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Rapid Response Team: 0800 559 3500
Switchboard: +44 (0)203 947 1539
Rapid Response Team: 0800 559 3500
Switchboard: +44 (0)203 947 1539


As business and finance become ever more global, financial crime investigations and complex business disputes almost always implicate more than one jurisdiction.

With an integrated team of lawyers qualified to practise in the UK, US, France and Germany, Rahman Ravelli acts for corporations, senior executives and high net worth individuals based all over the world.

Our team has broad legal expertise and significant experience interacting with law enforcement and regulatory authorities in multiple countries. And through our strategic relationships with an extensive network of trusted overseas practitioners, we are able to swiftly deliver expert guidance pertaining to legal issues touching on virtually any jurisdiction.

We are often engaged to manage multi-jurisdictional teams in complex cross-border civil, criminal and regulatory matters. As a conflict-free firm, Rahman Ravelli is also regularly engaged by in-house counsel and large international law firms to provide senior officers and directors with advice that is independent from their company’s lawyers.

Rahman Ravelli’s lawyers are recognised for their multi-jurisdictional expertise and experience. Their insights are routinely published in highly-regarded international legal journals and they frequently are invited to speak at high-profile legal events and conferences around the globe.

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International Expertise

Acting for a Slovakian futures trader in a market manipulation enforcement action brought by the US Commodities Futures Trading Commission in federal court in Chicago.

Obtaining an acquittal for a former senior executive of a seismic testing company - after the company itself had admitted wrongdoing - following an SFO investigation into alleged bribery of a South Korean public official to secure multi-million-pound contracts.

Defense of a London-based hedge fund trader being investigated by authorities in Europe over alleged involvement in a £193 million Cum-Ex share trading scheme.

Acting for a Moscow-based telecom executive in connection with an FCPA and foreign bribery indictment filed by the US Department of Justice in Manhattan.

Defence of a French individual facing allegations of tax fraud in France and on the Ivory Coast.

Defence of a large industrial group during settlement negotiations with the European Investment Bank to close an investigation allegations of corruption in West Africa.

Defence of a major French construction consortium in connection with World Bank investigations into alleged corruption and collusion in the Indian Ocean.

Advice to a Dubai-based cryptocurrency and non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace on compliance with US and UK money-laundering and sanction laws.

Advice to a European cybersecurity firm with respect to compliance with US and UK sanction and export control laws.

Representation of one of the largest private banks in Southeast Asia in a global assessment of its sanctions exposure and related compliance policies and procedures.

A team of first-class lawyers with experience and expertise. A strong, bright, proactive and diligent team
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Legal Articles

The FRC’s new requirements of auditors
Syed Rahman of Rahman Ravelli outlines the Financial Reporting Council’s new management standards for auditing firms.

2 min read - Published Jul 2021
The FATF and Proliferation Financing Risk
Niall Hearty of Rahman Ravelli outlines the Financial Action Task Force’s proliferation financing guidance

3 min read - Published Jul 2021
Forum Non Conveniens
Nicola Sharp of Rahman Ravelli details the issues relating to serving out of the jurisdiction that arose in a recent case.

3 min read - Published Jul 2021
Russia looks to legislation to help it tackle cryptocurrency-related crime
Russia has announced that it will introduce legislation to give law enforcement agencies the power to confiscate cryptocurrency that has been obtained illegally.

< 1 min read - Published Jul 2021