Wednesday, July 12, 2022 – 12:00 pm EDT – 1:00 pm EDT
The panel will discuss new U.S. legislation concerning INTERPOL abuse, the organization’s response to recent political events on the international stage and the panelists’ experiences advising victims of INTERPOL abuse.
Specifically, the panelists will review: the U.S. Transnational Repression Accountability and Prevention (TRAP) Act of 2021 and U.S. policy towards INTERPOL abuse, INTERPOL’s lifting of “corrective measures” imposed on Syria in 2012 and the organization’s approach to requests from Russia in light of the latter’s invasion of Ukraine, the decisions made by the 89th (most recent) INTERPOL General Assembly and how they may affect victims of INTERPOL abuse, the controversies surrounding the financing of INTERPOL’s activities, the problems that the Commission for the Control of INTERPOL’s Files (CCF), a critical part of INTERPOL’s redress mechanism, faces on a daily basis, as well as CCF’s consideration of the principle of ne bis in idem, preemptive requests, bounced checks and other provisions of INTERPOL’s rules.
Bruce Zagaris, Berliner Corcoran & Rowe LLP
Ted Bromund, The Heritage Foundation (Washington DC)
Michelle Estlund, Estlund Law (Miami)
Laurent Grosse-Kozlowski, former General Counsel and Director of the Office of Legal Affairs at INTERPOL (Lyon, France)
Yuriy L. Nemets, Nemets Law (Washington DC)
Rebecca Schaeffer / Bruno Min, Fair Trials (Washington DC / London, UK)
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Antenor Madruga and Ana Belotto, both of Feldens Madruga, in Brazil, will join us to discuss “US-Brazilian Joint Criminal Settlements: Trends and Implications for Stakeholders”
The panelists will discuss recent joint settlements between the U.S. , Brazil and other countries, including the Amec Foster Wheeler settlements (June 25 in the US and July 2 in the UK), Rolls-Royce, and others. They will discuss the trends and implications for stakeholders of joint settlements and other developments in international criminal cooperation.
Antenor Madruga has a PhD in international Law, is the founding partner at the FeldensMadruga law firm in Brazil. He is recognized as a leading Brazilian lawyer in complex litigations and negotiations involving government criminal and administrative proceedings, particularly in multijurisdictional cases.
Ana Belotto coordinates the Compliance practice at FeldensMadruga with a special focus on AML and anti-corruption matters. Has participated in the negotiation of complex multijurisdictional leniency agreements involving criminal, civil and administrative matters. She is a member of the New York Bar and is a registered Solicitor at the Law Society of England and Wales
Other Agenda Items
The Committee will also discuss other developments in the field and Committee business, such as the proposed resolution on joint settlements, and its recent webinar on “Abusing Interpol’s Resources to Persecute Expatriate Dissidents” on July 14.