Articles

E.g., 2020-02
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geography Subject Areas
U.S. District Court Allows Danish Tax Authority to Pursue Fraud Action On January 9, 2019, Judge Lewis Kaplan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York denied a motion to dismiss a complaint filed by the Danish Customs and Tax Administration (SKAT... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-18 Fraud
Swiss Auction of Obiang’s Car Raises $27 Million for Social Programs in Equatorial Guinea On September 29, 2019, the Swiss government auctioned a collection of 25 supercars for $27 million.  The Swiss government seized the cars from Teodorin Nguema Obiang, the vice president of... Bruce Zagaris 35 10 2019-10-01 Switzerland Embezzlement
International Report Filed with the ICC Accuses European Union of Crimes Against Humanity in the Libya Situation On June 3, 2019, a group of international lawyers submitted a report to the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) calling for the European Union (EU) and some of... Michael Plachta 35 6 2019-06-07 Europe, Libya Crimes against Humanity, International Criminal Court
UK Forfeits £466,321 from Son of Moldova’s Former Prime Minister On February 7, 2019, upon the application of the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) the City of London Magistrates Court, District Judge Michael Snow granted forfeiture orders on Vlad Luca... Bruce Zagaris 35 2 2019-02-15 United Kingdom Asset Forfeiture, Corruption
Partners of Panama Papers’ Law Firm Sue Netflix amidst FBI Investigation On October 15, the two partners of the now-dissolved law firm Mossack Fonseca & Co. confirmed that they were being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Intelligence (FBI). Subsequently at this... Alexandra Haris 35 10 2019-10-22 United States Investigation
Austrian Supreme Court Affirms Lower Court’s Decision to Extradite Ukrainian Tycoon to U.S. on Corruption Charges On June 25, 2019, the Austrian Supreme Court affirmed a lower court’s decision granting a request from the United States government to extradite Ukrainian tycoon Dmytro Firtash, where a U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 35 7 2019-06-28 Austria, Russia, Ukraine, United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Canada Proceeds with Extradition of Huawei CFO While She Sues Canada and China Accuses Canadian Former Diplomat of Espionage On March 1, 2019, Canada’s Justice Department authorized an extradition hearing for Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, the Chinese telecom and electronics company, on 13... Bruce Zagaris 35 3 2019-03-09 Canada, China, United States Conspiracy, Extradition, Fraud
Victims in Essex Lorry Incident: The Latest in Europe’s Human Trafficking Tragedies As of November 7, 2019, British authorities have identified all 39 of the human trafficking victims found dead in the back of a lorry in Essex on October 23, 2019. While Essex police initially... Miranda Bannister 35 11 2019-11-20 Human Trafficking
U.S. Court of Appeals Reverses Dismissal of Tort Case against BNP Paribas for Harms due to Sudanese Sanctions Violations On May 22, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed and remanded the dismissal of claims by victims of Sudanese genocide and ethnic cleansing brought against BNP... Bruce Zagaris 35 7 2019-07-26 Sudan, United States Crimes against Humanity, Sanctions
South Sudan and the Legal Inconsistence of Corporate Complicity in War Crimes On February 20, the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan, a United Nations Human Rights Council investigative body, released a report documenting continuing conflict and potential war crimes... Evan Schleicher 35 4 2019-03-22 Africa Crimes against Humanity, United Nations, War Crimes
3 Families of Libyan Victims Sue Warlord Khalifa Haftar in U.S. Court On June 26, 2019, three families who lost family members in a bombing campaign sued  Libya’s warlord Khalifa Haftar (also referred to as Hifter) in the U.S. District Court in Alexandria... Bruce Zagaris 35 12 2019-12-04 International Criminal Court
Hong Kong Extradites Pakistan National for Computer Crime On August 5, 2019, prosecutors unsealed an indictment of Muhammad Fahd, a 34-year-old Pakistan national, who Hong Kong extradited to the United States.  A federal grand jury indictment in... Bruce Zagaris 35 8 2019-08-15 China Extradition
ICC Rejects Prosecutor Request to Investigate War Crimes in Afghanistan On April 12, 2019, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC) unanimously rejected the request of the Prosecutor to proceed with an investigation for alleged crimes against... Michael Plachta 35 4 2019-04-20 Afghanistan, United States Crimes against Humanity, International Criminal Court, War Crimes
Arrested and Awaiting Potential Extradition, Julian Assange Set to Face Judgement On April 11, 2019 WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange was arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Upon Ecuador’s invitation, British authorities entered the embassy and detained Assange... Alex Psilakis and Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-04-20 Australia, Ecuador, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States Extradition
German Appellate Court Overturns Convictions of Two Rwandans Charged with War Crimes Germany’s top appeals court has partially overturned the convictions of two Rwandan men, Ignace Murwanashyaka and his deputy Straton Musoni, who were accused of aiding and abetting war crimes in... Evan Schleicher 35 1 2018-12-29 Crimes against Humanity
European Court of Human Rights Finds Russia’s Multiple Violations in Magnitsky Case On August 27, 2019, the European Court of Human Rights – Third Section (ECtHR or “the Court”) delivered a judgment in the case of Magnitsky and Others v. Russia (... Michael Plachta 35 9 2019-09-06 Russia Human Rights
U.S. District Court Denies Justice Department’s Motion to Dismiss Emoluments Clause Case On April 30, 2019, U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Columbia Emmet  G. Sullivan issued a memorandum opinion, denying on behalf of President Donald J. Trump the Justice Department... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-05-11 United States Corruption
Danske Bank Under Investigation in France While Estonia Arrests 10 Former Employees and European Community Agrees to Increase its Financial Supervision Powers On December 19, 2019, the Estonian state prosecutor announced the arrest of ten former employees of the local branch of Danske Bank as part of an ongoing international investigation into money... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-18 Money Laundering
Rio Treaty Group Agrees to Enforcement and Sanctions Cooperation against Former Maduro Regime On September 23, 2019, 16 of the 18 state parties to the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR) (hereafter the “Rio Treaty”) adopted a resolution to take legal actions... Bruce Zagaris 35 10 2019-10-02 Venezuela Treaties
Interpol’s Lack of Power to Act Preemptively in Fighting Government Abuse of the Diffusion System In Volume 35, Issue 5 of the International Enforcement Law Reporter (May 2019), Mr. Yuriy Nemets argued that “INTERPOL’s rules not only give the organization the power to screen... Ted Bromund 35 6 2019-06-07 INTERPOL

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