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Title: Rethinking money laundering offences : a global comparative analysis
Author: Durrieu, Roberto
ISNI:       0000 0004 2728 2933
Awarding Body: University of Oxford
Current Institution: University of Oxford
Date of Award: 2012
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Since the late 1980s, efforts made by the international community to deal with the complex and global problem of money laundering have stimulated the creation and definition of the so-called 'international crime of money laundering', which is included in various United Nations and Council of Europe international treaties, as well as European Union Directives. The Central purpose of this thesis is to investigate if the main goal of effectiveness in the adaptation of the international crime of money laundering at the domestic level, might undermine other values that international law is seeking to protect, namely the guarantee of due process and the adequate protection of human rights principles. Then, if the adoption of any element of the crime shows to be inconsistent with civil rights and guarantees, to propose how deficiencies could be remedied.
Supervisor: Ashworth, A. J. Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Law ; Comparative Law ; Criminal Law ? Jurisprudence ; Criminal Law ? Human rights ; EU Law ; Legal philosophy ; Socio-legal studies ; Public international law ; Political science ; Economics ; Financial economics ; Macro and international economics ; Criminology ? Security,Rights and Justice ; Criminology ? Extra-legal Governance and Organised Crime ; Human rights ; Philosophy of law ; Socio-legal studies ; Sociology ; money laundering ; financing of terrorism ; human rights ; security ; macroeconomics