The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has made clear that it is pursuing civil enforcement actions and criminal prosecution of individuals and entities exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic for their own gain, as seen in the U.S. Attorney General directing all U.S. Attorneys to prioritize these investigations and prosecutions.
Yesterday, in Timbs v. Indiana , the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition on excessive fines applies to the states. In an opinion drafted by Justice Ginsburg, the Court…
The British Government has begun using a powerful weapon it recently added to its anti-money laundering arsenal, the Unexplained Wealth Order (“UWO”).
On November 6, 2018, the European Council adopted new regulations designed to streamline cross-border asset seizures.