Professor Nicholas Ryder

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  • Qualifications:Law Degree (University of Glamorgan), Legal Practice Course (Bristol University) PhD (University of Glamorgan)
  • Position:Professor in Financial Crime
  • Department:FBL - Law
  • Telephone:+44 (0)117 32 81349
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About me

Nicholas is a Professor in Financial Crime who has authored four monographs The Financial War on Terror (2015), The Financial Crisis and White Collar Crime (2014), Money laundering an endless cycle (2012) and Financial Crime in the 21st Century (2011).  Nicholas has also published two edited collections The Financial Crisis and White Collar Crime - Legislative and Policy Responses (2017) and Fighting Financial Crime in the Global Economic Crisis: Policy, Trends and Sanctions (2014).  He has also authored three text books The Law Relating to Financial Crime in the United Kingdom (2013 and 2016) and Commercial Law: Principles and Policy (2012).  Nicholas is the series founder and editor for Routledge's The Law Relating to Financial Crime and is a member of several editorial boards and contributing editor for Goode: Consumer Credit Law and Practice.   Nicholas is the Co-I for the Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats, the initial funding is for three years, with £4.35m from the UK security and intelligence agencies and a further £2.2m invested by the founding institutions.  Nicholas has been asked to consult on several financial crime matters for the BBC, the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Bloomberg, Insight, RBS Radio, ITN News and NATO.  Professor Ryder is currently supervising PhD students on money laundering, terrorist financing, tax evasion, banking regulation and bribery.  He welcomes applications from students wishing to pursue PhD studies in these fields.  Nicholas is an external examiner at the London School of Economics and has acted as an external examiner for many PhDs.

Area of expertise

Financial Crime.


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