Articles

E.g., 2019-09
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geography Subject Areas
Nicole S. Healy, Anti-Money Laundering Deskbook: A Practical Guide to Law and Compliance Casebound 2018 (Practising Law Institute Incorporating Release #4, June 2018). The Deskbook, initially published in 2014, is designed to provide an introduction to the complex and dynamic law of money laundering, structuring, and forfeiture for lawyers whose practice does not... Bruce Zagaris 35 8 2019-08-05 United States Book Review
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
Deutsche Bank Settles FCPA Violations for Hiring Children of State Enterprises On August 22, 2019, Deutsche Bank AG agreed to a settlement on enforcement actions with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), complying to pay $16 million in penalties and to take remedial... Bruce Zagaris 35 9 2019-08-29 China, Russia Banking Supervision, Settlement
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
New Zealand Stops Chinese Extradition on Human Rights Concerns On June 11, 2019, the New Zealand Court of Appeal ruled against returning South Korean national and New Zealand resident Kyung Yup Kim, who is accused of murdering a 20-year-old Chinese woman while... Bruce Zagaris 35 6 2019-06-21 China, New Zealand Extradition, Human Rights
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
U.S. Extradites Former Colombian Minister of Agriculture for Embezzlement and Other Charges On July 12, 2019, the United States extradited to Colombia Andres Felipe Arias Leiva, the Colombia Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development from 2005 to 2009. He is set to serve a sentence of... Bruce Zagaris 35 7 2019-07-19 Colombia, United States Corruption, Extradition
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
Gregory Craig Wins Dismissal of One FARA Charge, But Must Go to Trial on the Other[1] On August 6, 2019, United States District Judge Amy Berman of the District of Columbia dismissed one of two felony counts against Gregory Craig. In her 57-page memorandum opinion,[2]... Bruce Zagaris 35 8 2019-08-07 United States Disclosure
Former White House Counsel Indicted for FARA Violations Relating to Ukraine and Manafort On April 11, 2019, a federal grand jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia returned an indictment charging Gregory B. Craig, a Washington-based lawyer, with making false... Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-04-19 Russia, Ukraine, United States
European Parliament Approves New Directive on the Protection of Whistleblowers On April 16, 2019, the European Parliament adopted a legislative resolution by which it approved a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of whistleblowers. The... Michael Plachta 35 5 2019-05-03 European Union Whistle-blowing
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
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
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
Trump Administration Concludes Migration Enforcement Accords with Guatemala and Mexico On June 1, 2019, Kevin K. McAleenan, the acting secretary for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), signed a two-year agreement with Guatemala to send up to 80 homeland security agents to... Bruce Zagaris 35 6 2019-06-22 Guatemala, Mexico, United States Immigration
Stripping Citizenship, States Struggle to Confront Foreign Fighters On February 19, 2019, Shamima Begum heard the news. While nursing her newborn son at a Syrian refugee camp, her family – contacting her from the UK – informed her that they had received... Alex Psilakis 35 3 2019-03-01 France, Germany, United Kingdom, United States Human Rights, Terrorism, United Nations
President Wins Appeals Court Case on Emoluments and Loses One in the District Court Two conflicting decisions have been issued with respect to the suits against United States President Donald Trump for violating the emoluments clause. On July 10, 2019, the United States Court of... Alex Psilakis and Bruce Zagaris 35 7 2019-07-19 United States

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