Introduction to German Economic Criminal Law
Dr. Iur. Tamina Preuß

“Economic criminal law: the growth sector of criminal law”(unknown author). In Germany Economic criminal law has high practical relevance and is very present in media and public. Economic crime or, in other words, “white-collar crime” causes enormous financial and immaterial damages. Currently the so-called anti-cancer medication scandal is decided by the district court Essen in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The following article gives a review about this case and discusses the definition of economic crime. Afterwards the authoress gives insight into the historical development and the legal sources and explains the regulatory system of German economic criminal law.

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