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Shadow banking system functioning (chosen aspects)

Author(s): Bartłomiej Gadecki
Subject(s): Law on Economics
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warmińsko-Mazurskiego w Olsztynie
Keywords: bank; fraud; criminology; economic crime; quasi-bank companies; white collar crime

Summary/Abstract: The article demonstrates particular types and activity of the quasi-bank companies. Very high returns and no risk is a hallmark of the quasi-bank companies. The author presents dogmatic aspects of offence described in the Art. 171 of The Banking Act which regulates crime of conducting the banking acts without authorization and conducting commercial activity contrary to provisions of an Act and using in the company name of organizational unit not being bank, or in the description of its activity or in any advertising, the term “bank”. Also examined herein is the meaning of the following terms: “bank” and “quasi-bank company”. The author points out that quasi-bank companies have several characteristic features.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 35
  • Page Range: 51-66
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Polish