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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, 8 The Terrorism Acts and Conspiracy

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: 27 May 2020

Subject(s):
Anti-terrorist financing — Criminal proceedings — Money laundering — Regulated activities — International financial system

This chapter looks at acts of terrorism and the issue of conspiracy. It starts by defining ‘terrorism’ and looking at various acts of terrorism and the history of terrorism and how the latter relates to money laundering. It then considers money laundering offences in particular and conspiracy to commit such offences. It looks at the example of the Salik case. In relation to this case, it considers the issue of property identified versus property not identified. It concludes this section of the chapter by looking at the implications of the Salik case. This discussion leads to the question: is knowledge relevant if the defendant intended to commit a crime?

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