E.g., 2020-04
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geography Subject Areas
Assistant Attorney General Heralds Progress in Global Competition Enforcement Cooperation On May 10, 2019, in remarks to the American Bar Association’s program on “Antitrust in the Americas,” in Buenos Ares, Argentina, Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim heralded... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-05-17 Argentina, United States Antitrust Cooperation, International Cooperation
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
EU Council Makes Progress on Various Justice and Law Enforcement Issues At its 3697th meeting on June 6 and 7, 2019, the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs Council discussed and adopted position on a number of criminal justice, home, and law... Michael Plachta 35 6 2019-06-14 European Union EU Justice and Home Affairs Council, International Cooperation
UN Secretary-General Releases Report on Threat Posed by ISIL (Da’esh) On February 1, 2019, the Secretary-General of the United Nations submitted to the Security Council his report on the threat posed by ISIL (Da’esh) to international peace and security. This is... Michael Plachta 35 2 2019-02-23 Middle East Counter-terrorism
Rule on Humanitarian Assistance to Iran and OFAC Issues Humanitarian Trade Mechanism On October 25, 2019, the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) identified Iran as a jurisdiction of primary money laundering concern under Section 311... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-10-31 Money Laundering
Frustration Grows over Execution of ECtHR Judgments in the CIA Extraordinary Rendition Cases On June 4-6, 2019, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe met at their 1348th session to debate the state of execution of judgments under enhanced supervision. They included four... Michael Plachta 35 7 2019-07-12 Lithuania, Poland, Romania, United States Central Intelligence Agency, International Organizations, Torture
The UBS Conviction: The Dawn of a New Era in France? On February 20, 2019, the Tribunal de Grande Instance sitting in Paris, France, convicted Swiss banking giant UBS AG and its French subsidiary UBS France, as well as five of their officers, of crimes... Frederick T. Davis 35 3 2019-03-16 France, Switzerland, United States Tax Enforcement
2 Former Executives of Chinese Subsidiary of Herbal Life Charged with Corruption On November 14, 2019, two Chinese nationals and former executives of the Chinese subsidiary of Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (HLF.N) (“Herbalife”) were charged with paying bribes,... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-11-25 Bribery
Dutch Supreme Court Reduces Responsibility of the Netherlands In 1995 Srebrenica Massacre On July 18, 2019, the Dutch Supreme Court delivered a judgment that confirmed the Netherlands was partly liable for the deaths in 1995 of 350 Muslim males who were expelled from a Dutch U.N. base... 35 8 2019-08-01 Bosnia, Netherlands Genocide, Human Rights
While DHS Calls for Cooperation with the Northern Triangle, President Trump Seeks to Cut Aid and Close the Border On March 28, 2019, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen signed, on behalf of the United States, a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) on border security cooperation in Central America.... Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-04-06 El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, United States Border Security, International Cooperation
Pakistan Agent Pleads Guilty to Foreign Agents Registration Act Violation On May 7, 2018, Nisar Ahmed Chaudhry, 71, of Columbia, Maryland, pleaded guilty to failure to file a Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA) statement.   Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2018-05-11 United States Disclosure
ICC Prosecutor Finally Refuses to Open Investigation in the Mavi Marmara Incident On December 2, 2019, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) once again declined – now for a third time – to open an investigation into Israel’s violent attack on... Michael Plachta 35 12 2019-12-11 International Criminal Court
Angola-U.S. Sign Law Enforcement and Security MOU as Angola Continues to Progress on Anti-Corruption The current Angolan administration of João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço continues to work to strengthen its efforts on anti-corruption and improved governance.  In this... Bruce Zagaris 35 8 2019-08-21 Angola, United States Corruption, Money Laundering
U.S. Announces New Sanctions against Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua On April 17, 2019, the United States government announced new sanctions against Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua. While giving a speech in Miami, National Security Advisor John Bolton announced that... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-04-26 Canada, Cuba, European Union, Nicaragua, United States, Venezuela Sanctions
Updated Executive Order Provides Enhanced Counterterrorism Sanctions and Targets Foreign Financial Institutions On September 10, 2019, President Donald Trump issued a revised Executive Order 13224,[1] furnishing the Treasury and State Departments new mechanisms permitting the U.S. Government to better... Bruce Zagaris 35 9 2019-09-12 United States Counter-terrorism, Financial Enforcement, Terrorism
Chinese Hacking Groups Continue to Threaten U.S.-based Businesses and Personnel On May 9, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the federal grand jury indictment of a Chinese hacking group accused of stealing the information of more than 78 million individuals. The... Alex Psilakis 35 5 2019-05-17 China, United States Cybercrime
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. Halts U.S.-Cuba Enforcement Dialogue and Cooperation During the last 18 months the United States government has halted the U.S.-Cuba Enforcement Dialogue and Cooperation, first allegedly due to the health problems experienced by U.S. diplomats in... Bruce Zagaris 35 10 2019-10-12 Cuba International Cooperation
Mass Protests Against Controversial Hong Kong Extradition Bill Between June 9 and June 12, 2019, Hong Kong witnessed a massive and violent wave of protests attended by up to one million. They demonstrated against a proposed extradition law that would allow... Michael Plachta 35 6 2019-06-14 China, Hong Kong, United States Extradition
U.S. Authorities Crack Darknet, Convicting Trafficker of Drug Importation Conspiracy On February 13, 2019 Christopher Bantli plead guilty to a conspiracy to import fentanyl into the U.S. Based in Calgary, Canada, Bantli was extradited to the U.S. from Canada on January 24, allowing... Alex Psilakis 35 2 2019-02-23 Canada, Netherlands, United States Conspiracy, Cybercrime, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition