E.g., 2021-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Fishrot Scandal: Multinational Cooperation’s Exploit of Namibia’s Fishing Industry In 2019, Johannes Stefannson, a former employee of Samherji, an Icelandic fishing company, realized that his employer was exploiting and bribing Namibian officials for fishing rights. Stefannson... Marwah Adhoob 37 5 2021-05-08 Africa Bribery, Crimes
Uncertain Future of the EU-UK Extradition Arrangement After Brexit On March 26, 2021, the European Union Committee (the Committee) of the UK House of Lords (HL) published its report on the implications for law enforcement and criminal judicial cooperation between... Michael Plachta 37 4 2021-05-08 Extradition
Homeland Security Targets Criminal Smuggling Organizations and U.S. Lists Two Guatemalan Officials under Global Magnitsky Act for Corruption On April 27, 2021, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced a new counter-network targeting operation focused on transnational criminal organizations (TCOs) affiliated with... Bruce Zagaris 37 5 2021-05-08 Human Rights, Immigration
Germany and Nigeria Agree on Return of Benin Bronzes On April 29, 2021, the State Minister for Culture and Media of the German Government, announced the signing by the ministry and the Nigerian Government of a joint declaration to return Benin... Bruce Zagaris 37 5 2021-05-08 Art and Cultural Property, Crimes
Report Finds France Responsible for Rwandan Genocide               On April 19, 2021, the Rwandan government released a report that found France enabled the genocide in Rwanda that left... Marwah Adhoob 37 5 2021-04-30 Africa Genocide
Swiss Migros Bank Settles German Tax Evasion Charges On April 26, 2021, Switzerland’s Migros Bank announced it has agreed to enter into a settlement with German prosecutors to pay $2.9 million to resolve allegations it permitted and helped... Bruce Zagaris 37 5 2021-04-29 International Crimes, Tax Crimes
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution and Recommendation on Arrest and Detention of Alexei Navalny On April 22, 2021, at its 14th sitting, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution and Recommendation on the arrest and detention of Alexei Navalny in January... Michael Plachta 37 5 2021-04-29 European Commission, Human Rights
Guilty Plea in Ecuadorian Bribery Case Places Commodity Trading Corruption in Limelight On April 6, 2021, Raymond Kohut, a Canadian citizen, pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn to the Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecution of a Ecuadorian bribery case relating to... Teddy David 37 5 2021-04-28 Bribery, Crimes
Eurojust Starts New Funding Initiative for Joint Investigation Teams On April 15, 2021, Eurojust announced a new urgent funding option for Joint Investigation Teams (JITs) to increase efforts against serious organized cross-border crime.  Eurojust is starting... Bruce Zagaris 37 5 2021-04-27 Economic Integration, International Cooperation
Grand Jury Indictment Returned against Texas Attorney for Conspiring to Commit Tax Crimes Through Creating and Using Offshore Entities On April 15, 2021, a federal grand jury in San Francisco returned an indictment, charging a Houston-based tax attorney of conspiracy with the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of a private... Bruce Zagaris 37 4 2021-04-20 Tax Enforcement
European Data Protection Board Issues Statement on International Enforcement Cooperation On April 13, 2021, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) issued a statement responding to questions concerning the exchange of personal data between public authorities under existing... Bruce Zagaris 37 4 2021-04-20 Data Privacy, International Cooperation
Biden Administration Imposes Sanctions Against Russia for Alleged Election Interference and SolarWinds Cyber Hack On April 14, 2021, the Biden Administration announced it imposed new sanctions against Russia for its alleged involvement in the U.S. 2020 election interference and the solar winds cyber... Marwah Adhoob 37 4 2021-04-17 Economic Sanctions, Sanctions
Denmark Prosecutes Six U.S. and U.K. Nationals in Cum-Ex Fraud Case On April 13, 2021, Danish prosecutors charged three British and three United States nationals with defrauding the Danish government of more than $175 million through a German bank. Bruce Zagaris 37 4 2021-04-17 Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement
No-Fly List: Protecting the homeland or harming Arabs and Muslims?   In April 2021, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the ACLU of D.C. filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Michigan man that the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) placed on a no-... Marwah Adhoob 37 4 2021-04-15 ACLU, Civil Rights
U.S. Complaint Charges 10 Iranian Nationals With Sanctions Evasion over 20 Years On March 19, 2021, the United States Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles unsealed a criminal complaint charging 10 Iranian nationals with operating an approximately 20-year-long scheme to evade... Bruce Zagaris 37 4 2021-04-13 Economic Crimes, Economic Sanctions
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution and Recommendation on Strengthening Financial Intelligence Units On March 19, 2021, the Standing Committee, acting on behalf of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), adopted the resolution and recommendation on strengthening financial... Michael Plachta 37 4 2021-04-09 Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement
President Biden Revokes Executive Order Imposing Sanctions on the International Criminal Court On April 1, 2021, United States President Joseph R. Biden terminated the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13928 of June 11, 2020, which blocked property of certain persons associated... Bruce Zagaris 37 4 2021-04-08 International Criminal Court, U.S. Federal Government
Doctrine of Universal Jurisdiction Becomes Focal Point of Syrian War Crimes Prosecutions On February 24, 2021, a German court convicted former Syrian secret police officer Eyad al-Gharib of aiding and abetting crimes against humanity during the Syrian Civil War. The landmark decision... Teddy David 37 4 2021-04-08 International Courts, War Crimes
Guatemala Arrests Two Members of Mexican Cartel on U.S. Charges of Importing Crystal Meth On April 1, 2021, United States prosecutors announced the arrests of Adalberto Fructuoso Comparan-Rodriguez, also known as “Fruto,” and Alfonso Rustrian in Guatemala on March 30, 2021,... Bruce Zagaris 37 4 2021-04-08 Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
U.N. to Investigate Sri Lanka War Crimes On March 23, 2021, the United Nations Council voted to open an inquiry into Sri Lanka’s alleged war crimes resulting from the three decades civil war. Marwah Adhoob 37 4 2021-04-08 United Nations, War Crimes