Articles

E.g., 2018-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Criminal Magisterial Bench Book to Provide Guidance for Magistrates  The Criminal Magisterial Bench Book, the first of its kind in the region, is an initiative of the Judicial Reform and Institutional Strengthening (JURIST) Project. The Bench Book project, which... 2018-07-06 International Courts
Europol Releases Its E.U. Terrorism Situation and Trend Report (TE-SAT) On June 15, 2018, Europol released its annual “European Union Terrorism Situation and Trend Report (TE-SAT),” which Europol has produced since 2007. Michael Plachta 34 7 2018-06-29
A Split at the Border on Warrantless Searches of Electronic Devices On May 9th and May 23rd, in U.S. v. Kolsuz and U.S. v. Touset, the Fourth and Eleven Circuits, respectively, decided that U.S. border patrol agents can search a traveler’s... Maximilian Raileanu 34 7 2018-06-29
U.S. Justice Department Releases 50 Advisory Opinions on Foreign Agents Registration Act On June 8, 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice released over 50 FARA advisory opinions.  This article is a summary of some of the useful points. The FARA Registration Unit has issued 49... Bruce Zagaris 35 7 2018-06-29
U.S. Law Enforcement Operation to Disrupt Business Email Compromise Scheme Arrests Eight People On June 25, 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice announced, as part of Operation Keyboard Warrior, the arrests of eight individuals for their roles in a widespread, Africa-based cyber conspiracy that... Bruce Zagaris 34 7 2018-06-29 Computer Crimes
International Court of Justice Declares Jurisdiction in the Case of Equatorial Guinea against France On June 6, 2018, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) delivered its judgment on the preliminary objections raised by France in the case Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial... Michael Plachta 34 7 2018-06-29
Europol Releases Its E.U. Terrorism Situation and Trend Report (TE-SAT) On June 15, 2018, Europol released its annual “European Union Terrorism Situation and Trend Report (TE-SAT),” which Europol has produced since 2007. Michael Plachta 34 7 2018-06-29
Trump Reverses ZTE Penalties in Exchange for Trade Concessions On June 7, 2018, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation, of Shenzhen, China (“ZTE Corporation”) and ZTE Kangxun Telecommunications... 2018-06-22 Sanctions
Secrecy World: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of Illicit Money Networks and the Global Elite by Jake Bernstein (Henry Holt & Co., 335 pp, 2017, ISBN 9781250126689).  This book by Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Jake Bernstein looks at the shadow economy developed by the small Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca (Mossfon). It draws on millions... Bruce Zagaris 34 6 2018-06-22 Economic Crimes
INTERPOL and UNODC Heads Discuss Strengthening Enforcement Cooperation  On June 6, 2018, the heads of INTERPOL and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) met to discuss areas of ongoing and future cooperation in combating transnational crime. ... Bruce Zagaris 34 6 2018-06-22
United States, Lima Group Put Diplomatic, Financial Pressure on Maduro Regime  On May 21, 2018, the United States imposed its latest sanctions on the government of Venezuela. The sanctions were imposed a day following the widely-denounced re-election of Venezuelan... Zarine Kharazian 34 6 2018-06-22 Venezuela
FinCEN Issues Advisory on Human Rights Abuses by Corrupt Senior Political Figures On June 12, 2018, the United States Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advisory to the financial community on protecting human rights abuses enabled by... Bruce Zagaris 34 6 2018-06-22 Human Rights
Russian and Syrian Nationals Charged with Laundering Money Earned in Violation of Syrian Sanctions On June 12, 2018, an indictment charges eight businessmen, including five Russian nationals and three Syrian nationals, for conspiring to violate U.S. economic sanctions against Syria and Crimea, by... Bruce Zagaris 34 6 2018-06-15 Economic Sanctions
Russia’s Existing and Anticipated Measures in Response to the U.S., E.U. And Other States’ International Economic Sanctions On June 4th, 2018 the President of the Russian Federation (“President”) signed into Federal Law No 127-FZ “On measures of reaction (counteraction) to adversarial actions of the United States of... Alexander Vaneev and Denis Durashkin 34 6 2018-06-15 Russia Economic Sanctions
Trump Reverses ZTE Penalties in Exchange for Trade Concessions On June 7, 2018, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation, of Shenzhen, China (“ZTE Corporation”) and ZTE Kangxun Telecommunications... Bruce Zagaris 34 6 2018-06-15 Economic Sanctions
Germany Charges Syrian Air Force Intelligence with Crimes against Humanity On June 8, 2018, Germany’s chief prosecutor issued an international arrest warrant for Jamil Hassan, who has lead Syria’s Air Force Intelligence since 2009.  The filing of charges against Hassan... Bruce Zagaris 34 6 2018-06-15 Crimes against Humanity
European Committee on Crime Problems Acts on TOC, Terrorism, and International Cooperation The Council of Europe’s (CoE) European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC) held its 74th plenary session on June 5-7, 2018, in Strasbourg. Michael Plachta 34 6 2018-06-15 Europe Counter-terrorism
U.S. Antitrust Division Heads Discuss Efforts to Achieve Multilateral Framework on Procedures in Competition Law Investigation and Enforcement On June 1, 2018, Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim described to the Council on Foreign Relations efforts of the United States, in partnership with leading antitrust agencies around the world... Bruce Zagaris 34 6 2018-06-15 United States Antitrust Cooperation
European Court of Human Rights Rules Against Lithuania and Romania in CIA Rendition Cases On May 31, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Strasbourg delivered its judgments in a case of Abu Zubaydah v. Lithuania (application no. 46454/11) and Al Nashiri v. Romania (... Michael Plachta 34 6 2018-06-08 European Union Torture
U.S. Charges Former Armenian Ambassador and Russian National in Rolls Royce Related Bribery and Money Laundering Scheme On May 24, 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a superseding indictment charging two employees of an international engineering consulting firm for their alleged participation in a scheme... Bruce Zagaris 34 6 2018-06-08 Bribery

Pages