Author: Azizur Rahman 26 February 2019
2019 is set to be the year that unexplained wealth orders (UWOs) become a regular and well-used feature in the UK’s legal system?
With the National Crime Agency (NCA) having stated that it has already considered 140 cases to see if they are suitable for a UWO, it would be a surprise if this year did not see a sharp increase in their use. Especially as the NCA has spoken openly about looking into Russian-owned assets in the UK.
With this in mind, Aziz Rahman of Rahman Ravelli wrote a piece, which featured on Risk UK, considering the NCA’s stance and why the use of UWOs may appeal to it.
The full 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.