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Nicholas Ryder


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.

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.

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.

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.

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