Author: Azizur Rahman 20 November 2020
Rahman Ravelli detailed many aspects of the Serious Fraud Office’s working methods for a Security Matters Podcast.
It outlined the role of the SFO, the powers it has and explained how legal challenges can be made to the way the agency functions in a case. It emphasised the importance of negotiation with the SFO in certain circumstances and outlined the factors that the agency will consider when deciding whether to bring a prosecution.
Rahman Ravelli went on to tell listeners about deferred prosecution agreements and how a company could and should go about self-reporting wrongdoing to the SFO. It also talked about how the current pandemic has had an effect on the way the SFO functions.
To listen to their comments, visit the Security Matters website.
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.