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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.

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 JusticeLondon: 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.

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.

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. (in press). 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, 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.

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.

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.

Cryptoassets, social media platforms and defence against terrorism financing suspicious activity reports: a step into the regulatory unknown (2019)
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,

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.

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.

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.

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.

The adversarial defence lawyer: Myths, disclosure and efficiency—A contemporary analysis of the role in the era of the Criminal Procedure Rules (2019)
Journal Article
Johnston, E. (2020). The adversarial defence lawyer: Myths, disclosure and efficiency—A contemporary analysis of the role in the era of the Criminal Procedure Rules. International Journal of Evidence and Proof, 24(1), 35-58. https://doi.org/10.1177/1365712719867972

© The Author(s) 2019. This article contends that piecemeal changes to the adversarial process since the dawn of the new millennium have transformed the CJS. The advent of (near) compulsory disclosure means the defendant has to reveal many elements of... Read More about The adversarial defence lawyer: Myths, disclosure and efficiency—A contemporary analysis of the role in the era of the Criminal Procedure Rules.

Old players, new rules: A critique of the China-Ethiopia and China-Tanzania bilateral investment treaties (2019)
Book Chapter
Man, A. (2019). Old players, new rules: A critique of the China-Ethiopia and China-Tanzania bilateral investment treaties. In T. Novitz, & C. Gammage (Eds.), Sustainable Trade, Investment and Finance Toward Responsible and Coherent Regulatory FrameworksEdward Elgar

The rapprochement between China and African States is garnering much academic attention. The objective of this paper is to scrutinise one aspect of this relationship in the context of international investment law (IIL). When approaching the study of... Read More about Old players, new rules: A critique of the China-Ethiopia and China-Tanzania bilateral investment treaties.