Articles

E.g., 2022-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Angola Government Has Recovered Over $11 Billion of Stolen/Embezzled Assets and US Sanctioned 3 Angolans for Corruption On February 18, 2022, the media reported that Angolan Justice Minister Francisco Queiroz has said his government has recovered assets worth more than $11 billion that had been stolen and/or... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-02-25 Angola, United States Asset Forfeiture, Corruption
U.S. Suspends and then Lifts Ban on Avocados and Mexican Fishing Boats from the U.S. On February 13, 2022, Mexico’s agriculture ministry announced the suspension of U.S. avocado inspections in Michoacan as the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the inspections of... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-02-18 Mexico, United States Treaties, U.S. Congress
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 2022-02-18 Honduras, United States Corruption, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
IBA Issuance of Report on Legal Professional Privilege Highlights Growing Controversy On January 18, 2022, the International Bar Association (IBA) released a statement defending the principle of lawyer client confidentiality from “international attack”.  In its 30... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-02-17 OECD Legal Ethics
Customs Broker in Southern California Indicted for Defrauding Japanese Company and Tax Evasion On February 10, 2022, the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California announced the arrest of a customs broker on a federal grand jury indictment charging him with evading... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-02-17 Japan, United States Customs, Customs Enforcement
U.S. Places Former Honduran President on List of Corrupt Officials On February 7, 2022, the Department of State Secretary Anthony J. Blinken announced that the United States government is declassifying and publicizing the inclusion of former Honduran president... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-02-11 Honduras, United States Corruption, Investigation
U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Foreign Governments Can Use Letters Rogatory or MLAT Requests On February 7, 2022, the Department of State Secretary Anthony J. Blinken announced that the United States government is declassifying and publicizing the inclusion of former Honduran president... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-02-11 Nigeria, United States Disclosure, Intelligence, Treaties
New Swiss Ordinance on Child Labor and Conflict Mining in the Supply Chain Takes Effect In December 2021, the Swiss Federal Council posted the final Ordinance specifying new due diligence requirements in an endeavor to avoid the use of child labor and conflict minerals in the Swiss... Alexander Mostaghimi 38 2 2022-02-10 Switzerland Abuse of Children, Oversight, Policy/Directives, Transparency
U.S. Indictment Charges PRC-Based Telecom Company with Conspiracy to Steal Technology from Motorola On February 7, 2022, a federal indictment unsealed in the United States District Court in the Northern District of Illinois charges Hytera Communications Corporation Ltd. (Hytera), a company based... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-02-10 China, United States Intellectual Property
South Africa Publishes Study on Illicit Financial Flows Associated with International Wildlife Trafficking In November 2021, the South African Anti-Money Laundering Integrated Task Force (Samlit), a private-public partnership established by the Financial Intelligence Center, published a report on the... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-02-04 South Africa Environment, Financial Enforcement, Money Laundering, Wildlife Smuggle
Former Kansas School Teacher Faces Prosecution in U.S. Courts for Supporting ISIS On January 31st, 2022, former Kansas school teacher and resident, Allison Elizabeth Fluke-Ekren, made her first court appearance in Alexandria, Virginia after being charged with plotting multiple... Alexander Mostaghimi 38 2 2022-02-03 Syria, United States Charged with Crimes, Counter-terrorism, Terrorism
Report Recommends UK Plug Gaps in Illegal Wildlife Trade and Illicit Finance On January 19, 2022, the Royal United Services Institute for Defense and Security Studies (RUSI)  published the Whitehall Report on Illegal Wildlife Trade and Illicit Finance in the UK. ... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-02-03 United Kingdom Financial Enforcement, Wildlife Smuggle
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution on Poisoning of Alexei Navalny At its 6th sitting held on January 26, 2022, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution 2423 (2022) on poisoning of Alexei Navalny in January 2021. The... Michael Plachta 38 2 2022-02-02 European Union, Russia Conspiracy, Corruption, European Union
The Regulation of Autonomous Sanctions in Australia The term ‘autonomous sanctions’ denotes unilateral measures of a punitive nature (sanctions), which are ordered by a state against third states, and which target the governments or the... Konstantinos D. Magliveras 38 2 2022-02-01 Australia Sanctions, United Nations
U.K. High Court Allows Assange’s Appeal to Supreme Court on Procedural Ground of Timing of U.S. Assurances On January 24, 2022, the High Court in London ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can appeal to the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court against extradition to the United States.  The... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-01-28 United Kingdom, United States Extradition
UN Commends Nigeria for Prosecuting Pirates, Yet Root Causes Linger On January 20, 2022, Executive Director of the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Ms. Ghada Fathi Wali commended Nigeria for successfully prosecuting 10 pirates, a first for the... Alexander Mostaghimi 38 2 2022-01-28 Nigeria International Crimes, Piracy
Terrorism v. Human Rights: Critical Reports on the 2017 EU Terrorism Directive On November 18, 2021, the European Commission submitted to the European Parliament and the European Council a report assessing the added value of the Directive (EU) 2017/541 with regard to... Michael Plachta 38 2 2022-01-28 European Union International Law, Terrorism
GAO Releases Recommendation to Combat Human and Drug Trafficking in Cryptocurrency Markets In December 2021, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a public version of report to congressional requesters regarding the use of virtual currencies to facilitate human and drug... Alexander Mostaghimi 38 2 2022-01-26 United States Drugs & Trafficking, Human Trafficking
EU Operational Action Plan 2022 on Child Sexual Exploitation With some delay, the Statewatch revealed a document, originated in the end of November 2021 the EU Council, which presents “Operational Action Plan 2022: Child sexual exploitation.”[1... Michael Plachta 38 2 2022-01-24 European Union Abuse of Children
EU’s Controversial Proposal for Egypt as Joint President of Global Counter-Terrorism Forum On January 22, 2022, Statewatch revealed a restricted document, according to which the European Union had proposed Egypt for the joint presidency of the Global Counter-Terrorism Forum.... Michael Plachta 38 2 2022-01-24 Egypt, European Union Counter-terrorism

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