E.g., 2019-09
Title Abstract Author Volumesort descending Issue Date Published Geography Subject Areas
The Effects of the Odebrecht and Braskem Convictions Continue to Unfold and Challenge the Ability to Conduct Multiple investigations and Proceedings Fairly As the governments and other victims of the Odebrecht and Braskem convictions continue to take action, the effects of those actions continue to unfold. 2017-04-17 Brazil, Colombia, United States Corruption, International Cooperation, International Crimes
U.S. Forfeits Over $480 Million of Abacha Funds But Ultimate Disposition Of Funds Unknown                 On August 7, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice announced it has forfeited more than $480 million in corruption proceeds hidden in bank accounts worldwide by former Nigerian... 2016-08-10 Nigeria, United States Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure, Corruption, Money Laundering
UN Security Council Adopts Two Resolutions on Counter-Terrorism On December 21, 2017, the United Nations Security Council adopted two resolutions addressing various aspects of counter-terrorism. The first resolution concerns foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs)... 2018-01-12 Counter-terrorism
FinCEN Starts Global Investigations Division On August 28, 2019, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced the start of its Global Investigations Division (GID), which will have responsibility to implement targeted... 2019-08-30 United States Money Laundering
Odebrecht and Braskem Plead Guilty and Agree to Pay $3.5 billion to 3 Countries to Resolve Corruption Charges  On December 21, 2016, Odebrecht S.A. (Odebrecht), a global construction conglomerate based in Brazil, and Braskem S.A. (Braskem), a Brazilian petrochemical company, pleaded guilty and agreed to pay... 2017-01-06 Brazil, Switzerland, United States Corruption, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, International Cooperation
Washington College of Law Holds Book Launch for Book on the ICTY On April 4, 2018, the Washington College of Law (WCL) hosted a launch of Professor Diane Orentlicher’s new book, Some Kind of Justice: The ICTY’s Impact in Bosnia and Serbia (Oxford U. Press, 496... Bruce Zagaris 2018-04-06 Human Rights
SEC Suspends Conflict Minerals Reports Due to Litigation Decisions On April 7, 2017, Acting Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Michael S. Piwowar announced that, as a result of a final judgment declaring an SEC rule requiring reporting... 2017-05-12 United States Compliance, Disclosure
Criminal Magisterial Bench Book to Provide Guidance for Magistrates  The Criminal Magisterial Bench Book, the first of its kind in the region, is an initiative of the Judicial Reform and Institutional Strengthening (JURIST) Project. The Bench Book project, which... 2018-07-06 International Courts
EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Releases Recommendations on the Implementation of Adopted Measures On November 11, 2016, the European Union Counter-Terrorism Coordinator (CTC) released his recommendations which draw on his report on the implementation of the counter-terrorism measures which had... 2016-11-18 Europe Counter-terrorism, European Union, INTERPOL
Trump Reverses ZTE Penalties in Exchange for Trade Concessions On June 7, 2018, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation, of Shenzhen, China (“ZTE Corporation”) and ZTE Kangxun Telecommunications... 2018-06-22 Sanctions
Criminal Magisterial Bench Book to Provide Guidance for Magistrates  The Criminal Magisterial Bench Book, the first of its kind in the region, is an initiative of the Judicial Reform and Institutional Strengthening (JURIST) Project. The Bench Book project, which... 2018-07-06 International Courts
Russia Withdraws Its Signature from the Statute of the International Criminal Court On November 16, 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his Foreign Ministry to inform the Secretary-General of the United Nations that Russia no longer intended to participate in the Rome... 2016-11-18 Philippines, Russia, Ukraine Human Rights, International Courts, International Criminal Court, International Organizations, War Crimes
ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF TRANSNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW (Neil Boister and Robert J. Currie, ed.), Routledge 458 pp. 2015 – A Review 2015-12-22 Book Review, International Crimes, International Law
United Nations Sets Up New Office of Counter-Terrorism On June 15, 2017, the UN General Assembly adopted its resolution in which it approved the establishment of a new United Nations office to help Member States implement the Organization's global... 2017-06-30 Counter-terrorism, United Nations
Costa Rica Arrests and Extradites U.S. Citizen Charged with Business Opportunity Fraud                 On February 12, 2015, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of Florida (Miami) announced that Costa Rica has extradited Jon White, a U.S. citizen charged in connection... 2016-08-17 Costa Rica, United States Conspiracy, Extradition, Fraud
International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia Overturns Convictions of 2 Croatian Generals             On November 16, 2012, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia reversed by majority the convictions of Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac for... 2016-08-03 Former Yugoslavia Crimes against Humanity, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, International Criminal Tribunal, Law of War
ICC and Dutch Government Return Witnesses to Congo, Rejecting Asylum Claims                 On June 27, 2014, after a long procedure involving both the ICC and the authorities of the Netherlands, the Dutch Council of State decided to return three witnesses to the Democratic... 2016-08-10 Netherlands Asylum, International Criminal Court, Legal Ethics, Witness Protection
Court Authorizes John Doe Summons for Identities of U.S. Taxpayers Who Have Used Virtual Currency On November 30, 2016, U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, entered an order authorizing the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) to... 2016-12-02 United States Evidence Gathering, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement
Sweden Drops Assange Rape Investigation, as Assange Remains in the Ecuadorean Embassy On May 19, 2017, Swedish prosecutor Marianne Ny announced that Sweden is dropping the rape investigation and revoking the arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange because it was impossible... 2017-05-26 Sweden, United Kingdom, United States Espionage, Extradition, Rape