Articles

E.g., 2018-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Italian Law Enforcement Take Down Chinese Mafia in Prato On January 18, 2018, Italian law enforcement arrested thirty-three people in Tuscany, Italy on suspicion of being members of the Chinese mafia. Bruce Zagaris 34 2 2018-02-02 Italy Organized Crime
Treasury Issues CAATSA Reports on Russian Senior Foreign Political Figures and Oligarchs[1] On January 29, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, pursuant to the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017 (CAATSA), delivered five reports to the designated... Bruce Zagaris 34 2 2018-02-02 Russia, United States Economic Sanctions
Council of Europe Calls for a Ban on Trade in Items Used in Executions or Torture At its 9th sitting held on January 26, 2018, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Recommendation 2123 (2018) calling for strengthening international regulations... Michael Plachta 34 2 2018-02-02 European Union Counter-terrorism
The Special Investigative Measures of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers:Are the Protections Adequate? In 2016, the Kosovar government established the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC) and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office with the approval of Law No. 05/L-053.  The KSC is tasked with conducting... By Dennis E. Boyle and Blerina Jasari 34 1 2018-01-26 Kosovo Crimes against Humanity
UN Security Council Votes to Tighten North Korea Sanctions after Sixth Nuclear Test On December 22, the U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to tighten economic sanctions on North Korea in response to its sixth nuclear test on November 29th, which involved the launching of a... Madeline Henshaw-Greene 34 1 2018-01-26 North Korea Sanctions
European Parliament’s Committee Initiates Negotiations on a New Regulation on Freezing and Confiscation Orders On January 11, 2018, the Committee of Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) of the European Parliament (EP) adopted “Regulation on the mutual recognition of freezing and confiscation... Michael Plachta 34 1 2018-01-26 Europe Asset Seizure
Does the Rohingya Tragedy Amount to International Crime – and Who Cares? On January 11, 2018, a European Union delegation in Myanmar urged the government to launch a thorough and credible investigation into violence against Rohingyas in the western Rakhine State. The... Michael Plachta 34 1 2018-01-19 Myanmar Crimes against Humanity
Motion Challenges Indefinite Detention of 11 Guantanamo Detainees for 16 Years Without Charges or Trial On January 11, 2018, on the 16th anniversary of the Guantánamo prison’s opening, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), Reprieve, and co-counsel filed a motion on behalf of 11 men held at... Bruce Zagaris 34 1 2018-01-19 United States Counter-terrorism, Detention
Ecuador Gives Assange Citizenship and Britain Denies Request for Diplomatic Status On January 11, 2018, Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa announced that Ecuador granted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange naturalization on December 12, 2017.[1]  On December 20,... Bruce Zagaris 34 1 2018-01-19 Ecuador Asylum, Mutual Legal Assistance
Reconciling the Bail Reform Act and Immigration Authority under Trump Executive Orders On October 16, 2017, customs agents in John F. Kennedy International Airport arrested Keston Lett, a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago, after they discovered he was carrying more than two kilos of... Rebecca Krishnan-Ayer 34 1 2018-01-19 United States Human Rights, Immigration
Denmark Detained Russian Asylum Applicant on Interpol Red Notice On November 21, 2017, Danish authorities detained Alexander Panesh, who is an attorney for Alexei Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition leader, as Panesh was en route from France to Lithuania... Bruce Zagaris 34 1 2018-01-12 Denmark, Russia Detention
The 2nd Kroll Report on the Moldovan Bank Scandal and the Role of Scottish Limited Partnerships in Money Laundering On December 22, U.S. private investigative firm Kroll published its second report on the 2014 Moldovan bank fraud scandal. This article provides background on the scandal, as well as commentary on... Zarine Kharazian 34 1 2018-01-12 Money Laundering, Offshore Banking
OECD Global Forum on Tax Transparency Highlights Enforcement Initiatives in Annual Report On December 20, 2017, the OECD Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (hereafter the “Global Forum”), which consists of 147 members and 17 observers, issued its... Bruce Zagaris 34 1 2018-01-12 OECD Financial Enforcement, Tax Enforcement
On The Legacy of the 16th Session of the ICC Assembly of States Parties The 16th session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP or Assembly) to the Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC or Court) was held from December 4 to December 14, 2017 in New York.... Michael Plachta 34 1 2018-01-12 International Criminal Court
UN Security Council Adopts Two Resolutions on Counter-Terrorism On December 21, 2017, the United Nations Security Council adopted two resolutions addressing various aspects of counter-terrorism. The first resolution concerns foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs)... 2018-01-12 Counter-terrorism
U.S. Jury Convicts Turkish Banker of Conspiring to Evade Iran Sanctions On January 3, 2018, a jury in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York found Mehmet Hakan Atilla guilty of conspiring with others, including Reza Zarrab, who already... Bruce Zagaris 34 1 2018-01-12 Turkey, United States Economic Sanctions
First Major Worksite Enforcement Action of 2018 Targets 100 7-Eleven Stores Nationwide in a Sign of What Business Can Expect under the Trump Administration On January 10 Department of Homeland Security agents raided 100 7-Eleven stores nationwide as part of an effort to ensure employees’ legal work authorization in the United States. This week’s raids... Montserrat C. Miller 34 1 2018-01-12 United States Immigration, U.S. Federal Government
Swiss Regulator Criticizes JP Morgan for Action in 1MDB Case On December 21, 2017, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) finished enforcement proceedings by concluding that the bank seriously violated anti-money laundering regulations by... Bruce Zagaris 34 1 2018-01-05 Malaysia, Switzerland Money Laundering
Singapore-Based Company Agrees to Joint Criminal Settlement with 3 Countries On December 22, 2017, Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd. (KOM), a company based in Singapore that operates shipyards and repairs and upgrades shipping vessels, and its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary,... Bruce Zagaris 34 1 2018-01-05 Singapore Bribery
U.S. Court Orders Legal Access for U.S. Detainee On December 23, 2017, U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan of the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia issued an opinion, ruling that a U.S. citizen detained as an “enemy combatant” has... Bruce Zagaris 34 1 2018-01-05 Syria, United States Human Rights, Terrorism

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