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Rahman Ravelli hold an Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill Webinar

With: Azizur Rahman, Zulfi Meerza, Francesca Cassidy-Taylor  10th July 2023 | 12:00 - 13:15 BST

A webinar to examine all aspects of the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill was organised by Rahman Ravelli.

The event, “Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill 2023 – the potential impact on corporates and other stakeholders’’, was held on Monday, 10 July at 12 noon BST.

The event was be moderated by Rahman Ravelli's Senior Partner, Aziz Rahman. He was joined by Rahman Ravelli Senior Associates Zulfi Meerza and Francesca Cassidy-Taylor, Miranda Hill KC, Barrister at 6KBW as well as Steve Holt, Partner at Grant Thornton.

The webinar provided background to the drafting of the Bill and assessed its key measures, including the expansion of the law on corporate criminal liability and the potential introduction of the offence of failure to prevent fraud.

The event examined:

  • The Bill’s purpose and progress through Parliament.
  • New criminal offence of failure to prevent fraud – preparation and prevention.
  • The Bill’s key measures relating to:
    • Companies House reform;
    • Seizure and recovery of crypto assets; and
    • Enhanced enforcement powers regarding money laundering.
  • New compliance obligations and how corporates should prepare to meet them.

There was also an opportunity to submit questions for the panellists prior to and during the webinar.

 

The "Rahman Ravelli hold an Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill Webinar" event happened 10 months ago, 10th July 2023 | 12:00 - 13:15 BST.

Event roundup and debrief coming soon.

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Azizur Rahman

Senior Partner

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Aziz Rahman is Senior Partner at Rahman Ravelli and its founder. His ability to coordinate national, international and multi-agency defences has led to success in some of the most significant corporate crime cases of this century and top rankings in international legal guides. He is recognised worldwide as one of the most capable legal experts regarding top-level, high-value commercial and financial disputes.


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Zulfi Meerza

Senior Associate Solicitor

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Zulfi’s in-depth expertise in business crime investigations and serious regulatory matters makes him a logical choice to advise and represent corporates, board members, senior business figures and high net worth individuals throughout the life of a case.


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Francesca Cassidy-Taylor

Senior Associate

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Francesca’s experience of top-level, multinational corporate crime investigations and her ability to identify the best route for clients has made her the first choice of many high net worth individuals, senior business figures and professionals.
She is sought by corporates for advice and representation on compliance matters; including responding to whistleblower complaints and conducting internal investigations and risk assessments.

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