Aspects of the Control of Economic Crime in the United Kingdom

  • L. H. Leigh

Abstract

In common with other countries of Western Europe, the United Kingdom must grapple with the problems posed by economic crime. However, the UK differs from its European neighbours in certain important respects, both in its institutions and in its laws. This reflection is no doubt a mere commonplace, but if one wishes to explore the possibilities for empirical research, and especially with a view to comparing results with researchers in other countries, it is essential to appreciate the mechanisms of control, in particular those provided by criminal and by administrative procedures, both in theory and in practice.

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Notes

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