3rd Edition

The Law Relating to Financial Crime in the United Kingdom

By Karen Harrison, Nicholas Ryder Copyright 2022
    258 Pages
    by Routledge

    258 Pages
    by Routledge

    Outlining the different types of financial crime and their impact, this book is a user-friendly, up-to-date guide to the regulatory processes, systems and legislation which exist in the UK. Each chapter has a similar structure and covers individual financial crimes including money laundering, terrorist financing, fraud, insider dealing, market abuse, bribery and corruption and finally tax avoidance and evasion. Offences are summarized and their extent is evaluated using national and international documents. Detailed assessments of financial institutions and regulatory bodies are made and the achievements of these institutions are analysed. Sentencing and policy options for different financial crimes are included and suggestions are made as to how criminal proceeds might be recovered.

    This third edition has been fully updated and includes a new chapter on corporate financial crime.

    Chapter 1 Introduction

    Chapter 2 Money Laundering

    Chapter 3 Terrorist Financing

    Chapter 4 Fraud

    Chapter 5 Insider Dealing

    Chapter 6 Market Abuse

    Chapter 7 Bribery and Corruption

    Chapter 8 The Avoidance and Evasion of Tax

    Chapter 9 Corporate Financial Crime

    Chapter 10 Conclusions and Recommendations


    Karen Harrison is Professor of Law and Penal Justice, University of Lincoln, UK. Her teaching and research interests focus on criminal law, penology and the sentencing and management of dangerous offenders. She has published extensively across these topics.

    Nicholas Ryder is Professor of Financial Crime at Bristol Law School, University of the West of England, Bristol. He teaches and researches in the financial crime and focuses on corporate financial crime and terrorism financing  He has published widely on these and related areas.