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NEWS 28 May 2020

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman explains in the Financial Times the increased use of account freezing orders by HM Revenue and Customs
By Azizur Rahman.
With the year 2019-20 having seen HM Revenue and Customs freeze 166 bank and building society accounts containing £19.5M in total, the Financial Times asked Rahman Ravelli’s Aziz Rahman to explain the popularity of account freezing orders. Read more

NEWS 26 May 2020

Legal Director Neil Williams discusses the dividend arbitrage challenges facing the European Banking Authority with Thomson Reuters
By Neil Williams.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has said that while some European regulators are viewing dividend trading schemes as tax crimes – and an offence under the Fourth Money Laundering Directive - others are taking a different position. Read more

Categories: Cum-Ex
NEWS 22 May 2020

The European Commission has begun legal action against Luxembourg for its failure to apply money laundering and tax avoidance laws
By Syedur Rahman.
Syedur Rahman of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli hopes the action prompts other states to make sure they meet their obligations. Read more

Categories: Money Laundering
NEWS 22 May 2020

Research has shown that hundreds of UK firms are blacklisted in the Ukraine for suspected involvement in money laundering.
By Nicola Sharp.
Nicola Sharp of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli believes the research highlights a problem that needs addressing. Read more

Categories: Money Laundering
NEWS 18 May 2020

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman writes for Fraud Intelligence about the approach the Serious Fraud Office has taken regarding working during the pandemic
By Azizur Rahman.
Rahman Ravelli’s Aziz Rahman wrote a short article on the ways that those in the legal system can work remotely during the current Covid-19 pandemic. Read more

Categories: COVID-19
NEWS 18 May 2020

In an attempt to tackle weaknesses in efforts to combat money laundering, the European Commission has devised a series of measures to improve EU-wide prevention
By Nicola Sharp.
Nicola Sharp of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli welcomes what she sees as a much-needed initiative. Read more

Categories: Money Laundering
NEWS 12 May 2020

Legal Director Syed Rahman considers the authorities’ response to the threat of coronavirus-related cybercrime in an article for Security Matters
By Syedur Rahman.
With the government having made it clear that the Covid-19 pandemic is producing opportunities for cybercrime, Rahman Ravelli’s Syed Rahman analysed the challenge facing the authorities. Read more

Categories: COVID-19
NEWS 11 May 2020

The Financial Action Task Force has accused the United Arab Emirates of falling short when it comes to tackling money laundering
By Nicola Sharp.
Nicola Sharp of financial crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli considers the challenge facing the UAE. Read more

Categories: Money Laundering
NEWS 7 May 2020

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman outlines what banks need to do to prevent emergency Covid-19 loans being used to launder money in an article for Thomson Reuters
By Azizur Rahman.
With concerns that emergency Covid-19 loans could be used by those looking to launder money and finance terrorism, Rahman Ravelli’s Aziz Rahman outlined the challenge facing banks. Read more

Categories: COVID-19, Money Laundering
NEWS 1 May 2020

Legal Director Neil Williams assesses the challenges faced by the SFO due to the coronavirus pandemic in an article for Lawyer Monthly
By Neil Williams.
Coronavirus is posing a stern test for all of the business world. Read more

NEWS 1 May 2020

Legal Director Neil Williams warns of the potential for fraud in coronavirus humanitarian aid efforts
By Neil Williams.
With expectations that the Covid-19 pandemic may prompt fraud that leads to a large number of major investigations, Rahman Ravelli’s Neil Williams outlined the situation for Law 360. Read more

Categories: COVID-19
NEWS 29 April 2020

Legal Director Syedur Rahman voices his concerns to Thomson Reuters about the FCA's stance regarding employees not obtaining compulsory FCA qualifications during lockdown
By Syedur Rahman.
The Financial Conduct Authority's decision to extend the period for completing compulsory FCA qualifications during COVID-19 home-working prompted Rahman Ravelli’s Syed Rahman to voice his concerns. Read more

Categories: COVID-19
NEWS 22 April 2020

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman’s article about the Airbus settlement and the rise of DPAs is published by the International Bar Association
By Azizur Rahman.
The International Bar Association (IBA) has chosen to publish an article by Rahman Ravelli’s Aziz Rahman about the Airbus settlement. Read more

NEWS 22 April 2020

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman explains to Euronews the fraud risks posed by the coronavirus pandemic – and how to tackle them
By Azizur Rahman.
Companies’ vulnerability to fraud during the coronavirus pandemic was the subject of an article written by Rahman Ravelli’s Aziz Rahman. Read more

Categories: COVID-19