Financial crime in South Africa

de Koker, Louis 2007, Financial crime in South Africa, Economic affairs, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 34-38.

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Title Financial crime in South Africa
Author(s) de Koker, Louis
Journal name Economic affairs
Volume number 27
Issue number 1
Start page 34
End page 38
Total pages 4
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
Place of publication [Oxford, England]
Publication date 2007-03
ISSN 0265-0665
1468-0270
Summary During the 1990s economic crime began to spiral in South Africa. This phenomenon coincided with the country's transition to a democratic state. The article outlines a number of steps that South Africa took to align its laws with international standards and to improve the legal tools of law enforcement to address the crime wave. A number of successes, for instance the improvement in tax morality, are pointed out but it is argued that co-ordination and co-operation between law enforcement agencies require more attention.
Language eng
Field of Research 180119 Law and Society
Socio Economic Objective 940499 Justice and the Law not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2007 The Author. Journal compilation Institute of Economic Affairs 2007
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30016832

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Law
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