Coverage includes, but is not restricted to: , the official journal of the Cambridge Symposium on Economic Crime ( The Editorial and Publishing Teams of the Journal of Money Laundering Control are delighted to announce that the journal has been accepted in Scopus for its valuable contribution to the area of money laundering, relevant to both an international academic and professional audience.
This decision reflects the increasing quality and impact of the journal and the dedication of the editorial team, led by Prof Barry Rider and May Li-Hong Xing.
At the global level, the IMF estimated the extent of money laundering to be around 2% to 5% of global GDP.
A country's rating on compliance with standards set by Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on AML/CFT, is often considered as a key measure of the country's AML/CFT regime.
agricultural products trade, card trade, etc.), and especially tax evasion (Mitsilegas, 2003, pp. Such business operations often imply tax evasion (Unger, 2013, pp.
659), and the money acquired this way seeks ways to enter regular money flows and continue to circulate in the flows. Tax evasion and money laundering are connected with business operations in off-shore zones."Panama Papers" Conference in Madrid: "Transparency vs Confidentiality" - a Conflict?by Chizu Nakajima China's Pursuit of Suspect Wealth - an Opportunity for Co-operation by Li-Hong Xing Bankers and Crime after Brexit and Trump by Bill Tupman The appeal of tax!Regardless of the differences between persons obliged to implement preventive measures, resulting in differences in the focus of their activities, the traditional definition of money laundering assumes three phases: placement, layering, and integration (Gilmore, 2004, pp. Common characteristics of the process include: the need to conceal the origin and true ownership of the proceeds, the need to maintain control of the proceeds, and the need to change the form of the proceeds in order to shrink the huge volumes of cash generated by the initial criminal activity (Weismann, 2014, pp. The modern money laundering definition is of a more flexible nature so, in addition to the above specified three stages of money laundering, it also includes modern trends such as: wire transfer and shell company activity; computer intrusion; money transmitters; identity theft; terrorist financing; alternative money remittance systems; Black Market Peso, Hawala, non-financial professionals (with the emphasis on lawyers, notaries, accountants); market for gold and other precious metals; use of travellers checks to disguise identities etc. The “Butterfly Diagram” considers a causal link between money laundering and legal business activities through the integration of illegally acquired money into legal economic flows and points to the complex nature of the integration phase implementation modalities.The importance of implementing money laundering and prevention measures of terrorism financing in the framework of the accounting profession, which has its roots in international legislation laying foundations of the risk-based approach system, is particularly emphasized. It gives me a great pleasure to deliver my address at the opening ceremony of this conference on Anti Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT).I would like to congratulate the National Banking Institute as well as other concerned International Agencies for organizing such an important program on a topical issue. As is well known, the impact of money laundering and terrorism financing to the financial institutions and financial system has serious implications to the overall financial system, which jeopardizes socio-economic development for the country.An unfavorable rating would mean that the businesses, including financial institutions, would face greater scrutiny, higher costs of doing business, delays and other time consuming including unnecessary barriers when doing business with overseas counterparts. "Identifying Money Laundering in Business Operations as a Factor for Estimating Risk." International Journal of Innovation and Economic Development 3, no.3 (2017): 7-16.Cash flow cycles are presented in form of an algorithm as connections between irregularly and regularly acquired assets in the process of money laundering through business operations, as well as re-entry from regular flows into alternative cash flows.The “Butterfly Diagram”, presenting groups of business changes enabling entry of larger amounts of money and assets owned by a company in order to be laundered or their exit with the effect or tax evasion or terrorism financing, evolved from the algorithm.