Thessaloniki, Greece

Current developments on financial crime, corruption and money laundering: European and international perspectives

online course
when 5 July 2021 - 10 July 2021
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3.5 EC
fee EUR 200

The Research Institute for Transparency, Corruption and Financial Crime, Faculty of Law-Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, through the Center for Education and Lifelong Learning of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, will host an intensive 6-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 6-day intensive online courses will focus on ongoing developments of 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 directive on fraud against the EU financial interests, the Regulation on the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, the Criminal Law Anti-Money Laundering Directive, sanctions by the World Bank & other IFIs, offshore companies, cybermoney, corruption, asset recovery and confiscation, the developments towards an E-Evidence Regulation, tax crime etc.
The classes will be live, taught with the help of a synchronous video conferencing system, so that the participants will have the chance to interact and participate in the discussion.

Course leader

Prof. Maria Kaiafa-Gbandi, Aristotle University Thessaloniki

Target group

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 follow the courses and interact with fellow students.

Course aim

The aim of the programme is the organisation of a 6-day intensive online course that will focus on ongoing developments of key issues in combating international fraud, corruption and money laundering, international and European anti-fraud mechanisms and procedures, etc. The classes will focus, inter alia, on the directive on fraud against the EU financial interests, the Regulation on the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, the Criminal Law Anti-Money Laundering Directive, sanctions by the World Bank & other IFIs, offshore companies, cybermoney, corruption, asset recovery and confiscation, the developments towards an E-Evidence Regulation, tax crime etc.

The purpose of the programme is to enhance the knowledge of its participants in the relevant fields, which are taught by distinguished professors from foreign universities, professors, lecturers and doctors of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, as well as the head of criminal law unit of the European Commission. The summer school aims, apart from deepening the knowledge of the participants in its subjects, to promote the scientific dialogue between law students and young scientists from different countries of the world, with the support of professors from leading European Universities.

Credits info

3.5 EC
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

For the successful completion of the programme, the participants should:

have attended all the teaching units. Absences may not exceed 10% of the scheduled training hours.
have passed the exams in order to be awarded the ECTS Certificate


Participants, who have attended but not completed successfully, will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance.

Fee info

EUR 200: A special “early bird” fee of € 200,00 is offered to all participants who register before 30th April 2021
It includes tuition, course materials and the certificate of attendance.
EUR 250: The tuition fee for the 2021 session is € 250,00. It includes tuition, course materials and the certificate of attendance.

Scholarships

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