Research

I conduct research and publish in the fields of financial/business criminal law, international criminal law, comparative criminal law and criminal policy.

My (selected) publications in English (*), German (**), Spanish (***), Greek (****) and Japanese (*****, in translation) include following books (A), edited books (B), articles/book chapters (C), case annotations (D) and policy recommendations/public reports (D): 

A. Books:

1. “Tax and Customs Criminal Law – Introduction to the Theoretical Foundations” (in Greek, Athens, European University Press, 2010), ISBN: 978-618-81958-0-6*

 

2. “Financial Crimes, Vol. 1: General Part – Basic issues of financial criminality and financial criminal law”, N. Courakis and D. Ziouvas (Athens, Publications Ant. Sakkoulas, 3rd ed., 2008), 351 pages, ISBN: 978-960-15-1921-8 ****

 

3. “Financial Crimes, Vol. 3: Compendium of Greek, European and international legislative texts and materials”, N. Courakis and D. Ziouvas (Athens, Publications Ant. Sakkoulas, 2007), p. 245, ISBN: 978-960-15-1923-4 ****

 

4. “The new capital markets criminal law – Europeanization and legitimization”, Vol. 13 European Criminal Law Series: IUS CRIMINALE (Ulrich Sieber, ed.) (Publications Wolters Kluwer/formerly Carl Heymanns Verlag, 2005), 352 pages, ISBN: 3-452-25991-9

Original title in German: “Das neue Kapitalmarktstrafrecht – Europäisierung und Legitimation“ **

Book awarded with the 2005 Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation Scientific Award.

 

B. Edited Books:

1. “Anti-Corruption Law and Policy: Criminal Law, Administrative Law and Criminal Policy in Greece and Internationally”, D. Ziouvas (ed.) (Athens, Nomiki Bibliothiki Publishers, 2016). 664 pages (32 chapters), ISBN: 978-960-562-627-3 ****

Book introduction by HE the President of the Hellenic Republic Prof Prokopios Pavlopoulos.

Co-publication of the Centre of Criminal Sciences of Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences (Greece) and the Academy of Transparency and Human Rights of the European Public Law Organization (EPLO)

 

2. “Financial Crimes”, N. Courakis and D. Ziouvas (eds.), Vol. 2: Special Part: contributions on tax, customs, money laundering, corruption, secutities, competition, intellectual property, cyber-crime (Athens, Pulications Ant. Sakkoulas, 2007), 487 pages, ISBN: 978-960-15-1922-7 ****

 

C. Articles / Book Chapters

 

1. “International Asset Recovery and the United Nations Convention against Corruption” in Colin King, Clive Walker and Jimmy Gurulé, (eds.), The Handbook of Criminal and Terrorism Financing Law (Palgrave Macmillan 2017, in press). *

 

2. “Systematic criminal policy foundations and national and international anti-corruption best practices” in Ziouvas, D. (ed.), Anti-Corruption Law and Policy: Criminal Law, Administrative Law and Criminal Policy in Greece and Internationally (Nomiki Bibliothiki Publishers, 2016), pp. 21 – 58. ****

 

3. “Systematic approach and recommendations for fighting corruption crimes in Greece” in Liber Amicorum of Christoforos D. Argyropoulos (Nomiki Bibliothiki Publishers, 2016, ISBN:978-960-562-628-0), pp. 625 – 656. ****

 

4. “Towards a modern anti-corruption criminal policy in the public and private sector” in: Crime and punishment in times of crisis, Essays in Honor of Prof. Courakis, 2016, p. 774 – 796. ****

 

5. “Criminal law and criminal policy aspects in the fight against corruption in public administration“ in: N. Courakis/A. Krispi (eds.), Public Administration and Corruption (Ant. Sakkoulas Publishers, Athens 2015), pp. 133 – 160. ****

 

6. “Theoretical approaches for a new orientation of the German and Greek Financial Criminal Law with regard to the notion of legal interest (or: Once again about the concept of Financial Criminal Law)” in: U. Sieber, G. Dannecker, U. Kindhäuser, J. Vogel, T. Walter (eds.), Criminal Law and Financial Criminal Law, - Theory, Comparative Law, Legal Facts, Commemorative publication for the 70th birthday of Klaus Tiedemann, 2008, pp. 123 – 143.

(original title in German: “Strafrechtsdogmatische Ansätze einer rechtsgutsbezogenen Neuorientierung des deutschen und griechischen Wirtschaftsstrafrechts (oder: Nochmals über den Begriff des Wirtschaftsstrafrechts)” **

 

7. “Criminal aspects of companies limited by shares from the perspective of the new corporate and capital market law”, Penal Review (Poinikos Logos) 1/2007, pp. 5 – 29, (co-author N. Courakis) ****

 

8. “From Stock Exchange towards Capital Markets Criminal Law?”, Review for Financial and Tax Criminal Law (Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Steuerstrafrecht - wistra) 2003, pp. 13 - 18. ? (original title in German: “Vom Börsen- zum Kapitalmarktstrafrecht?“)**

 

9. “The new law against stock exchange price manipulation”, Review for Corporate and Company Law (Zeitschrift für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht - ZGR) 2003, pp. 113 - 146. (original title in German: “Das neue Recht gegen Kurs- und Marktpreismanipulation im 4. Finanzmarktförderungsgesetz)**

 

10. “The new stock exchange criminal law with a view to European law, Review for Business and Banking Law (Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Bankrecht - WM) 2002, pp. 1483 - 1488, (co-author T. Walter) (original title in German: “Das neue Börsenstrafrecht mit Blick auf das Europarecht“)**

 

11. “Theory of ignorance or mistake (of law and facts), Report on Greek law” (original title in spanish: “Teoría del error(Sistemas penales comparados: Grecia)”, in Penal Review (Revista Penal) vol. 20 (2007), p. 201 – 202. ***

 

12. “Criminal responsibility of legal persons, Report on Greek law” (Original title: “Responsabilidad penal de las personas jurídicas (Sistemas penales comparados: Grecia)”

in Penal Review (Revista Penal) vol. 17 (2006), p. 228 - 232, (co-author A. Papaneofytou) ***

 

13. “Criminal mediation and reparative justice, report on Greek law” (Original title in Spanish: “Mediación penal y justicia alternativa(Sistemas penales comparados: Grecia)”, in Penal Review (Revista Penal) vol. 15 (2005), pp. 212 - 214. ***

 

14. “Implementation of the Statute of the International Criminal Court, Report on Greek law” (Original title in Spanish: «Implementación del Estatuto del Tribunal Penal Internacional(Sistemas penales comparados: Grecia)”, in Penal Review (Revista Penal) vol. 14 (2004), pp. 233 – 235. ***

 

15. “Reforms of the criminal and procedural criminal legislation in the years 2000-2003, Report on Greek law” (Original title in Spanish: “Reformas en la legislación penal y procesal penal en los años 2000 a 2003(Sistemas penales comparados: Grecia)”, in Penal Review (Revista Penal) vol. 13 (2004), pp. 225 - 228. ***

 

16. “Corruption in the private sector, Report on Greek law” (original title in Spanish:Corrupción en el sector privado - Sistemas penales comparados: Grecia)”, in Penal Review (Revista Penal) vol. 11 (2003), pp. 176 et seq. ***

 

17. “Corruption in the private sector, Report on German law” (original title in Spanish:Corrupción en el sector privado- Sistemas penales comparados: Alemania)”, in Penal Review (Revista Penal) vol. 11 (2003), pp. 151 et seq. ***

 

18. “Corruption in the private sector, A comparative report on Greece, Germany and Japan” (original title in Japanese:Doitsu ni okeru kigyo no oshoku hanzai”),  in New Business Law  vol. 753 (2003), pp. 29 - 34. * * * * *

 

D. Criminal case annotations  

 

1. Decision of 30.8.2002 of the Stuttgart Court of First Instance, Insider trading of a financial analyst („Scalping”) - in German, in Decisions on Business Law (Entscheidungen zum Wirtschaftsrecht - EWiR, ISSN 0177-9303) vol. 2003, pp. 85 – 86. **

 

2. Decision of 22.8.2001 of the German Supreme Court, Misleading to Stock exchange speculation – in German, in Decisions on Business Law (Entscheidungen zum Wirtschaftsrecht - EWiR, ISSN 0177-9303) vol. 2002, pp. 477-478 **

 

E. Criminal Policy Recommendations / Public Reports

 

1. “Systematic approach and recommendations for fighting corruption crimes in Greece’ ****

available online at Hellenic Ministry of Justice, General Secretariat for Anti-Corruption:

http://www.gsac.gov.gr/attachments/article/166/Προτάσεις%20καταπολέμησης%20των%20εγκλημάτων%20διαφθοράς%20στην%20Ελλάδα.pdf

 

2. “Compendium of Greek Anti-Corruption Laws 2016”, Ziouvas, D. (ed.) ****

available online at Hellenic Ministry of Justice, General Secretariat for Anti-Corruption:

http://www.gsac.gov.gr/attachments/article/166/Συλλογή%20Νομοθεσίας%20για%20την%20Καταπολέμηση%20της%20Διαφθοράς.pdf