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E-Wallets, money laundering and terrorism financing: Is the voluntary exchange of information the panacea? (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Ryder, N. (2021, March). E-Wallets, money laundering and terrorism financing: Is the voluntary exchange of information the panacea?. Paper presented at Stakeholders Consultation on Trafficking of Dangerous Substances through Exploitation of E-Wallet Services, Vienna

This presentation is divided into three parts. Part I provides a brief overview of E-Wallets, it identifies their unprecedented growth and identifies their abuse by money launderers. Part II comments on the effectiveness of the traditional anti-mon... Read More about E-Wallets, money laundering and terrorism financing: Is the voluntary exchange of information the panacea?.

Terrorism financing and fraud – the unseen (seen) nexus? A broken policy and a series of missed opportunities (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Ryder, N. (2021, February). Terrorism financing and fraud – the unseen (seen) nexus? A broken policy and a series of missed opportunities. Paper presented at Lincoln University Staff Seminar Series, Lincoln University

This presentation identifies a detailed and authoritative terrorism financing fraud typology and a disjointed counter-terrorism financing/counter-fraud policies. The paper recommends that the fraud typology could be used as a disruptive mechanism an... Read More about Terrorism financing and fraud – the unseen (seen) nexus? A broken policy and a series of missed opportunities.

Terrorism financing and fraud – the unseen (seen) nexus? A broken policy and a series of missed opportunities (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Ryder, N. (2020, December). Terrorism financing and fraud – the unseen (seen) nexus? A broken policy and a series of missed opportunities. Paper presented at Jean Monnet Network on EU Counter Terrorism, University of South Wales, Treforest

This paper adds to the existing literature by highlighting how terrorism financiers have been able to accrue funding by different types of fraud. and it divided into five parts. The first part of the article identifies a comprehensive terrorism fina... Read More about Terrorism financing and fraud – the unseen (seen) nexus? A broken policy and a series of missed opportunities.

Cryptoassets, social media platforms and defence against terrorism financing suspicious activity reports: a step into the regulatory unknown (2020)
Journal Article
Ryder, N. (in press). Cryptoassets, social media platforms and defence against terrorism financing suspicious activity reports: a step into the regulatory unknown. Journal of Business Law, 8, 668-693

This paper is divided into three parts. Firstly, the paper presents evidence how terrorism financiers are able to operate via the Internet and social media platforms. Secondly, it enhances the understanding of the use of Defence against Terrorism Fin... Read More about Cryptoassets, social media platforms and defence against terrorism financing suspicious activity reports: a step into the regulatory unknown.

Regulating the consumer credit market – protecting vulnerable consumers (2020)
Book Chapter
Ryder, N., & Jasinski, D. (2020). Regulating the consumer credit market – protecting vulnerable consumers. In C. Riefa, & S. Saintier (Eds.), Vulnerable Consumers and the Law: Consumer Protection and Access to Justice. London: Routledge

This chapter highlights that product regulation restricts access to credit in a manner which increases the vulnerability of those who find themselves newly priced out of the market, because of the absence of viable alternatives.

Counter-terrorist financing, cryptoassets, social media platforms, and suspicious activity reports: A step into the regulatory unknown (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Ryder, N. (2020, September). Counter-terrorist financing, cryptoassets, social media platforms, and suspicious activity reports: A step into the regulatory unknown. Paper presented at Blockchain Technology: Current Challenges of Cryptocurrency’, Aston University

This paper is divided into three parts. The first part of the paper identifies a new and emerging terrorism funding model via cryptoassets and social media platforms – the Social Networking Funding Model. The paper enhances the understanding of the... Read More about Counter-terrorist financing, cryptoassets, social media platforms, and suspicious activity reports: A step into the regulatory unknown.

Countering the financing of terrorism: Sources of terrorism financing (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Ryder, N. (2020, September). Countering the financing of terrorism: Sources of terrorism financing

The aim of the paper is to provide an overview of the sources of terrorism financing. The paper focuses on the evolution of the new social networking and fraud typologies.

Follow-ing the money’ 10 years on: Transparency and the fight against banking secrecy (2020)
Book Chapter
Blanco, E. M., & Sanchez, M. J. A. (in press). Follow-ing the money’ 10 years on: Transparency and the fight against banking secrecy. In L. Pasculli, & N. Ryder (Eds.), Corruption, Integrity and the Law. Global Regulatory Challenges, (185-205). (1). UK: Routledge

The chapter begins by tracing the origins of banking secrecy and links its exponential growth since the post-war period to the creation of offshore financial centres (OFCs) – sometimes called tax havens. This proliferation of OFCs situated against th... Read More about Follow-ing the money’ 10 years on: Transparency and the fight against banking secrecy.

Corruption, Integrity and the Law – Global Regulatory Challenges (2020)
Book
Pasculli, L., & Ryder, N. (Eds.). (2020). Corruption, Integrity and the Law – Global Regulatory Challenges. Routledge

Globalisation has opened new avenues to corruption. Corrupt practices are proliferating not only within national borders but across different countries. Despite many national and international anti-corruption bodies and strategies, corruption far fro... Read More about Corruption, Integrity and the Law – Global Regulatory Challenges.

Countering the financing of terrorism: Sources of terrorism financing (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Ryder, N. (2019, November). Countering the financing of terrorism: Sources of terrorism financing. Paper presented at Euromed Police workshop on Countering Financing Terrorism, Rome, Italy

The aim of the paper is to provide an update on the recent development in the sources of terrorism financing.

The Fifth Money Laundering Directive - a step too far? (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Ryder, N. (2019, October). The Fifth Money Laundering Directive - a step too far?. Presented at Beyond Borders: Redefining International Taxation, Barcelona

The aim of this presentation is to provide a critical analysis on the aims and scope of the Fifth Money Laundering Directive (5MLD). The Presentation briefly identifies the amendments that the 5MLD makes to the Fourth Money Laundering Directive (4ML... Read More about The Fifth Money Laundering Directive - a step too far?.

Cryptoassets and Terrorism Financing (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Ryder, N. (2019, September). Cryptoassets and Terrorism Financing. Paper presented at Nationwide’s 19th Financial Crime Conference, Swindon

This paper is divided into three parts. Firstly, the paper presents evidence of how terrorism financiers are able to appeal for and obtain funding via cryptoassets and social media platforms. Secondly, the paper enhances the understanding of the in... Read More about Cryptoassets and Terrorism Financing.

Preventing and Intervening in White Collar Crimes: The Role of Regulatory Agencies (2019)
Book Chapter
Ryder, N., & Francis, A. (2019). Preventing and Intervening in White Collar Crimes: The Role of Regulatory Agencies. In M. L. Rorie (Ed.), Handbook on White-Collar Crime, (262-278). London: Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118775004

The aim of this chapter is to critically consider the role of financial regulatory agencies in the United States of America, the United Kingdom and Singapore towards tackling financial crime.

Market Manipulation and Insider Trading – Regulatory Challenges in the United States of America, the European Union and the United Kingdom (2019)
Book
Ryder, N., & Herlin-Karnell, E. (2019). Market Manipulation and Insider Trading – Regulatory Challenges in the United States of America, the European Union and the United Kingdom. (1). London, UK: Hart Publishing

The European Union regime for fighting market manipulation and insider trading – commonly referred to as market abuse – was significantly reshuffled in the wake of the financial crisis of 2007/2008 and new legal instruments to fight market abuse were... Read More about Market Manipulation and Insider Trading – Regulatory Challenges in the United States of America, the European Union and the United Kingdom.

Corruption in the global era: Causes, sources and forms of manifestation (2019)
Book
Ryder, N. (2019). N. Ryder (Ed.), Corruption in the global era: Causes, sources and forms of manifestation. Routledge

Corruption is a globalising phenomenon. Not only is it rapidly expanding globally but, more signifi cantly, its causes, its means and forms of perpetration and its effects are more and more rooted in the many developments of globalisation. The Panama... Read More about Corruption in the global era: Causes, sources and forms of manifestation.

Terrorism financing and the fraud dossier (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Ryder, N. (2019, March). Terrorism financing and the fraud dossier. Paper presented at The 8th Annual Wales Fraud Forum Conference

The aim of this presentation is to highlight the threat posed by terrorsim financing and how fraud has become the funding avenue of choice. The paper presents evidence of an increase use of this funding stream and highlights a number of weaknesses i... Read More about Terrorism financing and the fraud dossier.

Counter-terrorist financing, cryptoassets, social media platforms, and suspicious activity reports: a step into the regulatory unknown (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Ryder, N. (2019, March). Counter-terrorist financing, cryptoassets, social media platforms, and suspicious activity reports: a step into the regulatory unknown. Paper presented at Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity - Research Seminar

This paper is divided into three parts. Firstly, the paper presents evidence how terrorism financiers are able to operate via the Internet and social media platforms. Secondly, it enhances the understanding of the use of Defence against Terrorism F... Read More about Counter-terrorist financing, cryptoassets, social media platforms, and suspicious activity reports: a step into the regulatory unknown.

The Welsh Premier League and the ‘significant risk’ to match-manipulation. Is a specific offence required? (2019)
Book Chapter
Hall, M. (2019). The Welsh Premier League and the ‘significant risk’ to match-manipulation. Is a specific offence required?. In N. Ryder, & L. Pasculli (Eds.), Corruption in the Global EraRoutledge

This chapter explores issues relating to match manipulation in football with a specific focus on the Welsh Premier League. The article also considers the legal framework domestically and international and considers whether a specific offence is requi... Read More about The Welsh Premier League and the ‘significant risk’ to match-manipulation. Is a specific offence required?.