E.g., 2019-01
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
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
Fugitive Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Defrauding U.S. Government After Honduras Returns Him On June 4, 2018, Eric Christopher Conn, 58, of Pikeville, Kentucky, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Kentucky to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States,... Bruce Zagaris 34 6 2018-06-08
Turkish Immunity and the Defense of American Ideals On May 11, 2018, Kasim Kurd and several others filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the Republic of Turkey and five other defendants (two American citizens and... Maximilian Raileanu 34 6 2018-06-08 Immunity
U.S. and Brazil Start Permanent Forum on Security On May 22, 2018, the United States and Brazilian governments issued a joint statement following the start of the U.S.-Brazil Permanent Forum on Security.   Bruce Zagaris 34 6 2018-06-01 Brazil Organized Crime
Jailing of Peacemaker Threatens Colombia’s Demobilization of Transborder Criminal Organizations and Urban Criminal Gangs What will happen to Colombia’s efforts to disarm and reintegrate transnational criminal organizations and street gangs if the local officials in whom they place their trust and hopes are suddenly... Luz E. Nagle 34 6 2018-06-01 Colombia Organized Crime
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution on Funding of Daesh At its 13th sitting held on April 24, 2018, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution 2211 (2018) calling for undertaking all measures available, including... Michael Plachta 34 6 2018-06-01 Europe Counter-terrorism
MH17 Joint Investigation Team Releases Its Interim Report Pointing at Russian Federation On May 24, 2018, international investigators probing the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 made their interim findings public in the Dutch town of Bunnik. They said detailed analysis of... Michael Plachta 34 6 2018-06-01 Russia Intelligence
SEC Settles AML Charges Against Brokerage Firms and Compliance Officer On May 16, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced it has settled charges against broker-dealers Chardan Capital Markets LLC and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Financial... Bruce Zagaris 34 5 2018-05-25 Money Laundering
EU Starts Process to Activate Blocking Statute against Trump’s Iran Sanctions On May 18, 2018, the European Commission, following the unanimous support of the European Union’s Heads of State or Government at the leaders’ meeting in Sofia on the evening of May 16, 2018, agreed... Bruce Zagaris 34 5 2018-05-25 Iran Economic Sanctions
DC Circuit Appeals Court Bars U.S. Government from Forcibly Transferring U.S. ISIS Suspect On May 7, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the United States cannot forcibly transfer an American ISIS suspect being held in Iraq to another... Zarine Kharazian 34 5 2018-05-25 Terrorism
Holding the Assad Regime Accountable For the Death of Marie Colvin The story of Marie Colvin is one of great courage and profound tragedy. Colvin, an internationally-renowned American journalist, was killed on February 22, 2012 while on assignment for The... Linda Friedman Ramirez 34 5 2018-05-25 Syria Crimes against Humanity
NGOs Release New Report on Evidence Obtained in Criminal Cases through Torture On May 16, 2018, Fair Trials and REDRESS released a new report which reveals how the use of evidence obtained by torture is still widespread in criminal trials across the world, and calls on States... Michael Plachta 34 5 2018-05-25 Crimes against Humanity