Articles

E.g., 2022-10
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
British Fugitive Captured in Spain On May 5, 2022, British and Spanish authorities arrested David Ungi in Coín, Spain.  Ungi was wanted in connection with the 2015 killing of Vinny Waddington in Liverpool, as well as his... John Kennamer 38 6 2022-05-26 Spain, United Kingdom Extradition, International Cooperation, Murder
IOSCO Issues Set of Good Practices on the Use of Global Supervisory Colleges in Securities Markets On January 18, 2022, the Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) issued a set of good practices concerning the use of global supervisory colleges in securities... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-01-24 Securities Law
U.S. Homeland Security Unveils Campaign to Combat Human Smuggling Networks While Summit of the Americas Has Declaration on Migration and Protection In April 2022, the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) started a five-part campaign against human smuggling.[1]   At the Summit of the Americas, leaders from the Western... Bruce Zagaris 38 6 2022-06-16 United States Cross-Border Communication, Human Trafficking, Immigration
Customs Broker in Southern California Indicted for Defrauding Japanese Company and Tax Evasion On February 10, 2022, the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California announced the arrest of a customs broker on a federal grand jury indictment charging him with evading... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-02-17 Japan, United States Customs, Customs Enforcement
Megaupload Pair Plead Guilty in N. Zealand as Dotcom Extradition Case Continues On June 22, 2022, Bram van der Kolk and Mathias Ortmann, who have fought extradition to the U.S. for more than a decade, pleaded guilty in New Zealand.  Meanwhile, the U.S. extradition case... Bruce Zagaris 38 7 2022-07-15 Australia, United States Cybercrime, Extradition
Smithsonian Institute Plans to Return Benin Bronzes to Nigeria On March 11, 2022, the Smithsonian Institute announced that most, but not all, of their 39 Benin Bronzes are marked for return to Nigeria’s National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCCM... Alexander Mostaghimi 38 3 2022-03-18 Nigeria, United States Art and Cultural Property
International Court of Justice Dismisses Objections to Its Jurisdiction in the Rohingya Genocide Case In November 2019, The Gambia instituted proceedings against Myanmar alleging violations of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Genocide Convention) through... Gino Naldi* and Konstantinos Magliveras** 38 8 2022-07-29 Gambia, Myanmar Crimes against Humanity, Genocide, International Courts, International Law
UK Enacts Law Establishing Register of Overseas Entities to Combat Laundering On March 15, 2022, the United Kingdom enacted the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 (the Act). Bruce Zagaris 38 4 2022-04-08 United Kingdom Financial Enforcement, Money Laundering
U.S. Senate Finance Committee Highlights Circumvention of FATCA Reporting Schemes On August 24, 2022, the Senate Finance Committee issued a report on a case study on the methods by which billionaire Robert Brockman allegedly hid approximately $2.7 billion in income from the IRS... Alex Mostaghimi 38 9 2022-08-26 Bermuda, Switzerland, United States Due Diligence, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Money Laundering
The Organization of American States Suspends Russia as Permanent Observer On April 21, 2022, the Organization of American States (OAS) adopted a resolution to suspend Russia as a permanent observer until it withdraws its military forces from Ukraine.  Twenty-five... Alex Mostaghimi 38 5 2022-04-29 Argentina, Russia Crimes against Humanity, International Organizations, Security Council, United Nations, War Crimes
U.S. Issues Strategy on Countering Corruption On December 6, 2021, the  White House issued the first ever United States Strategy on Countering Corruption.  The White House issued the strategy pursuant to the promulgation of National Security... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-13 United States Corruption
Brazilian Airline GOL Agrees to DPA to Resolve Bribery Charges in the U.S. and Brazil On September 15, 2022, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced resolutions with GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. (GOL), an... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-09-23 Brazil, United States Bribery, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
German ISIS Returnee Being Tried for Abusing Yazidi Woman On April 19, 2022, the criminal trial of a German ISIS returnee, Jalda A., began in the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg.  She is accused of abusing and enslaving a Yazidi woman in her Syrian... Alex Mostaghimi 38 6 2022-05-26 Germany, Iraq, Syria Crimes against Humanity, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Terrorism, War Crimes
Indictment in New York Charges Belarusian Government Officials with Aircraft Piracy On January 20, 2022, a federal grand jury in the United States District Court in Manhattan  charged four senior Belarusian officials with conspiracy to commit aircraft piracy for diverting... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-01-24 Belarus, United States Arrest, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings
U.S. Justice Issues Report on Strengthening International Enforcement Cooperation on Cybercrime On June 6, 2022, Merrick B. Garland, the Attorney General of the United States, issued a report in response to the President’s Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital... Bruce Zagaris 38 6 2022-06-17 United States Cybercrime, Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision
U.S. Suspends and then Lifts Ban on Avocados and Mexican Fishing Boats from the U.S. On February 13, 2022, Mexico’s agriculture ministry announced the suspension of U.S. avocado inspections in Michoacan as the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the inspections of... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-02-18 Mexico, United States Treaties, U.S. Congress
U.S. Attorney in Seattle Reaches Plea with Two Foreign Nationals to Trafficking Ivory and Rhino Horns On July 12, 2022, Herdade Lokua, 34, and Jospin Mjangi, 32, of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Seattle to conspiracy and Lacey Act charges.... Bruce Zagaris 38 7 2022-07-15 United States Conspiracy, Money Laundering, Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle
U.K. Supreme Court Does Not Allow Assange Appeal of Extradition to the U.S. On March 14, 2022, the British Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from Julian Assange to stop his extradition to the United States, stating his petition “does not raise an arguable point... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-18 United Kingdom, United States Extradition
Harsh Prison Realities in the Caribbean The circumstances of prisons in the Caribbean were spotlighted this past July 5 and 6 at a conference on penal reform held in St. Kitts and Nevis.  The conference was organized by IMPACT... Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith 38 8 2022-07-29 Antigua & Barbuda, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago Gangs, Law Enforcement, Prisoner Rights
Spain Seizes $90 Million Yacht of Sanctioned Russian Oligarch at U.S. Request While U.S. Unseals Indictment against Russian Oligarch On April 4, 2022, Spanish law enforcement executed a Spanish court order freezing the Motor Yacht (M/Y) Tango (the Tango), a 255-foot luxury yacht owned by Viktor Vekselberg, a sanctioned Russian... Bruce Zagaris 38 4 2022-04-15 Russia, Spain, United States Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure, Sanctions

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