Cybercrime and its implications for effective risk based responses

Cybercrime and its implications for effective risk based responses
11 April 2017, 4.00pm - 6.00pm
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR

Chair: Professor John Spencer, University of Cambridge

Speakers include:
Professor Mike Levi, Professor of Criminology, Cardiff University
Tony Wilson
Gary Kibbey


Professor John Spencer is a Professor of Law (emeritus) at the University of Cambridge, former Director of the Cambridge University Centre for European Legal Studies and President of the UK European Criminal Law Association. He writes and lectures extensively on EU and domestic criminal law and evidence. In 1997 he was part of the team responsible for the Corpus Juris project. He is a QC (honoris causa), an Academic Bencher of the Inner Temple and holds an Honorary Degree from the University of Poitiers.

Professor Mike Levi has degrees from Oxford, Cambridge, Southampton and Cardiff Universities and has been Professor of Criminology at Cardiff University since 1991. He has been conducting UK and international research on the control of white-collar and organised crime, corruption and money laundering/financing of terrorism since 1972, and has published widely on these subjects as well as editing major journals. Current posts include President, US National White-Collar Crime Research Consortium; Member, European Commission Group of Experts on Corruption; Member, Organised Crime Council, World Economic Forum; Member, Peer Review College, Economic and Social Research Council and UK Statistics Authority Crime Statistics Advisory Committee; and Member, Economics and Resource Analysis Unit Advisory Panels on Security and Civil Liberties and on Crime and Policing, Home Office. He has served on the Advisory Board of the UK Drug Policy Commission. He is currently finishing a study funded by the American Bar Foundation and the British Academy on country evaluations of money laundering risks.  contains some pre-reading for you

Gary Kibbey is a former senior law enforcement officer with the National Crime Agency (NCA) and former Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) who for over a decade until 2016 held the law enforcement lead for maintaining the UK's national intelligence threat picture for cyber crime and more recently online child sexual exploitation, shaping national threat strategies. In 2012 he was a key contributor to the design and implementation the UK’s National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) and has worked extensively with central government advising on online criminal threats. Internationally Gary has worked closely with global law enforcement, academics and industry on many initiatives relating to public safety and Internet governance. Gary in addition served in 2003 as the Head of Intelligence for the UK’s National Hi-Tech Crime Unit (NHTCU) starting his career over 35 years ago with the Metropolitan Police. He is now an independent consultant having recently retired from law enforcement.

Tony Wilson is a solicitor and former head of International Assistance at the Serious Fraud Office with extensive experience of serious fraud and economic crime as a prosecutor and, in private practice, as a commercial litigation partner. At the SFO he was responsible for leading international investigations, promoting international cooperation, vetting cases and managing mutual legal assistance requests. He now works on a project basis on domestic and cross border issues involving law, technology, regulation and crime.

Organised in collaboration with the European Criminal Law Association (UK)

How to book: This event is free but those wishing to attend are asked to book in advance.



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