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A competition law first (2019)
Journal Article
Johnson, D. (2019). A competition law first. New Law Journal, 7848,

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published the full text of its first competition law decision in May 2019. The decision related to three asset management firms whose employees operated a cartel sharing price sensitive information during an init... Read More

Personhood, jurisdiction and injustice: Interrogating law and predation in an age of crisis (2019)
Journal Article
Blanco, E. (2019). Personhood, jurisdiction and injustice: Interrogating law and predation in an age of crisis. Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, 10(1), 86-117. https://doi.org/10.4337/jhre.2019.01.05

This article offers a critical reading of legal personhood and jurisdiction as mechanisms of exclusion and inclusion. These constructs are read as ideologically patterned ‘gates’ or ‘projections’ through which ‘bodies’ (of various kinds) can either p... Read More

Terrorism financing: Current issues and challenges (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Ryder, N. (2018, June). Terrorism financing: Current issues and challenges. Paper presented at PwC and Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions Breakfast Seminar on Lone Wolf Attacks

The aim of the paper is to provide an overview of the financing threats posed by loan wolf terrorists.

Money laundering in a virtual world (2018)
Book Chapter
Jones, C. (2018). Money laundering in a virtual world. In C. King, C. Walker, & J. Gurulé (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Criminal and Terrorism Financing Law, 165-182. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-64498-1_8

Virtual currencies are a key aspect of anti-money laundering (AML) regulation. This chapter investigates the United Kingdom’s (UK) approach to virtual worlds and their virtual currencies, determining whether this currency system is included in nation... Read More

Competition law and LIBOR in three jurisdictions: The United States of America, the United Kingdom and the European Union (2017)
Book Chapter
Ball, R. (2018). Competition law and LIBOR in three jurisdictions: The United States of America, the United Kingdom and the European Union. In N. Ryder (Ed.), White Collar Crime and Risk: Financial Crime, Corruption and the Financial Crisis, 163-200. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-47384-4_7

The London Interbank Offered Rate, better known as LIBOR, has ridden turbulent times over the last decade. Major banks, either through the collusion of individual traders operating on a discrete basis or on the instructions from more senior personnel... Read More

Stadia safety (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Keppel-Palmer, M. (2017, March). Stadia safety. Paper presented at International Sports Law Conference

Spectator safety, licensing and stadia safety in UK and European Football. In light of the jury verdicts in the Hillsborough Inquest (2016), this paper looks back to see whether the stated aims of the Taylor Report have been met, or whether Governmen... Read More

The emperor’s new clothes – IPSO’s version of the editors’ code of practice (2016)
Journal Article
Keppel-Palmer, M. (2016). The emperor’s new clothes – IPSO’s version of the editors’ code of practice. Entertainment Law Review, 27(3), 92-97

The new version of the Editors’ Code of Conduct was published in December 2015, the first new version of the Code since the formation of IPSO and the first since the Leveson Inquiry on Press Standards criticised the PCC, the effectiveness of the Code... Read More

The United Nation Convention on Contracts for the International Sales of Goods 1980 (CISG) An examination of the buyer’s remedy of avoidance under the CISG: How is the remedy interpreted, exercised and what are the consequences of avoidance? (2015)
Thesis
Singh, L. The United Nation Convention on Contracts for the International Sales of Goods 1980 (CISG) An examination of the buyer’s remedy of avoidance under the CISG: How is the remedy interpreted, exercised and what are the consequences of avoidance?. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This thesis examines the interpretation and application of the buyer’s remedy of avoidance under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods 1980 (CISG). The main research question focusses on ‘How is the remedy es... Read More

Online child exploitation: Challenges and future research directions (2014)
Journal Article
Choo, K. R., Hillman, H., & Hooper, C. (2014). Online child exploitation: Challenges and future research directions. Computer Law and Security Review, 30(6), 687-698. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clsr.2014.09.007

Given the relatively new phenomenon of online child exploitation – an important area of criminological and policy concern – it is difficult to obtain long term trend data on reported convictions. Existing legislative and prosecution-based approaches,... Read More

Are the current laws and potential enforcement measures effective in achieving the accountability of bank directors for their actions, or the actions of the banks they manage? A comparison of UK and US approaches (2014)
Book Chapter
Hillman, H. (2014). Are the current laws and potential enforcement measures effective in achieving the accountability of bank directors for their actions, or the actions of the banks they manage? A comparison of UK and US approaches. In N. Ryder, U. Turksen, & S. Hassler (Eds.), Fighting Financial Crime in the Global Economic CrisisRoutledge Cavendish

The recent banking crisis has highlighted deficiencies in the regulation of banks and in 2011 this gave rise to a full scale review of the banking sector and how it is regulated. New regulation came in the form of the Financial Services Act which rec... Read More

A critique of the counter economic crime regime in the United Kingdom, with reference to the United States of America and Australia (2014)
Thesis
Palmer, A. A critique of the counter economic crime regime in the United Kingdom, with reference to the United States of America and Australia. (Thesis). University of the West of England

Economic crime is an important feature of the United Kingdom’s economy and yet it attracts less attention from the media, government and law enforcement agencies than violent crime, even though it is a major drain on the economy, it threatens the rep... Read More

Euro‐vision of energy trade with Russia: Current problems and future prospects for EU solidarity in energy trade (2014)
Journal Article
Turksen, U. (2014). Euro‐vision of energy trade with Russia: Current problems and future prospects for EU solidarity in energy trade

This article provides an analysis of the legal framework against which the energy trade between the European Union (EU) and the Russian Federation (Russia) has been conducted. In doing so the EU’s ability and duty to operate its external energy trade... Read More

Half the bank, half the risk part 1: The United States (2011)
Journal Article
Hillman, H. (2011). Half the bank, half the risk part 1: The United States. Business Law Review, 318-329

This two-part article assesses the 2007/08 financial crisis: explaining how a speculative bubble began, grew and eventually burst; comparing it to the Great Crash of 1929; and assessing the possibility and practicality of a split between commercial a... Read More

The UK experience with programme quotas: The independent television sector (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Keppel-Palmer, M. (2011, February). The UK experience with programme quotas: The independent television sector. Paper presented at Challenges in TV Production Businesses and Policy

A consideration of the impact of EU Broadcast Quotas as implemented in the UK by OFCOM and the BBC

The 2008 child support reform in the UK (2009)
Presentation / Conference
Dadomo, C. (2009, September). The 2008 child support reform in the UK. Paper presented at International Society of Family Law (ISFL) European Regional conference

The Child Maintenance and Other Payments Act 2008 which received Royal Assent on 5 June 2008 aims to re-design the child support system as established in 1993 by the conservative government and amended under the Blair government. Both the original an... Read More