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Organised crime and security threats in Caribbean Small Island Developing States: A Critical analysis of US assumptions and policies (2019)
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Young, M., & Woodiwiss, M. (2019). Organised crime and security threats in Caribbean Small Island Developing States: A Critical analysis of US assumptions and policies

The prevailing attitude of international legal institutions is that drug trafficking remains a dominant organised crime, which presents a major security threat to all nations, including the US. While US assumptions and policies on organised crime and... Read More about Organised crime and security threats in Caribbean Small Island Developing States: A Critical analysis of US assumptions and policies.

Policy brief for law enforcement and policy making agencies in Jamaica May 2018: Organized crime control in Jamaica: A small island country’s dilemma (2018)
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Young, M. A., & Woodiwiss, M. (2018). Policy brief for law enforcement and policy making agencies in Jamaica May 2018: Organized crime control in Jamaica: A small island country’s dilemma

Re-conceptualising organized crime control in Jamaica requires an evidence informed strategy which must be more suited to local conditions and variations than the present structure. Jamaica, like other indebted countries, has reduced tariff revenu... Read More about Policy brief for law enforcement and policy making agencies in Jamaica May 2018: Organized crime control in Jamaica: A small island country’s dilemma.

Western hypocrisy and the never changing face of financial secrecy jurisdictions: Burying the 1975 UN agenda (2016)
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Young, M. A. (2017). Western hypocrisy and the never changing face of financial secrecy jurisdictions: Burying the 1975 UN agenda. European Law Review, 11-13

In 1975, the characteristics of new and emerging forms of organized crime aptly described those ingredients which in the present day, are directly attributable as enabling criminal money management, in Britain’s Overseas Territories and Crown Depend... Read More about Western hypocrisy and the never changing face of financial secrecy jurisdictions: Burying the 1975 UN agenda.

Financial transparency in Britain’s secrecy jurisdictions has just got a whole lot murkier following the UK’s decision to leave the EU (2016)
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Young, M. A. (2016). Financial transparency in Britain’s secrecy jurisdictions has just got a whole lot murkier following the UK’s decision to leave the EU. Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, 31(11), 583-586

In light of recent political events, this commentary aims to provoke and promote a discussion concerning the effect of the UK’s decision to leave the EU, on its ability to regulate financial crime in the Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies wh... Read More about Financial transparency in Britain’s secrecy jurisdictions has just got a whole lot murkier following the UK’s decision to leave the EU.

The dark figure of money laundering: Editorial for the Journal of Financial Crime (2015)
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Young, M. A. (2015). The dark figure of money laundering: Editorial for the Journal of Financial Crime. Journal of Financial Crime, 22(4), 1. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFC-07-2015-0035

The dark figure of crime is concerned with the unrecorded crime or the unreported offence that has gone unnoticed by the police and statistics. As a component of the dark figure of crime, the difficulty in generating real life statistics for money la... Read More about The dark figure of money laundering: Editorial for the Journal of Financial Crime.

Editorial: Setting the scene: The HSBC banking scandal (2015)
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Young, M. A. (2015). Editorial: Setting the scene: The HSBC banking scandal. Company Lawyer, 36(8), 229-230

At the beginning of February 2015, the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corp—or HSBC, as it is more widely known—was exposed by an international collaboration of news outlets and investigative journalists as a bank which assists transnational organised... Read More about Editorial: Setting the scene: The HSBC banking scandal.

Transnational organised crime monthly briefing, March 2015: Spotlight on Polar regions: US Coast Guard announces extra measures to protect Polar regions as it repositions to Western Hemisphere and Arctic (2015)
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Young, M. A. (2015). Transnational organised crime monthly briefing, March 2015: Spotlight on Polar regions: US Coast Guard announces extra measures to protect Polar regions as it repositions to Western Hemisphere and Arctic

Open Briefing: Postings on Transnational Organised Crime.

Book review for: Ben Bowling (ed.), Policing the Caribbean: Transnational Security Cooperation in Practice (2014)
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Young, M. A. (2014). Book review for: Ben Bowling (ed.), Policing the Caribbean: Transnational Security Cooperation in Practice. Intelligence and National Security, 29(1), 146-147. https://doi.org/10.1080/02684527.2012.753197

In any study that aims to fully comprehend the extent of global organized crime in the Caribbean, it is necessary to also consider the responses of law enforcement to the problem. In this book Ben Bowling, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justic... Read More about Book review for: Ben Bowling (ed.), Policing the Caribbean: Transnational Security Cooperation in Practice.

Book review: Insider dealing: Law and practice, by Sarah Clarke, (Oxford, 2013), 335 pages, hardback, ISBN: 978-0-19-967295-0 (2014)
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Young, M. A. (2014). Book review: Insider dealing: Law and practice, by Sarah Clarke, (Oxford, 2013), 335 pages, hardback, ISBN: 978-0-19-967295-0. Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, 29(11), 714-714

Although this is primarily a practitioner’s text, it is also a book that will be used by students and academics in the research field of white collar crime. It is both a useful and necessary tool in accessibly explaining a complex subject. Although i... Read More about Book review: Insider dealing: Law and practice, by Sarah Clarke, (Oxford, 2013), 335 pages, hardback, ISBN: 978-0-19-967295-0.

The use of anti-money laundering legislation to combat child trafficking in Nigeria (2014)
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Young, M. A. (2014). The use of anti-money laundering legislation to combat child trafficking in Nigeria

According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), ‘[t]he trafficking of children for the purpose of domestic service, prostitution and other forms of exploitative labour is a widespread phenomenon in Nigeria’.[1] Furthermore, UNICEF considers... Read More about The use of anti-money laundering legislation to combat child trafficking in Nigeria.