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Serious Fraud Office (SFO)

Feb
2021

The KBR Judgement and Limitations on The SFO’s Use of Section 2 Notices 3 min read
By Azizur Rahman February 9, 2021
Aziz Rahman of Rahman Ravelli assesses the implications of the Serious Fraud Office’s defeat in a Supreme Court case relating to the agency’s use of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act to obtain documents held in other countries. Read more

Jan
2021

Serious Fraud Office ends its British American Tobacco investigation 2 min read
By Syedur Rahman January 19, 2021
The SFO is no longer investigating bribery allegations involving the tobacco company, citing the evidential test for prosecution. Syed Rahman of Rahman Ravelli outlines the test. Read more

Jan
2021

The SFO’s Powers and How Companies Should Approach Internally Investigating Allegations of Bribery 8 min read
By Azizur Rahman, Joshua L. Ray January 15, 2021
Aziz Rahman and Joshua Ray of Rahman Ravelli detail the SFO’s powers and how companies should approach internally investigating allegations of bribery. Read more

Nov
2020

The SFO secures £1.2m after investigation linked to Brazilian corruption 2 min read
By Syedur Rahman November 20, 2020
Syedur Rahman of Rahman Ravelli details the Serious Fraud Office’s securing of assets with connections to the Operation Car Wash scandal. Read more

Oct
2020

CFTC Continues to (Wrongfully) Target Small Overseas “Spoofers” 12 min read
By Joshua L. Ray October 6, 2020
Joshua Ray of Rahman Ravelli details the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s current hardline approach to allegations of spoofing. Despite the recent failure of two defendants to have a spoofing indictment dismissed, he believes there are strong grounds for challenging CFTC allegations. Read more

Aug
2020

The G4S Deferred Prosecution Agreement 2 min read
By Nicola Sharp August 3, 2020
Nicola Sharp of Rahman Ravelli gives a concise summary of the DPA agreed between G4S and the Serious Fraud Office. Read more

Jul
2020

Civil Recovery: Comparing POCA to the US Approach 3 min read
By Joshua L. Ray July 27, 2020
Joshua Ray of Rahman Ravelli outlines the limitations of Part 5 of the Proceeds of Crime Act highlighted by the case of Gulnara Karimova. Read more

May
2020

Overseas Production Orders: The Possible Benefits and Drawbacks 2 min read
By Azizur Rahman May 11, 2020
Aziz Rahman of Rahman Ravelli considers the likely effectiveness of new data-sharing measures under the US-UK Bilateral Data Access Agreement Read more

May
2020

Corporate Criminal Liability And The Barclays Judgements 4 min read
May 7, 2020
Rahman Ravelli considers what does and does not constitute the directing mind and will of a company. Read more

Mar
2020

The Barclays Acquittals 2 min read
March 3, 2020
Rahman Ravelli gives an overview of the charges and acquittals involved in the Barclays Qatar fundraising investigation. Read more