PRINCIPLES, PRACTICES AND TECHNIQUES FOR INVESTIGATING FINANCIAL CRIME. PROCEDURAL DISCREPANCIES

Course Information
TitleΑΡΧΕΣ, ΠΡΑΚΤΙΚΕΣ ΚΑΙ ΤΕΧΝΙΚΕΣ ΔΙΕΡΕΥΝΗΣΗΣ ΤΟΥ ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΟΥ ΕΓΚΛΗΜΑΤΟΣ. ΔΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΕΣ ΑΠΟΚΛΙΣΕΙΣ / PRINCIPLES, PRACTICES AND TECHNIQUES FOR INVESTIGATING FINANCIAL CRIME. PROCEDURAL DISCREPANCIES
CodeΟΠΔΥ2
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600018895

Programme of Study: Financial Criminal Law

Registered students: 71
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course117.5

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
  • Theocharis Dalakouras
  • Konstantinos Kosmatos
Class ID
600178633
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
The course has no formal prerequisites. In order for the participants to be able to understand better the structure of the taught crimes and related theoretical issues of general nature (e.g. attempt, participation, grounds of justification or excuse) it is recommended that they have already got familiar with basic concepts and doctrinal structures of Criminal Law by attending the courses Criminal Law.
Learning Outcomes
Development of the ability to recognise und understand the main interpretative issues related to the taught provisions, to use appropriate interpretative methods for solving them, to present und critically evaluate the opinions supported about them in science and jurisprudence and to apply correctly the provisions in the framework of practical exercises.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Given the complex nature of financial crimes, this course examines their specific investigation techniques as well as the principles and practices followed to identify perpetrators. The tools offered by the procedural law specifically for the treatment of financial crime are analyzed and specific cases of investigation of financial crimes are presented, with the help of invited representatives of the Financial Crime Prosecution Corps as well as the General Secretariat against Corruption. Issues of harmonization of procedural practices for the investigation of financial crimes with a number of constitutional principles (jurisprudence, human dignity, core of individual rights and proportionality) and the principle of fair trial in the light of the case law of the ECtHR and issues of harmonization of the multiple bodies investigating these crimes with the traditional procedural system.
Keywords
financial criminal law, procedural law, financial crimes
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.6
Seminars120.5
Reading Assigment73.52.9
Written assigments602.4
Exams30.1
Total187.57.5
Student Assessment
Description
Written or oral examination at the end of the semester on the subject-matter covered during lectures and seminars. Evaluation of a written assignment (paper) on a topic selected by each student.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιβλία, άρθρα και μονογραφίες για το αντικείμενο του μαθήματος.
Additional bibliography for study
Επιπρόσθετη βιβλιογραφία καθώς και άλλο βοηθητικό υλικό (διαγράμματα παραδόσεων, πρακτικά παραδόσεων, αποφάσεις νομολογίας, φροντιστηριακές ασκήσεις, σεμιναριακό υλικό) παρέχεται κατά τη διάρκεια των μαθημάτων από τον εκάστοτε διδάσκοντα / διδάσκουσα ή αναρτάται στο e-learning.
Last Update
18-04-2021