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Journal of Money Laundering Control

Journal of Money Laundering Control

ISSN: 1368-5201

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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Aims and Scope

The Journal of Money Laundering Control is the only quarterly, peer-reviewed journal designed to provide detailed analysis and insight on the latest issues in the law, regulation and control of money laundering and related matters.

The journal's authors include not only leading scholars, but those directly involved at policy and operational levels in fighting money laundering.

Coverage includes, but is not restricted to:

  • The legal risks faced by banks and other intermediaries in complying with the law
  • Disrupting organised crime and terrorist organisations
  • Developments in investigation 
  • New trends and techniques
  • Underground banking systems
  • Laundering with virtual money
  • The World Bank's Stolen Assets Recovery Programme
  • The use of financial intelligence
  • Cost benefit analysis of proceeds of crime laws
  • Civil asset recovery
  • Effective compliance management

The Journal of Money Laundering Control is, with the Journal of Financial Crime, the official journal of the Cambridge Symposium on Economic Crime (

Journal of Money Laundering Control Accepted in Scopus

The Editorial and Publishing Teams of the Journal of Money Laundering Control are delighted to announce that the journal has been accepted in Scopus for its valuable contribution to the area of money laundering, relevant to both an international academic and professional audience. This decision reflects the increasing quality and impact of the journal and the dedication of the editorial team, led by Prof Barry Rider and May Li-Hong Xing.

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China's Pursuit of Suspect Wealth - an Opportunity for Co-operation
by Li-Hong Xing
Bankers and Crime after Brexit and Trump
by Bill Tupman
The appeal of tax!
by May Hen

The Journal of Money Laundering Control is Indexed and Abstracted by:

ABI/INFORM Complete/ ABI/INFORM Global/ ABI/INFORM Professional Advanced/ ABI/INFORM Professional Standard/ Academic Research Library/ Banking Information Source (ProQuest), Business Source Alumni Edition/ Business Source Complete/ Business Source Complete Government Edition/ Business Source Corporate/ Business Source Corporate Select Edition/ Business Source Corporate Plus/ Business Source Elite/ Business Source Premier(EBSCO), Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Economics and Finance,  Criminal Justice Abstracts/ Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text(EBSCO), Discovery(ProQuest), LexisNexis, OCLC - Electronic Collections Online,  Professional ABI/INFORM Complete/ Professional PRoQuest Central/ ProQuest Criminal Justice/ ProQuest Pharma Collection/ Research Library (ProQuest), ReadCube Discover, Scopus, TOC Premier (EBSCO), vLex, Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index, Westlaw

Ranked by:

ANVUR, Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Quality Journal List, Australian Research Council (ERA Journal List), BFI (Denmark), Polish Scholarly Bibliography (PBN),The Publication Forum (Finland).

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