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FEATURED NEWS 1 July 2020

Legal Director Neil Williams tells Thomson Reuters about the pressures facing Germany’s financial regulator after WIrecard’s collapse.
By Neil Williams.
The collapse of payments company Wirecard has led to the European Union looking into the activities of Germany’s financial regulator, BaFin.With creditors owed almost $4 billion, the demise of Wirecard could become one of Germany’s biggest ever financial scandals. Read more

FEATURED NEWS 1 July 2020

Legal Director Nicola Sharp explains to Lawyer Monthly how the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the Competition and Markets Authority’s weaknesses.
By Nicola Sharp.
With the coronavirus pandemic sparking tens of thousands of complaints about business practices to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Rahman Ravelli’s Nicola Sharp wrote a piece for Lawyer Monthly about the Authority’s shortcomings. Read more

FEATURED NEWS 29 June 2020

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman tells Law 360 that the orchestrators of Cum-Ex schemes are in the prosecutors’ sights as much as the investors.
By Azizur Rahman.
With the Cum-Ex dividend stripping scandal showing no signs of abating, Rahman Ravelli’s Aziz Rahman told Law 360 that the orchestrators of the schemes are likely to come under as much scrutiny as those who invested in them. Read more

FEATURED NEWS 29 June 2020

Legal Director Neil Williams tells Law 360 about the Serious Fraud Office’s continuing tendency to drop investigations.
By Neil Williams.
The Serious Fraud Office’s decision to end its 11-month probe into bank note producer De La Rue and allegations of corruption in South Sudan led to Rahman Ravelli Legal Director Neil Williams writing an article about the SFO’s record of dropping investigations. Read more

FEATURED NEWS 15 June 2020

Legal Director Syed Rahman assesses the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s efforts to prevent money laundering for GIR
By Syedur Rahman.
With the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) planning on-site money laundering checks on its members, Rahman Ravelli’s Syed Rahman was asked by Global Investigations Review to assess the measures. Read more

FEATURED NEWS 15 June 2020

SFO Closes EURIBOR Probe
By Azizur Rahman.
The Serious Fraud Office’s withdrawal of European arrest warrants against four individuals regarding manipulation of the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (EURIBOR) led to Rahman Ravelli’s Aziz Rahman being quoted on the case by the FT, among others. Read more

NEWS 30 June 2020

Commerzbank has been ordered to pay more than £37M for its lack of money laundering controls
By Syedur Rahman.
Syed Rahman of financial crime specialists Rahman Ravelli believes the fine serves as a warning to financial institutions about the need to take compliance seriously. Read more

NEWS 29 June 2020

Legal Director Nicola Sharp discusses the need to tackle money laundering linked to wildlife-related crime with Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence.
By Nicola Sharp.
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has published a report, “Money Laundering and the Illegal Wildlife Trade’’, which highlights how such crime is generating billions of dollars a year that are being laundered through established channels. Read more

NEWS 17 June 2020

Campaigners are considering the possibility of bringing a private prosecution against government adviser Dominic Cummings
By Neil Williams.
Campaigners are considering the possibility of bringing a private prosecution against government adviser Dominic Cummings over his controversial trip to the north east during lockdown. Read more

NEWS 16 June 2020

Barclays has found itself at the centre of a high-profile, high-stakes civil litigation case
By Nicola Sharp.
Nicola Sharp of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli believes we may see many more such cases. Read more

NEWS 11 June 2020

Fears have been voiced that London will be increasingly attractive to money launderers if the UK does not ensure post-Brexit co-operation with the European Union
By Syedur Rahman.
Syedur Rahman of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli assesses the possibilities. Read more

Categories: Money Laundering
NEWS 11 June 2020

The Serious Fraud Office has produced a formal response to independent, in-depth assessments of how it functions.
By Neil Williams.
Neil Williams of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli considers the agency’s reaction to criticism of its working methods. Read more

NEWS 10 June 2020

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman assesses the effectiveness of the Bribery Act’s first ten years for Security Matters
By Azizur Rahman.
The tenth anniversary of the Bribery Act passing into UK law led Rahman Ravelli’s Aziz Rahman to pen an article examining its effectiveness. Read more

NEWS 5 June 2020

A state bank in Poland has become the subject of a money laundering investigation
By Neil Williams.
Neil Williams of financial crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli explains why the case has significance beyond Poland’s borders. Read more

Categories: Money Laundering