This collection of essays discusses the legislative attention that the abuse of money laundering is receiving in various jurisdictions, and the increasingly tighter administrative and compliance procedures applied to the financial world. Published as the result of a collaboration between the Centre for International Documentation on Organised and Economic Crime (CIDOEC), Cambridge, and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London, it offers various perspectives on the issues involved in the crime of money laundering worldwide. Comprehensive coverage of British law and practice. In-depth examination of the extent and structure of organised crime in the UK in the context of money laundering. Detailed discussion of the law and practice in the US and other key jurisdictions. Written by experts from a variety of disciplines.