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Financial Crime

Financial or ‘white collar crime’ has been a subject of academic interest since the 1940s and the pioneering work of Edwin Sutherland.

More recently, however, efforts to counter fraud, money laundering, corruption and bribery are positioned at the forefront of national and international collaborative efforts to counter the global threat to the integrity of financial markets and systems arising from organised crime. Mechanisms to counter this threat are embedded within international and national legal and regulatory frameworks.

Recent research projects include:

Professor Jackie Harvey (and international collaborators) The Money Python’s flying circus of money laundering – a project that is examining the proportionality of the Anti-money laundering regime through the lens of the 3rd round mutual evaluation reports.

Recent Publications include:

Harvey J and Bosworth-Davies R (2014) "Drawing the line in the sand: Trust, integrity and regulatory misdemeanour" The Security Journal  accepted for publication, available online: 2013 Macmillan Publishers Ltd. 0955-1662 Security Journal 1–18 www.palgrave-journals.com/sj/

Lokanan, Mark (2014) How senior managers perpetuate accounting fraud? Lessons for fraud examiners from an instructional case. Journal of Financial Crime, 21 (4). pp. 411-423. ISSN 1359-0790


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