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NEWS 8 July 2019

Neil Williams tells The Times the lessons that companies can learn from the deferred prosecution agreement concluded by the Serious Fraud Office and SGL
By Neil Williams.
The Serious Fraud Office’s announcement of a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with SGL, a subsidiary of Serco Group, is the first DPA to relate to public contracts. Read more

NEWS 5 July 2019

Aziz Rahman quoted in Law360 discussing Serco entering a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO)
By Azizur Rahman.
The news that Serco had agreed in principle a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA), after self-reporting offences of fraud and false accounting and offering the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) substantial cooperation, was widely covered yesterday. Read more

NEWS 1 July 2019

Neil Williams discusses cooperation between the UK and European Law enforcement agencies after Brexit with Risk UK
By Neil Williams.
The UK is receiving a record number of European Arrest Warrants for suspects that have fled other European Union (EU) countries, which raises the question about what happens after Brexit. Read more

NEWS 28 June 2019

Rahman Ravelli strengthens its London Team with the arrival of Senior Associate Niall Hearty
By Niall Hearty.
Rahman Ravelli has boosted its London-based corporate and business crime team by appointing Niall Hearty He arrives at the firm, which is ranked in national and international legal guides, at a time when it is expanding to meet increasing client demand from the UK and abroad. Read more

NEWS 25 June 2019

Legal Director Syed Rahman discussing changes the FCA should make to open-ended funds
By Syedur Rahman.
The deterioration of Neil Woodford’s flagship £3.7 billion fund has prompted the FCA to consider reviewing how investments in illiquid assets are regulated. Read more

NEWS 20 June 2019

Rahman Ravelli’s founder Aziz Rahman has been the subject of the “My Legal Life’’ feature in The Law Society Gazette
By Azizur Rahman.
In the article, Aziz outlines some aspects of his training and how he came to be attracted to the area of work he specialises in. Read more

NEWS 11 June 2019

Syed Rahman discusses the effectiveness of large fines for banks with Law360
By Syedur Rahman.
Standard Chartered is just the latest bank to be hit with huge financial penalties for wrongdoing, having been fined in the US and UK. Read more

NEWS 11 June 2019

Legal Director Syed Rahman discusses the increase in FCA raids during 2018 with the FCPA Blog.
By Syedur Rahman.
Syed looks closely at why the number of dawn raids conducted by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has almost doubled over the past year, from 13 in 2017 to 25 in 2018 and why this increase is such a significant one. Read more

NEWS 2 June 2019

Rahman Ravelli’s Senior Partner, Aziz Rahman quoted in The Times on the real value of unexplained wealth orders and if they will ever be used on a regular basis.
By Azizur Rahman.
The second case to involve unexplained wealth orders (UWOs) has seen the National Crime Agency targeting three residential properties with a total value of more than £80M. Read more

NEWS 31 May 2019

Aziz Rahman discusses Unexplained Wealth Orders with Lawyer Monthly
By Azizur Rahman.
“Unexplained wealth orders have the potential to significantly reduce the appeal of the UK as a destination for illicit income. Read more

NEWS 16 May 2019

Rahman Ravelli has appointed Neil Williams, Nicola Sharp and Syedur Rahman as legal directors as it expands to meet increased international demand from new and existing clients.
By Neil Williams, Nicola Sharp, Syedur Rahman.
Rahman Ravelli has appointed three legal directors as it embarks on a period of expansion to meet international client demand. Read more

NEWS 3 May 2019

Are the FCA sending mixed messages on Brexit?
By Azizur Rahman.
The FCA has talked of the challenges it faces due to Brexit and yet it has been considering delaying spending on Brexit implementation costs. Read more

NEWS 11 January 2019

Why the SFO narrowed the Rolls-Royce investigation
By Azizur Rahman.
The SFO’s decision to scale down its investigation into individuals regarding the Rolls-Royce bribery and corruption scandal comes six years after it began its enquiries and two years after it reached a deferred prosecution agreement with the company. Read more

NEWS 2 August 2018

The EU Anti-Fraud Budget Has a Problem
By Azizur Rahman.
Rahman Ravelli’s Neil Williams wrote a piece that examined the potential shortcomings in the European Union’s financing of the battle against fraud. Read more