London: The Laundry of Choice? Money Laundering in the City of London

  • Leila Simona Talani
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)


This chapter will try and analyse to what extent the City of London can be considered the ‘laundry of choice’ for many criminals. Moreover, it addresses the reaction of the City of London and of the United Kingdom more in general to the introduction of Anti-Money Laundering Requirements (AMLR). Finally it answers to the questions relating to the motivations behind the City’s attitude vis-à-vis both money laundering and anti-money laundering legislation.


Organize Crime Money Laundering Financial Service Authority Financial Action Task Force Suspicious Transaction 
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