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NEWS 15 June 2020

Legal Director Syed Rahman assesses the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s efforts to prevent money laundering for GIR
By Syedur Rahman.
With the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) planning on-site money laundering checks on its members, Rahman Ravelli’s Syed Rahman was asked by Global Investigations Review to assess the measures. Read more

NEWS 15 June 2020

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman comments in the media regarding the SFO closing its EURIBOR probe
By Azizur Rahman.
The Serious Fraud Office’s withdrawal of European arrest warrants against four individuals regarding manipulation of the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (EURIBOR) led to Rahman Ravelli’s Aziz Rahman being... Read more

NEWS 12 June 2020

Syed Rahman Outlines Banks’ Fraud Responsibilities to an International Audience
By Syedur Rahman.
Banks’ obligations to prevent and detect fraud were detailed by Rahman Ravelli’s Syed Rahman when he was key speaker at an international online seminar. Read more

Categories: Speaking Engagements
NEWS 11 June 2020

Fears have been voiced that London will be increasingly attractive to money launderers if the UK does not ensure post-Brexit co-operation with the European Union
By Syedur Rahman.
Syedur Rahman of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli assesses the possibilities. Read more

Categories: Money Laundering
NEWS 11 June 2020

The Serious Fraud Office has produced a formal response to independent, in-depth assessments of how it functions.
By Neil Williams.
Neil Williams of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli considers the agency’s reaction to criticism of its working methods. Read more

NEWS 10 June 2020

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman assesses the effectiveness of the Bribery Act’s first ten years for Security Matters
By Azizur Rahman.
The tenth anniversary of the Bribery Act passing into UK law led Rahman Ravelli’s Aziz Rahman to pen an article examining its effectiveness. Read more

NEWS 5 June 2020

A state bank in Poland has become the subject of a money laundering investigation
By Neil Williams.
Neil Williams of financial crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli explains why the case has significance beyond Poland’s borders. Read more

Categories: Money Laundering
NEWS 29 May 2020

International Fraud and Insolvency Webinar Features Rahman Ravelli’s Neil Williams
By Neil Williams.
Rahman Ravelli Legal Director Neil Williams was one of the speakers at an international webinar on fraud and insolvency. Read more

Categories: Speaking Engagements
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... 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 - othe... 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