E.g., 2020-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
EU Expresses Deep Concern Over Growing U.S. Unilateral Sanctions against EU Interests On July 17, 2020, European Union High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell made a statement on United States sanctions.[1] The sharp criticism is the latest shot across the bow of U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 36 7 2020-07-25 European Union
U.S. Brings Civil Forfeiture Case against Property of Former Gambian President                 On July 15, 2020, the United States Department of Justice brought a civil forfeiture complaint,[1] demanding the forfeiture of a mansion in... Bruce Zagaris 36 7 2020-07-25 Corruption
U.S. Task Force Brings Several Criminal Cases against MS-13 Operatives On July 15, 2020, President Donald J. Trump and Attorney General William P. Barr announced several indictments related to Joint Task Force Vulcan (JTFV), an initiative started in August 2019 aimed... Bruce Zagaris 36 7 2020-07-25 Crimes
UNODC Issues World Wildlife Crime Report and Connects COVID-19 Pandemic On July 10, 2020, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) issued its World Wildlife Crime Report 2020.[1] The report underscores the threat wildlife trafficking poses to nature and the... Bruce Zagaris 36 7 2020-07-16 Endangered Species, Environment
EU Parliament Adopts Resolution on Money Laundering to Follow-up the Commission Action Plan On July 10, 2020, the European Parliament adopted with 534 votes to 25 and 122 abstentions a resolution on a comprehensive Union policy on preventing money laundering and terrorist financing.[1... Michael Plachta 36 7 2020-07-16 European Union, Money Laundering
UN Holds Virtual Counter-Terrorism Week The Virtual Counter-Terrorism Week organized by the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism concluded its discussions on Friday July 10, 2020. Michael Plachta 36 7 2020-07-16 Terrorism, United Nations
UK Issues Magnitsky Sanction Regulations for International Human Rights Abuses On July 6, 2020, the United Kingdom Government issued the “Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations” and for the first time designated individuals under the Regulations for their... Bruce Zagaris 36 7 2020-07-16 Human Rights, Sanctions
U.S. Department of Justice and Securities & Exchange Commission Issue 2nd Edition of FCPA Resource Guide On July 3, 2020, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released the 133-page A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (hereafter “... Bruce Zagaris 36 7 2020-07-16 Securities Exchange Commission, Securities Law
Trump Administration Orders Sanctions to be Imposed on Syria’s Bashar Al-Assad, His Family, and His Associates On June 17, 2020, the Trump Administration imposed new sanctions on the Syrian government, led by President Bashar al-Assad. The sanctions are intended to prevent private and foreign... Julia V. Brock 36 7 2020-07-10 Sanctions
European Parliament Releases a Study on the Implementation of the European Arrest Warrant In June, 2020, the European Parliament released a report authored by Wouter van Ballegooij on the implementation of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW), EU’s “flagship instrument”... Michael Plachta 36 7 2020-07-09 Arrest, Crimes, Cross-Border Communication
Crime, Law Enforcement and Judicial System at Times of COVID-19 Pandemic In June 2020, the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime, an international civil society organization,[1] released a timely report focusing on crime in the COVID-19 pandemic.[2... Michael Plachta 36 7 2020-07-09 Crimes, Cross-Border Communication, Law Enforcement
EU and Law Enforcement Dismantle Encrypted Network of Transnational Organized Crime On July 2, 2020, Europol and Eurojust, together with French and Dutch law enforcement and judicial authorities, announced the results of a joint investigation, dismantling EncroChat, an encrypted... Bruce Zagaris 36 7 2020-07-09 International Law, Law Enforcement
Novartis and Alcon Agree to Pay $345 Million to Resolve Corruption Charges On June 25, 2020, Novartis Hellas S.A.C.I. (Novartis Greece), a subsidiary of Novartis AG, a Swiss-based global pharmaceutical company, and Alcon Pte Ltd., a former subsidiary of Novartis AG and... Bruce Zagaris 36 7 2020-07-03 Fraud
New Reports Reveal Shameful Outcomes for Central American Asylum Seekers The impact of current immigration policies, laser focused to expedite the removal of asylum seekers from the border regardless of humanitarian concerns, has been exacerbated by Covid-19. ... Linda Friedman Ramirez 36 7 2020-07-03 Human Rights
China Indicts 2 Canadians for Espionage in Apparent Retaliation for Finding Meng Extraditable                 On June 19, 2020, China indicted two Canadian nationals on espionage charges, a development Canada says is retaliation for the arrest and... Bruce Zagaris 36 7 2020-06-27 Espionage
U.S. Department of Justice Files 2nd Superseding Indictment against Assange         On June 24, 2020, the United States Department of Justice announced the return by a federal grand jury of a second superseding indictment, charging Julian P. Assange,... Bruce Zagaris 36 7 2020-06-27 Crimes, Data Privacy
US Appellate Court Rules Greek Ministry Can Protect Cultural Patrimony On June 9, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit concluded that there was no jurisdiction for the suit of the Saretta Barnet Trust Foundation and Sotheby’s Inc.... Miranda Bannister 36 7 2020-06-27 Cultural Property
U.S. Government Offers Contradictory Posture on Drug War in Honduras             The United States offers aid to the justice sectors and security forces of many Central American countries as a cornerstone policy to combat trafficking... Mitchell Beebe 36 6 2020-06-26 Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation
U.S. Indicts Man for Torture in Gambia                 On June 11, 2020, United States law enforcement arrested Michael Sang Correa, 41, a Gambian national, for torture charges arising out of his... Bruce Zagaris 36 6 2020-06-26 Human Rights, International Crimes, Interrogation
Ireland Extradites National to the U.S. for Trafficking of Rhino Horns                 On May 22, 2020, Ireland extradited Irish national John Slattery to the United States in response to an extradition request by the United... Bruce Zagaris 36 6 2020-06-26 Extradition, Wildlife