Journal of Financial Crime

Journal of Financial Crime

ISSN: 1359-0790

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Journal history

Previously published as Journal of Asset Protection and Financial Crime
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Aims and Scope

The Journal of Financial Crime, the leading journal in this field, publishes authoritative, practical and detailed insight in the most serious and topical issues relating to the control and prevention of financial crime and related abuse.

The journal's articles are authored by some of the leading international scholars and practitioners in the fields of law, criminology, economics, criminal justice and compliance. Consequently, articles are perceptive, evidence based and have policy impact.

The journal covers a wide range of current topics including, but not limited to:

  • Tracing through the civil law of the proceeds of fraud
  • Cyber-crime: prevention and detection
  • Intelligence led investigations
  • Whistleblowing and the payment of rewards for information
  • Identity fraud
  • Insider dealing prosecutions
  • Specialised anti-corruption investigations
  • Underground banking systems
  • Asset tracing and forfeiture
  • Securities regulation and enforcement
  • Tax regimes and tax avoidance
  • Deferred prosecution agreements
  • Personal liability of compliance managers and professional advisers

The Journal of Financial Crime is, with the Journal of Money Laundering Control,  the official journal of the Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime (

The 35th Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime, 03-10 Sep 2017, Cambridge, UK

Professor Barry Rider, Editor of the Journal of Financial Crime and the Journal of Money Laundering Control and Executive Director and Co-Chairman of the Symposium is inviting scholars and practitioners interested in the prevention of economic crime, in joining the 35th Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime held between the 03rd and 10th of Sep 2017 at Jesus College, University of Cambridge. The theme of the 35th Symposium is PREVENTING AND CONTROLLING ECONOMIC CRIME IN THE MODERN WORLD  – whose responsibility and are they really up to it? For more information, please click here.

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Passing the Buck - yet again! by Barry Rider
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A bold step - but not quite where no man has gone before! by Barry Rider
Looking at the tea leaves!
by Barry Rider

The Journal of Financial Crime is Indexed and Abstracted in:

ABI/INFORM Complete / ABI/INFORM Global / Professional ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest), Banking Information Source (ProQuest), Business Source Alumni Edition / Complete / Complete: Government Edition / Corporate / Corporate (Select Edition) / Corporate Plus / Elite / Premier (EBSCO), Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Economics and Finance, Criminal Justice Abstracts / Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO), Current Abstracts, Lexis Nexis, National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database, OCLC - Electronic Collections Online, Professional ProQuest Central / ProQuest Central, ProQuest Criminal Justice, ProQuest Pharma Collection, ReadCube Discover, Scopus, TOC Premier (EBSCO), Westlaw

Ranked by:

Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC), Australian Research Council ERA journal list, Polish Scholarly Bibliography (PBN), The Publication Forum (Finland).

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