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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
NEWS 16 April 2020

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman shares his thoughts on the Bribery Act with The Times
By Azizur Rahman.
It's been 10 years since the Bribery Act was enacted. Read more

NEWS 9 April 2020

Senior Partner Aziz Rahman comments in Thomson Reuters on the High Court’s dismissal of the NCA’s attempt to use a UWO
By Azizur Rahman.
The High Court's dismissal of the NCA's attempt to use an unexplained wealth order (UWO) to seize three London homes worth £80m from the son of a Kazakh government official prompted Senior Partner Azi... Read more

Categories: Unexplained Wealth Orders
NEWS 9 April 2020

Legal Director Neil Williams shares his thoughts with Thomson Reuters on the Financial Conduct Authority’s business plan message regarding coronavirus
By Neil Williams.
In its business plan for 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has emphasised that it will not be introducing an amnesty on enforcement action during the coronavirus crisis. Read more

NEWS 8 April 2020

The UK Chancellor and regulatory and enforcement agencies have acknowledged the fraud risks posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
By Azizur Rahman.
Aziz Rahman of financial crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli emphasises the importance of companies doing the same. Read more

Categories: COVID-19
NEWS 6 April 2020

Legal Director Syed Rahman discusses with Law 360 the record UK sanctions fine handed down to Standard Chartered.
By Azizur Rahman.
Standard Chartered PLC was recently fined £20.5M by the OFSI over loans that violated EU sanctions rules regarding the Ukraine. Read more

NEWS 1 April 2020

Legal Director discusses the end of LIBOR and the need to find a replacement with Business Leader
By Nicola Sharp.
LIBOR has been lurching in and out of the news for years. Read more