Nicholas Ryder

nicholas ryder

Nicholas Ryder

Academic Consultant

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Telephone +44 (0)203 709 9470

Nicholas Ryder is an Academic Consultant with Bright Line Law and The White Collar Crime Centre, and an internationally recognized expert in all aspects of financial crime and the financial markets.  A Professor in Financial Crime in the Department of Law at the University of the West England, he comments extensively on policy, legislative and regulatory responses to financial crime in the wake of the global financial crisis. Nicholas is widely published, he has published over 60 refereed articles and published eight books including four monographs, two leading text books and two edited collections. He is also the founder and series editor of Routledge’s The Law Relating to Financial Crime Series, and sits on several editorial boards. 

Nicholas collaborates regularly on a range of financial crime and market abuse issues with law enforcement authorities including the Avon & Somerset police and City of London police and organisations commenting on policy development throughout the United Kingdom such as the Fraud Advisory Panel, South West Fraud Forum and Wales Fraud Forum. By invitation, he has presented to bodies including the Centre for European Legal Studies, the Bar Association of Commerce, Finance and Industry, the University of Notre Dame, the National Assembly for Wales, the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, the Wales Fraud Forum, the South West Fraud Forum, the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and the Society of Legal Scholars. His research has been sponsored by Economic and Social Research Council, the City of London Police Force, ICT Wilmington Risk & Compliance, Universities South West, France Telecom Group and the European Social Fund.


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