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The OECD and Crime: The Fight against Corruption and Money Laundering

Anja P. Jakobi

in Mechanisms of OECD Governance: International Incentives for National Policy-Making?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199591145
eISBN:
9780191594601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591145.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 7 analyzes OECD activities in the field of crime control, focusing on corruption and money laundering. Both aspects have witnessed growing international concern during the 1990s, and ... More


Harmonization of Transnational Economic Crime Control

Junji Nakagawa

in International Harmonization of Economic Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604661
eISBN:
9780191731679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604661.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyzes international harmonization of regulations controlling two major types of international economic crimes: transnational money laundering and foreign corrupt practices. In both ... More


Extensions: Opposing Opium, Combating Counterfeits

Asif Efrat

in Governing Guns, Preventing Plunder: International Cooperation against Illicit Trade

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199760305
eISBN:
9780199950010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760305.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The previous empirical chapters have all demonstrated the key problem hindering cooperation against illicit trade: international regulation aimed at curbing the trade exacts a heavy price from ... More


Trade and Finance

Beth Simmons, Naomi Roht-Arriaza, Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Lyuba Zarsky, and David A. Wirth

in Commitment and Compliance: The Role of Non-binding Norms in the International Legal System

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270989
eISBN:
9780191707704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270989.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents case studies of non-binding norms and compliance with trade agreements. Topics covered include efforts against money laundering, the International Organization for ... More


Transnational Crime

Patrick Stewart

in Weak Links: Fragile States, Global Threats, and International Security

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751501
eISBN:
9780199895366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751501.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Fragile states are said to threaten international security by providing hospitable environments for transnational crime. “Failing states are inextricably linked to the increasing power of ... More


Defining “Illegitimate Debt”: When Creditors Should Be Liable for Improper Loans

Joseph Hanlon

in Sovereign Debt at the Crossroads: Challenges and Proposals for Resolving the Third World Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168006
eISBN:
9780199783458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168003.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter addresses the questions: why should poor countries be expected to repay the debts imposed upon them by unelected and repressive governments? Who should shoulder the burden of repaying ... More


Money Laundering and Anti-Money Laundering

J. C. Sharman

in The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces the legal history of money laundering and the policies used to counter it as they have arisen over the past few decades. It first provides an overview of the main characteristics ... More


Global Activities against Money Laundering

Anja P. Jakobi

in Common Goods and Evils?: The Formation of Global Crime Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674602
eISBN:
9780191752452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674602.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the rise of anti-money laundering policies that have developed as an important element in many global anti-crime efforts. The chapter starts with the background of fighting ... More


The Financial Action Task Force as the Norm-Creator in the Anti-Money Laundering Field

Cecily Rose

in International Anti-Corruption Norms: Their Creation and Influence on Domestic Legal Systems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198737216
eISBN:
9780191800726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737216.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter examines the 40 Recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), which has been producing anti-money laundering standards since 1990. As an intergovernmental organization ... More


An Indirect Test of Effectiveness

J. C. Sharman

in The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines whether anti-money laundering (AML) policy works by testing two alternative views. The first is whether AML policy has produced a major reduction in predicate crime, in line ... More


The Right to Security Beyond the ASBO

Peter Ramsay

in The Insecurity State: Vulnerable Autonomy and the Right to Security in the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reviews the protection of a right to security by the wider criminal legislation enacted by successive New Labour governments. It includes in turn the other Civil Preventive Orders that ... More


Finance and crime

Benjamin J. Cohen and Susan Strange

in Mad Money: with an introduction by Benjamin J. Cohen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992668
eISBN:
9781526104076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992668.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Financial crime has become commoner and the link between mafias and money laundering has become closer. How states have reacted. Is this the worst kind of crime committed in the system? What about ... More


Socialization and Competition

J. C. Sharman

in The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how socialization and symbolic competition have contributed to the diffusion of anti-money laundering (AML) policy, arguing that when catalyzed by blacklisting, both mechanisms ... More


Curbing Illicit Financial Flows: Global Coordination in Support of Development

Xiaodon Liang

in Just Security in an Undergoverned World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198805373
eISBN:
9780191843440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805373.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Illicit financial flows (IFFs) drain state finances and economic vitality, with disproportionate impact on developing economies. IFFs—including money laundering, tax evasion, and tax avoidance—pose a ... More


Blacklisting

J. C. Sharman

in The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how blacklisting, and the threat of being blacklisted, helps promote policy diffusion with regards to anti-money laundering (AML). It first provides a historical background of ... More


Offshore Finance

Dale D. Murphy

in The Structure of Regulatory Competition: Corporations and Public Policies in a Global Economy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199216512
eISBN:
9780191696008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216512.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents another case study illustrating lower common denominator (LCD) outcome. Offshore finance is financial activity conducted outside the beneficiaries' national jurisdiction, ... More


Health Care Fraud and Its Facilitating Crimes

Terry L. Leap

in Phantom Billing, Fake Prescriptions, and the High Cost of Medicine: Health Care Fraud and What to Do about It

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449796
eISBN:
9780801460807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449796.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines health care fraud and abuse as well as the crimes that facilitate it. It first considers the definition of fraud, how fraud differs from abuses such as price gouging or mistakes ... More


Money Laundering

Eleni Tsingou

in Europe and the Governance of Global Finance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199683963
eISBN:
9780191763410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683963.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter provides an overview of the role of the European Union in the emergence, consolidation and development of the governance of money laundering. In particular, it identifies three sets of ... More


Camorra Clans in the United Kingdom: Preston, London, and Aberdeen

Felia Allum

in The Invisible Camorra: Neapolitan Crime Families Across Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702457
eISBN:
9781501705830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702457.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the Camorra's presence in the United Kingdom. Mafia and Camorra members and their associates have been present and active in the United Kingdom for some time. However, their ... More


The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

J. C. Sharman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A generation ago, not a single country had laws to counter money laundering; now, more countries have standardized anti-money laundering (AML) policies than have armed forces. This book investigates ... More


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