Articles

E.g., 2022-10
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
The Fifth Circuit Will Consider a Rich Array of Issues Affecting Cross-Border Criminal Investigations On October 6, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit will hear arguments in two consolidated appeals that together raise an unusually broad array of issues peculiar to... Frederick T. Davis 38 9 2022-08-23 Portugal, United States Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Money Laundering, Mutual Legal Assistance, U.S. Federal Government
ICC Prosecutor’s Visit to Rohingya Refugee Camp in Bangladesh On Sunday, February 27, 2022, Karim A. A. Khan, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), concluded the first visit by an ICC prosecutor to Bangladesh.  Khan’s visit was... Narisa Chowdhury 38 5 2022-04-22 Bangladesh, Myanmar Genocide, Human Rights, International Criminal Court
U.S. Unseals Indictment as Jamaica Deports Alleged Assassin of Haitian President to Colombia Rather Than Extraditing Him to Haiti On January 2, 2021, the Jamaican Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte announced that Mario Antonio Palacios, 43, a former Colombian military official whose extradition Haiti requested for his... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-06 Colombia, Haiti, United States Extradition
U.S. Unseals Indictment Charging Three Iranian Nationals with Hacking and Extortion On September 14, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation revealed the unsealing of indictments in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey against three Iranian... Bruce Zagaris 38 9 2022-09-16 Iran, United States Cybercrime, Indictment, Sanctions
Colombia Extradites Leader of “Clan del Golfo” to the United States On May 5, 2022, the Colombian government extradited Dairo Antonio Úsuga David, better known by his alias “Otoniel”, to the United States to face charges in the U.S. District... Bruce Zagaris 38 5 2022-05-20 Colombia, United States Conspiracy, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
EU Operational Action Plan 2022 on Child Sexual Exploitation With some delay, the Statewatch revealed a document, originated in the end of November 2021 the EU Council, which presents “Operational Action Plan 2022: Child sexual exploitation.”[1... Michael Plachta 38 2 2022-01-24 European Union Abuse of Children
UAE Arrests Shah on Danish Extradition Warrant for Cum-Ex Dividend Fraud Charges On June 3, the Danish Ministry of Justice announced that police in Dubai have arrested Sanjay Shah, one of the suspected perpetrators in the cum-ex dividend fraud case on a Danish extradition... Bruce Zagaris 38 6 2022-06-10 Denmark, United Arab Emirates Extradition, Freezing of Assets, International Cooperation
U.S. Places Former Honduran President on List of Corrupt Officials On February 7, 2022, the Department of State Secretary Anthony J. Blinken announced that the United States government is declassifying and publicizing the inclusion of former Honduran president... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-02-11 Honduras, United States Corruption, Investigation
Rights Groups Report on Inhuman Practices in Detention Centers by Palestinian Authorities On June 30, 2022, Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Palestinian rights group Lawyers for Justice released (LFJ) a joint report on the situation of detainees held by the security and police forces. The... Michael Plachta 38 7 2022-07-15 Israel, Palestine Human Rights, Torture
FATF Plenary Agrees to Revise Beneficial Ownership Rules, Issues Guidance for Real Estate, and Completes Study on Laundering from Migrant Smuggling On March 4, the sixth Plenary of the FATF, under the German presidency of Dr. Marcus Pleyer, concluded.  It was a hybrid meeting (in person and virtual). Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-11 Germany Financial Enforcement, Money Laundering
EU Court Rules on Interpretation of the Passenger Name Record Directive On June 21, 2022, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU, the EU Court) delivered its long-awaited judgment interpreting the Passenger Name Record   (PNR) in the context of both... Michael Plachta 38 8 2022-07-29 Belgium, European Union Disclosure, European Union, Privacy
INTERPOL Suspends Russia’s Ability to Make Diffusion Notices Directly and Deploys Team to Moldova While Ukraine Disconnects from INTERPOL Network The conflict in Ukraine has had significant consequences in INTERPOL.  Ukraine has disconnected from the INTERPOL network due to its fear of Russia’s misuse of INTERPOL’s channels... Bruce Zagaris 38 4 2022-04-01 European Union, Russia, Ukraine INTERPOL, War Crimes
The Netherlands and Greece Extradite Russians to U.S. in Cryptocurrency Cases In August, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the extradition of two Russian citizens for cybercrime and money laundering. On August 5, 2022, the DOJ announced that Greece had... Bruce Zagaris 38 9 2022-08-26 Greece, Netherlands, United States Cybercrime, Extradition, Financial Enforcement, Indictment
France Issues Arrest Warrant for Ghosn and Four Others On April 21, 2022, French authorities issued an international arrest warrant for former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn and four other persons.  The warrant concerns suspect payments of some 15... Bruce Zagaris 38 5 2022-04-28 France, Lebanon Corruption, International Cooperation, Warrants
European Commission Proposes to End Abuse of Shell Entities for Tax and Criminal Purposes in the EU On December 22, 2021, the European Commission unveiled an initiative to stop the abuse of shell entities for improper tax and criminal purposes.  Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-06 European Union International Law
Close Allies of Liberian President Resign After US Corruption Accusations On September 12, Liberian President George Weah accepted the resignations of two of three senior officials following corruption allegations levied against all of them by the United States.  On... Alex Mostaghimi 38 9 2022-09-16 Liberia, United States Corruption, Freezing of Assets, Sanctions
Allianz Global Investors US Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud as US Indicts its Officials On May 17, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Allianz Global Investors U.S. (AGI) will plead guilty to securities fraud in connection with a scheme to defraud investors, many of... Bruce Zagaris 38 5 2022-05-20 United States Crimes, Securities Exchange Commission, Securities Law, Securities Trade Enforcement
EU’s Controversial Proposal for Egypt as Joint President of Global Counter-Terrorism Forum On January 22, 2022, Statewatch revealed a restricted document, according to which the European Union had proposed Egypt for the joint presidency of the Global Counter-Terrorism Forum.... Michael Plachta 38 2 2022-01-24 Egypt, European Union Counter-terrorism
EU Releases an Alarming Report on Drugs: “Everywhere, Everything, Everyone” On June 14, 2022, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) launched its European Drug Report 2022, which details the latest overview of the drug situation in Europe and... Michael Plachta 38 6 2022-06-16 European Union, Europe Drug Enforcement, European Union
U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Foreign Governments Can Use Letters Rogatory or MLAT Requests On February 7, 2022, the Department of State Secretary Anthony J. Blinken announced that the United States government is declassifying and publicizing the inclusion of former Honduran president... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-02-11 Nigeria, United States Disclosure, Intelligence, Treaties

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