SOAS University of London

School of Finance and Management

Dr Richard Alexander

BA MA (Cantab) Dip (City) PhD (London) Barrister
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Richard Alexander
School of Finance and Management

Lecturer in Financial Law

School of Law

Lecturer in Financial Law

Centre for Financial and Management Studies (CeFiMS)

Programme Director: Financial Law

Dr Richard Alexander
Email address:
020 7898 4644
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Russell Square: College Buildings
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Curriculum Vitae:
Curriculum Vitae (pdf; 274kb)


Programmes Convened
Modules Taught

Joint Academic Programme Director: Finance and Financial Law

  • Legal Aspects of Corporate Finance
  • Financial Law
  • Regulation of International Capital Markets

Visiting lecturer, Shandong Judicial Training College, P.R. China
Consultant Expert, Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA)


Financial services law and regulation, financial crime.


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Available for
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  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
  • Radio
Regional Expertise
  • Global
Country Expertise


Authored Books

Alexander, Richard (2007) Insider Dealing and Money Laundering in the EU: Law and Regulation. Ashgate.


Alexander, Richard (2019) 'In the chaos of Brexit, what about asset recovery?'. Journal of Financial Crime, (26) 2, pp 398-400.

Alexander, Richard and Bojarski, Janusz (2012) 'Specyfika brytyskich przepisów dotyczących odpowiedzialności karnej za pranie pieniędzy [Specifics of British regulation on criminal responsibility for money laundering]'. Palestra 7-8, pp 161-170.

Alexander, Richard (2011) 'Cost savings as proceeds of crime: a comparative study of the United States and United Kingdom'. The International Lawyer, (45) 3, pp 749-816.

Alexander, Richard (2011) 'The Bribery Act 2010: time to stand firm'. Journal of Financial Crime, (18) 2.

Alexander, Richard (2010) 'Does the Akzo Nobel case spell the end of legal professional privilege for in-house lawyers in Europe?'. Company Lawyer, (31) 10, pp 310-316.

Alexander, Richard (2010) 'More Bonuses: Is there a Solution?'. Company Lawyer, (31) 5, pp 129-130.

Alexander, Richard (2009) 'Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing: Time for a Combined Offence?'. The Company Lawyer, (30) 7, pp 200-204.

Alexander, Richard (2009) 'Corruption as a Financial Crime'. The Company Lawyer, (30) 4, pp 98-104.

Alexander, Richard (2006) 'Reputational Issues Arising Under the EU Third Money Laundering Directive'. The Company Lawyer, (27) 12, pp 373-375.

Alexander, Richard (2004) 'The Role of Whistleblowers in the Fight Against Economic Crime'. Journal of Financial Crime, (12) 2, pp 131-138.

Alexander, R.C.H. (2004) 'The 2003 Money Laundering Regulations'. Journal of Money Laundering Control, (8) 1, pp 75-94.

Book Chapters

Alexander, Richard (2015) 'The Pursuit of Criminal Property'. In: Rider, Barry, (ed.), Research Handbook on International Financial Crime. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp 447-461.

Alexander, Richard (2009) 'Overview of Economic and Financial Crimes'. The Role of Judicial Officers in Combating Money Laundering. Dakar: GIABA (Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa).

Alexander, Richard (2009) 'International Legal Framework Against Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing'. The Role of Judicial Officers in Combating Money Laundering. GIABA (Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa.

Alexander, Richard (2003) 'Criminal liability of employees of financial intermediaries for money laundering: a British perspective'. In: Adamski, Andrzej, (ed.), Economic Crime in Polish and European Union Perspectives. Torun, Poland: TNOiK, pp 318-339.

Conference Items

Alexander, Richard (2004) 'The Role of Whistleblowers in the Fight Against Economic Crime' In: National Seminar on Economic Crimes 2004, 27-29 Jun 2004, Abuja, Nigeria. [Unpublished]


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