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Serving Best Interests in ‘Known Biological Father Disputes’ in the United Kingdom

Book Chapter
Macfarlane, L. (2016)
Serving Best Interests in ‘Known Biological Father Disputes’ in the United Kingdom. In E. E. Sutherland, & L. A. B. MacFarlane (Eds.), Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child : best interests, welfare and well-being, (149-164). (1). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press
Article 3 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child provides that in ‘all actions concerning children’ the ‘best interests of the child shall be a primary consideration’...

Section 11 Orders and the “Abuse” Provisions: Family Lawyers’ Experience and Understanding of Section 11(7A)-(7E)

Journal Article
Whitecross, R. W. (2017)
Section 11 Orders and the “Abuse” Provisions: Family Lawyers’ Experience and Understanding of Section 11(7A)-(7E). Edinburgh Law Review, 21(2), 269-275. https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2017.0419
No abstract available.

Article 3 and Adoption in and from India and Nepal.

Book Chapter
Whitecross, R. (2016)
Article 3 and Adoption in and from India and Nepal
Nepal has experienced an increase in intercountry adoption in recent years. Following the opening up of authorisation to arrange adoptions, the number of child centres offerin...

Innovation, entrepreneurship: learning lessons in uncertainty.

Book Chapter
Whitecross, R. (2016)
Innovation, entrepreneurship: learning lessons in uncertainty. In Innovations in Learning and Technology
What does it mean to teach innovation and entrepreneurship in professional degrees? The professions such as accountancy and law traditionally provide specialised knowledge and...

Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings.

Report
Whitecross, R. & Lindsay, C. (2017)
Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings. Edinburgh: Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service
This report presents the findings of a small-scale study designed and undertaken by the researchers between October 2016 and February 2017. The research was commissioned by th...

Justice, Empowerment and Community in Scotland

Journal Article
Buchan, J. (2016)
Justice, Empowerment and Community in Scotland. Scottish Justice Matters, 4(2), 20-21
No abstract available.

Patrick v Patrick and Re A letter to a Young Person : Judicial Letters to Children – an Unannounced, but not an Unwelcome, Development

Journal Article
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2018)
Patrick v Patrick and Re A letter to a Young Person : Judicial Letters to Children – an Unannounced, but not an Unwelcome, Development. Edinburgh Law Review, 22(1), 101-107. https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2018.0458
"A letter", Nietzsche once wrote, "is an unannounced visit, the postman the agent of rude surprises". Given the extremely personal nature of many family law judgments, it is r...

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,...

‘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...

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