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ISBN13: 9789041198648
ISBN: 9041198644
Published: June 2004
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Format: Hardback
Price: £187.00

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Like it or not, money launderers are major players in the world's economy. Their strategies constrain national economic policies and undermine financial institutions. With the advent of secure transfer technologies, and with the help of modern financial theories of derivatives and leverage, money laundering has become a significant structural component in contemporary geopolitics.;This analysis focuses on control: how the problem is handled by legislation and regulatory and law enforcement agencies (particularly in the US and the EU), what the daunting challenges are that must be faced, what more can be attempted. In the course of developing in-depth consideration of the numerous intertwining issues that arise, the author uncovers a wealth of precise detail about what we know and what we can reasonably surmise about patterns of money laundering activity.;Relevant matters covered include: the internal measuring and monitoring systems used by financial institutions; methodologies in use or in development to measure the extent of money laundering; the role of money laundering in the ""informal economy""; the global rise of new criminal organizations; conflicts of criminal legislation and civil law; the relation of money laundering to capital flight; degrees of moral ambiguity and appropriately tailored control strategies; the role of offshore financial centres (OFCs); the use of derivatives in the money laundering process; obstacles to the monitoring of wire transfer activity in real time; and the ""ethical indeterminacy"" of white-collar crime. As a cross-disciplinary analysis of money laundering - fully recognizing the activity's economic, political, and juridical dimensions - this book identifies an array of criteria that may be used to develop and implement effective control strategies.

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Banking and Finance
1. Introduction.
2. The Politics of Money Laundering.
3. The Economics of Money Laundering.
4. The Jurisprudence of Money Laundering.
5. European Law.
6. American Law.
7. Soft Law and Offshore Financial Centres.
8. Financial Institutions and Money Laundering.
9. Government Regulation and Money Laundering.
10. Law Enforcement and Money Laundering.
11. Conclusion.
12. Bibliography. Index.

Series: Studies in Comparative Corporate & Financial Law

Money Laundering Control in the Caribbean ISBN 9789041199058
Published April 2003
Kluwer Law International
The Impact of Modern Influences on the Traditional Duties of Care, Skill and Dilligence of Company Directors
Demetra ArsalidouSchool of Law, University of Exeter
ISBN 9789041198518
Published September 2001
Kluwer Law International
Corporate Liability
ISBN 9789041198464
Published June 2001
Kluwer Law International
Banks as Financial Advisers ISBN 9789041198280
Published February 2001
Kluwer Law International
International Contracts and National Economic Regulation ISBN 9789041198105
Published December 2000
Kluwer Law International
Money Laundering and Financial Intermediaries ISBN 9789041197955
Published July 2000
Kluwer Law International
Directors' Duties: A New Millenium, A New Approach? ISBN 9789041197887
Published April 2000
Kluwer Law International
Regulating the Financial Services Sector
George P. GilliganLogan Research Fellow, Department of Business Law and Taxation, Monash University, Australia
ISBN 9789041197573
Published December 1999
Kluwer Law International
Shareholder Voting Rights and Practices in Europe and the United States ISBN 9789041197504
Published October 1999
Kluwer Law International
Conflicting Legal Cultures in Commercial Arbitration: Old Issues and New Trends
Edited by: Frommel, Rider
ISBN 9789041112279
Published September 1999
Kluwer Law International
Conflicts of Interest and Duty
Chizu NakajimaSenior Lecturer, City University Business School, London
ISBN 9789041196989
Published February 1999
Kluwer Law International
The Legal Basis of Corporate Governance in Publicly Held Corporations ISBN 9789041196637
Published July 1998
Kluwer Law International