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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 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.

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.

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.


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