Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
European Union Establishes the European Public Prosecutor’s Office On October 12, 2017, the Regulation establishing the European Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO) was adopted by those Member States which are part of the EPPO “enhanced cooperation.” The EPPO will be... Michael Plachta 33 10 2017-10-20 European Union Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution on Prosecuting and Punishing Crimes Committed by Daesh At its 34th sitting held on October 12, 2017, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution 2190 (2017) on prosecuting and punishing crimes committed by Daesh. The... Michael Plachta 33 10 2017-10-20 Iraq, Syria Council of the European Union, Counter-terrorism, International Crimes, International Criminal Court, International Criminal and Comparative Law, Law of War, Terrorism
U.S. Grand Jury Indicts IT Executive and Former IT Manager of Australian Bank with Bribery and Kickback Scheme On September 27, 2017, a federal grand jury in Los Angeles, California returned an indictment, charging that the former head of Santa Monica-based Service Mesh, Inc. paid bribes to former IT... Bruce Zagaris 33 10 2017-10-20 Australia, United States Bribery
Justice Department Indicts Chinese Manufacturers of Fentanyl and Opioids On October 17, 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that federal grand juries in the Southern District of Mississippi and the District of North Dakota returned indictments, unsealed on... Bruce Zagaris 33 10 2017-10-20 China, United States Drug Enforcement
U.S.-Turkish Relations Sour over Bilateral Enforcement Issues On  October 8, 2017, relations between the United States and Turkish governments continued to sour as both countries announced they would no longer issue visas for each other’s citizens. Bruce Zagaris 33 10 2017-10-13 Turkey, United States Counter-terrorism, Extradition
Criminal Investigations against Brazilian Olympic Games Continue Criminal investigations in France and Brazil continue with respect to the awarding of the Olympic Games to Brazil. Bruce Zagaris 33 10 2017-10-13 Brazil, France Enforcement of International Sports Law
U.S. and China Hold First Law Enforcement and Cybersecurity Dialogue On October 4, 2017, the U.S. and China held their first law enforcement and cybersecurity dialogue (LECD). Attorney General Jefferson B. Sessions III and Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine... Bruce Zagaris 33 10 2017-10-13 China, United States Cybercrime, Data Privacy
86th INTERPOL General Assembly: Mixed Messages for Refugees On September 26, 2017, in Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping officially welcomed the 86th INTERPOL General Assembly.  As this year’s host of the INTERPOL “body of the supreme authority” and a... Yuriy Nemets 33 10 2017-10-13 China Human Rights, INTERPOL
UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Terrorism Submits Counterterrorism Report to the General Assembly On September 27, 2017, the UN Secretary-General submitted to the General Assembly a report from the newly appointed Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on the promotion and protection of... Michael Plachta 33 10 2017-10-13 France Counter-terrorism, Human Rights
European Parliament Adopts Resolution on the Fight against Cybercrime On October 3, 2017, the European Parliament (EP) adopted a resolution on the fight against cybercrime.   Michael Plachta 33 10 2017-10-06 European Union Cybercrime
European Commission Proposes Creating a Pan-European Cybersecurity Agency On September 13, 2017, during his State of the Union address, the President of the European Commission, Jean Claude Juncker, announced the intention to propose new legislative measures that will... Michael Plachta 33 10 2017-10-06 European Union Cybercrime
UK Court Orders EAW-based Surrender of a Polish National to Italy in an Alleged Kidnapping Case On September 29, 2017, District Judge (MC) Goldspring in the Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London (UK) delivered a judgment ordering the surrender of Michal Konrad Herba to the Italian... Michael Plachta 33 10 2017-10-06 Italy, Poland Kidnaping
U.S. Indicts HSI Special Agent and 2 Colombians for Bribery Scheme to Dismiss an Indictment On September 25, 2017, U.S. law enforcement officials announced that a federal grand jury in the Southern District of Florida returned an indictment charging a Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)... Bruce Zagaris 33 10 2017-10-06 Colombia, United States Bribery
Manhattan District Attorney’s Office Files Application to Return 2,300-Years-Old Marble Bull’s Head to Lebanon On July 8, 1967, French archaeologist Maurice Dunand unearthed a 2,300-years-old, foot tall marble bull’s head from a site at the foot of the Temple of Eshmun in Sidon, Lebanon. Dunand, the director... Zarine Kharazian 33 10 2017-10-06 Lebanon, United States Art and Cultural Property
U.S. Imposes Additional Sanctions with Respect to North Korea On September 21, 2017, President Donald Trump issued Executive Order 13722, imposing additional sanctions with respect to North Korea.   Bruce Zagaris 33 10 2017-09-29 North Korea, United States Economic Sanctions
Panama Finds Former Mexican Governor Extraditable on Corruption Charges On September 18, 2017, Panamanian and Mexican officials announced that Panama  has found Roberto Borge, who from 2010 to 2016, was governor of the state of Quintana Roo, extraditable on corruption... Bruce Zagaris 33 9 2017-09-29 Mexico, Panama Extradition
Panama Superintendency of Banks Fines 3 Banks in Second Round of Enforcement Actions On September 13, 2017, the Superintendency of Banks of Panama announced that it has taken enforcement efforts and imposed fines on three Panamanian banks, including the state-owned national Bank,... Bruce Zagaris 33 10 2017-09-29 Panama Money Laundering
U.S. Court Rules Taxpayer’s Noncompliance with FBAR Obligations Was Not Willful On September 20, 2017, Judge Michael Morris Baylson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled that taxpayer Arthur Bedrosian was not willful in his failure to comply... Bruce Zagaris 33 10 2017-09-29 United States Compliance, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement
Telia and Uzbek Subsidiary Make Global Settlement of Uzbek Corrupt Payments On September 21, 2017, Telia Company AB, an international telecommunications company based in Stockholm and formerly an issuer of publicly traded securities in the United States, and its Uzbek... Bruce Zagaris 33 10 2017-09-29 United States, Uzbekistan Bribery, Corruption, Disgorgement of Profits
Chinese Billionaire Subject to Interpol Red Notice Requests Asylum from the U.S. On September 6, 2017, a billionaire property developer who has accused high-level Chinese officials of corruptions and is subject to an Interpol Red Notice has applied for asylum in the United States... Bruce Zagaris 33 9 2017-09-22 China Extradition

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