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NEWS 27 April 2016

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has confirmed that it opened a criminal investigation into the activities at one of Tata Steel's units in December 2015.
By Azizur Rahman.
After initially declining to confirm reports that it was investigating Tata Steel, the SFO said: "The Serious Fraud Office confirms it opened a criminal investigation in December 2015 into activity at Speciality Steels, a business unit of Tata Steel (UK) Ltd. Read more

NEWS 25 April 2016

Rahman Ravelli opens new base in the Midlands
By Azizur Rahman.
Award-winning business crime legal firm Rahman Ravelli is opening an office in Birmingham in response to client demand. Read more

NEWS 29 March 2016

Leading business crime solicitor says new law to curb banking excesses will achieve nothing
By Azizur Rahman.
An award-winning business crime lawyer has expressed concern that new legislation to prevent banking recklessness will do little to solve the problem. Read more

NEWS 22 March 2016

Leading fraud solicitor attacks SFO for bringing no action after Forex investigation
By Azizur Rahman.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has been accused of acting without accountability after ending a criminal investigation into the foreign exchange market. Read more

NEWS 17 March 2016

An appeals court denied a request by Tom Hayes, a former trader at Citigroup and UBS, to have his conviction for Libor manipulation reviewed by the Supreme Court
By Azizur Rahman.
Mr. Hayes, who is serving an 11-year sentence, was the first person to go to trial in Britain and be convicted of criminal charges related to the manipulation of the London interbank offered rate. Read more

NEWS 17 March 2016

French prosecutors have opened a serious fraud investigation into Volkswagen over devices the German car maker fitted into cars to cheat emissions tests
By Azizur Rahman.
VW has been thrown into crisis after acknowledging that it had installed emissions-cheating software into 11 million diesel engines worldwide. Read more

NEWS 17 March 2016

A Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) investigation has warned that pension providers may need to change to avoid breaching competition law
By Azizur Rahman.
In the FCA's "Retirement Income Study", it said it had put several pension providers "on notice" for potential infringements of competition law. Read more

NEWS 17 March 2016

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has said a pensions "dashboard" would have to be designed to prevent fraud
By Azizur Rahman.
Rob Yuille, manager for retirement policy at the ABI said the body wants a dashboard – a facility where policy holders can access their data at any time from one place. Read more