Articles

E.g., 2019-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
China-Canada Extradition Tensions Increase as China Sentences Canadian to Death On January 14, 2019, diplomatic tensions between Canada and China increased as a Chinese court ordered the death penalty for a Canadian national.  The latter sentence appears to be an... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-25 Canada, China, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
Canadian Supreme Court Confirms Law Enforcement Power to Collect Terrorist Communications On November 30, 2018, a unanimous Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision in R v Vice Media Inc, which will support law enforcement officials in terrorism investigations and prosecutions.... Peter Bowal, Carter Czaikowski, and Marcus Smith 35 1 2019-01-25
Troubling Acquittal of Gbagbo and Blé Goudé at the ICC On January 15, 2019, Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) acquitted Laurent Gbago, former President of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), and his right-hand man... Michael Plachta 35 1 2019-01-25
Skadden Agrees to Civil Settlement with DOJ over FARA Violations On January 17, 2019, U.S. Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Demerks announced Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP entered into a settlement agreement with the U.S... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-25
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution on Fighting Impunity by Targeted Sanctions in the Magnitsky Case and Beyond At its 4th sitting held on January 22, 2019, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a Resolution on fighting impunity of perpetrators of serious human rights... Michael Plachta 35 2 2019-01-25
U.S. Arrests Brazilian Bribery Suspect on Brazil Extradition Request On December 20, 2018, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials arrested Luiz Eduardo Loureiro Andrade, who is wanted on an extradition request by Brazil on allegations of bribing... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-18 Extradition
OSCE Reports on Impact of Cross-Border Counter-terrorism Operations on Human Rights In January 2019, the Civic Solidarity Platform’s Counter Terrorism Working Group, coordinated by Fair Trials and the SOVA Center for Information and Analysis, released a report focusing on the impact... Michael Plachta 35 1 2019-01-18
UN Secretary-General Reports on the United Nations Mission in Colombia Amid Mounting Challenges to the Peace Process Michael Plachta 35 1 2019-01-18
U.S. District Court Allows Danish Tax Authority to Pursue Fraud Action On January 9, 2019, Judge Lewis Kaplan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York denied a motion to dismiss a complaint filed by the Danish Customs and Tax Administration (SKAT... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-18 Fraud
Danske Bank Under Investigation in France While Estonia Arrests 10 Former Employees and European Community Agrees to Increase its Financial Supervision Powers On December 19, 2019, the Estonian state prosecutor announced the arrest of ten former employees of the local branch of Danske Bank as part of an ongoing international investigation into money... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-18 Money Laundering
China-Canada Extradition Tensions Increase as China Sentences Canadian to Death On January 14, 2019, diplomatic tensions between Canada and China increased as a Chinese court ordered the death penalty for a Canadian national.  The latter sentence appears to be an escalation of... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-18 Extradition
IDB Expert Group Reports on Anti-Corruption, Transparency, and Integrity in Latin America and the Caribbean In December 2018, the Inter-American Development issued a report of an expert advisory group on a comprehensive approach to combating anti-corruption and bringing enhanced transparency and... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-12
CBP Acquitted in Second Jury Trial, Bivens Action Still in Question What are the criminal or civil consequences when a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agent, shooting from the US, kills a Mexican national on the other side of the border? Linda Friedman Ramirez 35 1 2019-01-12
Federal Judge Dismisses Criminal Allegations Under Statute Outlawing Female Genital Mutilation On November 12, 2018 the Honorable Bernard A. Friedman, US District Court for the Southern District of Michigan in US v Nagarwala, et. al., dismissed criminal charges alleging violations... Linda Friedman Ramirez 35 1 2019-01-12
U.S. Attorney in Southern District Indicts Alleged Nigerian Ringleader of International Advanced Fee Fraud Scheme On December 18, 2018, court documents were unsealed charging Osondu Victor Igwilo, 49 of Lagos, Nigeria in a criminal complaint as the alleged ringleader of an international advance-fee scheme that... Bruce Zagaris 34 1 2019-01-05 Nigeria Fraud
Judge Orders North Korea to Pay $500 Million to Family of Otto Warmbier in Wrongful Death Suit When Otto Warmbier left with a tour group on his five-day trip to North Korea, he was a healthy college junior at the University of Virginia. 17 months later, he returned to his parents Frederick... Zarine Kharazian 34 1 2019-01-05 North Korea Freezing of Assets
International Organizations Review Options to Prevent Abuse of Legal Professional Privilege On November 15-16, 2018, an international expert group meeting on and preventing abuse of legal professional privilege (LPP) explored the problems and potential remedies to responding to gaps in... Bruce Zagaris 34 1 2019-01-05 FATF
A FATF Footprint in the Sand: The UAE’s New AML Law and the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) Regional Impact Global flows of illicit financing are a universal affliction and continue to vex authorities and law enforcement agencies across the world as insidious threats present persistent risks to the world... Ibtissem Lassoued 34 1 2019-01-05 FATF
German Appellate Court Overturns Convictions of Two Rwandans Charged with War Crimes Germany’s top appeals court has partially overturned the convictions of two Rwandan men, Ignace Murwanashyaka and his deputy Straton Musoni, who were accused of aiding and abetting war crimes in... Evan Schliecher 35 1 2018-12-29 Crimes against Humanity
Malaysia Charges Goldman Sachs with Fraud and Laundering Related to 1MDB Scandal On December 17, 2018, the Malaysian Attorney General filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs with respect to the latter’s arrangement and underwriting for 1Malaysia Development Berhad (... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2018-12-29

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