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Mar
2018

MONEY LAUNDERING AND THE GAMBLING INDUSTRY 4 min read
By Nicola Sharp, Syedur Rahman March 29, 2018
Bookmaker William Hill has been ordered to pay £6.2M for what the Gambling Commission called systemic failures regarding money laundering. Read more

Mar
2018

DEFENDING YOURSELF WHEN INTERNATIONAL BRIBERY ALLEGATIONS ARE MADE 4 min read
By Nicola Sharp, Syedur Rahman March 15, 2018
Big business is an international issue that very often crosses borders and involves many countries and jurisdictions….and carries many possible pitfalls. Read more

Mar
2018

HOW TO PREVENT WORKPLACE FRAUD 4 min read
By Azizur Rahman March 15, 2018
Recent research has found that half of all UK companies may have been affected by fraud or other economic crime in the past two years. Read more

Mar
2018

Politically Exposed Persons - PEPs And The Legal Restrictions They Face 4 min read
By Azizur Rahman March 15, 2018
Aziz Rahman considers the Novartis scandal and the business restrictions on those holding high office. Read more

Mar
2018

CORPORATE LIABILITY AND THE INDIVIDUAL 4 min read
By Azizur Rahman March 9, 2018
Last year was a costly one for two of the biggest names in British business. Rolls-Royce and Tesco. Read more

Mar
2018

Defending Unexplained Wealth Orders 5 min read
By Azizur Rahman March 6, 2018
The National Crime Agency announced on 28th February that it had secured UWO’s on two properties valued at £22M, whose ultimate owner was a "politically exposed person". The FT reported that the PEP was a politician from central Asia. The properties are also subject to interim freezing orders, to prevent them being sold or transferred. Their owner is believed to be from a country belonging to the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS); which consists of ten former Soviet republics as well as Georgia and Azerbaijan. Read more

Feb
2018

VAT AND DUBAI 4 min read
By Azizur Rahman February 5, 2018
VAT, it seems, has arrived in Dubai. And that has implications for business. Read more

Feb
2018

END OF AN ERA FOR THE SFO 6 min read
By Azizur Rahman February 5, 2018
When David Green stands down as Director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in April, after six years, it will bring to an end a period that has seen major developments for the organisation. And yet many questions still remain about its effectiveness and its future role. Read more

Feb
2018

What Are Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWO)? 4 min read
By Azizur Rahman February 5, 2018
The Criminal Finances Act 2017 came into effect in September 2017. But one key aspect of it, unexplained wealth orders (UWO’s) only came into force on January 31 2018. Read more

Feb
2018

HOW EXECUTIVES CAN PROTECT THEMSELVES IF A COMPANY COLLAPSES 4 min read
By Nicola Sharp, Syedur Rahman February 5, 2018
The fall-out from the collapse of Carillion is set to claim many victims. It is also set to shine a light on many aspects of business where diligence and shrewd judgement are required. Read more

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