Ramandeep Kaur Chhina

ramandeep kaur chhina

Dr Ramandeep Kaur Chhina

Associate Professor

Biography

Dr. Ramandeep Chhina is an Associate Professor/Deputy Director of Research at Edinburgh Napier University (Edinburgh, UK). She did her Masters (MSt) and Doctorate (DPhil) in Law from the University of Oxford, analysing the issue of fraud in international trade transactions. Dr Chhina has extensive experience of over ten years working as a practitioner, consultant and academic – in the field of international commercial law and transnational financial crime.

Dr. Chhina’s research interests are particularly focussed in the field of international trade finance and financial crime, particularly investigating fraud, money laundering and bribery in international trade transactions. Dr. Chhina is a non-practising solicitor of England and Wales, a Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFCS) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). She has worked on various capacity building and technical assistance projects with different international organisations (OSCE, UNITAR, Belgian Development Agency, Council of Europe, and USAID) to strengthen the legal and regulatory AML/CFT framework and capabilities of the relevant supervisory authorities and stakeholders in different jurisdictions, particularly in South-East European region, to combat money laundering, bribery and corruption.

Dr. Chhina is very much interested to consider any enquiries and applications from potential PhD candidates in areas of her research interests.

Research Areas

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Guidelines and Roadmap on the establishment and functioning of Beneficial Ownership Registry in Albania

Report
Kaur Chhina, R., & Taymans, A. (in press)
Guidelines and Roadmap on the establishment and functioning of Beneficial Ownership Registry in Albania. Council of Europe
This paper identifies and analyses a range of issues to be addressed by the Albanian authorities to achieve their stated objective of compliance with the relevant FATF Recomme...

Guidelines on Risk-Based Approach to Supervision: Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs) in Montenegro

Report
Kaur Chhina, R. (2018)
Guidelines on Risk-Based Approach to Supervision: Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs) in Montenegro. Council of Europe
This Technical Paper provides guidance to the national supervisory authorities to apply a risk-based AML/CFT supervisory approach to the supervision of the Designated Non-Fina...

Legal Opinion on the Draft Law of Georgia on “Facilitating the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing”

Report
Chhina, R. K., & Bökkerink, M. (2017)
Legal Opinion on the Draft Law of Georgia on “Facilitating the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing”. Georgia: Council of Europe
No abstract available.

Legal Opinion on reviewing the Administrative Instruction No. 04/2014 on Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs)

Report
Chhina, R. K. (2017)
Legal Opinion on reviewing the Administrative Instruction No. 04/2014 on Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs). Kosovo: Council of Europe
No abstract available.

Performance bonds under English law: A journey from a strictly ‘narrow’ fraud exception to an overly broad ‘breach of good faith’ exception

Presentation / Conference
Chhina, R. K. (2017, August)
Performance bonds under English law: A journey from a strictly ‘narrow’ fraud exception to an overly broad ‘breach of good faith’ exception. Paper presented at 4th Annual International Conference on Law and policy, St. Anne's College, University of Oxford, UK
This paper critically examines the approach in English law to the application of the fraud exception to the principle of the autonomy of performance bonds. It establishes that...

Implementation of the concept of “politically exposed persons (PEPs)” in India

Journal Article
Chhina, R. K. (2017)
Implementation of the concept of “politically exposed persons (PEPs)” in India. Journal of Money Laundering Control, 20(1), 89-98. https://doi.org/10.1108/jmlc-01-2016-0001
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to critically examine the concept of “politically exposed persons (PEPs)” as provided under the Indian anti-money laundering (AML) regime,...

‘Non-payment affected by money laundering under a letter of credit – How would English courts approach it?’

Presentation / Conference
Chhina, R. K. (2016, October)
‘Non-payment affected by money laundering under a letter of credit – How would English courts approach it?’. Paper presented at Annual International Conference on Law, Economics and Politics, Newnham College, University of Cambridge, UK
No abstract available.

‘Unconscionability’ as an exception to the Principle of Autonomy of Letters of Credit: How well is it entrenched in Singaporean jurisdiction.

Journal Article
Chhina, R. K. (2016)
‘Unconscionability’ as an exception to the Principle of Autonomy of Letters of Credit: How well is it entrenched in Singaporean jurisdiction. Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly, 412-435
This paper examines the development and application of the "unconscionability" exception to the principle of autonomy of abstract payment undertakings in the jurisdiction of S...

Managing money laundering risks in commercial letters of credit: Are banks in danger of non-compliance? A case study of the United Kingdom

Journal Article
Chhina, R. K. (2016)
Managing money laundering risks in commercial letters of credit: Are banks in danger of non-compliance? A case study of the United Kingdom. Journal of Money Laundering Control, 19(2), 158-168. https://doi.org/10.1108/jmlc-05-2015-0019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to critically examine the role of banks in detecting and mitigating money laundering risks in trade finance activities, especially in com...

Implementation of the FATF Recommendations in Developing Countries with special focus on Recommendations 12 and 22 (Politically Exposed Persons): A Case Study from Indian Perspective

Presentation / Conference
Chhina, R. K. (2016, February)
Implementation of the FATF Recommendations in Developing Countries with special focus on Recommendations 12 and 22 (Politically Exposed Persons): A Case Study from Indian Perspective. Paper presented at Academic International Conference on Business, Economics and Management, Dubai
No abstract available.