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
  • Email:Nicholas.Ryder@uwe.ac.uk

About me

Nicholas is a Professor in Financial Crime at Bristol Law School, University of the West of England, Bristol.  He has authored four monographs, three edited collections and two text books.  Nicholas is the series founder and editor for Routledge's The Law Relating to Financial Crime and he has published numerous scholarly articles on financial crime.  His research has been sponsored by the ESRC, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, City of London Police Force, ICT Wilmington Risk & Compliance, Universities South West, France Telecom Group and the European Social Fund.  Between 2015 and 2018, he was 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.  He is an invited contributor to symposia at the Law Commission; Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies; PWC, NATO, UK Finance, European Society of Criminology, Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors, Chartered Institute of Institutional Auditors Fraud and Forensics, Centre for European Legal Studies, Bar Association of Commerce, Finance and Industry, the Wales Fraud Forum and the Institute of Advance Legal Studies.  He has recently submitted and published by HM Treasury Select Committee (Review of Economic Crime) and House of Lords Select Committee (Review of the Bribery Act 2010).  Nicholas has been asked to consult on numerous financial crime matters for the media including Bloomberg News, the BBC, CNBC and the Wall Street Journal.  His current research is investigating the relationship between terrorism financing, social media platforms and the use of suspicious activity reports. Nicholas welcomes financial crime related PhD applications.

Area of expertise

Financial Crime.

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