Articles

E.g., 2019-01
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Indicts Jho Low and Banker; Additional Banker Pleads in the 1MDB Case On November 1, 2018, the United States Justice Department unsealed a three-count indictment in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, charging Low Taek Jho, 36, also known as... Bruce Zagaris 34 11 2018-11-10
UN Secretary General Reports on the Continued Maritime Piracy of the Coast of Somalia On October 10, 2018, the UN Secretary-General transmitted to the UN Security Council his annual report on the situation with respect to piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia... Michael Plachta 34 11 2018-11-10
U.S. High-Level Justice Office Explains Implementation of Coordinated Corporate Resolutions On October 18, 2018, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s (DOJ) Criminal Division in a speech at the Latin Lawyer/Global Investigations Review and... Bruce Zagaris 34 11 2018-11-03 Corruption
European Parliament Approves New Regulation on the Use of the Schengen Information System for Police and Judicial Cooperation On October 24, 2018, the European Parliament approved a proposed regulation on the establishment, operation, and use of the Schengen Information System (SIS) in police and judicial criminal... Michael Plachta 34 11 2018-11-03
Saudi Foreign Minister Denies Turkey’s Extradition Request in Khashoggi Case On October 27, 2018, Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir denied a request by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to extradite the suspects in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in... Bruce Zagaris 34 11 2018-11-03
OECD Clamps Down on CRS Avoidance through Residence and Citizenship by Investment Schemes On October 16, 2018, the OECD announced the issue of guidance on residence and citizenship by investment (CBI/RBI) schemes, often referred to as golden passports or visas, as potential mechanisms... Bruce Zagaris 34 11 2018-10-27 OECD
OECD and World Bank Publish Guide to More Effective Cooperation in Tax and Corruption Enforcement On October 23, 2018, the organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the World Bank published a report, entitled Improving Co-operation between Tax Authorities and Anti-... Bruce Zagaris 34 11 2018-10-27 OECD
Russian Indicted for Cybercrime and Interfering with 2016 and 2018 Elections On October 19, 2018, Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, U.S. Attorney G. Zachary Terwilliger of the Eastern District of Virginia, and FBI Director Christopher Wray... Bruce Zagaris 34 11 2018-10-27 Cybercrime
Peruvian Supreme Court Revokes Fujimori’s Pardon and Sends Him to Prison On October 3, 2018, the Supreme Court of Peru overturned the pardon granted to former President Alberto Fujimori and ordered him to complete his sentence for crimes against humanity committed by... Michael Plachta 34 11 2018-10-26 Peru Crimes against Humanity
Peruvian Man Arrested In Connection with 1991 Santa Barbara Massacre On September 17, 2018 Homeland Security Special Investigations agents arrested Dennis Wilfredo Pacheco-Zambrano in San Angelo, Texas following a tip from the ICE Human Rights Violators and War... Maria O'Sullivan 34 10 2018-10-20 Crimes against Humanity
The Rise of Xenophobic, Anti-Immigrant Policies in American and European Governments On August 16, 2018, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) issued two resolutions granting precautionary measures to migrant children affected by the Trump administration’s recent... Madeline Henshaw-Greene 34 10 2018-10-20
U.S. Government announces Coordinated Enforcement Efforts Against Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion On October 16, 2018, the United States government, through its Departments of Justice (DOJ), Treasury, and State, announced a series of measures to target and dismantle the Cartel Jalisco Nueva... Bruce Zagaris 34 10 2018-10-20 Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Drug Enforcement
Council of Europe Calls on Russia to Return Wreckage of Polish Tu-154 On October 12, 2018, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution 2246 (2018) on the crash of Polish Air Force Tu-154M, on 10 April 2010, transporting the Polish... Michael Plachta 34 10 2018-10-20
U.S. Sting Operation Snags Chinese Intelligence Officer in Belgium On October 10, 2018, U.S. law enforcement authorities announced the arrest and charging of  Yanjun Xu, aka Qu Hui, aka Zhang Hui, a Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSSS) operative, with... Bruce Zagaris 34 10 2018-10-20
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution and Recommendation on Minimum Standards for Trial Waiver Systems On October 12, 2018, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution and Recommendation on the need for minimum standards for trial waiver systems. The debate as well as... Michael Plachta 34 10 2018-10-20
Department of Justice Charges Seven Russian Intelligence Officers for Computer Hacking and Influence Campaign Targeted At Anti-Doping Agencies, the OPCW, and Other Targets A grand jury in the Western District of Pennsylvania has indicted seven Russian officials for their role in hacking, fraud, and influence operations during the 2016 election, the Department of... Zarine Kharazian 34 10 2018-10-13
Germany Agrees to Extradite Iranian Diplomat, While France Freezes Assets in Bomb Plot On October 1, 2018, the Bamberg state court in Germany said it had approved the European arrest warrant for Assadollah Assadi, an Iranian diplomat in Vienna, Austria, to stand charges in Belgium on... Bruce Zagaris 34 10 2018-10-13
ICJ Grants Provisional Measures to Iran with Respect to U.S. Sanctions On October 3, 2018, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued an order, granting provisional measures requested by Iran in its dispute over the reimposition by the Trump Administration of... Bruce Zagaris 34 10 2018-10-13
U.S. District Court Rules Congressional Lawsuit against Trump for Foreign Emoluments Has Standing On September 29, 2018, U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan issued an order and memorandum opinion, finding that the Congressional Democrats have standing to sue President Donald Trump for... Bruce Zagaris 34 10 2018-10-06
E.U. Proposes Strengthening Its Framework for Prudential and AML Supervision for Financial Institutions On December 9, 2018, the European Commission issued a paper on strengthening the European Union framework for prudential and anti-money laundering supervision for financial institutions. Bruce Zagaris 34 10 2018-10-06

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