Articles

E.g., 2017-11
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
European Commission Publishes Security Agenda in the Context of New Terrorist Threats On November 17, 2015, the European Commission published a document aimed at explaining the state of play regarding the European Agenda on Security. The document begins by recalling that the... Michael Plachta 31 11 2015-11-20 European Union Adjective Assistance, Research, Teaching, Adjective Enforcement, Border Security, Comparative and International Law, Conferences, Counter-terrorism, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Cybercrime, Data Sharing, European Commission, European Union, Europol, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Immigration, Information Exchange, Intelligence, International Convention, International Cooperation, International Crimes, International Criminal and Comparative Law, Law Enforcement, Mutual Legal Assistance, National Security, Policy/Directives, Terrorism, Training
Council of Europe Committee of Experts on Terrorism (CODEXTER) Holds Its Plenary Meeting in the Aftermath of Paris Attacks The Council of Europe Committee of Experts on Terrorism (CODEXTER) held its 29th plenary meeting in Strasbourg on November 17 – 18, 2015 under the Chairmanship of Mr. Nicola Piacente (Italy). In his... Michael Plachta 31 11 2015-11-20 Europe Adjective Assistance, Research, Teaching, Border Security, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Council of the European Union, Counter-terrorism, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Data Sharing, Law Enforcement, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime, Policy/Directives
U.S. Appellate Court Denies Bivens Claim of U.S. Citizen Alleged Tortured by U.S. Law Enforcement Abroad On October 23, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in a 2-1 decision denied the right of a U.S. citizen to sue the U.S. government and several agents of the Federal... Bruce Zagaris 31 11 2015-11-20 Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, United States Administration of Justice, Arrest, Charged with Crimes, Civil Rights, Counter-terrorism, Court Conviction, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Detention, Fair Trial, Human Rights, Jurisdiction, Law Enforcement, Lawsuits, Legal Ethics, Torture, U.S. Federal Government, Victims Compensation
Haiti Hands to U.S. Nephews of Venezuela’s First Lady on Drug Trafficking Charges On November 12, 2015, U.S. Department of Justice officials announced they are charging two men claiming to be relatives of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with conspiracy to import cocaine. Bruce Zagris 31 11 2015-11-20 Haiti, United States, Venezuela Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure, Charged with Crimes, Comparative and International Law, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Customs Enforcement, Detention, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Illegal Importation, Indictment, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Investigation, Jurisdiction, Law Enforcement, Seizure
U.K. Announces Implementation of Entity Transparency Initiative On November 15, 2015, during the G20 meeting in Antalya, Turkey, the United Kingdom announced its actions to implement the commitment of the G20 leaders in St. Petersburg to lead by example in... Bruce Zagaris 31 11 2015-11-20 G-8 member countries, United Kingdom Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Confidentiality, Data Privacy, Data Sharing, Due Diligence, Economic Integration, Evidence Sharing, FATF, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Information Exchange, International Cooperation, Money Laundering, Offshore Banking, Offshore trusts, Oversight, Policy/Directives, Regulation, Transparency
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Deutsche Bank Settles OFAC Violations with $258 Million Payment, Monitor and Termination of Employees On November 4, 2015, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury entered into a settlement agreement with Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank agreed... Bruce Zagaris 31 11 2015-11-13 Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Court Conviction, Data Privacy, Data Sharing, Disclosure, Due Diligence, Evidence Sharing, False Papers, Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Fraud, Investigation, Lawsuits, Offshore Banking, Sanctions, Transparency
France Unwilling to Extradite but Still Arrests Two French Pilots Convicted on Drug Charges in the D.R. Two French pilots convicted and sentenced last August in the Dominican Republic (D.R.) on cocaine trafficking-related charges fled to France on October 27, 2015, while on release from detention... David A. Sadoff 31 11 2015-11-06 INTERPOL, International Crimes, International Criminal and Comparative Law, Jurisdiction, Mutual Legal Assistance, Warrants
Polish Judge Denies U.S. Request to Extradite Polanski On October 30, 2015, at a hearing in Krakow, Judge Dariusz Mazur rejected the request by the United States for the extradition of the filmmaker Roman Polanski, who is wanted in a 1977 conviction for... Bruce Zagaris 31 11 2015-11-06 Poland, United States Administration of Justice, Charged with Crimes, Comparative and International Law, Court Conviction, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Evidence Sharing, Extradition, Fair Trial, International Cooperation, International Courts, International Law, Lawsuits
FATF Plenary Addresses Issues of Foreign Terrorist Fighters and Financing and De-risking On October 23, 2015, the Financial Action Task Force held a plenary meeting in Korea and addressed the foreign terrorist fighters threat, a report identifying emerging terrorist financing risk, a... Bruce Zagaris 31 11 2015-11-06 Adjective Assistance, Research, Teaching, Adjective Enforcement, Banking Supervision, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Conferences, Counter-terrorism, Counterfeiting, Data Sharing, Due Diligence, FATF, Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Information Exchange, International Banking Supervision, International Convention, International Cooperation, Money Laundering, Regulation
UK House of Lords Evaluates EU Action Plan Against Migrant Smuggling On November 3, 2015, the UK House of Lords’ European Union Committee has published an analytical report on migrant smuggling aimed at assessing the efficacy of the European Commission’s EU Action... Michael Plachta 31 11 2015-11-06 European Union, United Kingdom Adjective Assistance, Research, Teaching, Adjective Enforcement, Administration of Justice, Asylum, Border Security, Comparative and International Law, Cross-Border Communication, Customs Enforcement, Deportation, Detention, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Immigration, Law Enforcement, Policy/Directives, Political Leaders, Smuggle
Council of Europe Experts Discuss Current Problems of International Cooperation in Criminal Matters On November 3 – 5, 2015, the Council of Europe (CoE) Committee of Experts on the Operation of European Conventions in the Penal Field (PC-OC) held its 69th meeting. The agenda included current... Michael Plachta 31 11 2015-11-06 Europe Adjective Assistance, Research, Teaching, Adjective Enforcement, Administration of Justice, Conferences, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Extradition, Information Exchange, International Convention, International Cooperation, International Courts, International Crimes, International Organizations, Law Enforcement, Mutual Legal Assistance
European Parliament Release Two Studies on Cybercrime and Cybersecurity In September 2015, the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs released a study on cybersecurity in the European Union and beyond. It was followed by... Michael Plachta 31 11 2015-10-30 European Union Comparative and International Law, Computer Crimes, Conferences, Confidentiality, Counter-terrorism, Cybercrime, Data Privacy, Data Sharing, European Union, Information Exchange, International Cooperation, International Criminal and Comparative Law, Internet Crime, Law Enforcement, National Security
UN Special Rapporteur Releases His Report on the Impact of Counter-terrorism Policy on Human Rights and Civil Society On October 26, 2015, the United Nations’ special rapporteur for human rights and counter-terrorism, Ben Emmerson QC, a senior British lawyer, has released his fifth annual report on the promotion and... Michael Plachta 31 11 2015-10-30 Civil Rights Organizations, Comparative and International Law, Counter-terrorism, Human Rights, International Law, Policy/Directives, United Nations
ECJ Decision in Schrems and Congressional Debate Loom in the Background as 2nd Circuit Court Considers Microsoft Warrant Case As the Second Circuit Court of Appeals prepares to decide the merits of a warrant  issued by the U.S. Department of Justice pursuant to the Stored Communications Act (18 U.S.C. § 2703), the European... Bruce Zagaris 31 11 2015-10-30 Germany, Ireland, United Kingdom Civil Rights, Comparative and International Law, Compliance, Confidentiality, Cross-Border Communication, Data Privacy, Data Sharing, European Union, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Information Exchange, International Cooperation, Jurisdiction, Lawsuits, Legal Ethics, Mutual Legal Assistance, Political Strife, U.S. Congress