Articles

E.g., 2017-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Combating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act of 2017 The federal government continues to seek methods to combat the ever-increasing technological sophistication of criminals in laundering money. On May 24, 2017, the Senate introduced a bipartisan bill... Farhad Mirzadeh and Bruce Zagaris 33 6 2017-06-16 United States Law Enforcement, Money Laundering, Terrorism
Council of the European Union Agrees on Various Justice and Law Enforcement Issues At its 3546th meeting on June 8 and 9, 2017, the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs Council discussed and adopted positions on a number of criminal justice, home and law enforcement issues. Michael Plachta 33 6 2017-06-16 Europe Council of the European Union, Law Enforcement
21 Persons Indicted in Minnesota for Thai Sex Trafficking Ring On May 25, 2017, the U.S. Attorney in Saint Paul, Minnesota unsealed a superseding indictment charging 21 members of an international sex trafficking ring for their roles in the organization.  The... Bruce Zagaris 33 6 2017-06-09 Thailand, United States Human Trafficking, Money Laundering
21 Persons Indicted in Minnesota for Thai Sex Trafficking Ring On May 25, 2017, the U.S. Attorney in Saint Paul, Minnesota unsealed a superseding indictment charging 21 members of an international sex trafficking ring for their roles in the organization.  The... Bruce Zagaris 33 6 2017-06-09 Thailand, United States Human Trafficking, Money Laundering
Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly Approves the Additional Protocol to the Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons At its meeting on May 30, 2017, the Standing Committee acting on behalf of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), adopted its Opinion on the Draft protocol amending the... Michael Plachta 33 6 2017-06-09 European Union, Europe Council of the European Union, Prisoner Rights
Epsilon Electronics v. TREA: For OFAC, Circumstantial Evidence Could Be Sufficient To Bring Claims for Violations of Iran Sanctions The saga of California-based wholesaler of electronic equipment for vehicles Epsilon Electronics is one that has been closely observed by OFAC practitioners because of the many issues presented in... Farhad Mirzadeh 33 6 2017-06-09 Iran, United States Sanctions
Trump Administration Returns First Fugitive to China On June 1, 2017, China praised the first return of a fugitive suspect from the United States under the Trump administration, calling it a "major achievement" resulting from talks in April between... Bruce Zagaris 33 6 2017-06-09 China, United States Extradition, Fugitive
European Court of Human Rights Has Delivered Its Opinion on the Ne Bis In Idem Principle in Tax Law On November 15, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights – Grand Chamber delivered its judgment in the case of A. and B. v. Norway (applications nos. 24130/11 and 29758/11). The case concerned two... Michael Plachta 33 6 2017-06-01 Norway European Court of Human Rights, Prosecution
EUROJUST Releases Two Reports on the Practice of the European Arrest Warrant Between EU States On May 16, 2017, Eurojust released two reports on the practice of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) between member states of the European Union. The documents aim at presenting and discussing various... Michael Plachta 33 6 2017-06-01 Eurojust, Warrants
Banamex USA Agrees to NPA and to Forfeit $97 Million for Money Laundering Violations On May 22, 2017, Banamex USA (BUSA), a financial institution based in Los Angeles, California, and a subsidiary of Citigroup Inc., entered into a non-prosecution agreement (NPA) and agreed to forfeit... Bruce Zagaris 33 6 2017-06-01 Mexico, United States Bank Secrecy
Former CONCACAF Official Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering On May 24, 2017, Costas Takkas, 60 years old and a former general secretary of the Cayman Islands soccer federation, pleaded guilty to a money laundering conspiracy linked to his receiving and... Bruce Zagaris 33 6 2017-05-26 Cayman Islands, Switzerland, United States Bribery, Money Laundering
UN Secretary-General Reports to the General Assembly on the Implementation of the Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy On April 3, 2017, the Secretary-General of the United Nations submitted to the General Assembly his report regarding the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy. The present report considers... Michael Plachta 33 6 2017-05-26 Terrorism, United Nations