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NEWS 2 March 2020

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman comments in the media on three Barclays executives being cleared of fraud charges
By Azizur Rahman.
The acquittal of three former Barclays executives on fraud charges linked to the bank raising billions from Qatar prompted Aziz Rahman, Senior Partner at Rahman Ravelli, to class the case as yet another example of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) suffering defeat as a result of its own poor judgement. Read more

NEWS 29 February 2020

In a joint letter, two anti-corruption organisations have called on the Serious Fraud Office to assess its use of deferred prosecution agreements
By Nicola Sharp.
Nicola Sharp of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli explains the challenges facing the agency over its use of such agreements. Read more

NEWS 29 February 2020

Cyprus' investment-for-passports programme has come under scrutiny for being vulnerable to money laundering.
By Nicola Sharp.
Nicola Sharp of financial crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli outlines the background to the problem and the EU's approach to such risks. Read more

Categories: Money Laundering
NEWS 26 February 2020

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Now Have To Devise A Method For The Secure Transfer Of Information
By Syedur Rahman.
With cryptocurrency exchanges now having to devise a method for the secure transfer of information, Syedur Rahman of financial crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli considers the potential obstacles to such a development. Read more

Categories: Money Laundering
NEWS 23 February 2020

Aziz Rahman helps detail the UK, US and French co-operation in the Airbus investigation for The Anti Corruption Report
By Azizur Rahman.
Anti-Corruption Report wrote an in-depth article on the levels of international co-operation involved in the Airbus investigation, which was concluded in January. Read more

NEWS 21 February 2020

Freeports have been identified by the UK government as a means of boosting economic growth and creating jobs
By Nicola Sharp.
Nicola Sharp of corporate crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli sees the potential benefits – but also the risks. Read more

Categories: Money Laundering
NEWS 20 February 2020

Rahman Ravelli has been included in the 2020 edition of The Spear’s 500
By Azizur Rahman.
The Spear’s 500 is widely recognised as Europe’s most highly-regarded indicator of both the most notable performers in the wealth management industry and the most experienced lawyers in this field. Read more

NEWS 20 February 2020

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman emphasises the importance of complying with the Financial Conduct Authority’s Principles for Businesses
By Azizur Rahman.
Firms and senior managers are not complying with the Principles for Businesses before acting, according to Mark Steward, the Financial Conduct Authority’s Director of Enforcement and Market Oversight. Read more

NEWS 16 February 2020

Guidance On Complying With The Fifth Money Laundering Directive Is Yet To Arrive
By Neil Williams.
Neil Williams of corporate crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli criticises what he sees as a lack of joined-up thinking. Read more

Categories: Money Laundering
NEWS 13 February 2020

German Cum-Ex Case Sees London Banker Facing An Estimated $16M Bill
By Azizur Rahman.
Nicola Sharp considers the repayment problems faced by Martin Shields as a result of the huge tax scandal. Read more

Categories: Cum-Ex
NEWS 12 February 2020

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman discusses the significant fact and figures behind the Airbus DPA with Fraud Intelligence
By Azizur Rahman.
While Airbus is probably relieved to have avoided prosecution over alleged bribery, the huge amount of money it is having to pay to settle such allegations has generated headlines. Read more

NEWS 7 February 2020

A multinational operation has broken up an online investment fraud scheme that promised attractive returns on Bitcoin, gold and diamonds.
By Nicola Sharp.
Nicola Sharp of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli outlines the case – and is unsurprised by the use of cryptoassets in fraud. Read more

NEWS 7 February 2020

The Financial Conduct Authority is yet to bring one criminal prosecution for breaching the Money Laundering Regulations since they were introduced almost three years ago.
By Nicola Sharp.
Nicola Sharp of corporate crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli considers whether this is likely to change in the near future. Read more

NEWS 4 February 2020

Legal Director Syedur Rahman considers the speed at which the Serious Fraud Office works as the agency closes its longest-running investigation.
By Syedur Rahman.
The Serious Fraud Office has finally closed its longest-running case. Read more