPS Act of 2022.  It enables the U.S. Government a primary role in deciding which chip makers will benefit from the... Bruce Zagaris 38 8 2022-08-12 China, United States Legislation, National Security, Training, U.S. Federal Government
U.S. and Europol Seize One of World’s Largest Hacker Forums and Arrest Administrator On April 12, 2022, the United States Department of Justice and Europol announced the seizure of the RaidForums website, a popular marketplace for cybercriminals to buy and sell hacked data, and... Bruce Zagaris 38 4 2022-04-15 United States Cybercrime, Data Privacy, Data Sharing, Indictment

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