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Regulating the consumer credit market – protecting vulnerable consumers (2020)
Book Chapter
Ryder, N., & Jasinski, D. (in press). Regulating the consumer credit market – protecting vulnerable consumers. In 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.

Marketisation and competition in criminal legal aid: implications for access to justice (2020)
Book Chapter
Smith, T., & Johnston, E. (in press). Marketisation and competition in criminal legal aid: implications for access to justice. In K. Albertson, M. Corcoran, & . J. Phillips (Eds.), Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice. Bristol: Policy Press

Legal aid, particularly in criminal justice, is a divisive subject. For its most devoted proponents, state funding of legal representation and advice for those accused of crime is a vital public good which helps to uphold values of fairness, justi... Read More about Marketisation and competition in criminal legal aid: implications for access to justice.

A looming threat? - A survey of anti-shechita agitation in contemporary Britain (2020)
Journal Article
Mendelsohn, J. (in press). A looming threat? - A survey of anti-shechita agitation in contemporary Britain. Journal of Contemporary Antisemitism, 3(2),

Following the comprehensive defeat of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party in the 2019 General Election, many British Jews felt relieved that an “existential threat” had been vanquished. Subsequently, however, a different cloud has come on to the horizon: n... Read More about A looming threat? - A survey of anti-shechita agitation in contemporary Britain.

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.

Analysis of the cross-examination of complainants and defendants within rape trials (2020)
Thesis
Williams, A. Analysis of the cross-examination of complainants and defendants within rape trials. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1491095

Research continues to raise concerns over the treatment of rape complainants at trial, despite the numerous criminal justice reforms implemented in the last two decades. Attention has been paid to the difficulties of giving evidence, particularly dur... Read More about Analysis of the cross-examination of complainants and defendants within rape trials.

What does Brexit mean for the Competition & Markets Authority? (2020)
Journal Article
Johnson, D. (2020). What does Brexit mean for the Competition & Markets Authority?. New Law Journal, 170(7877), 15

The CMA has issued guidance about how its role as the main UK competition law regulator will change following Brexit. This article looks at how the CMA will cope with the increased quantity and significance of cartels, mergers and competition investi... Read More about What does Brexit mean for the Competition & Markets Authority?.

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.

Vedanta, a long awaited landmark in extra-territorial tort litigation against parent companies: Reflections on jurisdiction (2019)
Journal Article
Blanco, E. (2019). Vedanta, a long awaited landmark in extra-territorial tort litigation against parent companies: Reflections on jurisdiction

On 10 April 2019 the much awaited decision of the British Supreme Court on whether the case of 1826 Zambian villagers against Vedanta Resources Plc (“Vedanta”), a British mining company and Konkola Copper Mines (“KCM”), its subsidiary could proceed i... Read More about Vedanta, a long awaited landmark in extra-territorial tort litigation against parent companies: Reflections on jurisdiction.

Pervasive human-driven decline of life on Earth points to the need for transformative change (2019)
Journal Article
Díaz, S., Settele, J., Brondízio, E. S., Ngo, H. T., Agard, J., Arneth, A., …Zayas, C. N. (2019). Pervasive human-driven decline of life on Earth points to the need for transformative change. Science, 366(6471), https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aax3100

The human impact on life on Earth has increased sharply since the 1970s, driven by the demands of a growing population with rising average per capita income. Nature is currently supplying more materials than ever before, but this has come at the high... Read More about Pervasive human-driven decline of life on Earth points to the need for transformative change.

Ethical approval and being a virtuous social work researcher. The experience of multi-site research in UK health and social care: An approved mental health professional case study (2019)
Journal Article
Stone, K., Vicary, S., Scott, C., & Buckland, R. (2020). Ethical approval and being a virtuous social work researcher. The experience of multi-site research in UK health and social care: An approved mental health professional case study. Ethics and Social Welfare, 14(2), 156-171. https://doi.org/10.1080/17496535.2019.1694694

Seeking ethical approval and conducting research in an ethical manner are necessary components of research with human participants. Using the experiences of four individual studies undertaken separately into the same role, that of the Approved Mental... Read More about Ethical approval and being a virtuous social work researcher. The experience of multi-site research in UK health and social care: An approved mental health professional case study.

Gender and the boundaries of international refugee law: Beyond the category of ‘gender-related asylum claims’ (2019)
Journal Article
Querton, C. (2019). Gender and the boundaries of international refugee law: Beyond the category of ‘gender-related asylum claims’. Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 37(4), 379-397. https://doi.org/10.1177/0924051919884764

The adoption of gender guidelines aiming to ensure consistency in gender-sensitive interpretation of the UN Refugee Convention definition demonstrates a general acceptance that gender is relevant to the question of who is a refugee. However, there is... Read More about Gender and the boundaries of international refugee law: Beyond the category of ‘gender-related asylum claims’.

Environmental impact assessment in the context of mangrove forest ecosystem management in Bangladesh: a case study of Rampal coal power plant project (2019)
Book Chapter
Razzaque, J. (2019). Environmental impact assessment in the context of mangrove forest ecosystem management in Bangladesh: a case study of Rampal coal power plant project. In P. Cullet, & S. Koonan (Eds.), Research Handbook on Law, Environment and the Global South, (207-230). Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781784717469

The mangroves of the Sundarbans, spanning between Bangladesh and India, are recognized as an internationally important World Heritage and Ramsar site. It supports a wide range of ecosystem services that sustain the livelihoods of local poor communiti... Read More about Environmental impact assessment in the context of mangrove forest ecosystem management in Bangladesh: a case study of Rampal coal power plant project.

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?.

Treading a tightrope: Professional perspectives on balancing the rights of patient's and relative's under the Mental Health Act in England (2019)
Journal Article
Dixon, J., Stone, K., Wilkinson-Tough, M., & Laing, J. (2020). Treading a tightrope: Professional perspectives on balancing the rights of patient's and relative's under the Mental Health Act in England. Health and Social Care in the Community, 28(1), 300-308. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12864

© 2019 John Wiley & Sons Ltd Involuntary detention is used internationally to detain and treat people who are deemed to have a mental disorder. In England and Wales, approved mental health professionals (AMHPs) co-ordinate Mental Health Act assessm... Read More about Treading a tightrope: Professional perspectives on balancing the rights of patient's and relative's under the Mental Health Act in England.


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