Articles

E.g., 2019-06
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geography Subject Areas
IDB Expert Group Reports on Anti-Corruption, Transparency, and Integrity in Latin America and the Caribbean In December 2018, the Inter-American Development issued a report of an expert advisory group on a comprehensive approach to combating anti-corruption and bringing enhanced transparency and... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-12
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
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
European Solutions Offer Little Hope for Iran in the Face of US Sanctions The decision by the United States to pull out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”) has left Iran and many European nations scrambling to salvage the agreement.  Soon... Farhad Mirzadeh 35 3 2019-02-23 European Union, Iran, United States Counter-terrorism, Money Laundering, Sanctions
UK Court Lifts an Obligation to Seek Assurances from USA in a Death Penalty Case On January 18, 2019, the High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division (Divisional Court), in a rolled-up hearing by Lord Chief Justice Burnett and Mr Justice Garnham, dismissed the claim... Michael Plachta 35 3 2019-03-16 United Kingdom, United States Death Penalty, Mutual Legal Assistance
Standard Chartered Bank Extends DPA for Violating Iran Sanctions and Agrees to More than $1 Billion in Penalties On April 9, 2019, Standard Chartered Bank (SCB), which is headquartered in London, England, agreed to pay more than $1 billion in penalties (including forfeiture of $240 million and a fine of $480... Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-04-13 Iran, United Kingdom, United States Fraud, Sanctions
INTERPOL’s Power to Act Preemptively in Fighting Government Abuse In May 2018, Spanish authorities detained Bill Browder, a prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin.  It has been alleged that Spain acted on an active Russian request disseminated... Yuriy L. Nemets 35 5 2019-05-03 Russia, Spain INTERPOL
CBP Acquitted in Second Jury Trial, Bivens Action Still in Question What are the criminal or civil consequences when a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agent, shooting from the US, kills a Mexican national on the other side of the border? Linda Friedman Ramirez 35 1 2019-01-12
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
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
U.S. Justice Department Releases 50 Advisory Opinions on Foreign Agents Registration Act On June 8, 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice released over 50 FARA advisory opinions.  This article is a summary of some of the useful points. The FARA Registration Unit has issued 49... Bruce Zagaris 35 7 2018-06-29
European Commission Recommends Negotiating Treaty with U.S. on Access to Electronic Evidence On February 5, 2019, the European Commission published its recommendations for the Council to engage in two international negotiations on cross-border rules to obtain electronic evidence. Following... Michael Plachta 35 3 2019-02-23 European Union, United States Cross-Border Communication, Data Sharing
3rd Largest Israeli Bank Agrees to Pay $195 Million and Enters into DPA with US on Tax Violations On March 12, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank Ltd. (Mizrahi-Tefahot) and its subsidiaries, United Mizrahi Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. (UMBS) and Mizrahi Tefahot... Bruce Zagaris 35 3 2019-03-16 Israel, United States Tax Enforcement
In Targeting Venezuela, the Trump Administration Targets Cuba On April 5, 2019, the Trump administration announced its decision to issue sanctions against 34 ships owned or operated by Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A., the state-run oil company. The... Alex Psilakis 35 4 2019-04-13 China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, United States, Venezuela Sanctions
Two Months Later, Questions Remain After the Raiding of the North Korean Embassy in Madrid On April 23, 2019, the U.S. arrested Christopher Philip Ahn, a U.S. citizen and former Marine, for his alleged involvement in the February 22 raid of the North Korean embassy in Madrid. Spain, who... Alex Psilakis 35 5 2019-05-03 North Korea, Spain, United States Extradition
Federal Judge Dismisses Criminal Allegations Under Statute Outlawing Female Genital Mutilation On November 12, 2018 the Honorable Bernard A. Friedman, US District Court for the Southern District of Michigan in US v Nagarwala, et. al., dismissed criminal charges alleging violations... Linda Friedman Ramirez 35 1 2019-01-12
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
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
Denying Authoritarian Regimes INTERPOL Presidency Won't Stop Them From Using INTERPOL to Persecute Political Opponents; in Fact, it Won't Even Slow Them Down Following his mysterious disappearance and arrest in China, Meng Hongwei resigned as INTERPOL’s President in October 2018, leaving INTERPOL no option but to find a successor.  Among the... Yuriy L. Nemets 35 3 2019-03-01 China, Russia Extradition, Human Rights, INTERPOL, Information Exchange
Bemba Seeks $77 Million in Compensation from the International Criminal Court On March 8, 2019, Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, a former vice president and rebel leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), submitted a brief at the Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International... Michael Plachta 35 3 2019-03-16 Africa International Criminal Court

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