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Banks and Financial Crime - The International Law of Tainted Money, 2nd Edition edited by Blair, William; Brent, Richard; Grant, Tom (26th January 2017)

Part II Public Obligations and Regulatory Responsibilities, A Offences, 7 Money Laundering Offences under POCA 2002

Rudi Fortson QC

From: Banks and Financial Crime: The International Law of Tainted Money (2nd Edition)

Edited By: William Blair, Richard Brent, Tom Grant

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 13 July 2020

Subject(s):
Criminal proceedings — Money laundering — Regulated activities — Financial system — Monetary system

This chapter begins by providing an introduction to the issue of money laundering by looking at the scale of it on the international level and the current rules and provisions. It next provides a brief history of UK money laundering legislation. Specifically it looks at the position prior to the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) 2002. It examines current money laundering statutory provisions and European Union (EU) instruments which are employed to combat money laundering. The next section of the chapter looks at the words, phrases, and concepts of POCA 2002. It also examines the main money laundering offences. Other offences are discussed in detail. It ends with a look at the various institutions and professionals required to prevent money laundering.

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