Serious Organised Crimes in UK Law

  • An overview of the anti‐money laundering laws of Hong Kong
    • Núm. 11-4, Octubre 2008
    • Journal of Money Laundering Control
    • 345-357
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the anti‐money laundering laws of Hong Kong, in particular the Organised and Serious Crimes Ordinance. Design/methodology/approach: ...
    ...... lawsof Hong Kong, in particular the Organised and Serious Crimes ......
  • Interdicting tainted wealth ‐ the perspective from Hong Kong
    • Núm. 7-3, Julio 2004
    • Journal of Money Laundering Control
    • 275-280
    Reviews the part played by Hong Kong in the coordination of global efforts against money laundering and terrorist financing; Hong Kong was President of the Financial Action Task Force 2001‐2002. De...
    ...... crime byremoving the incentives to commit crimes are para-mount considerations for the ... believes that in the combat of organisedcrime in whatever guise it is paramount that HongKong ..., Rosalind Wright, the Director of the Serious Fraud Oce in London,de®ned tracking in ......
  • Advising the Serious Organised Crime Agency: the role of the specialist prosecutors
    • Núm. 12-3, Julio 2005
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 251-263
    Introduces the UK’s Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), which was set up in February 2004 and aims to reduce the profit incentive on serious crimes, disrupt criminal enterprises and increase the...
    ......', but how far will the judiciary let the inves-tigator go? The situation is bound to arise, whendamning evidence of detestable crimes is revealed byhighly questionable tactics. The Criminal Justice Act2003 will permit the prosecutor to appeal an unfavour-able ruling at ®rst ......
  • The Medicrime Convention: Combating Pharmaceutical Crimes through European Criminal Law and beyond
    • Núm. 7-3, Septiembre 2016
    • New Journal of European Criminal Law
    The falsification of medicinal products represents a significant public health threat and has rapidly turned into a global criminal phenomenon. Pharmaceutical crimes are considered an emerging cate...
    ...... cr imes are considered an emerging categor y of transnational organised crime and have progres sively become cyber-enabled crimes .  e ... cation of medical produc ts and similar o e nces posing serious threats to public health. It repres ents a landmark tool which will pave ......
  • Dismantling organised crime groups through enforcement of the POCA money laundering offences
    • Núm. 13-1, Enero 2010
    • Journal of Money Laundering Control
    • 7-14
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess the challenges of proving criminality in money laundering cases and the extent to which forensic accountancy within law enforcement can assist in mee...
    ......crimes committed on their behalf. Thefailure of POCA to effectively deliver on ......
  • Sepecialisation in adult protection in Kent Police and the role of the police in investigations
    • Núm. 11-1, Abril 2009
    • The Journal of Adult Protection
    • 21-27
    The police are key partners in adult protection work locally and take lead responsibility for investigating alleged crimes committed against vulnerable adults in our communities. They therefore pla...
    ...... responsibility for investigating alleged crimes committed against vulnerable adults in our ... therefore play a critical role in many serious and complex adult protection investigations. This ... how a large police service has organised its adult protection resources and maps out the ......
  • A balancing act: offshore financial centre strategy and the global anti‐money laundering movement
    • Núm. 7-2, Abril 2004
    • Journal of Money Laundering Control
    • 153-157
    Focuses on offshore banking secrecy and how it affects the operation of anti‐money laundering endeavours like the Financial Action Task Force (FATF); it prevents onshore countries from knowing how ...
    ...... improved their legislation against organisedcrime with the eect that money laundering ... tracking, terrorism and otherkinds of serious organised crime; what are they stillkeeping ... laundering of the proceeds of allserious crimes. In eect, this called for the devising ......
  • The institutional framework against money laundering and its underlying predicate crimes
    • Núm. 19-2, Mayo 2011
    • Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance
    • 174-194
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to underscore the current supranational anti‐money laundering (AML) regimes articulating challenges of harnessing them as a robust framework. Some aspects of t...
    ...... toencompass, not only proceeds from drug trafficking but also serious criminal activities (smuggling,fraud, serious financial crimes, and the ... of the United Nations Convention against transnational organised crimes and itsattendant three protocols adopted in Palermo (2000); and the ......
  • Organised crime in English criminal law. Lessons from the United States on conspiracy and criminal enterprise
    • Núm. 18-2, Mayo 2015
    • Journal of Money Laundering Control
    • 182-201
    Purpose: – The purpose of this paper is to consider the rationale behind the approaches to organised crime in criminal law to understand the basis of the law on conspiracy in England and Wales and ...
    ......) or from the point of view of the activities (focussing on crimeswhich ought to be intrinsically organised) (Obokata, 2010;Cancio Melia`, ... activity model, essentially recognising organisedcrime as a set of serious and organised crimes, committed by career criminals (Sergi,2013). ......
  • Libor benchmark: practice, crime and reforms
    • Núm. 23-4, Octubre 2016
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 1140-1153
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to trace how and why the market-designed Libor benchmark turned bad, thereby necessitating a regulatory response. Design/methodology/approach: The study relie...
    .......Originality/value – The seriousness with which the enforcement agency and judiciary ... of admissions as part ofSocpa-Serious Organised Crime and Police Act-Agreement (Rosenberg, 2015). ... banking frauds and other white-collar crimes.Lessons drawn from Libor scandalStatistical ......
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