Articles

E.g., 2019-11
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
EU Council Makes Progress on Various Justice and Law Enforcement Issues At its 3717th meeting on October 7 and 8, 2019, the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs Council discussed and adopted a position on a number of criminal justice, home and law... Michael Plachta 35 10 2019-10-15 European Union Law Enforcement
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution and Recommendation on the Protection of Whistle-blowers At its thirtieth sitting held on October 1, 2019, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted the Resolution and Recommendation on the protection of whistle-blowers. The... Michael Plachta 35 10 2019-10-15 Europe Whistle-blowing
Israel Tries To Obtain U.S. Support for Prisoner Swap of Israeli American Sentenced in Russia for Transporting Drugs for Russian Hacker The Israeli Justice Minister Amir Ohana said he hoped United States authorities would intervene on behalf of Na’ama Issachar, 26, who was sentenced to 7 and a half years in Russia after one-... Bruce Zagaris 35 10 2019-10-14 Russia, United States Extradition
U.S. Judge Orders Ex-Peru President Charged with Corruption to be Released on Bail On October 10, 2019, United States District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco said special circumstances required the release of former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo, pending the... Bruce Zagaris 35 10 2019-10-13 Peru, United States Corruption
U.S.-Honduras Sign Asylum Agreement On September 25, 2019, the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Honduras government announced an asylum agreement that will enable U.S. immigration authorities to send asylum... 2019-10-12 Honduras, United States Asylum
U.S. Halts U.S.-Cuba Enforcement Dialogue and Cooperation During the last 18 months the United States government has halted the U.S.-Cuba Enforcement Dialogue and Cooperation, first allegedly due to the health problems experienced by U.S. diplomats in... Bruce Zagaris 35 10 2019-10-12 Cuba International Cooperation
U.S. and UK Sign Cross-Border Data Access Agreement for Cross-Border Enforcement and Warn Facebook on Proposed Encryption On October 3, 2019, the United States and United Kingdom concluded the first ever CLOUD Act Agreement.[1]  It will permit U.S. and British law enforcement agencies, with appropriate... Bruce Zagaris 35 10 2019-10-10 Australia, United Kingdom, United States International Cooperation
British Prime Minister Demands Return of U.S. Diplomat’s Wife for Auto Collision Killing Motorcyclist On October 7, 2019, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for the wife of a United States diplomat involved in an automobile crash that killed a British teenager riding a motorcycle to return... Bruce Zagaris 35 10 2019-10-09 United Kingdom, United States International Cooperation
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution and Recommendation on the Protection of Whistle-blowers At its thirtieth sitting held on October 1, 2019, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted the Resolution and Recommendation on the protection of whistle-blowers. The... Michael Plachta 35 10 2019-10-08 Europe Whistle-blowing
SEC Reaches Settlement with Quad/Graphics on Multiple FCPA Violations On September 26, 2019, Quad/Graphics, Inc., a Wisconsin-based digital and print marketing provider, agreed to pay almost $10 million to resolve charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt... Bruce Zagaris 35 10 2019-10-04 China, Peru, United States Bribery
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
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
Federal Judge Overturns Rafiekian’s Conviction and DOJ Ends Investigations of Podesta and Van Weber, Causing a Blow to FARA Enforcement Efforts  On September 24, 2019, Judge Anthony J. Trenga of the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia issued a 39-page opinion, overturning the conviction of Bijan Rafiekian, the former... Bruce Zagaris 35 10 2019-09-27 United States Court Conviction
U.S.-El Salvador Sign Agreement to Force Asylum Seekers to El Salvador On September 20, 2019, the United States and El Salvador governments signed a Protection Cooperative Agreement.[1]  The Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Kevin... Bruce Zagaris 35 10 2019-09-25 El Salvador, United States Immigration
ICC Partially Grants Prosecutor’s Request to Appeal and Authorize Afghanistan Investigation On September 17, 2019, the Pre-Trial Chamber II (PTC) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) partially granted the Prosecutor’s request for leave to appeal the PTC’s refusal to... Michael Plachta 35 10 2019-09-23 Afghanistan International Criminal Court
Spain’s High Court Denies U.S. Extradition Request for ex-Venezuelan General on Vague Grounds On Monday, September 16, Spain’s National Court rejected the United States’ extradition request of Venezuela’s previous head of military intelligence, General Hugo Armando... Alexandra Haris 35 9 2019-09-21 Spain, United States, Venezuela Extradition, Treaties
International Law Enforcement against Business Email Compromise Scheme Results in 281 Arrests On September 10, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. law enforcement announced that a significant coordinated effort to disrupt business email compromise (BEC) schemes designed to... Bruce Zagaris 35 9 2019-09-18 United States Cybercrime
The Impact of the Federal Crackdown of Foreign Influence on U.S. Universities The United States Department of Education recently initiated investigations of Georgetown, Texas A&M, Cornell, and Rutgers.  The Education Department bulletin has requested information on... Miranda Bannister 35 9 2019-09-18 China, United States Financial Enforcement, Transparency
Nicaragua Prosecutes Dual National Fleeing U.S. after Apparent Murder On September 3, 2019, a Nicaraguan court held a hearing for the first time for Orlando Tercero in Managua, Nicaragua, where he will be tried for the murder of his former girlfriend Haley Anderson... Bruce Zagaris 35 9 2019-09-17 Nicaragua, United States Extradition, Murder
Bill to Curb INTERPOL Abuse Follows Helsinki Commission Hearing On September 12, 2019, the Helsinki Commission Chairman Rep. Alcee L. Hastings (FL-20) and Ranking Member Rep. Joe Wilson (SC-02) introduced the Transnational Repression Accountability and... Bruce Zagaris 35 9 2019-09-17 United States International Crimes

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