Mr. Kamran Adil is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Research Society of International Law. He is currently serving as the Assistant Inspector General (Estb) for the Islamabad Police, where he is responsible for human resource management, legal affairs and prosecutorial matters of the ICT Police.

ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND COUNTERING FINANCING OF TERRORISM (AML/CFT) LAWS IN PAKISTAN: AN OVERVIEW

If Pound’s axiomatic first step is taken in understanding laws related to Financial Action Task Force (FATF), it will transpire that many laws have virtually been rewritten; these laws have affected civil, business, corporate, tax, criminal and regulatory regimes in a significant manner. The characteristic feature of FATF-related legislation is that it has linked civil and regulatory laws with criminal laws of the country.

Explainer on The Line of Actual Control

Contrary to popular perception, international law is at the core of China-India recent standoff. China’s claim rests on the primacy of customary international law compared to the claim of India, which is based on succeeding rights from British India. Interestingly, India was not even privy to the agreements from which it derives succeeding claims. The…

Ghulam Hussain Case And The Application Of Terrorism Charges In Pakistan

The latest judgment of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in case of Ghulam Hussain vs. the State[1] is an attempt to interpret the codified definition of ‘terrorism’ in Pakistan’s anti-terrorism law. Before entering into the legalese of the judgement itself, it is imperative to ask this question: Why should the Supreme Court of Pakistan venture to interpret the definition of ‘terrorism’?