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FEATURED NEWS 10 December 2019

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman comments in Bloomberg on why the SFO’s decision to investigate Glencore may silence some of its critics
By Azizur Rahman.
The Serious Fraud Office’s announcement that it has opened a bribery investigation into mining company Glencore could be seen as a sign that it is not afraid to take on the big cases under Director Lisa Osofsky. Read more

FEATURED NEWS 5 December 2019

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman gave his thoughts on the developing Cum-Ex scandal and its implications to The Times
By Azizur Rahman.
As the Cum-Ex scandal gathers momentum across Europe, The Times asked Rahman Ravelli’s Senior Partner Aziz Rahman for his thoughts on it and the possible implications for the UK. Read more

FEATURED NEWS 27 November 2019

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman discusses the background to the Cum-Ex tax scandal and how those investigated should respond with Thomson Reuters
By Azizur Rahman.
With another bank having been raided as part of the ever-growing investigation into the Cum-Ex tax scandal, Aziz Rahman of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli explains the background to it, the issues at stake and how those investigated should respond. Read more

FEATURED NEWS 1 November 2019

Legal Director Neil Williams discusses the SME Alliance with The Times
By Neil Williams.
Members of the SME Alliance gathered earlier this week to mark the organisation’s fifth anniversary. Read more

NEWS 3 December 2019

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman considers the FCA's proposed benchmark administrators regime in a Thomson Reuters article.
By Azizur Rahman.
As the consultation period begins on the new senior managers regime that the Financial Conduct Authority intends to impose on some benchmark administrators, Thomson Reuters asked Senior Partner Aziz Rahman to contribute his thoughts on it for an article, Aziz commented, “the processes follow an extension of legislation to strengthen market integrity so the likelihood of better regulation should be a decrease in potential scandals," "It would be wise for senior managers to follow the FCA's published guidance on statements of responsibility robustly," continued Aziz. Read more

NEWS 21 November 2019

Legal Director Neil Williams comments in Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence article which looks closely at the FCA’s Libor transition requirements
By Neil Williams.
Compliance officers will have their hands full as the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) transition kicks in. Read more

NEWS 20 November 2019

Legal Director Syed Rahman discusses a recent Transparency International report on money laundering in the UK with Risk Extra
By Syedur Rahman.
Transparency International has argued forcefully that laundered money is making its way into even the most prestigious parts of the UK economy. Read more

NEWS 7 November 2019

Legal Director Syed Rahman comments in Law 360 on the Japanese bank, Daiwa being ordered to pay $150m after losing negligence case
By Syedur Rahman.
Rahman Ravelli’s Legal Director Syed Rahman was asked by Law360 to comment in an article looking closely at the Daiwa ruling by the Supreme Court, in which the Japanese bank was ordered to pay damages of more than $150m for its “negligence” in failing to check a customer transaction. Read more

NEWS 7 November 2019

Survey conducted by Rahman Ravelli finds that two-thirds of legal professionals expect no rise in Serious Fraud Office conviction rate
By Azizur Rahman.
A survey of legal professionals carried out by Rahman Ravelli found that more than two-thirds of legal professionals who specialise in white-collar crime do not believe the Serious Fraud Office’s conviction rate will improve over the next 12 months. Read more

NEWS 6 November 2019

Associate Solicitor Josie Welland discusses the law around cheating the Revenue by Omission with Taxation
By Josie Welland.
Taxation in the England and Wales is regulated entirely by statute. Read more

NEWS 1 November 2019

Three Rahman Ravelli Lawyers Are Co-authors Of The International Comparative Legal Guide To Business Crime
By Azizur Rahman, Nicola Sharp, Syedur Rahman.
A trio of Rahman Ravelli lawyers has contributed one of the major sections to The International Comparative Legal Guide to Business Crime 2020. Read more

NEWS 21 October 2019

Legal Director Neil Williams comments in the media on the SFO concluding its investigation into LIBOR manipulation
By Neil Williams.
The Serious Fraud Office has announced the closure of its investigation into LIBOR manipulation. Read more

NEWS 17 October 2019

Legal Director Neil Williams discusses Lisa Osofsky emphasising the use of covert surveillance with Law 360
By Neil Williams.
The Serious Fraud Office Director Lisa Osofsky has once more expressed her desire to see covert surveillance play a greater role in her agency’s battle against white-collar crime. Read more