Author: Azizur Rahman 11 July 2019
The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) recent conviction of a UBS compliance officer and her friend have escalated the regulator's convictions on its criminal insider dealing prosecutions by a third in number to 89% in the last five years.
Revised statistics confirmed by the FCA, show the regulator started nine such prosecutions in the last five years from 2014/15 until 2018/19 and succeeded in eight.
Rahman Ravelli's Senior Partner, Aziz Rahman comments regarding these recent statistics and what they mean to individuals involved in market abuse/insider trading were featured on Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence.
The article can be read here.
Aziz Rahman is Senior Partner at Rahman Ravelli and its founder. His ability to coordinate national, international and multi-agency defences has led to success in some of the most significant corporate crime cases of this century and top rankings in international legal guides. He is recognised worldwide as one of the most capable legal experts regarding top-level, high-value commercial and financial disputes.