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NEWS 26 July 2017

EU CRITICISES COUNTRIES’ SLOW RESPONSE TO 4MLD
By Azizur Rahman.
Brussels has rebuked national governments in the EU for failing to apply rules to implement the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4MLD). Read more

NEWS 26 July 2017

JANUARY 2019 FOR BARCLAYS TRIAL
By Azizur Rahman.
The trial of four former Barclays executives, on allegations they conspired to commit fraud over the bank’s 2008 fundraising with Qatar, will begin in January 2019. Read more

NEWS 26 July 2017

EUROPCAR INVESTIGATED FOR £30m OVERCHARGING
By Azizur Rahman.
Car hire giant Europcar has been accused of overcharging customers £30 million for damage to vehicles. Read more

NEWS 26 July 2017

SFO WARNS THAT BREXIT MAY HAMPER ITS INVESTIGATIONS
By Azizur Rahman.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has expressed concern that its ability to tackle international corruption may suffer because of Brexit. Read more

NEWS 26 July 2017

GLOBAL AUDIT GIANT PWC IS BEING INVESTIGATED BY UK REGULATORS OVER A SCANDAL INVOLVING BT'S ITALIAN DIVISION.
By Azizur Rahman.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC), which monitors and enforces accounting standards, has said it will investigate audits by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) of BT's financial statements from 2015 to 2017. Read more

NEWS 26 July 2017

BILLIONAIRE NG LAP SENG DENIES ALLEGATIONS THAT HE BRIBED UN OFFICIALS.
By Azizur Rahman.
A billionaire real estate developer from Macau has gone on trial in the United States, accused of bribing two United Nations ambassadors. Read more

NEWS 28 March 2017

TESCO TO PAY £129M IN DPA FOR MISREPORTING
By Azizur Rahman.
Tesco has reached a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) that will see it pay £129M for misreporting profits. Read more

NEWS 17 January 2017

ROLLS-ROYCE TO PAY £671M TO SETTLE BRIBERY CLAIMS
By Azizur Rahman.
The settlement means the engineering giant will avoid being prosecuted by anti-corruption investigators in the UK, US and Brazil. Read more

NEWS 21 December 2015

The National Crime Agency (NCA) is facing severe criticism over weaknesses in its attempts to combat money laundering
By Azizur Rahman.
Previously, the NCA has conceded that its system for monitoring suspicious financial transactions is neither effective nor efficient. Read more

NEWS 2 December 2015

Yorkshire’s finest fraud specialist
By Azizur Rahman.
Aziz Rahman is the senior partner at Rahman Ravelli, the firm he founded in 2001. Read more

NEWS 15 July 2015

Switzerland's banks are to strengthen anti-money laundering measures
By Azizur Rahman.
Switzerland's banks are to strengthen anti-money laundering measures following a government-commissioned report that said the country was still vulnerable to financial crime. Read more

NEWS 22 May 2015

Owners of Ceasers Palace in money laundering discussions with authorities
By Azizur Rahman.
Caesars Entertainment Corporation is in talks with the Financial Crimes Network of the US Department of the Treasury (FinCen) about the allegations. Read more

NEWS 22 May 2015

Hackney Council begin fraud investigation
By Azizur Rahman.
Hackney Council has begun a fraud investigation into alleged corrupt practices at one of its housing organisations. Read more

NEWS 23 March 2015

64 to Stand Trial As Part Of Siemens Contracts Allegations
By Azizur Rahman.
Greek authorities have reported that 64 people have been indicted to stand trial in connection with allegations that Siemens paid $76 million to secure contracts. Read more