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Emma De Angelis completed a doctorate on the European Parliament's identity discourse and EU enlargement at the London School of... read more
The British government should raise the national security threat from serious and organised crime to Tier One status.
This paper shows that e-commerce continues to be exploited by criminal actors. Regulators and governments can do more to prevent this.
Tackling economic crime should be high on the new government’s agenda and will deliver benefits for both the national security and ‘Global Britain’ agendas.
Anton Moiseienko, Alexandria Reid and Isabella Chase
Despite the formidable challenges of combatting illicit trade and trade-based money laundering, several ongoing initiatives give cause for cautious optimism.
A proposal by the incoming president of the Financial Action Task Force presents an unprecedented opportunity to tackle the illegal wildlife trade by hitting at its main driver: financial gain.
Helena Wood and Isabella Chase
The government’s first-ever comprehensive Economic Crime Plan is a step in the right direction, but requires adequate funding.
Bolivia has increased the national limit for legal coca cultivation from 12,000 to 22,000 hectares. But will increased cultivation fuel the illegal cocaine trade?
Only when the Met chooses to embrace new technologies will it realise its goal of becoming, in its own words, ‘the first truly digital police force’.
The emergence of virtual currencies over the past several years – and in particular the rapid rise of bitcoin – has prompted worldwide discussion about the future of financial crime.