YELLOW TOURISM CONFERENCE 2017, Corfu, Greece – Call for Papers


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Crime and Corruption do not merely constitute an intriguing holiday theme (and having common characteristics with the area of ͚Dark Tourism͛); but they also constitute a bitter reality counting many victims. Tourism is a globalised business sector impacting the livelihood of millions of people in all parts of the world. As any other ͚big business͛, where significant circuits of capital and information, and power imbalances exist, tourism is fertile ground for corruption and economic crime.Concurrently, the globalised scope of the tourism industry renders it into a very challenging field of action for national legislators and law enforcement agencies. Novel tourist experiences, interactions with unknown environments and places, and a sense of freedom from care, represent core elements of the holiday experience. For these very reasons, holidays inherently entail a number of dangers for tourists, rendering them vulnerable to crime. Conversely, the anonymity that is combined with the consumerist/hedonistic mindset of many tourists, may well lead to irresponsible and even criminal, behaviour towards locals and others. Although, the casualties of mainly politically-motivated terrorism are few worldwide, safety and security issues related to terror are extensively covered in tourism literature. In contrast, and despite of their quantitatively greater impact on the holiday experience, economic criminality and corruption have received relatively little attention in tourism scholarship. We seek to address this imbalance with this action.
The aim of this project “Yellow Tourism” is to place crime and corruption in the tourism-research agenda, expanding the interdisciplinary scope of tourism to include perspectives from law, business, economics, political science and the social and behavioural sciences. Contributing fields may include, but not be limited to the following:

Business ethics,
Behavioural and social psychology,
Critical tourism studies,
Information systems / Data

The project “Yellow Crime” is carried out by a research consortium consisting of the Ionian University of Corfu, Greece, the University of Bremerhafen Germany, the Ovidious University of Constanta, Rumania and Bournemouth University, U.K.

The two kick-off events of “Yellow-Tourism” project are planned for October/November 2016 and April 2017 in Corfu, Greece

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Cyprus is the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean. It is located south of Greece and east of Turkey. The country has been a member state of the European Union since 2004 and of the eurozone since 2008.

In recent years, and in particular following the financial crash and subsequent bailout, Cyprus has often been criticized for its alleged involvement in financial crime activities resulting from its offshore sector. Since the 1990s, Cyprus has regularly been mentioned in relation to financial crime activity investigations, specifically regarding funds coming from Eastern European countries. Recently, Cyprus featured in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation into HSBC’s money laundering activities whereby the country appeared as a conduit and was used to set up shell companies through which to channel illegal funds.

By outlining the political background of the country’s current situation, the development of its financial center and the efforts which have been undertaken in recent years, we can better understand and ensure compliance, regulatory oversight and ultimately attain more overall stability for the islands’ financial system and make it less vulnerable to financial crime activity.

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Rosfinmonitoring: The Russian Federal Financial Monitoring Srvice

Rosfinmonitoring’s activities in the field of international cooperation are governed by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal laws, presidential decrees, as well as the Regulations on the Federal Financial Monitoring Service approved by the Presidential Decree No. 808 of June 13, 2012 “Matters concerning the Federal Financial Monitoring Service”.

Within the framework of multilateral cooperation, the Federal Financial Monitoring Service is involved in the work of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), the Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures (MONEYVAL), the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (EAG), the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG), other international organizations, as well as in the events held under the auspices of the G8 Counter-Terrorism Experts Group (Roma Group) and the Senior Experts Group on Transnational Organized Crime (Lyon Group), and UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Action Group.

The Federal Financial Monitoring Service works closely with financial intelligence units of foreign states, primarily within the framework of the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units.

Rosfinmonitoring is engaged in a fruitful two-way dialogue with countries representing different regions of the world, resulting in the drafting and signing of international cooperation agreements on combating money laundering and terrorist financing.

Αυτόματη πρόσβαση στις καταθέσεις φορολογουμένων γαι οικονομικά εγκλήματα

Αυτόματη πρόσβαση στις καταθέσεις φορολογουμένων που ελέγχονται για οικονομικά εγκλήματα ή φοροδιαφυγή αποκτούν οι ελεγκτικές Αρχές μέσω του Συστήματο…