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NEWS 20 March 2019

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) uses its competition enforcement powers for the first time
By Azizur Rahman.
With the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) making a formal decision using its competition enforcement powers for the first time, Rahman Ravelli’s Syedur Rahman wrote an article, which featured on Lawyer Monthly, that considers the action taken. Read more

NEWS 4 March 2019

SFO drops its bribery investigations into GlaxoSmithKline and Rolls-Royce
By Azizur Rahman.
The Serious Fraud Office’s (SFO) decision to drop its bribery investigations into GlaxoSmithKline and Rolls-Royce saw Rahman Ravelli’s Aziz Rahman asked for his thoughts by a number of media outlets including Bloomberg Law. Read more

NEWS 26 February 2019

Aziz Rahman Discusses Unexplained Wealth Orders, for Risk UK
By Azizur Rahman.
2019 is set to be the year that unexplained wealth orders (UWOs) become a regular and well-used feature in the UK’s legal system? Read more

NEWS 13 February 2019

Nicola Sharp discussed the Patisserie Valerie Fraud, for Lawyer Monthly
By Azizur Rahman.
With Patisserie Valerie staff who were made redundant not being paid, MP’s on the business, energy and industrial strategy committee were told by the head of the café chain’s former auditors that normal audit procedures may not be able to identify sophisticated fraud. Read more

NEWS 13 February 2019

RAHMAN RAVELLI SPONSORS NORTHERN POWERHOUSE EXPORT AWARDS
By Azizur Rahman.
Rahman Ravelli was a proud sponsor of the Northern Powerhouse Export Awards 2019. Read more

NEWS 30 January 2019

How businesses can avoid problems with the tax man
By Azizur Rahman.
HMRC recently admitted that it had mistakenly fined some people for not submitting their online tax returns on time. Read more

NEWS 22 January 2019

Syedur Rahman examines investigations into cryptocurrency, for Irish Tech News
By Syedur Rahman.
The number of Financial Conduct Authority investigations into cryptocurrency is on the rise, possibly because falling prices have exposed fraud and led to more complaints being made to the authorities. Read more

NEWS 11 January 2019

Aziz Rahman looks closely at the Bribery Act, for Lawyer Monthly
By Azizur Rahman.
With a House of Lords committee currently examining the effectiveness of the Bribery Act some have claimed that the Act is unfair to smaller companies. Read more

NEWS 8 January 2019

Aziz Rahman discusses SFO Director's Lisa Osofsky recent speech, for The Times
By Azizur Rahman.
The Serious Fraud Office’s (SFO) new Director Lisa Osofsky chose a speech in her native United States to outline her aims for the organisation she now heads. Read more

NEWS 4 January 2019

Aziz Rahman discusses how failing to prevent bribery could cost you more than reputation, for Real Business.
By Azizur Rahman.
The latest conviction in the long-running Alstom investigation means that three senior individuals and the company itself have now been successfully prosecuted regarding a large-scale Lithuanian bribery scandal. Read more

NEWS 4 January 2019

Bribery and Corruption: Investigations and Negotiations across Jurisdictions
By Azizur Rahman.
Aziz Rahman, founder of Rahman Ravelli, has outlined the current issues involved in bribery and corruption investigations in a chapter he has contributed to an international legal guide. Read more

NEWS 12 December 2018

Bribery allegations in more than one jurisdiction: the importance of ensuring a joined-up defence approach | Lexology
By Azizur Rahman.
Telecoms giant Ericsson is set to reach an agreement with the authorities in the US over bribery allegations in a number of countries. Read more

NEWS 7 December 2018

SFO charges failed — but Barclays did not get off lightly
By Azizur Rahman.
The High Court denying the Serious Fraud Office’s application to have charges reinstated against Barclays comes just months after the original charges were dismissed at Southwark Crown Court. Read more

NEWS 13 November 2018

Beneficial ownership and unexplained wealth orders
By Azizur Rahman.
The UK government’s drive for greater transparency regarding the beneficial ownership of companies appears to have had, at best, limited success. Read more