Katarzyna McNaughton



International Anti-Money Laundering Law and Policy.


Katarzyna McNaughton is a lawyer trained in Poland, where she obtained her J.D. degree from University of Gdansk, with nearly ten years of teaching experience in Poland and Canada. In 2015, she obtained Master of Advanced Study in Criminology, Law and Society at UC Irvine. In 2017, she graduated from the LL.M. program at Chapman Fowler Law School, specializing in international law.

Following law school, Ms. McNaughton taught courses in European law and International law in Sopot College of Law. In 2010, she started teaching various undergraduate courses, i.e. white-collar crime, organized crime, and criminology, at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta.

Ms. McNaughton's main area of research is: International financial law & international financial crime; Social, historical, political and economic factors underlying compliance; White Collar Crime; Corporate Governance;  Comparative approaches, especially between western democracies and post-Soviet emerging democracies of Eastern Europe.

Publications of K. McNaughton (nee Czoska):

K. McNaughton (2018) The Problem of Reprivatization of Nationalized Property in  Poland. Loyola International and Comparative Law Review. Vol. 41, No. 3

K. Czoska (2005) Przestepstwo Prania Pieniedzy w swietle uregulowan prawa brytyjskiego, Mysl Ekonomiczna i Prawna (Legal and Economic Thought), 2005, 4(11), 107-137 ISSN:  1644-4213 (in Polish). (English Language Title & Abstract: Money laundering in  British law.)

K. Czoska (2005) Analiza dyrektywy Parlamentu Europejskiego i Rady w sprawie uniemożliwienia korzystania z systemu finansowego w celu prania pieniędzy, łącznie z finansowaniem terroryzmu, Studia Europejskie (University of Warsaw) 2005, nr 2(34), 189-196.  (in Polish). (English Language Title:  Analysis of the European Union Third Directive Against Money Laundering Crime.)

K. Czoska (2005) Przeciwdziałanie przestępstwu prania pieniędzy i finansowania terroryzmu, Jurysta Nr 10-11, 28-32. (in Polish). (English Language Title: The Third European Union Directive to counter money laundering and the financing of terrorism, and its legal limitations.)


Current Courses:

Comparative Organized Crime