Anti-money Laundering Law: Socio-legal Perspectives on the by Verena Zoppei

By Verena Zoppei

In the aftermath of contemporary a number of leaks similar to the Panama Papers, the Swiss leaks, the Lux

leaks, and the Bahama leaks, this ebook deals a fascinating view at the underlying conflicting

interests that abate the adoption of greater laws to forestall cash laundering

by approach of the monetary system.

The valuable place of the publication is that the declared targets underlying the criminalization of

money laundering haven't been fulfilled. The effectiveness of the anti-money laundering

regime in Germany is classed by way of studying the oblique results, collateral consequences,

and confident interpretations of the legislations in motion and of the legislations inactiveness; lowering the issue

to a query of symbolic effectiveness doesn't mirror the complexity of the problem. What is

demonstrated, is that the targets attributed to the regime have been too bold, and lower

degree of effectiveness has be

en authorised that allows you to stability the inherent political, economic

and monetary conflicting interests.

Unlike different volumes targeting this factor, this publication offers with the implementation of the

legislation and the implications thereof, and is essentially aimed toward felony sociologists, sociology

of legislations researchers, felony legal professionals, criminologists with an curiosity in white collar crime and

political scientists learning measures opposed to illi

cit monetary flows and the concrete implementation

of anti-money laundering legislation. The publication may be of curiosity to either international

policymakers and experts in addition to their opposite numbers in Germany for example working

on enhancing the tools to struggle geared up crime and stop the financing of

terrorism via funds laundering.

The complexity of the anti-money laundering regime and the entire variables are exhaustively

and severely reviewed within the overview, thereby delivering whole directions for future

legislative steps. The case examine in regards to the scenario in Germany maximizes readers’ insights

into concrete results of the implementation of overseas anti-money laundering standards

at a countrywide point, and the reviews of execs operating within the box and of specialists on the

law-making technique also are illuminating. additionally, the ebook equips non-German speakers

with the data had to care for the large German criminal scholarly construction on

article 261 of the German legal code and the present inner political debate at the matter.

Verena Zoppei is a Fellow Researcher on the overseas protection department of the German

Institute for overseas and safeguard Affairs in Berlin.

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