Articles

E.g., 2019-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Trump Administration Concludes Migration Enforcement Accords with Guatemala and Mexico On June 1 and 7, 2019, the Trump Administration concluded migration enforcement agreements with Guatemala and Mexico. On June 1, 2019, Kevin K. McAleenan, the acting secretary for the Department of... Bruce Zagaris 35 6 2019-06-14 Guatemala, Mexico, United States Human Trafficking, Immigration, International Cooperation
Airport Seizures Emphasize the Role of the Illicit Wildlife Trade in India One day they found an African horn pit viper, two rhinoceros iguanas, and three rock iguanas. Less than two weeks before that, they discovered 18kg of peacock feathers. A month before that, they... Alex Psilakis 35 6 2019-06-14 China, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka Environment, Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle
Ecuador President Denies U.S. Extradition Request for Alleged Facebook Fraudster On June 7, 2019, Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno denied the extradition request by the United States of Paul Ceglia, who is charged in New York with attempt to defraud Facebook Inc. founder... Bruce Zagaris 35 6 2019-06-14 Ecuador, United States Asylum, Extradition, Forgery, Fraud
EU Council Makes Progress on Various Justice and Law Enforcement Issues At its 3697th meeting on June 6 and 7, 2019, the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs Council discussed and adopted position on a number of criminal justice, home, and law... Michael Plachta 35 6 2019-06-14 European Union EU Justice and Home Affairs Council, International Cooperation
Mass Protests Against Controversial Hong Kong Extradition Bill Between June 9 and June 12, 2019, Hong Kong witnessed a massive and violent wave of protests attended by up to one million. They demonstrated against a proposed extradition law that would allow... Michael Plachta 35 6 2019-06-14 China, Hong Kong, United States Extradition
U.S. Treasury and Commerce Slap More Sanctions on Cuba On June 4, 2019, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) to further implement the President... Bruce Zagaris 35 6 2019-06-08 Cuba, United States Sanctions
Danish Tax Authority Settles $239 Million Civil Fraud Case with U.S. Pension Funds On May 29, 2019, the Danish Customs and Tax Administration (SKAT) announced that dozens of U.S. pension plans have agreed to a $239 million settlement, concluding litigation over dividend taxes.... Bruce Zagaris 35 6 2019-06-07 Denmark, United States Tax Enforcement
International Report Filed with the ICC Accuses European Union of Crimes Against Humanity in the Libya Situation On June 3, 2019, a group of international lawyers submitted a report to the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) calling for the European Union (EU) and some of... Michael Plachta 35 6 2019-06-07 Europe, Libya Crimes against Humanity, International Criminal Court
Interpol’s Lack of Power to Act Preemptively in Fighting Government Abuse of the Diffusion System In Volume 35, Issue 5 of the International Enforcement Law Reporter (May 2019), Mr. Yuriy Nemets argued that “INTERPOL’s rules not only give the organization the power to screen... Ted Bromund 35 6 2019-06-07 INTERPOL
EU Court of Justice Clarifies the Concept of “Judicial Issuing Authority” in the European Arrest Warrant’s Procedure On May 27, 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union, Grand Chamber, (the Court) delivered two judgments giving its interpretation of one of the key concepts underlying the European... Michael Plachta 35 6 2019-05-31 European Union, Germany, Lithuania European Union, Extradition
U.S. Issues Additional Indictments Against Julian Assange The fight over Julian Assange has shown no sign of slowing down. On May 23, 2019, the U.S. raised the stakes, charging Assange with 17 additional crimes in violation of the Espionage Act.... Alex Psilakis 35 6 2019-05-31 Sweden, United Kingdom, United States Espionage, Extradition, National Security
UN Secretary General Releases Statement on International Humanitarian Law and Artificial Intelligence: Using the Past to Prepare for the Unknowable Future On March 25, 2019, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres released an official statement to the Group of Governmental Experts on Emerging Technologies in the Area of Lethal Autonomous Weapons... Evan Scheicher 35 6 2019-05-31 Russia, United States International Organizations
South Africa Decides to Extradite Former Finance Minister to Mozambique Rather than the U.S. On May 21, 2019, the South African Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha announced that his government intended to extradite Mozambique’s former finance minister... Bruce Zagaris 35 6 2019-05-31 Mozambique, South Africa, United States Corruption, Extradition
U.S., Europol and European Law Enforcement Dismantle GozNym Cyber-Criminal Network in Eastern Europe On May 16, 2019, the U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady of the Western District of Pennsylvania and Europol announced from Europol’s headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands that a joint law... Bruce Zagaris 35 6 2019-05-24 Europe, Russia, United States Cybercrime
Danish Prosecutors Change 10 Former High-Level Danske Bank Officials On May 8, 2019, Danish economic prosecutors charged ten former leading employees of Danske Bank in connection with Danish police economic unit SØIK’s investigation into money... Bruce Zagaris 35 6 2019-05-24 Denmark, Estonia, United States Money Laundering
U.S. Attorney General Announces Continued U.S. Funding of Law Enforcement Efforts at 3rd Ministerial of Northern Triangle Attorneys General, as Guatemala Prepares to Abolish Anti-Corruption Prosecutors On May 16, 2019, U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr, during the 3rd Ministerial of the Northern Triangle Attorneys General in El Salvador, announced that, as part of a coordinated law... Bruce Zagaris 35 6 2019-05-24 El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, United States International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, Organized Crime
NCA Civil Asset Recovery Investigation Nets £6 Million Worth of Assets On May 12, 2019, the National Crime Agency in the United Kingdom recovered approximately £6 million worth of assets, including an award-winning luxury hotel and a £100,000 Bentley from... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-05-17 Russia, United Kingdom Asset Forfeiture, Money Laundering
1MDB Case: Malaysia Extradites Former Banker to the U.S. and U.S. Indicts Malaysian Financier for Foreign and Conduit Election Contributions On May 7, 2019, the United States government announced Malaysia has extradited Ng Chong Hwa, 46, and a Malaysian national, also known as “Roger Ng,” to face charges of conspiring to... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-05-17 Malaysia, United States Bribery, Corruption, Extradition
Assistant Attorney General Heralds Progress in Global Competition Enforcement Cooperation On May 10, 2019, in remarks to the American Bar Association’s program on “Antitrust in the Americas,” in Buenos Ares, Argentina, Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim heralded... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-05-17 Argentina, United States Antitrust Cooperation, International Cooperation
Chinese Hacking Groups Continue to Threaten U.S.-based Businesses and Personnel On May 9, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the federal grand jury indictment of a Chinese hacking group accused of stealing the information of more than 78 million individuals. The... Alex Psilakis 35 5 2019-05-17 China, United States Cybercrime

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