E.g., 2020-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
France Extradites Alleged Torturer to Argentina On December 15, 2019, France extradited a former Argentinian police officer, who worked for many years as an academic at the Sorbonne, to Argentina to answer changes of his participation in the... Bruce Zagaris 36 1 2019-12-20 Extradition
UN Makes Progress on the Convention on Crimes against Humanity On November 13, 2019, the Sixth Committee (Legal) of the UN General Assembly engaged in discussions concerning elaboration and adopted a new convention on crimes against humanity at its seventy-... Michael Plachta 35 12 2019-12-13 United Nations
ICC Prosecutor Finally Refuses to Open Investigation in the Mavi Marmara Incident On December 2, 2019, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) once again declined – now for a third time – to open an investigation into Israel’s violent attack on... Michael Plachta 35 12 2019-12-11 International Criminal Court
Serious Fraud Office Confirms Investigation of Suspected Bribery by Glencore On December 5, 2019, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in London, following Glencore PLC’s announcement, confirmed its investigation of suspicions of bribery in the conduct of business by the... Bruce Zagaris 35 12 2019-12-10 Bribery
Cultures of Impunity: Eddie Gallagher and the Trump Administration Campaign to Undermine International Law and the Military Justice System On November 21, President Donald Trump tweeted that he would personally intervene to ensure that Edward Gallagher, a Navy Seal convicted of a war crime, would not lose his membership in an elite... Evan Schleicher 35 12 2019-12-06 War Crimes
U.S. Indicts Ten Persons in Nigerian Romance Scams for Money Laundering Conspiracy On November 13, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the unsealing of a grand jury indictment against ten men charged with conspiring to launder illegal proceeds that were... Bruce Zagaris 35 12 2019-12-06 Money Laundering
OECD Trumpets Results of Work of Global Forum on its 10th Anniversary Meeting At the Tenth Anniversary Meeting[1] on November 26 and 27, 2019,  the OECD trumpeted the achievements of the work of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for... Bruce Zagaris 35 12 2019-12-05 Transparency
Ten Years of Police and Judicial Cooperation within European Union under the Lisbon Treaty On December 1, 2019, the new President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen marked the 10-year anniversary of the Treaty of Lisbon’s entry into force. December 1, 2019... Michael Plachta 35 12 2019-12-05 Treaties
U.S. Court Orders Iran to Compensate Journalist Jason Rezaian A U.S. court recently ordered Iran to pay $180 million in damages to U.S. journalist Jason Rezaian who was captured at gun point and imprisoned for 544 days in the infamous Evin Prison.  At... Miranda Bannister 35 12 2019-12-04 Human Rights
3 Families of Libyan Victims Sue Warlord Khalifa Haftar in U.S. Court On June 26, 2019, three families who lost family members in a bombing campaign sued  Libya’s warlord Khalifa Haftar (also referred to as Hifter) in the U.S. District Court in Alexandria... Bruce Zagaris 35 12 2019-12-04 International Criminal Court
PREPARING FOR SOUTH AFRICA’S EXODUS FROM THE ICC: THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMES BILL In June 2015, the International Criminal Court (ICC) demanded that the government of the Republic of South Africa arrest Omar Al-Bashir,[1] the now-deposed President of the Sudan, who at the... Konstantinos D. Magliveras and Gino J. Naldi 35 12 2019-12-03 International Criminal Court
Second Round of Negotiations of an EU-U.S. Treaty on Access to Electronic Evidence On November 8, 2019, the European Commission submitted an EU-restricted report to the Council of the European Union on the progress of the negotiation of an EU-U.S. agreement on cross-border access... Michael Plachta 35 12 2019-12-03 European Union
Thailand Extradites Alleged Cryptocurrency Fraudster to the U.S. In November 2019, Thai authorities extradited a Swedish citizen to the United States on charges of securities fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering.[1] On July 25, 2019, a grand jury in the... Bruce Zagaris 35 12 2019-11-27 Fraud
Samsung Heavy Industries Company Ltd. Reaches Deferred Prosecution Agreement with the U.S. over Brazil Activities On November 22, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and Samsung Heavy Industries Company Ltd. (“Samsung”), a South Korea-based engineering company that provides... Bruce Zagaris 35 12 2019-11-26 Bribery
Child Separation: a Factor for Consideration in Extradition Case On October 28, 2019, the Court of Appeal for British Columbia granted judicial review of a May 18, 2018 order to surrender, authorizing extradition of a Canadian national to the United States to... Linda Friedman Ramirez 35 12 2019-11-25 Money Laundering
2 Former Executives of Chinese Subsidiary of Herbal Life Charged with Corruption On November 14, 2019, two Chinese nationals and former executives of the Chinese subsidiary of Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (HLF.N) (“Herbalife”) were charged with paying bribes,... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-11-25 Bribery
J5 Considers How to Progress on Enforcement against Crypto Tax Crimes as Other International Organizations and Informal Enforcement Groups Try to Cope with Cryptocurrency Crimes On November 8, 2019, the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5) brought together investigators, cryptocurrency experts, and data scientists to identify individuals who are the most egregious... Bruce Zagaris 35 12 2019-11-25 Cybercrime
British Judge Denies Request to Delay Julian Assange Extradition Case for 3 Months On October 21, 2019, during a case management hearing at Westminster Magistrates Court, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser denied Mark Summers’ request, counsel for Julian Assange, to delay the... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-11-24 Extradition
Mexico Extradites Alleged Barrio Azteca Shooter to U.S. on Charges re U.S. Consulate Murders in Juarez On November 14, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Mexico’s extradition of Jose Guadalupe Diaz Diaz, aka “Zorro,” an alleged shooter and member of the... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-11-22 Extradition
Antigua Extradites Former Chief of Financial Services Commission in Stanford Bank Case On November 12, 2019, The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Antigua and Barbuda extradited to the United States the former chief of its Financial Services Regulatory... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-11-22 Fraud