Dr. iur. Verena Zoppei

Dr. iur. Verena Zoppei


Research Division: International Security
Associate

verena.zoppei(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-279

Head of the MORE-Project

2013-2016 PhD, Double Degree: Università degli Studi di Milano/Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Thesis on anti-money laundering law.

2012 LL.M. ‘Transnational Criminal Justice and Crime Prevention. An International and African perspective’ University of the Western Cape.

Areas of Expertise:

Organized crime

The current focus is on the infiltration of serious and organised crime in legitimate businesses in Europe.


SWP Publications (selection):

Simona Autolitano, Verena Zoppei

Unveiling the Structure of Unconventional Organized Crime

Investigating and Prosecuting Criminal Networks within and beyond European Borders

SWP Comments 2016/C 44, September 2016, 4 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Verena Zoppei

Anti-money Laundering Law: Socio-legal Perspectives on the Effectiveness of German Practices

Den Haag: T.M.C. Asser Press (International Criminal Justice Series), 2017
Verena Zoppei

La Disciplina anti-riciclaggio in Germania

L’efficacia della legislazione tedesca: un contributo al dibattito

in: Rivista di Studi e Ricerche sulla criminalità organizzata, vol. 2, No. 3, 2016
Verena Zoppei

What Do a Tax Evader and a Money Launderer have in Common? The Role of Secrecy in the Financial Sector

in: R. Schönenberg (ed.): Transnational Organized Crime. Analyses of a Global Challenge to Democracy, Berlin: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Transcript Verlag, 2013, S.35-39
Verena Zoppei

How to Fight Corruption in Afghanistan: A Community Project Example

in: R. Schönenberg (ed.): Transnational Organized Crime. Analyses of a Global Challenge to Democracy, Berlin: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Transcript Verlag, 2013, S.109–114
Verena Zoppei

From Apartheid to 2020: the Evolution of Organized Criminal Networks in South Africa

in: R. Schönenberg (ed.): Transnational Organized Crime. Analyses of a Global Challenge to Democracy, Berlin: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Transcript Verlag, 2013, S.145-148

In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

Verena Zoppei

Die wirklich großen Fische kriegen

Geldwäsche bekämpfen wollen alle, heißt es. Mittel und Ziele sind dabei durchaus umstritten

taz, 05.04.2014, S.12

SWP Comments

Markus Kaim, Lena Strauß
More German ‘Blue Helmets’

Four Reasons the Federal Republic of Germany Should Show Greater Commitment to UN Peacekeeping


Judith Vorrath
Containing Illicit Flows at African Borders

Pitfalls for Europe


SWP Research Papers

Oliver Meier
Non-Proliferation in Areas of Limited Statehood

The Contribution of International Regimes to Controlling Mass Destruction Capacities in War and Crisis Zones


Markus Kaim
Reforming NATO’s Partnerships