Articles

E.g., 2019-01
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Petrobras Agrees to Settle FCPA Charges with Justice and SEC in Joint Settlement with Brazil On September 27, 2018, Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras), a Brazilian state-owned and state-controlled energy company, entered into agreements with U.S. and Brazilian authorities and agreed to pay... Bruce Zagaris 34 10 2018-10-06
Senate Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism Tackles Virtual Currencies, Shell Companies, and Foreign Interference in U.S. Elections On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, the Senate Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism held a hearing titled, Protecting Our Elections: Examining Shell Companies and Virtual Currencies as Avenues for Foreign... Zarine Kharazian 34 7 2018-07-13 Cybercrime
Mexico Extradites Alleged Sinaloa Cartel Leader to the United States On July 6, 2018, Mexican authorities extradited Sinaloa Cartel leader Damaso Lopez Nuñez, also known as “El Licenciado,” to the United States where he will face an indictment in the U.S. District... Bruce Zagaris 34 7 2018-07-13 Organized Crime
UK Parliament Releases Two Reports on Rendition Operations and Treatment of Detainees On June 28, 2018, the UK Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (ISC) published two reportson the actions of the British security and intelligence agencies in relation to the handling of... Michael Plachta 34 7 2018-07-13 United Kingdom
IMF Adopts New Framework for Anti-Corruption and Good Governance In April 6, 2018, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) adopted a new framework for review anti-corruption, anti-money laundering/counter-terrorism, tax transparency, and good governance. Bruce Zagaris 34 7 2018-07-06 Corruption
5 Countries Form Joint Chiefs of Global Enforcement (J5) On July 2, 2018, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs announced an alliance on tax enforcement between the United Kingdom, Canada, the Netherlands, the United States and Australia to combat... 34 7 2018-07-06 Financial Enforcement
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution and Recommendation on Deliberate Destruction and Illegal Trafficking of Cultural Heritage At its 27th meeting held on June 29, 2018, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted its resolution and recommendation on deliberate destruction and illegal trafficking... Michael Plachta 34 7 2018-07-06 European Union Cultural Property
Council of Europe Acts on Allegations of Corruption within the Parliamentary Assembly On June 27, 2018, Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe held a hearing  on the decisions made by the... Michael Plachta 34 7 2018-07-06 Corruption
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
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

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