Articles

E.g., 2019-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Department of Justice Publishes White Paper on the Cloud Act On April 10, 2019 the U.S. Department of Justice announced the public release of a white paper on the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act (CLOUD Act). Enacted in March 2018, the Act... Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-04-20 United States Data Privacy, Data Sharing
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution and Recommendation Against Global Money Laundering Schemes At its 17th sitting held on April 11, 2019, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution and Recommendation on the international fight against organized crime... Michael Plachta 35 4 2019-04-20 Europe Corruption, Money Laundering, Organized Crime
ICC Rejects Prosecutor Request to Investigate War Crimes in Afghanistan On April 12, 2019, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC) unanimously rejected the request of the Prosecutor to proceed with an investigation for alleged crimes against... Michael Plachta 35 4 2019-04-20 Afghanistan, United States Crimes against Humanity, International Criminal Court, War Crimes
Arrested and Awaiting Potential Extradition, Julian Assange Set to Face Judgement On April 11, 2019 WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange was arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Upon Ecuador’s invitation, British authorities entered the embassy and detained Assange... Alex Psilakis and Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-04-20 Australia, Ecuador, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States Extradition
State Department Issues 2019 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report On March 28, 2019, the U.S. Department of State released the 2019 edition of the annual International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) to Congress. This two-volume, Congressionally-... Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-04-20 United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking
While DHS Calls for Cooperation with the Northern Triangle, President Trump Seeks to Cut Aid and Close the Border On March 28, 2019, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen signed, on behalf of the United States, a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) on border security cooperation in Central America.... Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-04-20 El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, United States Border Security, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime
Former White House Counsel Indicted for FARA Violations Relating to Ukraine and Manafort On April 11, 2019, a federal grand jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia returned an indictment charging Gregory B. Craig, a Washington-based lawyer, with making false... Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-04-19 Russia, Ukraine, United States
The Mediterranean Migration Crisis: Highlighting the Gaps Between International Law and Justice The European Union Naval Force Mediterranean (EUNAVFOR MED) was established as part of an “EU comprehensive response to the migration issue.” In March, “the Operation... Evan Schliecher 35 4 2019-04-19 European Union, Libya Human Rights, International Organizations
U.S. Revokes Entry Visa for ICC Prosecutor over Afghanistan Row On March 15, 2019, the IELR Blog detailed how the Trump administration pledged to block the entry of International Criminal Court (ICC) officials seeking to investigate U.S. personnel. On... Alex Psilakis and Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-04-13 Afghanistan, United States International Criminal Court
Standard Chartered Bank Extends DPA for Violating Iran Sanctions and Agrees to More than $1 Billion in Penalties On April 9, 2019, Standard Chartered Bank (SCB), which is headquartered in London, England, agreed to pay more than $1 billion in penalties (including forfeiture of $240 million and a fine of $480... Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-04-13 Iran, United Kingdom, United States Fraud, Sanctions
In Targeting Venezuela, the Trump Administration Targets Cuba On April 5, 2019, the Trump administration announced its decision to issue sanctions against 34 ships owned or operated by Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A., the state-run oil company. The... Alex Psilakis 35 4 2019-04-13 China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, United States, Venezuela Sanctions
While DHS Calls for Cooperation with the Northern Triangle, President Trump Seeks to Cut Aid and Close the Border On March 28, 2019, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen signed, on behalf of the United States, a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) on border security cooperation in Central America.... Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-04-13 El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, United States Border Security
Security Council Adopts Binding Resolution on Financing of Terrorism On March 28, 2019, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2462 in an effort to counter the financing of terrorism while avoiding unintended consequences for humanitarian activities in areas... Michael Plachta 35 4 2019-04-06 European Union Counter-terrorism, Freezing of Assets, International Organizations
Attempted Case of Wildlife Smuggling Reminds the International Community of Its Prevalence On March 25, 2019, Indonesian authorities detained a Russian man accused of attempting to smuggle an orangutan out of the country. Andrei Zhestkov, the suspect, claimed that he purchased the animal... Alex Psilakis 35 4 2019-04-06 Africa, Asia, Europe, Indonesia INTERPOL, International Cooperation, United Nations, Wildlife
While DHS Calls for Cooperation with the Northern Triangle, President Trump Seeks to Cut Aid and Close the Border On March 28, 2019, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen signed, on behalf of the United States, a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) on border security cooperation in Central America.... Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-04-06 El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, United States Border Security, International Cooperation
Elise J. Bean, FINANCIAL EXPOSURE: CARL LEVIN’S SENATE INVESTIGATIONS INTO FINANCE AND TAX ABUSE, 449 pp., Palgrave MacMillan, 2018, $49. The book is based on Ms. Bean’s staff leadership role on the Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) from 1999 to 2014, when Senator Carl Levin served in leadership... Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-04-06 European Union, Ukraine, United States Corruption, Money Laundering, Tax Enforcement
Ireland Extradites to the U.S. Alleged Dark Web Child Pornography Facilitator On March 25, 2019, United States law enforcement authorities announced that Irish authorities extradited a dual national citizen of the U.S. and Ireland to the U.S. on federal charges that he... Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-03-30 Ireland, United States Extradition, International Cooperation
European Parliament Adopts More than 200 Recommendations Against Financial Crimes and Tax Evasion On March 26, 2019, the European Parliament adopted a detailed roadmap towards fairer and more effective taxation, as well as tackling financial crimes. The recommendations, adopted by 505 votes in... Michael Plachta 35 4 2019-03-30 European Union International Cooperation, Tax Enforcement
As the International Community Unifies their Policy Towards North Korea, the White House Stands Alone On March 12, 2019, the United Nations Security Council released a report outlining how North Korea has steadily and continually evaded sanctions imposed against it. Initiated by resolution 2407 (... Alex Psilakis 35 4 2019-03-30 China, North Korea, Russia, United States Freezing of Assets, International Cooperation, Sanctions, United Nations
Federal Reserve Board Bars 2 Former Employees of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. from Banking Industry On March 22, 2019, the Federal Reserve Board announced it has prohibited Ng Chong Hwa, also known as Roger Ng, and Tim Leissner from the banking industry due to their participation in a scheme to... Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-03-22 United States Money Laundering

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