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FRAUD AND SME’S

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SME’s are not reporting more than £260m of fraud each year because they believe it is not worth the trouble. Research just published indicated that almost one in five managers whose companies were affected by fraud did not alert the authorities. Potential damage to the firm’s reputation, the f...
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EXECUTIVES AND FRAUD RISKS

Some big retailers have been facing major legal problems. Tesco is facing a claim of more than £100M in damages from a gr...
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FCA AND MONEY LAUNDERING

Firms are to be randomly investigated to make sure they are complying with their legal obligations regarding money launder...
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Defence Case Statements

Any discussion about Defence Case Statements (DCSs) involves dealing generally with disclosure in criminal litigation.  A...
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LENGTHY SFO INVESTIGATIONS

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has managed to defeat a company’s legal bid to have a bribery investigation into it ended...
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PREVENTING FRAUD AND MONEY LAUNDERING

The government wants to take the fight against business crime right into the boardroom in a way that has not been seen bef...
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WHY THOSE IN FINANCE MUST TACKLE MONEY LAUNDERING

The way banks and other financial professionals prevent financial crime is outdated. Governments worldwide should pass law...
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INSOLVENCY AND CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS

When a company collapses, it is a testing time for everyone associated with it: owners, creditors an...


Pensions and the risk of fraud

Official figures from ActionFraud, the national fraud reporting centre, report that £1.2 billion is...


The dark side of ‘Black Friday’ - How to protect your business against the multi-billion pound counterfeiting industry

Everything business owners need to know about the UK’s Intellectual Property laws As the UK’s ho...


BITTER PILL

AstraZeneca has become the latest global drug maker to face financial penalties as part of a probe i...


NO AVOIDING IT

Under new Treasury rules that have been published for consultation, a fine of up to 100% of the tax ...


FAIR TRADE?

Wrongful trading is where a company director knows, or should have realised, that the firm was going...