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NEWS 11 January 2016

Printing company Smith and Ouzman Ltd ordered to pay a total of £2.2 million
By Azizur Rahman.
Printing company Smith and Ouzman Ltd, convicted of making corrupt payments, has been ordered to pay a total of £2.2 million in a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court. Read more

NEWS 21 December 2015

A joint campaign by the Home Office and organisations such as the Law Society aims to raise professionals’ awareness of the warning signs of money laundering
By Azizur Rahman.
Flag It Up, which has just begun, intends to offer advice and assistance to accountants and solicitors so they spot indicators of criminal activity. Read more

NEWS 21 December 2015

UK regulators are getting tougher on financial crime by issuing tougher penalties to wrongdoers, according to new analysis
By Azizur Rahman.
Research recently released shows that, over the past two years, the punishments handed out by the UK’s regulatory bodies – the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) and the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) – saw fines rise by 271% percent. Read more

NEWS 21 December 2015

Construction company Sweett Group is set to become the first UK firm to be prosecuted for failing to prevent bribery
By Azizur Rahman.
Sweett Group, which admitted to bribery relating to two contracts in the Middle East, said it is expecting prosecution and a fine. Read more

NEWS 21 December 2015

Strippers, escort agencies and lap dancing clubs have been told to reveal all to an adult entertainment taskforce set up to chase millions of pounds of unpaid tax
By Azizur Rahman.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) officials have said that those working in adult entertainment risk major penalties if they are proved to have evaded VAT, income tax and national insurance. 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 1 December 2015

Rahman Ravelli is celebrating after again being ranked as top fraud solicitors in the world’s most prestigious legal guide
By Azizur Rahman.
Last year, the firm was the only Yorkshire firm to gain a sought-after Tier 1 ranking in the fraud solicitors section of “The Legal 500’’; which rates legal firms in more than 100 countries. Read more