Greece, Thessaloniki

Current Developments on Financial Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering: European and International Perspectives

when 3 July 2019 - 11 July 2019
language Greek
duration 2 weeks
credits 3.5 EC
fee EUR 350

The Research Institute for Transparency, Corruption and Financial Crime, Faculty of Law -Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ( http://anti-corruption.law.auth.gr/ ), through the Center for Education and Lifelong Learning of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, will host an intensive 8-day summer school on current developments in the fields of financial crime, corruption and money laundering at a national, European and international level, for participants who wish to advance their knowledge in the area.

The summer school will focus on ongoing developments regarding key issues in combating international fraud, corruption and money laundering, international and European anti-fraud mechanisms and procedures, etc. Current developments to be discussed will include, inter alia, the recent Directive on fraud against the EU financial interests, the Regulation on the European Public Prosecutor's Office, the Anti-Money Laundering Directive, which recently came into force, asset recovery and confiscation, offshore companies, corruption, etc.

Speakers include:
Prof. Lorena Bachmaier Winter (Univ. Complutense)
Prof. Pedro Caeiro (Univ. of Coimbra)
Lecturer Konstantinos Chatzikostas (AUTH)
Dr. jur. Nikos Chatzinikolaou (AUTH)
Dr. jur. Peter Csonka (EU Commission, Head of Unit Criminal Law)
Prof. Thomas Elholm (Univ. of Kopenhagen)
Dr. jur. Athina Giannakoula (AUTH)
Ass. Prof. Ioannis Iglezakis (AUTH)
Prof. Maria Kaiafa-Gbandi (AUTH)
Prof. Valsamis Mitsilegas (Queen Mary Univ.)
Dr. jur. Yiannis Naziris (AUTH)
Assist. Prof. Theodoros Papakyriakou (AUTH)
Prof. Helmut Satzger (LMU)
Assist. Prof. Aikaterini Savvaidou (AUTH)
Ass. Prof. Anastasios Valtoudis (AUTH)


The detailed program is available on the official website.
Upon completion of the seminar, participants will be awarded a Certificate of participation with ECTS credits.

When?

3-11 July 2019.

Where?

In Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece, which is renowned for its university, festivals, events, and vibrant cultural life.

How can I apply?
Applications should be submitted electronically.

The application deadline is 30 April 2019. We offer a special “early bird” fee to all participants who register before 31 March 2019.
For any questions please contact us via e-mail.

Course leader

Prof. Maria Kaiafa-Gbandi, Aristotle University Thessaloniki

Target group

This summer school aims at law students (currently enrolled in universities outside of Greece), young graduates and professionals with a background in law. Applicants with a background in other disciplines that are relevant to the theme of the summer school will be considered as well.

All courses are taught in English. Although applicants are not required to present an official certificate of language proficiency, they need to be fluent in English, so that they can follow the courses and interact with fellow students.

Course aim

The summer school will focus on ongoing developments regarding key issues in combating international fraud, corruption and money laundering, international and European anti-fraud mechanisms and procedures, etc. Current developments to be discussed will include, inter alia, the recent Directive on fraud against the EU financial interests, the Regulation on the European Public Prosecutor's Office, the Anti-Money Laundering Directive, which recently came into force, asset recovery and confiscation, offshore companies, corruption, etc.

Fee info

EUR 350: The tuition fee for the 2019 session is € 350. It includes tuition, course materials, certificate of attendance, light lunch and morning break snacks, and participation in the farewell event. It does not include travel and accommodation, but accommodation recommendations are available upon request.
EUR 300: We offer a special “early bird” fee of € 300 to all participants who register before 31 March 2019.

Scholarships

Unfortunately, there are no scholarships available for this course.