High-level conference "How to Fight Financial Crime: New Opportunities and Approaches"




High-level conference "How to Fight Financial Crime: New Opportunities and Approaches"

on 24th and 25th September 2024

in the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences (Kase 61, Tallinn, Estonia)


In this high-level conference, we will welcome researchers, policymakers and practitioners to discuss the most recent developments in financial crime. The event offers new ideas and ways of cooperating to prevent, counteract and combat financial crime.

On the first day of the conference, a plenary session with keynote speeches will focus on changes that are needed to render financial crime unprofitable. Thereafter, participants are invited to take part in parallel workshop sessions for more in-depth discussions with key experts.

On the second day, the conference will focus on corruption. Which types of corruption are most harmful? Which trends are emerging and how to deal with these?

On both days, the conference venue will offer an exhibition space for showcasing compelling projects aimed to tackle crime and corruption, which can be explored during lunch and coffee breaks.

The detailed agenda of the two-day conference will be available on July 2024, the registation opens on 1st of August 2024.



This international high-level conference brings together leading stakeholders to examine the latest developments, most pressing topical issues and practical measures to combat financial crime and corruption. The conference provides an excellent opportunity to learn about recent legislative changes, enforcement practices, and share knowledge and solutions with professionals from different fields and backgrounds.


Key Topics

  • New directives and their impact on law enforcement
  • Non-conviction based confiscation: how to do it right
  • Unconventional means for tracing and investigating financial crime
  • What it takes to effectively fight transnational financial crime
  • What to learn from the past, how to learn from each other

Speakers come from a variety of institutions, including:

  • Hermitage Capital Management
  • Cardiff University (UK)
  • University of Sussex (UK)
  • Department of Justice (US)
  • Ministry of Justice (EST) 



The high-level conference will provide a unique opportunity for practitioners, policy makers and researchers to learn about the latest trends in the field of financial crime. The participants have an excellent possibility to discuss related concerns with peers from different organizations and backgrounds and to build networks for future law enforcement and research cooperation.

For any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the organizers.


NB! Registration is open from 1st of August 2024


Additional information:

Kaide Tammel


kaide.tammel [at] sisekaitse.ee 


Triin Rätsepp

Research coordinator

triin.ratsepp [at] sisekaitse.ee