E.g., 2019-02
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. and Romania Take Down Online Organize Crime Ring Operating out of Romania On February 7, 2019, the United States law enforcement announced the unsealing of indictments, charging 20 people, including 16 foreign nationals, for their roles in an international organized... Bruce Zagaris 35 2 2019-02-15 Romania, United States Fraud, Identity Theft, Money Laundering, Organized Crime, Racketeering/RICO
UK Forfeits £466,321 from Son of Moldova’s Former Prime Minister On February 7, 2019, upon the application of the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) the City of London Magistrates Court, District Judge Michael Snow granted forfeiture orders on Vlad Luca... Bruce Zagaris 35 2 2019-02-15 United Kingdom Asset Forfeiture, Corruption
U.S. Jury Convicts El Chapo on All Counts for Leading the Sinaloa Organized Crime Cartel On February 12, 2019, a federal jury in Brooklyn, New York convicted Joaquin Achivaldo Guzman Loera, known as “El Chapo,” of leading a continuing criminal enterprise – the Mexican... Bruce Zagaris 35 2 2019-02-15 Mexico, United States Conspiracy, Drugs & Trafficking, Money Laundering, Murder, Organized Crime
European Commission Extends Its Money Laundering Blacklist and Includes Saudi Arabia On February 13, 2019, the European Commission adopted Delegated Regulation (C(2019) 1326) identifying high-risk third countries that present strategic deficiencies in their regime on anti-money... Michael Plachta 35 2 2019-02-15 European Union, Saudi Arabia, United States Financial Enforcement, Money Laundering
New York Bar Censures Lawyer Involved in 2016 Global Witness Video for Counseling Client to Engage In Fraudulent Conduct On January 15, 2019, the Attorney Grievance Committee for the First Judicial Department, New York State Bar censured Marc S. Koplik for his conduct in participating in counseling a client to engage... Bruce Zagaris 35 2 2019-02-08 United States Fraud
Court Awards $302,511,836.00 in Damages to Family of Journalist Marie Colvin As previously reported in the International Enforcement Law Reporter, Marie Colvin, an internationally renowned American journalist, was killed on February 22, 2012 while on assignment... Linda Friedman Ramirez 35 2 2019-02-08 Syria, United States International Law, Murder
U.S. Files Charges against Russian, Ukrainian Defendants for Role in Illegal Trading Scheme Federal authorities have filed charges against eight individuals, several of whom are of Russian or Ukrainian nationality, for hacking into a government database as part of an illegal trading... Zarine Kharazian 35 2 2019-02-08 Russia, Ukraine, United States Cybercrime, Securities Exchange Commission, Securities Law
ICC Releases Gbagbo and Blé Goudé on Conditions On February 1, 2019, the Appeals Chamber (AC) of the International Criminal Court (ICC or Court) unanimously ruled that conditions are to be imposed on Mr. Laurent Gbagbo and Mr. Charles Bl... Michael Plachta 35 2 2019-02-08 Ivory Coast Crimes against Humanity, International Criminal Court
Council of Europe Voices Concerns with Deprivation of Nationality As an Anti-Terror Measure At its 9th sitting held on January 25, 2019, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution 2263 (2019) and Recommendation 2145 (2019). These policies... Michael Plachta 35 2 2019-02-01 Europe Counter-terrorism, Human Rights, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE)
European Court of Human Rights Orders Italy to Pay Damages to Amanda Knox On January 24, 2019, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights issued a judgment, awarding €18,400 to Amanda Knox, a U.S. national and former student who spent years in detention... Bruce Zagaris 35 2 2019-02-01 European Union, Italy, United States European Court of Human Rights, Human Rights
U.S. Unseals Two Indictments Against Huawei Corporate Entities – One for Money Laundering, Obstruction of Justice, and Sanctions Violations; Another for Theft of Trade Secrets, Wire Fraud On January 28, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice partly unsealed two indictments against Huawei corporate entities and the Huawei Chief Financial Officer Wanzhou Meng. In the U.S. Court Eastern... Bruce Zagaris 35 2 2019-02-01 China, United States Money Laundering, Sanctions, Trade Crimes, Trade Enforcement, White Collar Crime
China-Canada Extradition Tensions Increase as China Sentences Canadian to Death On January 14, 2019, diplomatic tensions between Canada and China increased as a Chinese court ordered the death penalty for a Canadian national.  The latter sentence appears to be an... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-25 Canada, China, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
Canadian Supreme Court Confirms Law Enforcement Power to Collect Terrorist Communications On November 30, 2018, a unanimous Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision in R v Vice Media Inc, which will support law enforcement officials in terrorism investigations and prosecutions.... Peter Bowal, Carter Czaikowski, and Marcus Smith 35 1 2019-01-25
Troubling Acquittal of Gbagbo and Blé Goudé at the ICC On January 15, 2019, Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) acquitted Laurent Gbago, former President of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), and his right-hand man... Michael Plachta 35 1 2019-01-25
Skadden Agrees to Civil Settlement with DOJ over FARA Violations On January 17, 2019, U.S. Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Demerks announced Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP entered into a settlement agreement with the U.S... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-25
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution on Fighting Impunity by Targeted Sanctions in the Magnitsky Case and Beyond At its 4th sitting held on January 22, 2019, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a Resolution on fighting impunity of perpetrators of serious human rights... Michael Plachta 35 2 2019-01-25
U.S. Arrests Brazilian Bribery Suspect on Brazil Extradition Request On December 20, 2018, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials arrested Luiz Eduardo Loureiro Andrade, who is wanted on an extradition request by Brazil on allegations of bribing... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-18 Extradition
OSCE Reports on Impact of Cross-Border Counter-terrorism Operations on Human Rights In January 2019, the Civic Solidarity Platform’s Counter Terrorism Working Group, coordinated by Fair Trials and the SOVA Center for Information and Analysis, released a report focusing on the impact... Michael Plachta 35 1 2019-01-18
UN Secretary-General Reports on the United Nations Mission in Colombia Amid Mounting Challenges to the Peace Process Michael Plachta 35 1 2019-01-18
U.S. District Court Allows Danish Tax Authority to Pursue Fraud Action On January 9, 2019, Judge Lewis Kaplan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York denied a motion to dismiss a complaint filed by the Danish Customs and Tax Administration (SKAT... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-18 Fraud