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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.

The American convention on human rights and environmental rights standards (2019)
Book Chapter
Grant, E. (2019). The American convention on human rights and environmental rights standards. In J. R. May, O. McIntyre, J. Razzaque, S. Turner, & D. L. Shelton (Eds.), Environmental Rights - The development of standards, 60-92. Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108612500

Until recently, environmental standards have received attention within the Inter-American regional human rights system, primarily in the context of the rights of indigenous peoples. In developing environmental standards, the Inter-American Commission... Read More about The American convention on human rights and environmental rights standards.

A stock-taking of FPIC standards in international environmental law (2019)
Book Chapter
Razzaque, J. (2019). A stock-taking of FPIC standards in international environmental law. In O. McIntyre, J. May, D. Shelton, S. Turner, & J. Razzaque (Eds.), Environmental Rights: The Development of Standards, 195-221. Cambridge University Press

With its roots in the international human rights law, free prior and informed consent (FPIC) is now integrated within the environmental law regime. The cross-fertilisation of FPIC standards from human rights laws to environmental laws is evident in t... Read More about A stock-taking of FPIC standards in international environmental law.

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?.

Conferral of nationality of the kin state - mission creep? (2018)
Book Chapter
Quénivet, N., & Hassler, S. (2018). Conferral of nationality of the kin state - mission creep?. In S. Sayapin, & E. Tsybulenko (Eds.), The Use of Force against Ukraine and International Law – Jus Ad Bellum, Jus In Bello, Jus Post Bellum, (73-110). The Hague: T.M.C. Asser Press. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6265-222-4_4

Nationality is a surprisingly complex and emotive issue. At a time when global events appear increasingly threatening, the individual desire to align with a solid State is stronger than ever. While the acquisition of nationality is commonly not subje... Read More about Conferral of nationality of the kin state - mission creep?.

The financial war on terrorism: A critical review of the United Kingdom’s counter-terrorist financing strategies (2018)
Book Chapter
Ryder, N. (2018). The financial war on terrorism: A critical review of the United Kingdom’s counter-terrorist financing strategies. In C. King, C. Walker, & J. Gurule (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Criminal and Terrorism Financing Law, 781-806. Palgrave Macmillan

This chapter concentrates on the counter-terrorist financing measures and policies adopted in the United Kingdom. The UK, unlike many other jurisdictions, has a long and established history of tackling terrorism and has implemented a wide range of l... Read More about The financial war on terrorism: A critical review of the United Kingdom’s counter-terrorist financing strategies.

The Istanbul Convention (2018)
Book Chapter
Jones, J. (2018). The Istanbul Convention. In R. Manjoo, & J. Jones (Eds.), Legal Protection of Women from ViolenceRoutledge

The Istanbul Convention of the Council of Europe.

The financial crisis and mortgage fraud: The unforeseen circumstances of the war on terrorism and the financial war on terrorism, a critical reflection (2017)
Book Chapter
Ryder, N. (2018). The financial crisis and mortgage fraud: The unforeseen circumstances of the war on terrorism and the financial war on terrorism, a critical reflection. In N. Ryder (Ed.), White Collar Crime and Risk: Financial Crime, Corruption and the Financial Crisis, 317-348. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-47384-4_12

The article illustrates how the instigation of the ‘War on Terrorism’ and the ‘Financial War on Terrorism’ had a catastrophic impact on the ability of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to tackle mortgage fraud that was associated with the 2007/2008... Read More about The financial crisis and mortgage fraud: The unforeseen circumstances of the war on terrorism and the financial war on terrorism, a critical reflection.

Private security companies and other private security providers (PSCs) and environmental protection in jus post bellum: Policy and regulatory challenges (2017)
Book Chapter
Das, O., & Kellay, A. (2017). Private security companies and other private security providers (PSCs) and environmental protection in jus post bellum: Policy and regulatory challenges. In J. Easterday, J. Iverson, & C. Stahn (Eds.), Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to PeaceOxford University Press

A challenge to environmental protection and the jus post bellum framework is the rise in Private Security Companies and other Private Security Service Providers (PSCs). The marked increase in the outsourcing of vast amount of operational and logistic... Read More about Private security companies and other private security providers (PSCs) and environmental protection in jus post bellum: Policy and regulatory challenges.

State owned oil companies, North–South and South–South perspectives on investment (2017)
Book Chapter
Blanco, E. (2017). State owned oil companies, North–South and South–South perspectives on investment. In J. Razzaque, A. Shawkat, & J. H. Bhuiyan (Eds.), International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability, (203-234). Abbingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge

This chapter examines MNCs’ relationship with home and host states in the course of resource extraction. It begins by looking at the early extractive imperial companies from a North–South perspective and tries to contextualize the lasting legacy of c... Read More about State owned oil companies, North–South and South–South perspectives on investment.

Natural resources, conflict and investment: Conflict minerals in the democratic republic of Congo and the challenges to sustainable investment (2017)
Book Chapter
Das, O. (2017). Natural resources, conflict and investment: Conflict minerals in the democratic republic of Congo and the challenges to sustainable investment. In S. Alam, J. H. Bhuiyan, & J. Razzaque (Eds.), International Natural Resources Law, Investment and SustainabilityRoutledge

‘Since 1990, at least 18 violent conflicts have been fuelled by the exploitation of natural resources such as timber, minerals, oil and gas. Sometimes this is caused by environmental damage and the marginalization of local populations who fail to be... Read More about Natural resources, conflict and investment: Conflict minerals in the democratic republic of Congo and the challenges to sustainable investment.

The 2008 financial crisis and financial crime - a critial analysis of the response in the United States of America (2017)
Book Chapter
Ryder, N. (2017). The 2008 financial crisis and financial crime - a critial analysis of the response in the United States of America. In P. van Duyne, J. Harvey, G. Antonopoulos, & K. von Lampe (Eds.), The Many Faces of Crime for Profit and Ways of Tracking it, 113-135. Wolf Legal Publishers

The purpose of this chapter is to critically reflect on the response in the United States towards financial crime originating from the 2008 financial crisis. The chapter briefly outlines the responses to the financial crisis introduced by President... Read More about The 2008 financial crisis and financial crime - a critial analysis of the response in the United States of America.

The "constitutionalisation" of French environmental law under the 2004 Environmental Charter (2017)
Book Chapter
Dadomo, C. (2017). The "constitutionalisation" of French environmental law under the 2004 Environmental Charter. In E. Daly, L. Kotze, J. May, & C. Soyapi (Eds.), New Frontiers in Environmental Constitutionalism, 146-159. UNEP

Promised by President Chirac during the 2002 campaign for the Presidential elections, the Environmental Charter has become the third branch of the French 1958 Constitution. It has been incorporated alongside the 1789 Declaration of the Rights of Man... Read More about The "constitutionalisation" of French environmental law under the 2004 Environmental Charter.

The FCA: Protecting consumers of the consumer credit market in the wake of the global financial crisis (2017)
Book Chapter
Jasinski, D. A. (2017). The FCA: Protecting consumers of the consumer credit market in the wake of the global financial crisis. In J. Tucker, U. Turksen, & N. Ryder (Eds.), The Financial Crisis and White Collar Crime - Legislative and Policy Responses: A Critical AssessmentRoutledge

This chapter explores the extent to which the Financial Conduct Authority's early approach to regulating the consumer credit market provides an indication as to whether consumers will be better protected under the FCA regulation when compared with ap... Read More about The FCA: Protecting consumers of the consumer credit market in the wake of the global financial crisis.

Financial crisis and digital currencies (2017)
Book Chapter
Chambers-Jones, C. (2017). Financial crisis and digital currencies. In N. Ryder, U. Turksen, & J. Tucker (Eds.), The Financial Crisis and White Collar Crime - Legislative and Policy ResponsesRoutledge

Digital currencies are mainly known for their part in illegal activities such as money laundering or terrorist financing. However, the purpose of this chapter is to explore whether digital currencies could have a potential benefit for countries who a... Read More about Financial crisis and digital currencies.

The rise and decline of criminal legal aid in England and Wales (2017)
Book Chapter
Smith, T., & Cape, E. (2017). The rise and decline of criminal legal aid in England and Wales. In A. Flynn, & J. Hodgson (Eds.), Access to Justice and Legal Aid: Comparative Perspectives on Unmet Legal NeedHart Publishing

In this chapter we argue, with regret, that the prospects for criminal legal aid in England and Wales are bleak. We begin by tracing the development of the modern system of criminal legal aid, from its inception as an essential element of the welfare... Read More about The rise and decline of criminal legal aid in England and Wales.

High cost short term credit in the new UK market place (2017)
Book Chapter
Ryder, N. (2017). High cost short term credit in the new UK market place. In A. K. Aldohni (Ed.), Law and Finance after the Financial Crisis: The Untold Stories of the UK Financial Market, 50-78. Routledge

This chapter examines the sector of high cost short term credit that long existed in the UK market. However, the chapter argues that the proliferation of this sector over the last six/seven years is one of the main manifestations of the 2008 financia... Read More about High cost short term credit in the new UK market place.

International natural resources law and sustainable investment: Principles and practices (2017)
Book Chapter
Alam, S., Jahid, B., & Razzaque, J. (2017). International natural resources law and sustainable investment: Principles and practices. In J. Razzaque, J. Bhuyian, & S. Alam (Eds.), International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability, 15-44. Routledge

The authors argue that sustainable development and growth can be achieved by governments, but only through careful management of natural resources. The authors also argue that foreign investment is, perhaps paradoxically, increasingly perceived as a... Read More about International natural resources law and sustainable investment: Principles and practices.

Toxic ships, environmental crimes, and the North-South discourse (2017)
Book Chapter
Razzaque, J. (2017). Toxic ships, environmental crimes, and the North-South discourse. In T. Bergin, & E. Orlando (Eds.), Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms: Global Perspectives, 154-182. Routledge

Notwithstanding the presence of the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal, the movement of hazardous waste has grown globally in the form of dumping of toxic and electronic waste, relocation... Read More about Toxic ships, environmental crimes, and the North-South discourse.

Sustainable agricultural investment and the global south (2017)
Book Chapter
Razzaque, J., & Le, P. (2017). Sustainable agricultural investment and the global south. In S. Alam, J. H. Bhuiyan, & J. Razzaque (Eds.), International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability, 263-286. Routledge

In this age of economic globalisation, the agricultural sector requires more investment to meet the global need for food and fuel security, and greater development needs in rural areas in the global South. However, a sharp increase in land acquisitio... Read More about Sustainable agricultural investment and the global south.