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Turkey Arrests and Convicts UN Judge in Spite of Diplomatic Immunity
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • Turkey
  • October 17 2017

Turkish authorities arrested UN Judge Aydin Sefa Akay, and on 14 June 2017 convicted him to seven years and six months of imprisonment in first


EU gets tough on trafficking in antiquities
  • Boodle Hatfield
  • European Union
  • July 19 2017

The European Commission is planning to strengthen import regulations to tackle the scourge of illicit trafficking in stolen artefacts. The proposed


US - President extends national emergency with respect to Syria
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA, Syria
  • May 10 2017

On May 10, 2017, the Federal Register published Presidential Notice of May 9, 2017 - Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to the


European Commission considers database to end crypto-currency anonymity
  • Cooley LLP
  • European Union
  • July 28 2016

The European Commission has published a proposal that, if made and brought into force, will amend the 4th Anti-money Laundering Directive (4AMLD


U.S. Supreme Court Finds RICO Statute Applies to Activity Offshore
  • Horwood Marcus & Berk
  • USA
  • June 28 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 20, 2016, inRJR Nabisco Inc. v. European Community, 579 U.S. ___, addressed the application of the RICO statute 18 U.S


A Primer on Canadian Sanctions Legislation
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • April 7 2016

Canada, like other major jurisdictions, has introduced a broad range of economic and financial sanctions targeting foreign states and their nationals


Analysis on the Special Law Against Acts of Terrorism and the ruling that declares gangs as terrorist groups
  • Arias
  • El Salvador
  • September 30 2015

The Special Law Against Acts of Terrorism (LECAT in Spanish) was created through Legislative Decree No. 108 of October 11, 2006 and published in the


Could the administration’s new hostage policy leave banks vulnerable?
  • Sanction Law
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

In response to criticisms from the families of U.S. citizens who were held hostage by terrorist groups abroad and subsequently killed, the


Africa update - March 12, 2015
  • Mintz Levin
  • USA, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, South Sudan, Africa
  • March 12 2015

On March 6th, Boko Haram militants killed at least 45 people during an attack on the remote Nigerian village of Njaba. According to witnesses, the


Pakistan: Jamaat-ud-Dawa sanctioned for ties to terrorist group
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Pakistan
  • February 5 2015

On 22 January, Pakistan announced it had imposed restrictive measures on Jamaat-ud-Dawa ("JuD"), an organisation associated with terrorist group