Institute of Criminal Justice Studies


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Dr Branislav Hock

  • Qualifications: PhD (Tilburg Law and Economics Center); LLM Research Master (Cum Laude; Tilburg); Master in Law and Jurisprudence (Prague)
  • Role Title: Lecturer in Counter Fraud Studies
  • Address: St George's Building, 141 High Street, Portsmouth PO1 2HY
  • Telephone: 023 9284 3941
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  • Department: Institute of Criminal Justice Studies
  • Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Branislav Hock is a lecturer in Counter Fraud Studies at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, University of Portsmouth. He is also a member of the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC), an interdisciplinary Centre of Excellence, studying the governance of economic activity. Prior to this Branislav worked as a researcher at TILEC, where he completed PhD. His PhD provides a new framework for evaluating the effectiveness of international anti-corruption legislation and its extraterritorial enforcement. In addition to this, Branislav has been involved in a broad range of research activities, many have been related to Transnational Economic Crime, Anti-Corruption, and Compliance. 

Branislav has been active in practice. He is attached to a law firm where he is supervising and advising on various compliance issues. In addition to that, he is a member of the Anti-Corruption Coordination Council of the Czech Government. Branislav was also involved in various other projects: for example, he worked in the Private Office of the Dutch Member of the European Court of Auditors on a performance audit measuring the effectiveness of public procurement of European Union Institutions.


  • Transnational Economic Crime
  • Anti-Corruption Law
  • Compliance
  • Law & Economics
  • Collective Action
  • Private Ordering
  • Public Procurement

Branislav welcomes PhD proposals in those areas, in particular topics relating to the regulation of transnational economic crime.


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