Articles

E.g., 2017-11
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
EUROPOL Releases Its Report on Internet Organized Crime (IOCTA) On September 30, 2015, EUROPOL released its second report “Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA)”.[2]   Michael Plachta 31 10 2016-09-08 Europe Computer Crimes, Cybercrime, Europol, Organized Crime
U.S. Unseals Criminal Charges against 4 Prominent Honduran Businessmen for Laundering Narcotics Proceeds and Designates a Bank for the First Time under the Kingpin Act On October 7, 2015, Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and other law enforcement officials announced the unsealing of criminal charges against four Honduran... Bruce Zagaris 31 10 2015-10-23 Honduras, United States Arrest, Asset Seizure, Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision, Bribery, Charged with Crimes, Comparative and International Law, Drugs & Trafficking, Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Gang Activity, Indictment, Investigation, Money Laundering, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Organized Crime, Sanctions
A. U.S. Attorney General Discusses Challenges and Work on CyberCrime at OAS REMJA Meeting On October 15, 2015, during a meeting of the Ministers of Justice and Attorneys General for the Americas (REMJA), U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch discussed a range of international legal... Bruce Zagaris 31 10 2015-10-23 Adjective Assistance, Research, Teaching, Adjective Enforcement, Administration of Justice, Comparative and International Law, Counter-terrorism, Cross-Border Communication, Cybercrime, Data Privacy, Evidence Sharing, International Convention, International Cooperation, International Crimes, International Law, International Organizations, Jurisdiction, Law Enforcement, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime, Policy/Directives, Training
Special Jurisdiction for Peace to be Established Under the Latest Agreement Between the Columbian Government and FARC On September 23, 2015, in Havana, Cuba, the Columbian President Juan Manuel Santos and the current leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) – Rodrigo Londono, better known as... Michael Plachta 31 10 2015-10-23 Colombia, Cuba Abuse of Children, Comparative and International Law, Crimes against Humanity, Cross-Border Communication, European Union, Gang Activity, Gangs, Human Trafficking, International Convention, International Cooperation, Kidnaping, Law Enforcement, Law of War, Peacekeeping, Policy/Directives, Political Leaders, Settlement, Treaties, United Nations, Victims Compensation, Violence, War Crimes
European Parliament’s Committee Releases Working Document on Tackling Criminal Smuggling, Trafficking and Labor Exploitation of Irregular Migrants At its regular meeting on October 19, 2015, the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs discussed a working document on tackling criminal smuggling, trafficking... Michael Plachta 31 10 2015-10-23 European Union, Europe Asylum, Border Security, Comparative and International Law, Crimes against Humanity, Cross-Border Communication, European Union, Extortion, False Papers, Gang Activity, Human Trafficking, Illegal Importation, Immigration, International Cooperation, International Criminal and Comparative Law, Law Enforcement, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime, Oversight, Smuggle, Violence
European Court of Human Rights Seeks to Set Balance Between Counter-terrorism and Human Rights On October 20, 2015, the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) – Fourth Section delivered its judgment in the case of Sher and Others v. the United Kingdom.   Michael Plachta 31 10 2015-10-23 Pakistan, United Kingdom Arrest, Confidentiality, Conspiracy, Counter-terrorism, Detention, European Court of Human Rights, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Human Rights, Investigation, Murder, Warrants
Portugal Detains Former U.S. Official Wanted by Italy for 2003 Abu Omar Rendition On October 5, 2015, pursuant to an Italian-issued European Arrest Warrant, Portuguese authorities detained Sabrina De Sousa, an outspoken ex-U.S. consular official convicted in connection with the... David A. Sadoff 31 10 2015-10-23 Italy, Portugal, United States Arrest, Central Intelligence Agency, Charged with Crimes, Comparative and International Law, Consular rights, Counter-terrorism, Court Conviction, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Detention, European Union, Extradition, Fugitive, International Crimes, Kidnaping, Mutual Legal Assistance, Sentencing, Terrorism
FIFA Suspends Blatter and Other Officials On October 8, 2015, FIFA announced that, in accordance with its Code of Ethics, it has suspended Joseph S. Blatter from his duties as FIFA President following the decision of the Adjudicatory Chamber... Bruce Zagaris 31 10 2015-10-16 Switzerland Bribery, Compliance, Confidentiality, Corruption, Enforcement of International Sports Law, Financial Crimes, Investigation, Legal Ethics, Penalties, Policy/Directives, Transparency
UN Security Council Authorizes Mission Against Human Traffickers off Libyan Coast At its 7532nd meeting on October 9, 2015, the Security Council of the United Nations adopted the British-drafted resolution with 14 votes in favor. Venezuela abstained.The resolution approved the... Michael Plachta 31 10 2015-10-16 European Union, Libya, United Kingdom, Venezuela Border Security, Comparative and International Law, Detention, Extortion, Gangs, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Immigration, International Convention, International Cooperation, International Law, Investigation, Jurisdiction, Maritime, Policy/Directives, Security Council, Smuggle, United Nations
Council of the European Union: Outcome of the Meeting on Home and Justice Affairs At its 3415th meeting on October 8 and 9, 2015, the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs Council discussed and adopted position on a number of criminal justice, home and law enforcement issues. Michael Plachta 31 10 2015-10-16 European Union, Europe Arms Trafficking, Comparative and International Law, Conferences, Council of the European Union, Counter-terrorism, Data Privacy, Data Sharing, Intelligence, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Law Enforcement, Organized Crime, Prosecution, Terrorism
U.S. Attorney in New York Charges Former U.N. General Assembly President and Five Others with Bribery Scheme On October 6, 2015, Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and other law enforcement officials, announced  that former United Nations (“UN”) Ambassador for... Bruce Zagaris 31 10 2015-10-16 Antigua & Barbuda, Antigua and Barbuda, China Money Laundering, Tax Crimes, United Nations
Civil Lawsuits against Petrobras, Directors, and Underwriters for Losses Due to Concealment of Bribes On September 25, 2015, Lord Abbett Investment Trust and other plaintiffs brought a securities action against Petrobras and affiliates, its directors, and U.S. underwriters for concealment of bribes... Bruce Zagaris 31 10 2015-10-16 Brazil, United States Bank Secrecy, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Conspiracy, Corruption, Disclosure, Due Diligence, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, False Papers, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision, International Banking Supervision, International Crimes, Investigation, Lawsuits, Money Laundering, Oversight, Securities Exchange Commission, Securities Law, Securities Trade Enforcement, Transparency, Trial, Victims Compensation
U.S. Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer Discusses Trends Towards Convergence In International Anti-Trust Enforcement Cooperation On September 29, 2015, speaking at the Ninth Annual Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium U.S. Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer discussed convergence in anti-trust enforcement cooperation since... Bruce Zagaris 31 10 2015-10-09 United States Adjective Enforcement, Antitrust Cooperation, Banking Supervision, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Conferences, Cross-Border Communication, Data Sharing, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Financial Enforcement, International Convention, International Cooperation, Oversight, Regulation
International Criminal Court Prosecutes Malian for Destroying Cultural Property On September 30, 2015, after a hearing involving Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, a Malian, before Judge Cuno Tarfusser, Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC), the Chamber found that... Bruce Zagaris 31 10 2015-10-09 Netherlands Art and Cultural Property, Charged with Crimes, Comparative and International Law, Crimes against Humanity, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Deportation, Fair Trial, Human Rights, International Cooperation, International Crimes, International Criminal Court, Investigation, Prosecution
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution and Recommendation on Pretrial Detention in Europe At its 34th sitting held on October 1st, 2015, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution and Recommendation on practical aspects of pretrial detention in European... Michael Plachta 31 10 2015-10-09 Europe Administration of Justice, Arrest, Charged with Crimes, Civil Rights, Comparative and International Law, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Detention, European Court of Human Rights, Fair Trial, Human Rights, International Convention, International Cooperation, International Law, Law Enforcement, Prisoner Rights, Sentencing, Trial
UK Concludes Prisoner Transfer Agreement with Jamaica and Agrees to Build New Prison in Jamaica On September 30, 2015, United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron announced the conclusion of a prisoner transfer agreement with Jamaica as he made the first visit by a UK Prime Minister to Jamaica... Bruce Zagaris 31 10 2015-10-02 Jamaica, United States Chemicals Smuggle, Civil Rights, Comparative and International Law, Court Conviction, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Detention, Extradition, Fair Trial, International Cooperation, International Criminal and Comparative Law, Jurisdiction, Prisoner Rights
China and U.S. Agree to Cooperate on Multiple Enforcement Issues during Xi’s Visit to the White House On September 25, 2015, at the conclusion of Chinese President Xi’s state visit to the White House, the two governments agreed to cooperate on a wide range of issues, including cybersecurity, wildlife... Bruce Zagaris 31 10 2015-10-02 China, United States Computer Crimes, Corruption, Counter-terrorism, Cross-Border Communication, Cybercrime, Data Privacy, Data Sharing, Information Exchange, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Internet Crime, Jurisdiction, Law Enforcement, Oversight, Policy/Directives, Political Leaders, Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle
Mexico Extradites Drug Cartel Members and Conspirator in Murder of ICE Special Agent to U.S. On September 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that the Mexican government has extradited thirteen individuals, including the alleged conspirator in the 2011 killing of an... Bruce Zagaris 31 10 2015-10-02 Mexico, United States Arms Trafficking, Arrest, Charged with Crimes, Comparative and International Law, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Detention, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition, Financial Crimes, Gangs, Illegal Importation, Indictment, Investigation, Law Enforcement, Money Laundering, Murder, Organized Crime