Other people’s dirty money: professional intermediaries, market dynamics and the finances of white-collar, corporate and organised crimes

Nicholas J. Lord , Liz J. Campbell, Karin van Wingerde

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Abstract

This article analyses the market dynamics of the misuse of ‘corporate vehicles’ in the management of nances generated from, and for, organized, white-collar and corporate crimes. The term ‘corporate vehicles’ is a policy construct used to refer to legitimate, legal structures, like trusts and companies, that facilitate a range of commercial activities. Such vehicles also provide opportunities for those involved in serious crimes for gain to control, convert and conceal their illicit nances, usually with the assistance of professional intermediaries, such as lawyers or nancial advisors. This art- icle empirically investigates key market features (actors/providers, commodities/products, services) and conditions (supply, demand, regulation, competition), with particular focus on professional intermediaries and how they facilitate the control of other peoples’ dirty money.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages20
JournalBritish Journal of Criminology
DOIs
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 20 Feb 2019

Keywords

  • corporate vehicles
  • illicit finance
  • money laundering
  • organized crime
  • corporate and white-collar crime
  • markets

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In: British Journal of Criminology, 20.02.2019.

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