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NEWS 14 October 2020

The British Virgin Islands is to create a public register of company ownership
By Nicola Sharp.
Nicola Sharp of financial crime specialists Rahman Ravelli sees this as a necessary step to improving the Islands’ unfavourable reputation. Read more

NEWS 13 October 2020

Class action law suits are being brought against two banks in the US for alleged money laundering failings.
By Joshua L. Ray.
Josh Ray of financial crime specialists Rahman Ravelli sees this as a reminder of the importance of compliance. Read more

NEWS 8 October 2020

The biggest civil fine in Australian history is set to be imposed on the bank Westpac for money laundering failings.
By Nicola Sharp.
Nicola Sharp of financial crime specialists Rahman Ravelli points out that Westpac is not the only bank not meeting its obligations. Read more

NEWS 6 October 2020

The United States has devised a plan to help fund some other countries’ anti-corruption efforts. Joshua Ray of international business crime specialists Rahman Ravelli assesses the pros and cons.
By Joshua L. Ray.
The US is considering whether to use fines collected from its bribery prosecutions to help finance anti-corruption efforts abroad. Read more

NEWS 5 October 2020

Rahman Ravelli's international Cum-Ex webinar considers the approach of enforcement agencies.
By Azizur Rahman.
The response of enforcement agencies to Cum-Ex was analysed in depth during Rahman Ravelli’s online event examining the rapidly-developing, Europe-wide tax investigation. Read more

Categories: Cum-Ex
NEWS 2 October 2020

Legal Director Neil Williams explains to Law 360 why investigations into Cum-Ex are gathering pace
By Neil Williams.
With investigations into Cum-Ex gathering pace across Europe, Rahman Ravelli’s Neil Williams wrote a piece for Law 360 explaining the latest developments. Read more

Categories: Cum-Ex
NEWS 1 October 2020

The Financial Conduct Authority is seeking opinions on how it can be more effective in tackling wrongdoing. Nicola Sharp of financial crime specialists Rahman Ravelli believes change is overdue.
By Nicola Sharp.
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has announced a consultation to see how it can tackle illegal behaviour in the financial services market. Read more

NEWS 30 September 2020

Legal Director Syedur Rahman explains to Finance Monthly why money laundering prevention is not just a CEO’s responsibility.
By Syedur Rahman.
In an article for Finance Monthly, Rahman Ravelli’s Syed Rahman argued that responsibility for money laundering rests with everyone at a bank, not simply “those at the top’’. Read more

Categories: Money Laundering
NEWS 30 September 2020

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman tells the media that the FinCEN files have exposed major weaknesses in banking’s approach to tackling money laundering
By Azizur Rahman.
The Times, Law360 and Thomson Reuters asked Rahman Ravelli’s Senior Partner Aziz Rahman for his analysis of the leaked documents known as the FinCEN Files. Read more

Categories: Money Laundering
NEWS 29 September 2020

The European Commission’s plans to regulate digital assets have been leaked. Syed Rahman of financial crime specialists Rahman Ravelli has spotted an omission.
By Syedur Rahman.
A leak has revealed the European Commission’s plans for a comprehensive set of regulations to cover trading or issuing of digital assets. Read more

NEWS 22 September 2020

Legal Director Joshua Ray details for Fraud Intelligence the issues considered by a defendant facing charges in multiple jurisdictions
By Joshua L. Ray.
A defendant who is wanted in more than one jurisdiction needs to carefully consider a number of issues before they decide where they are going to face charges. Read more

NEWS 22 September 2020

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman tells Lexis PSL about the issues relating to the breaching of a S41 POCA restraint order.
By Azizur Rahman.
The issues surrounding the breaching of restraint orders issued under S41 of POCA 2002 were outlined by Rahman Ravelli’s Aziz Rahman for LexisNexis. Read more

NEWS 22 September 2020

Legal Director Syed Rahman tells Irish Tech News about the importance of investigating cryptoassets before investing in them.
By Syedur Rahman.
Rahman Ravelli’s Syedur Rahman wrote an article in Irish Tech News about the importance of carrying out your own investigations into cryptocurrency before investing in it. Read more

NEWS 22 September 2020

Legal Director Syed Rahman assesses for Thomson Reuters the Financial Action Task Force’s “red flags’’ for identifying virtual assets being used to launder money
By Syedur Rahman.
The international Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has issued a list of "red-flags" to help identify money laundering and terrorist financing activity that uses virtual assets. Read more