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financial crime

    (in accordance with section 6(3)of the Act) any kind of criminal conduct relating to money or to financial services or markets, including any offence involving:

      1. (a) fraud or dishonesty; or
      1. (b) misconduct in, or misuse of information relating to, a financial market; or
      1. (c) handling the proceeds of crime;

    in this definition, "offence" includes an act or omission which would be an offence if it had taken place in the United Kingdom.2