Elina is an interdisciplinary academic working on projects intersecting law and criminology, with specific focus on economic crime, cybercrime, and transnational regulation. She has practical legal experience as a qualified lawyer.
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Elina joined the criminology team at ARU after being part of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Portsmouth, where she was teaching various subjects in the area of cybercrime, economic crime and comparative criminal justice. Before that Elina was a practicing lawyer. She is also a co-founder of the European Compliance Center - an NGO with a specific focus on corporate compliance in the CEE region.
Elina has been involved in various research projects. For example, her research on the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance has been implemented by Bulgarian Stock Exchange. Elina completed a PhD in Law focusing on independent and professional decision-making of corporate directors.
Elina welcomes PhD proposals on topics related to her research interests.
Karpacheva, E. and Hock, B., 2023. Foreign whistleblowing: the impact of US extraterritorial enforcement on anti-corruption laws in Europe. Journal of Financial Crime. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFC-11-2022-0283
Karpacheva, E. (2023) Crypto assets: transnational fraud control and extraterritoriality. Work-in-progress presented at: British Society of Criminology Conference, 29 June 2023, Preston, England.