Organised crime and corruption in the UK: responding through law

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Examines UK law's response to "corruption by organised crime". Reviews the nature of such crime, the scope of the problem, the concepts of "corruption" and "organised crime", and the offences of inappropriate accessing of information, misconduct in public office and bribery. Discusses preventive measures directed at the spheres of public procurement and licensing, and notes the areas in which Scottish law takes a different approach.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-34
Number of pages15
JournalCriminal Law Review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • Bribery
  • Corruption
  • Information
  • Licensing
  • Misconduct in public office
  • Organised crime
  • Public procurement
  • Scotland

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