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The London-based ICBC Standard Bank Plc is the first company to enter into a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) in the UK

According to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the DPA has been approved in principle by a senior judge, Brian Leveson. Final approval to the DPA was given at a London court hearing on November 30. DPA’s involve a company charged with wrongdoing having legal proceedings suspended in exchange for acc...
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Tesco has agreed to pay $12 million to settle a US lawsuit over its accounting scandal.

The supermarket giant has not admitted any liability in the settlement and potentially faces legal action in the UK. The S...
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Shares of pharmaceutical giant Valeant have been falling after a research firm accused it of large-scale fraud

Federal prosecutors were already probing the way the Canadian company prices and distributes its drugs. Now Citron, a firm...
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Barclays, HSBC and RBS have been ordered to pay £600m in the US for rigging foreign exchange markets

Reports have indicated that Barclays agreed to pay £250M, HSBC £185M and RBS £165M. French bank BNP Paribas and Goldman...
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The National Association of Estate Agents has admitted that its members are doing little to tackle money laundering

The NAEA has stated that “take up has been low” in its bid to persuade each of its affiliated estate agents to identif...
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Criminal proceedings could finally be launched over the FIFA scandal in the UK after the head of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) revealed it was examining potential "money-laun­dering"

David Green, the SFO director, confirmed that his organisation had obtained some “new information” about allegations o...
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Volkswagen is facing an SFO investigation over the diesel emissions scandal

The Department for Transport has said prosecutors are considering whether to take action against VW over “corporate crim...
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Rahman Ravelli solicitors ranked as one of UK's best fraud legal firms

Firm's founder classed as a star individual Rahman Ravelli has been classed as one of the UK’s bes...


Fraud victims are being ​'badly served' by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO)

Fraud victims are being ​"badly served" by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), which only recovered £...


Pensions could become the next mis-selling scandal

Pensions could become the next mis-selling scandal if stronger support is not offered to consumers t...


Famous football figures in the spotlight

Allegations that the bid committee to bring the 2006 World Cup to Germany used bribery to secure the...


Law enforcement agencies’ response to money laundering has been weak for a long time

The UK’s first money laundering and terrorist financing national risk assessment (NRA), claims tha...


Argentina's central bank has ordered HSBC to replace its chief executive in the country for failing to prevent tax evasion and money laundering.

In November, Argentina accused the banking giant of helping more than 4,000 clients evade taxes by m...