Edited by Brigitte Unger and Daan van der Linde
Although the practice of disguising the illicit origins of money dates back thousands of years, the concept of money laundering as a multidisciplinary topic with social, economic, political and regulatory implications has only gained prominence since the 1980s. This groundbreaking volume offers original, state-of-the-art research on the current money laundering debate and provides insightful predictions and recommendations for future developments in the field.
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- Chapter 1: Introduction
- Chapter 2: Money laundering regulation: from Al Capone to Al Qaeda
- Chapter 3: The effects of money laundering
- Chapter 4: Money laundering and its effects on crime: a macroeconomic approach
- Chapter 5: Money laundering, drugs and prostitution as victimless crimes
- Chapter 6: The costs of fraud
- Chapter 7: Terrorism: causes, effects and the role of money laundering
- Chapter 8: Measuring money laundering threat
- Chapter 9: Conducting national money laundering or financing of terrorism risk assessment
- Chapter 10: Why do some states tolerate money laundering? On the competition for illegal money
- Chapter 11: Money laundering and small states: the practical experience of Liechtenstein
- Chapter 12: The role of small states for financial market integrity: Austria
- Chapter 13: Measuring global money laundering: the ‘Walker Gravity Model’
- Chapter 14: A preliminary attempt to estimate the financial flows of transnational crime using the MIMIC method
- Chapter 15: The scale of the global financial structure facilitating money laundering
- Chapter 16: Efforts of the UN to find out about major routes of drugs and drug money
- Chapter 17: Using dynamic macroeconomics for estimating money laundering: a simulation for the EU, Italy and the United States
- Chapter 18: Are estimates of the volume of money laundering either feasible or useful?
- Chapter 19: Crime-money and financial conduct
- Chapter 20: International trade mispricing: trade-based money laundering and tax evasion
- Chapter 21: Detecting money laundering in the real estate sector
- Chapter 22: Cash economy, measuring the tax gap from the tax administrative perspective
- Chapter 23: Is the Netherlands a tax h(e)aven?
- Chapter 24: Dirty complexity: money laundering through derivatives
- Chapter 25: E-gaming, money laundering and the problem of risk assessment
- Chapter 26: The risk-based approach to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing in international and EU standards: what it is, what it entails
- Chapter 27: Prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing from a good governance perspective
- Chapter 28: Economic crimes and money laundering: a new paradigm for the criminal justice system?
- Chapter 29: How to dodge drowning in data? Rule- and risk-based anti-money laundering policies compared
- Chapter 30: Reporting duty for lawyers versus legal privilege – unresolved tension
- Chapter 31: Money laundering – ‘You don’t see it, until you understand it’: rethinking the stages of the money laundering process to make enforcement more effective
- Chapter 32: Access by law enforcement agencies to financial data
- Chapter 33: The role of information for successful AML policy
- Chapter 34: Evaluating anti-money laundering policies: where are we?
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