E.g., 2022-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Biden Administration Declares Myanmar Rohingya Violence Is Genocide On March 21, 2022, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, speaking at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C., declared that Myanmar’s military has committed genocide against... Bruce Zagaris 38 4 2022-03-24 Myanmar, United States Genocide
OECD Announces Public Consultation on Tax Transparency for Crypto-Assets On March 22, 2022, the OECD issued a public consultation document involving a new world tax transparency framework to furnish the reporting and exchange of information with regard to crypto-assets... Bruce Zagaris 38 4 2022-03-24 OECD, Regulation, Securities Law
Justice Department Accuses Ericsson of Violating 2019 DPA Following ICIJ Disclosures On March 2, 2022, Swedish multinational enterprise Ericsson disclosed that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has accused it of violating the Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) in 2019 by... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-18 Sweden, United States Corruption, Terrorism
ICJ Indicates Provisional Measures Against Russia in the Context of Military Aggression Against Ukraine On March 16, 2022, the International Court of Justice delivered its Order on the Request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by Ukraine in the case concerning Allegations of... Michael Plachta 38 3 2022-03-18 Russia, Ukraine International Courts, International Law, War Crimes
Smithsonian Institute Plans to Return Benin Bronzes to Nigeria On March 11, 2022, the Smithsonian Institute announced that most, but not all, of their 39 Benin Bronzes are marked for return to Nigeria’s National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCCM... Alexander Mostaghimi 38 3 2022-03-18 Nigeria, United States Art and Cultural Property
U.K. Supreme Court Does Not Allow Assange Appeal of Extradition to the U.S. On March 14, 2022, the British Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from Julian Assange to stop his extradition to the United States, stating his petition “does not raise an arguable point... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-18 United Kingdom, United States Extradition
U.S. Justice Department Ends China Initiative On February 23, 2022, the new head of the National Security Division (NSD), Assistant Attorney General Matthew Olsen announced the termination of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) China... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-18 China, United States Cybercrime, Espionage, Intellectual Property
U.S. Extradites Ransomware Participants from Canada and Poland On March 3 and 9, 2022, the United States obtained the extradition of two alleged participants in ransomware attacks.  On March 3, Poland extradited Yaroslav Vasinskyi and on March 9 Canada... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-18 Canada, United States Cybercrime, Extradition
English Appellate Court Gives Partial Victory to Danish Tax Authority on Cum-Ex Case On February 25, 2022, the English Court of Appeal overturned a decision by the High Court[1] that the common law revenue prevents the Danish Revenue Authority (“SKAT”) from recovering... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-11 Netherlands, United States Fraud, International Law
FATF Plenary Agrees to Revise Beneficial Ownership Rules, Issues Guidance for Real Estate, and Completes Study on Laundering from Migrant Smuggling On March 4, the sixth Plenary of the FATF, under the German presidency of Dr. Marcus Pleyer, concluded.  It was a hybrid meeting (in person and virtual). Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-11 Germany Financial Enforcement, Money Laundering
European Court Adopts Ukraine’s Request for Interim Measures Against Russia The ongoing aggression by Russia against Ukraine has been debated and considered at various fora: UN Security Council, UN General Assembly, UN Human Rights Council, Council of Europe, European... Michael Plachta 38 3 2022-03-11 Russia, Ukraine European Court of Human Rights, International Criminal Court, War Crimes
ICC Prosecutor Issues Statement about Developments in Ukraine and Ukraine Goes to the ICJ The conflict initiated by Russia in Ukraine has spouted one proceeding in an international tribunal and resulted in another monitoring the developments with an eye to starting an investigation.... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-04 Russia, Ukraine International Courts, War Crimes
U.S. Justice Department Starts Task Force to Enforce Russian Sanctions against Russian Oligarchs and Announces the First Indictment for Violations of the Sanctions On March 2, 2022, U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced the start of Task Force KleptoCapture to enforce sanctions, export restrictions, and economic countermeausres the U.S. has... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-04 Russia, United States Asset Forfeiture, Banking Supervision, Sanctions
Honduras Detains Former President on US. Extradition Warrant On February 15, 2022, Honduran law enforcement authorities arrested former President Juan Orlando Hernández on an extradition warrant from the United States.  The extradition warrant... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-04 Honduras, United States Corruption, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
Treasury Department’s New Study on Money Laundering and Terror Financing in the Art World On February 4, 2022, the Treasury Department released its findings concerning money laundering and terror financing in the art market.  More specifically, the study tackles the emerging New... Alex Mostaghimi 38 3 2022-03-04 United States Financial Enforcement, Money Laundering
Nigerian Cop Poster Boy Will Face Extradition Proceedings for Bribes Received from Money Laundering Instagrammer On March 3rd, the Nigerian Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, filed an application to the Federal High Court for the extradition of former Nigerian “... Alex Mostaghimi 38 3 2022-03-04 Nigeria, United States Bribery, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act Contains Transnational Repression Accountability and Prevention Provision on Interpol Abuse On December 27, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) into law.[1] The NDAA contains Sec. 6503, “Transnational Repression... Uttam Dhillon and Dr. Ted R. Bromund 38 3 2022-02-25 United States Corruption, INTERPOL, Legislation
Swiss Secrets: Credit Suisse Massive Leak Reveals Accounts Held by Politicians, Criminals and Suspects On February 20, 2022, the Panama Papers-style results of investigations were published. They reveal secrets about Credit Suisse’s (CS) accounts and identity of its clients.  An... Michael Plachta 38 3 2022-02-25 Switzerland European Union, Financial Supervision, Offshore Banking, Regulation
U.S. Is Strengthening its Regulatory and Enforcement Efforts against Cryptocurrency On February 17, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice announced its first director of National Cryptocurrency Enforcement.  The announcement followed close on a settlement on February 14... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-02-25 United States Cybercrime, Securities Trade Enforcement
45 Arrested in Large Scale Cocaine Crime Bust in Belgium and Spain On February 15, 2022, police in Belgium and Spain arrested 45 people as part of an ongoing international investigation of a cocaine trafficking network.  In Belgium, police detained 30 people... Alex Mostaghimi 38 3 2022-02-25 Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, Spain Drugs & Trafficking, Europol