Research Topic: Corruption, Criminal Law, Money Laundering and Public International Law
'Denying Entry to the Corrupt: The Use of Entry Sanctions against People Suspected of Corruption’.
Summary of research
Anton’s thesis examines human rights issues that arise when states impose entry bans on people suspected of corruption, which is a policy adopted by the US and Canada and endorsed by the G20 and the UN General Assembly.
His research areas include Corruption, Criminal Law, Money Laundering and Public International Law.
Anton holds an undergraduate degree in international law (with honours) from Kiev National University, Ukraine and a Master of Law (LLM) degree from the University of Cambridge. While studying in Kiev, he worked part-time in a Ukrainian commercial law firm for two years. After graduation from Cambridge, Anton spent two months at several barristers chambers in London pursuant to the Inner Temple’s Pegasus Trust Scholarship. He then commenced his PhD at QMUL having received the School of Law’s studentship. In 2015-16, Anton was one of the three PhD student representatives.
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