Discipline members engaged in international research-based consultancies, including:
- membership of the International Reference Team assisting the South African Government's Corporate Law Reform Program
- the World Bank inquiry into money-laundering and a related appointment as financial crime expert for the World Bank-based Consultative Group to Assist the Poor
- the Financial Market Integrity Group of the World Bank, involving the undertaking of missions in Palau and Indonesia, in conjunction with the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering, and in Malaysia, the Ukraine and Namibia
- the EC-ASEAN Intellectual Property Cooperation Programme (ECAP) for projects in Malaysia, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand.
Researchers secured World Bank funding for examining appropriate regulatory responses to financial crime in developing countries. This research informed World Bank guidance to national regulators. On the strength of published research, senior members of the School were invited to assist various governments with:
- the drafting of laws (South Africa, Namibia, the Maldives)
- the analysis of police integrity (Solomon Islands)
- advice on financial crime risk assessments (Australia, Indonesia, Palau, Malaysia, Namibia and the Ukraine).
Globally, research was cited by international intergovernmental standard-setting bodies such as the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the Financial Action Task Force in research reports and in global regulatory guidance.