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Fighting Financial Crime in the Global Economic Crisis

Edited by: Nicholas Ryder, Umut Turksen, Sabine Hassler

ISBN13: 9780415706933
Published: November 2014
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £90.00
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The 'Credit Crunch' and financial crises which resulted from the collapse of the United States sub-prime mortgage market have been blamed by many commentators, regulatory agencies and politicians on the risky casino-like behaviour of financial institutions.

However, this edited volume focuses on the impact of financial crime and examines the possibility that this also played a part in causing the global economic crises.

The volume features contributions from internationally renowned experts in the field who look at a range of topics including: the possibility of criminalising reckless risk-taking on the financial markets; the duty of banks to prevent money-laundering and corruption; the growth of the Shadow Banking System; and the manipulation of LIBOR by banks.

The book highlights the complex relationships between regulatory bodies and law enforcement agencies and private actors, and considers what can be done to deter and prevent financial crime and therefore limit its deleterious effect on the stability of the financial sector.

Subjects:
Criminal Law, Banking and Finance
Contents:
1. Introduction, Nicholas Ryder, Sabine Hassler and Umut Turksen
2. Risk, recklessness and policing the financial markets, Jonathan Fisher QC
3. Deterring fraud: 'special treatment' and the scope of recovery in civil claims for deceitful statements or omissions, Jill Poole
4. Corruption, money laundering and banks as gatekeepers, Indira Carr
5. Credible deterrence and consumer protection: Perspectives from and for the financial sector, Peter Cartwright
6. The Tipping Off Offence - Time for reform of the Law, Andrew Campbell
7. What lies beneath: Risk, liquidity and arbitrage in the shadow banking system, Anastasia Nesvetailova
8. Barclays Bank and LIBOR rigging: Dude, you're killing us, Robert Stokes
9. Should corporate fiduciaries who commit white collar crimes be jailed?, Sandeep Gopalan
10. Implications of anti-money laundering law for accountancy in the European Union - A comparative study, Umut Turksen
11. Conclusion, Umut Turksen