E.g., 2020-02
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geography Subject Areas
OECD Trumpets Results of Work of Global Forum on its 10th Anniversary Meeting At the Tenth Anniversary Meeting[1] on November 26 and 27, 2019,  the OECD trumpeted the achievements of the work of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for... Bruce Zagaris 35 12 2019-12-05 Transparency
Liechtenstein-Related Swiss Bank Settles Tax Enabler Case with U.S. for $10.6 Million On July 31, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) agreed to a resolution with LLB Verwaltung (Switzerland) AG, formerly known as “Liechtensteinische Landesbank (Schweiz) AG (LLB... Bruce Zagaris 35 8 2019-08-15 Liechtenstein, Switzerland Tax Enforcement
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
U.S. Jury Convicts El Chapo on All Counts for Leading the Sinaloa Organized Crime Cartel On February 12, 2019, a federal jury in Brooklyn, New York convicted Joaquin Achivaldo Guzman Loera, known as “El Chapo,” of leading a continuing criminal enterprise – the Mexican... Bruce Zagaris 35 2 2019-02-15 Mexico, United States Conspiracy, Drugs & Trafficking, Money Laundering, Murder, Organized Crime
MH17 Joint Investigation Team Names Four Suspects in the Case On June 19, 2019, the Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in July 2014 held a press conference. For the first time since the... Michael Plachta 35 7 2019-06-28 Malaysia, Netherlands, Russia, Ukraine Extradition, National Security
Controversy over US Dismantling of War Crimes Unit On February 15, 2019, the Center for Investigative Reporting shared news that the United States Justice Department is currently in the process of dismantling the FBI’s highly specialized... Linda Friedman Ramirez 35 3 2019-03-09 United States Human Rights
Professor of Latin American Narcotics and Money Laundering Indicted for Money Laundering  On November 18, 2019, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced the arrest of University of Miami Professor Bruce Bagley on charges of conspiracy to commit money... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-11-21 Money Laundering
The Deja Case Shows the Important Roles of NGOs and Data Analytics in Stopping Forest Crime In the aftermath of the Environmental Investigation Agency’s (EIA)  report and video on illegal logging and export of wood covered by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered... Bruce Zagaris 35 7 2019-07-26 Peru, United States Corruption, Environment, Financial Crimes
European Parliament Adopts More than 200 Recommendations Against Financial Crimes and Tax Evasion On March 26, 2019, the European Parliament adopted a detailed roadmap towards fairer and more effective taxation, as well as tackling financial crimes. The recommendations, adopted by 505 votes in... Michael Plachta 35 4 2019-03-30 European Union International Cooperation, Tax Enforcement
Ten Years of Police and Judicial Cooperation within European Union under the Lisbon Treaty On December 1, 2019, the new President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen marked the 10-year anniversary of the Treaty of Lisbon’s entry into force. December 1, 2019... Michael Plachta 35 12 2019-12-05 Treaties
A Comprehensive and Detailed Report on CIA Renditions Published In July 2019, a comprehensive report CIA Torture Unredacted was released.[1] It addresses an investigation into the CIA torture program and presents the combined findings from a four... Michael Plachta 35 8 2019-08-17 United Kingdom, United States Rendition
State Department Issues 2019 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report On March 28, 2019, the U.S. Department of State released the 2019 edition of the annual International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) to Congress. This two-volume, Congressionally-... Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-04-20 United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking
Malaysia Charges Goldman Sachs with Fraud and Laundering Related to 1MDB Scandal On December 17, 2018, the Malaysian Attorney General filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs with respect to the latter’s arrangement and underwriting for 1Malaysia Development Berhad (... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2018-12-29
EIA’s Reports on Ghana’s Illicit Rosewood Trade Triggers Action from Ghana Government On September 4, 2019, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) welcomed two recently started investigations in Ghana with respect to the illegal rosewood trade from Ghana to... Bruce Zagaris 35 9 2019-09-07 China, Ghana Trade Enforcement