Hot money in a cold climate

Genevieve Lennon, Clive Walker

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Abstract

Discusses the UK Government's freezing of Icelandic funds under the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001, by way of the Landsbanki Freezing Order 2008. Considers whether the basis of the action was lawful. Comments on the possibility of challenge. Examines the salient provisions and scope of the 2001 Act. Looks at the design and effectiveness of legislation targeting terrorist financing.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37-42
Number of pages6
JournalPublic Law
VolumeJanuary
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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Keywords

  • banks
  • freezing of funds
  • Iceland
  • terrorist property

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Lennon, G., & Walker, C. (2009). Hot money in a cold climate. Public Law, January, 37-42.