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NEWS 10 October 2019

Legal Director Nicola Sharp discusses the 5th Money Laundering Directive with The Times
By Nicola Sharp.
A centralised solution is needed to tackle the international problem of money laundering, writes Nicola Sharp On January 10 the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive will become law throughout the European Union, but there are already concerns over whether it will be effective. Read more

NEWS 10 October 2019

Rahman Ravelli Once Again Classed As Elite Business Crime Lawyers By Chambers
By Azizur Rahman, Neil Williams, Nicola Sharp, Syedur Rahman.
Rahman Ravelli has once more been ranked as one of the very best corporate crime law firms by the Chambers and Partners UK Legal Guide. Read more

NEWS 27 September 2019

Rahman Ravelli Named Leader In The Field By The Legal 500
By Azizur Rahman.
Rahman Ravelli has been named as the best business crime lawyers in one of the world’s most prestigious legal guides for the sixth consecutive year. Read more

NEWS 24 September 2019

Rahman Ravelli's Aziz Rahman and Neil Williams discuss the SFO its recent Corporate Cooperation Guidance with fivehundred magazine
By Azizur Rahman, Neil Williams.
In August the SFO produced new guidelines which contains a non-exhaustive list of the ways companies can cooperate with the prosecution agency. Read more

NEWS 18 September 2019

Legal Director Neil Williams discusses increased sentences for money launderers with The Barrister
By Neil Williams.
The increasing average length of sentences given to convicted money launderers in the UK over the past decade makes a strong enough story in itself. Read more

NEWS 9 September 2019

Aziz Rahman discusses the SFO's Corporate Cooperation Guidance with Law360
By Azizur Rahman.
The Serious Fraud Office’s (SFO) Corporate Co-operation Guidance has arrived in the form of a five-page document. Read more

NEWS 9 September 2019

Legal Director Syed Rahman discusses free ports and the potential for money laundering post-Brexit with Lawyer Monthly
By Syedur Rahman.
New Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s “do or die’’ approach to taking Britain out of the European Union by October 31 has been much discussed. Read more

NEWS 5 September 2019

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman quoted in Thomson Reuters discussing the sentencing of Richard Baldwin
By Azizur Rahman.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has secured its joint largest-ever money laundering prison sentence against Richard Baldwin, a major player in Operation Tabernula. Read more

NEWS 2 September 2019

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman discusses unexplained wealth orders with iNews
By Azizur Rahman.
Unexplained wealth orders (UWOs) have been described as the much-needed weapon to wage war on the flow of dirty money into the UK, however, to date, just 15 unexplained wealth orders have been obtained targeting four individuals. Read more

NEWS 30 August 2019

Syed Rahman discusses London Capital & Finance Mini bond scandal with Law360
By Syedur Rahman.
Rahman Ravelli's Syed Rahman was recently asked by Law360 to comment on a piece looking closely at the ongoing Minibond scandal surrounding the collapse of London Capital and Finance, which left thousands of investors facing huge losses. Read more

NEWS 21 August 2019

Neil Williams discusses the future and practicalities of DPAs with Thompson Reuters
By Neil Williams.
After the acquittal of three Sarclad employees brought further embarrassment for the Serious Fraud Office in relation to deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs), Neil Williams of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli considers where DPAs go from here - and what companies need to do to ensure they never need one. Read more

NEWS 20 August 2019

Goals Soccer Centres and The Financial Conduct Authority
By Syedur Rahman.
Allegations over accounting irregularities at Goals Soccer Centres have attracted the Financial Conduct Authority’s attention. Read more

NEWS 16 August 2019

Legal Director Syed Rahman comments on NCA being granted a £100m Asset Freezing Order
By Syedur Rahman.
The NCA has been granted freezing orders on eight bank accounts containing a total of more than £100 million, which is suspected to have derived from bribery and corruption in an overseas nation. Read more

NEWS 13 August 2019

Legal Director Syed Rahman quoted in Compliance Week discussing the DPA Process
By Syedur Rahman.
There seems to be a pattern in recent years where the company accepts culpability, but then the individuals involved are tried and acquitted. Read more