Articles

E.g., 2024-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Waste Management Company Former Finance Director Indicted for FCPA Violations  On March 19, 2024, a federal grand jury in the Southern District of Florida returned an indictment charging a former finance director of the Latin America division of Stericycle Inc., an... Bruce Zagaris 40 4 2024-03-29 Argentina Corruption
English Appellate Court Requests Assurances from the US on Assange Extradition On March 26, the King’s Bench Division issued a 66-page opinion, stating that Julian Assange has a real prospect of success on 3 of the 9 grounds of appeal.  It has given the United... Bruce Zagaris 40 4 2024-03-29 United Kingdom, United States Extradition
UK FCA Imposes £5.95 Million Fine and Industry Ban for CEO in Cum-Ex Case On March 18, 2024, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) decided to impose a fine of £5.95 Million on Nailesh Teraiya, formerly the sole controller and chief executive of Indigo Global... Bruce Zagaris 40 4 2024-03-29 United Kingdom Fraud, Tax Enforcement
European Union Criminalizes Violation and Circumvention of the Union Sanctions  On March 12, 2024, the European Parliament approved new rules to harmonize the enforcement of EU sanctions across member states.        With 543 votes in favor, 45... Michael Plachta 40 3 2024-03-22 European Union Sanctions
ICC Issues Arrest Warrants For Top Russian Commanders        On March 5, 2024, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued warrants of arrest for two suspects, Mr. Sergei Ivanovich Kobylash and Mr. Viktor... Michael Plachta 40 3 2024-03-22 Russia International Criminal Court
Lawsuits Alleging Genocide Challenge Foreign Policy on Israel in the U.S. and Abroad In the West, advocacy groups and families of Palestinian victims of Israeli violence in Gaza are mobilizing through judicial channels to challenge foreign policy pertaining to aiding the Israeli... Kenneth Boggess* 40 3 2024-03-22 China Genocide
EU Issues Revised List of Non-Cooperative Tax Jurisdictions On February 20, 2024, the Council of the European Union issued a revised list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes, which includes American Samoa, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Fiji,... Bruce Zagaris 40 3 2024-03-22 European Union Tax Enforcement
European Parliament Adopts Directive on Asset Recovery and Confiscation On March 13, 2024, the European Parliament adopted a legislative resolution on the proposal for a directive on asset recovery and confiscation. [1] [1]    European... Bruce Zagaris 40 3 2024-03-22 European Union Economic Integration
Human Rights Watch Documents and Recommends Action on Transnational Repression On February 22, 2024, Human Rights Watch issued a report on the targeting by governments of their dissidents abroad and made recommendations on responding to the repression.  The report covers... Bruce Zagaris 40 3 2024-03-15
European Parliament Calls for the Return of Romanian National Treasure Illegally Appropriated by Russia On March 14, 2024, the European Parliament adopted an unprecedented resolutionon the return of Romanian national treasure illegally appropriated by Russia. The Parliament, in a historic vote, has... Michael Plachta* 40 3 2024-03-15 European Union, Romania, Russia Art and Cultural Property
U.S. Arrests Florida Man for Tax Evasion and False Statements Relating to Swiss Accounts On March 11, 2024, the United States Department of Justice announced the unsealing of a criminal complaint in the Southern District of Florida charging a Florida man with conspiring to defraud the... Bruce Zagaris 40 3 2024-03-15 Switzerland, United States Tax Enforcement
U.S. Grand Jury Indicts Hong Kong National for Smuggling Turtles into the U.S. On March 8, 2024, a federal grand jury in Brooklyn, New York charged a Chinese man in a four-count indictment with smuggling eastern box turtles, a protected wildlife species, from the United... Bruce Zagaris 40 3 2024-03-15 China, United States Environment
Countries Agree on Best Practices for Nazi-Era Art On March 6, 2024, in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Washington Conference Principles, 44 countries signed an agreement in Washington D.C. to strengthen those guidelines.  The new... Bruce Zagaris 40 3 2024-03-15 Cultural Property
Book Review: Challenged Sovereignty: The Impact of Drugs, Crime, Terrorism, and Cyber Threats in the Caribbean This book discusses the drug trade, crime, terrorism, and cyber threats in the Caribbean.  The book‘s theme is that cross-border Problems Without Passports (PWPs) have rocked the very... Review by Bruce Zagaris and Book by Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith 40 3 2024-03-15 Caribbean Counter-terrorism, Cybercrime, Drugs & Trafficking
Cybersecurity Firm Leak Exposes Chinese Government Hacking Practices and Process of Penetrating Domestic and Foreign Entities A series of documents that leaked from the Sichuan branch of Shanghai Anxun Information Technology Co., Ltd. (“I-Soon”) in mid-February 2024 have revealed crucial details about the... Kenneth Boggess 40 3 2024-03-08 China Cybercrime
Kenya and Haiti Sign Agreement, Allowing Deployment of Kenya Police On March 1, 2024, Kenya and Haiti signed a reciprocal agreement on police cooperation.  The agreement apparently will enable Kenya to send a contingent of 1,000 police officers to Haiti to... Bruce Zagaris 40 3 2024-03-08 Haiti, Kenya Organized Crime
U.S. Indicts Man in San Diego for Smuggling Potential Greenhouse Gases into the U.S. On March 4, 2024, the United States arrested Michael Hart of San Diego, charging him with smuggling potent greenhouse gases into the U.S. from Mexico and selling them for profit, in violation of... Bruce Zagaris 40 3 2024-03-08 United States Environment
U.S. District Court in Alabama Rules CTA Unconstitutional On March 1, 2024, Judge Liles C. Burke, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama (Northeastern Division) issued a 53-page memorandum opinion, declaring that the Corporate... Bruce Zagaris 40 3 2024-03-08 United States Money Laundering, Terrorism
European Union Adopts New Directive to Strengthen Protection Environment Through Criminal Law On February 27, 2024, the European Parliament approved new rules on environmental crimes and related sanctions. The new directive was adopted with 499 votes in favor, 100 against and 23 abstentions... Michael Plachta 40 3 2024-03-01 European Union Environment, European Union
SFO Charges Two Former Petrofac Executives with Bribery in Follow Up to Company’s Conviction On February 16, 2024, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) charged two former Petrofac senior executives Marwan Chedid and George Salibi, with bribery.[1] Both Chedid and Salibi served in various... Bruce Zagaris 40 3 2024-03-01 United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom Corruption

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