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Title Stolen asset recovery : a good practices guide for non-conviction based asset forfeiture / Theodore S. Greenberg [and others]
Published Washington D.C. : World Bank : StAR, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xx, 258 pages) : illustrations
Series World Bank e-Library.
Contents Contents of the CD-ROM Appendix of Legal Resources; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part A Understanding the Problem and the International Response; 1. Theft of Public Assets: A Development Problem of the Greatest Magnitude; 2. Global Consensus on the Need for Concerted Action; 3. Non-Conviction Based Forfeiture as a Tool for Asset Recovery; Part B Key Concepts in Non-Conviction Based Asset Forfeiture; Prime Imperatives; Defining Assets and Offenses Subject to NCB Asset Forfeiture; Measures for Investigation and Preservation of Assets
Summary Non-Conviction Based (NCB) asset forfeiture is a powerful tool for recovering the proceeds and instrumentalities of corruption, particularly in cases where the proceeds are transferred abroad. A procedure that provides for the restraint, seizure, and forfeiture of tainted assets without the need for a criminal conviction, it can be critical when the wrongdoer is dead, has fled the jurisdiction, or is immune from prosecution??features common in cases of grand corruption. A growing number of jurisdictions have established a system to allow NCB forfeiture. In addition, NCB forfeiture has been rec
Analysis Stolen asset recovery
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Forfeiture.
Fines (Penalties)
LAW -- Criminal Law -- General.
Fines (Penalties)
Form Electronic book
Author Greenberg, Theodore S
ISBN 9780821379028