Course Information
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600018898

Programme of Study: Financial Criminal Law

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter/Spring-7.5

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
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
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course first makes a historical reference to the standardization of money laundering transactions, with reference to the relevant international and European texts. The recitals that supported the first pieces of legislation are presented and an attempt is made through them to identify the protected legal property as well as the context of its protection. Then the content of the sanctioning rules is analyzed, the criminal liability of those who do not take measures against money laundering or do not disclose relevant acts, issues of confusion are presented and the envisaged main and ancillary penalties are presented with special reference to confiscation. Furthermore, the procedural issues related to the crime of money laundering are analyzed, the function and limits of the Anti-Money Laundering Authority are specified, especially in relation to access to files and data (personal data) and issues of proof under the light of evidentiary prohibitions and appellate review. Finally, cases are presented that have occupied the judicial act.
money laundering, international and European texts
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
Contact via e-mail
Course Organization
Reading Assigment73.52.9
Written assigments602.4
Student Assessment
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)
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.
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