Online from: 1997
Subject Area: Accounting and Finance
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|Author(s):||Jonas Rusten Wang, (Peace Research Institute Oslo, Oslo, Norway)|
|Citation:||Jonas Rusten Wang, (2011) "Regulating |
|Keywords:||Banking, Disadvantaged groups, Financial control, Laws and legislation, Money laundering|
|Article type:||Research paper|
|DOI:||10.1108/13685201111147522 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The aim of this paper is to compare the regulatory frameworks for informal remittance systems in the UK, Germany, The Netherlands, Sweden and Norway.
Design/methodology/approach – This study evaluates the effects of the different regulatory frameworks, in terms of level of control and quality of remittance services. It relies on reports from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), law enforcement and regulatory agencies and the World Bank. It also draws heavily on academic literature and migrant household surveys.
Findings – There are major differences between the countries in how to regulate
Originality/value – This paper contributes to the debate on
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