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Freezing Order

By Bill Browder
  • ISBN Code: : 1982153334
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Following his explosive New York Times bestseller Red Notice, Bill Browder returns with another gripping thriller chronicling how he became Vladimir Putin’s number one enemy by exposing Putin’s campaign to steal and launder hundreds of billions of dollars and kill anyone who stands in his way. When Bill Browder’s young Russian lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky, was beaten to death in a Moscow jail, Browder made it his life’s mission to go after his killers and make sure they faced justice. The first step of that mission was to uncover who was behind the $230 million tax refund scheme that Magnitsky was killed over. As Browder and his team tracked the money as it flowed out of Russia through the Baltics and Cyprus and on to Western Europe and the Americas, they were shocked to discover that Vladimir Putin himself was a beneficiary of the crime. As law enforcement agencies began freezing the money, Putin retaliated. He and his cronies set up honey traps, hired process servers to chase Browder through cities, murdered more of his Russian allies, and enlisted some of the top lawyers and politicians in America to bring him down. Putin will stop at nothing to protect his money. As Freezing Order reveals, it was Browder’s campaign to expose Putin’s corruption that prompted Russia’s intervention in the 2016 US presidential election. At once a financial caper, an international adventure, and a passionate plea for justice, Freezing Order is a stirring morality tale about how one man can take on one of the most ruthless villains in the world—and win.

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  • Pdf File: toward-a-prosecutor-for-the-european-union-volume-1.pdf

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In an era in which the EU's influence in criminal law matters has expanded rapidly, attention has recently turned to the possible creation of a European Public Prosecutor's Office. This two volume work presents the results of a study carried out by a group of European criminal law experts in 2010-2012, with the financial support of the EU Commission, whose aims were to examine in detail current public prosecution systems in the Member States and to scrutinise proposals for a new European office. Volume 1 begins with thorough descriptions of 20 different national legal systems of investigation and prosecution, addressing a range of evidential and procedural safeguards. These will serve as a point of reference for all future research on public prosecutors. Volume 1 also contains a series of cross-cutting studies of the key issues that will inform debates about the creation of a European Public Prosecutor's Office, including studies of vertical cooperation in administrative investigations in subsidy and competition cases, the accession of the EU to the ECHR, judicial control in cooperation in criminal matters, mutual recognition and decentralised enforcement of European competition law. Volume 2 (which will be published in 2013) presents a draft set of model rules for the procedure of the European Public Prosecutor's Office and continues with a set of comparative studies of the national legal systems that cover the gathering of evidence, seizure of assets, arrests, tracking and tracing, prosecution measures, procedural safeguards, the presumption of innocence and the right to silence, access to the file and victim reconciliation. Volume 2 concludes with the final report, written by Professor Ligeti, summarising the findings of the group and reporting on the prospects for the proposed reform.

It Could Happen Here

By Jonathan Greenblatt
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0358623375
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 526
  • Pdf File: it-could-happen-here.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"Refreshingly candid . . . Get off Instagram and read this book."—Sacha Baron Cohen From the dynamic head of ADL, an impassioned argument about the terrifying path that America finds itself on today—and how we can save ourselves It’s almost impossible to imagine that unbridled hate and systematic violence could come for us or our families. But it has happened in our lifetimes in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. And it could happen here. Today, as CEO of the storied ADL (the Anti-Defamation League), Jonathan Greenblatt has made it his personal mission to demonstrate how antisemitism, racism, and other insidious forms of intolerance can destroy a society, taking root as quiet prejudices but mutating over time into horrific acts of brutality. In this urgent book, Greenblatt sounds an alarm, warning that this age-old trend is gathering momentum in the United States—and that violence on an even larger, more catastrophic scale could be just around the corner. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Drawing on ADL’s decades of experience in fighting hate through investigative research, education programs, and legislative victories as well as his own personal story and his background in business and government, Greenblatt offers a bracing primer on how we—as individuals, as organizations, and as a society—can strike back against hate. Just because it could happen here, he shows, does not mean that the unthinkable is inevitable.

The Criminal Finances Act 2017

By Jonathan S Fisher,Anita Clifford
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  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Book Code : 1351053949
  • Total of Pages : 283
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 730
  • Pdf File: the-criminal-finances-act-2017.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Criminal Finances Act 2017 introduced the most radical change to tackling money laundering and corruption, recovering the proceeds of crime and counter terrorist financing, since the Proceeds of Crime Act was passed in 2002. This book will provide an excellent commentary on the changes introduced by the Act, with practical insights and an explanation of the Act’s provisions. Topics included are: money laundering; unexplained wealth orders; terrorist property; tax evasion; and reasonable prevention procedures. Authored by Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford, barristers specializing in proceeds of crime and financial crime cases, this book will be of great interest and importance to all legal professionals working in the financial sector.

Equity and Trusts

By Judith Riches
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  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Book Code : 1317629981
  • Total of Pages : 732
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 799
  • Pdf File: equity-and-trusts.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Equity and Trusts: A Problem-Based Approach creates a fresh approach to learning through the use of integrated realistic case studies designed to simulate how the law works in practice. With comprehensive coverage of the complete equity and trusts curriculum, unlike other textbooks, it integrates a thorough exposition of the legal rules with applied problem-solving opportunities, highlighting the legal issues and providing essential context for the law. The book’s goal is to familiarise students with a more active and practical approach to equity and trusts that will deepen their knowledge and understanding. Written in a clear and concise style but without sacrificing detail or analysis, Judith Riches not only provides students with a full and wide-ranging account of the law, but also helps them to develop the analytical and problem-solving skills they will need to succeed in their studies and beyond. Key features include: Case studies at the start of each chapter provide real-world context to each topic and help to familiarise readers with the legal language and style they will encounter Apply Your Learning boxes invite students to reflect and consolidate on the content covered in order to apply the law back to the case study Consider This boxes present variations to the case studies and alternative scenarios to challenge students to take their application of the law to the next level Key Cases and Statutes boxes reinforce the essential role of cases and legislation in the development and application of land law and help students identify key sources of legal authority for revision purposes Tutor Tips highlight important issues and opportunities to impress tutors and examiners without interrupting the flow of the text

Blackstone's Criminal Practice 2018

By David Ormerod,David Perry
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Book Code : 0192540319
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 480
  • Pdf File: blackstone-s-criminal-practice-2018.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Led by Professor David Ormerod and David Perry QC, our team of authors has been hand-picked to ensure that you can trust our unique combination of authority and practicality. With a simultaneous supplement containing essential materials, you can rely on Blackstone's Criminal Practice to be your constant companion through every courtroom appearance. This new edition has been meticulously revised to provide extensive coverage of all new legislation, case law, and Practice Directions. With free Quarterly Updates, and monthly web updates, you can trust Blackstone's Criminal Practice to provide reassurance on all the latest developments in criminal law and procedure.

Public Wrongs, Private Actions

By Jean-Pierre Brun,Pascale Helene Dubois,Emile van der Does de Willebois,Jeanne Hauch,Sarah Jais,Yannis Mekki,Anastasia Sotiropoulou,Katherine Rose Sylvester,Mahesh Uttamchandani
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  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Book Code : 1464803730
  • Total of Pages : 156
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 161
  • Pdf File: public-wrongs-private-actions.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Over the last decade, the topics of corruption and recovery of its proceeds have steadily risen in the international policy agenda, with the entry into force of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) in 2005, the Arab Spring in 2011, and most recently a string of scandals in the financial sector. As states decide how best to respond to corruption and recover assets, the course of action most often discussed is criminal investigation and prosecution rather than private lawsuits. But individuals, organizations, and governments harmed by corruption are also entitled to recover lost assets and/or receive compensation for the damage suffered. To accomplish these goals of recovery and compensation, private or 'civil' actions are often a necessary and useful complement to criminal proceedings. This study explores how states can act as private litigants to bring lawsuits to recover assets lost to corruption.

Construction Law

By Julian Bailey
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Book Code : 1317627245
  • Total of Pages : 2478
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 426
  • Pdf File: construction-law.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Now in its second edition, Construction Law is the standard work of reference for busy construction law practitioners, and it will support lawyers in their contentious and non-contentious practices worldwide. Published in three volumes, it is the most comprehensive text on this subject, and provides a unique and invaluable comparative, multi-jurisdictional approach. This book has been described by Lord Justice Jackson as a "tour de force", and by His Honour Humphrey LLoyd QC as "seminal" and "definitive". This new edition builds on that strong foundation and has been fully updated to include extensive references to very latest case law, as well as changes to statutes and regulations. The laws of Hong Kong and Singapore are also now covered in detail, in addition to those of England and Australia. Practitioners, as well as interested academics and post-graduate students, will all find this book to be an invaluable guide to the many facets of construction law.

EU Criminal Justice

By Tommaso Rafaraci,Rosanna Belfiore
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 3319973193
  • Total of Pages : 214
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 195
  • Pdf File: eu-criminal-justice.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This volume discusses EU criminal justice from three perspectives. The first concerns fundamental rights following the adoption of the directives that have progressively reinforced the cornerstone of procedural rights of suspects and defendants in national criminal proceedings in the EU member states so as to facilitate judicial cooperation. The second perspective relates to transnational criminal investigations and proceedings, which are seen as a cross section of the current state of judicial cooperation in the area of freedom, security and justice, with the related issues of efficiency, coordination, settlement of conflicts of jurisdiction, and guarantees. The third perspective concerns the development of a supranational justice system in the light of the recently established European Public Prosecutor’s Office, whose European judicial nature still coexists with strong national components.

Research Handbook on International Financial Crime

By Barry Rider
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  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Book Code : 178347579X
  • Total of Pages : 864
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 457
  • Pdf File: research-handbook-on-international-financial-crime.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A significant proportion of serious crime is economically motivated. Almost all financial crimes will be either motivated by greed, or the desire to cover up misconduct. This Handbook addresses financial crimes such as fraud, corruption and money laundering, and highlights both the risks presented by these crimes, as well as their impact on the economy. The contributors cover the practical issues on the topic on a transnational level, both in terms of the crimes and the steps taken to control them. They place an emphasis on the prevention, disruption and control of financial crime. They discuss, in eight parts, the nature and characteristics of economic and financial crime, The enterprise of crime, business crime, the financial sector at risk, fraud, corruption, The proceeds of financial and economic crime, and enforcement and control. Academics interested in criminology, law, as well as business and legal studies students will find this book to be an invaluable resource. Practitioners, including lawyers, compliance and risk managements, law enforcement officers, and policy makers will also find the points raised to be of use.

Growing Up Biden

By Valerie Biden Owens
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  • Publisher : Celadon Books
  • Book Code : 1250821770
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 159
  • Pdf File: growing-up-biden.pdf

Book Short Summary:

**INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER** A memoir from Valerie Biden Owens, Joe Biden’s younger sister, trusted confidante and lifelong campaign manager. Valerie, one of the first female campaign managers in United States history, writes of the role of family, faith, and fate in shaping her life, and the power of empathy and kindness in the face of turmoil and division. Growing Up Biden details Valerie’s decades-long professional career in politics, and the central role she played in her brother’s life as an insightful adviser, an ever-loyal advocate and best friend. This memoir, full of candor and warmth, brings readers into the Biden home and shares stories from growing up in Delaware as the only daughter of the close-knit Irish Catholic family. Valerie writes in a compelling, relatable way about the challenges she faced breaking through gender barriers, the elusive nature of confidence, and navigating professional responsibilities while raising children.

How to be a Successful Frauditor

By Peter Tickner
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 047066214X
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 791
  • Pdf File: how-to-be-a-successful-frauditor.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book shows how anyone who finds they need to investigate a fraud at work can conduct a successful investigation and maximise their chances of recovering stolen money. Drawing on the experiences of the author, including his role in a number of high profile cases at two organisations at the heart of government, the Treasury and the Metropolitan Police, the book is peppered with real life examples and case studies of the ‘frauditor’s’ experiences, and lessons learned the hard way including the cases of: • The linguist who was lost for words • Doctoring the suits at the hospital • A magician at work • Corporate credit cards for cops Readable, and written to de-bunk the mysteries of fraud investigation, this book includes interactive case studies to develop the reader’s skills in effective fraud detection and investigation.

Optimize Equity and Trusts

By Judith Riches
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  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Book Code : 1317208935
  • Total of Pages : 230
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 896
  • Pdf File: optimize-equity-and-trusts.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Optimize series is designed to show you how to apply your knowledge in assessment. These concise revision guides cover the most commonly taught topics, and provide you with the tools to: Understand the law and remember the details using diagrams and tables throughout to demonstrate how the law fits together Contextualise your knowledge identifying and explaining how to apply legal principles for important cases providing cross-references and further reading to help you aim higher in essays and exams Avoid common misunderstandings and errors identifying common pitfalls students encounter in class and in assessment Reflect critically on the law identifying contentious areas that are up for debate and on which you will need to form an opinion Apply what you have learned in assessment presenting learning objectives that reflect typical assessment criteria providing sample essay and exam questions, supported by end-of chapter feedback The series is also supported by comprehensive online resources that allow you to track your progress during the run-up to exams.