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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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Articles contributed by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors

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THE DANGERS OF CARTELS.

July 2017 - Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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Syedur Rahman and Nicola Sharp consider two recent cartel cases and examine why businesses must take care not to become involved in such behaviour.

THE SFO AND SECTION TWO INTERVIEWS: WHY ROBUST DEFENCE IS NEEDED

July 2017 - Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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Aziz Rahman explains why the SFO’s insistence that solicitors cannot be present for interviews under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act can be and should be challenged.

THE FOURTH EU ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING DIRECTIVE: WHAT IT MEANS FOR BUSINESS

July 2017 - Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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With the Directive coming into effect, Aziz Rahman examines its implications.

THE HUGE COSTS OF BRIBERY

July 2017 - Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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Aziz Rahman looks at the case of Petrofac, explains how bribery can ruin a company and emphasises what must be done to prevent it.

CROSS-BORDER INVESTIGATIONS

July 2017 - Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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The huge Petrobras bribery scandal has engulfed companies in many countries. Syedur Rahman and Nicola Sharp explain what needs to be done if your company is investigated in more than one country.

CORRUPTION: HOW TO DEFEND YOURSELF

July 2017 - Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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Aziz Rahman outlines why allegations of corruption in football should act as a warning to everyone in business about the need to prevent wrongdoing.

CHALLENGING FCA ACCUSATIONS

June 2017 - Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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Nicola Sharp and Syedur Rahman explain how changes to the way the FCA investigates cases will make it easier for companies and individuals to negotiate the best possible outcome.

OBTAINING A DPA

June 2017 - Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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With deferred prosecution agreements (DPA’s) becoming more common, Aziz Rahman considers how a company under investigation can enhance its chances of obtaining one in order to avoid prosecution.

WHAT THE CRIMINAL FINANCES BILL MEANS FOR ASSET SEIZURE AND FORFEITURE

May 2017 - Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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Syedur Rahman and Nicola Sharp examine the changes likely when the Criminal Finances Bill becomes law.

THE POLICING AND CRIME ACT 2017

May 2017 - Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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Aziz Rahman talks through the Act’s implications for those in business in the UK.

TESCO: A QUESTION OF CORPORATE CRIMINAL LIABILITY?

May 2017 - Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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Aziz Rahman examines what the deferred prosecution agreement the supermarket giant has reached with the SFO may mean for other corporates.

THE LAUNDROMAT SAGA: THE FCA AND MONEY LAUNDERING RISKS

May 2017 - Fraud and Corporate Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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With banks being investigated over alleged Russian money laundering, Aziz Rahman examines the precautions financial professionals must take.

Testing Times

December 2015 - Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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Why the VW emissions-testing scandal is as much about fraud, compliance and liability as it is about clean air.

As the Volkswagen emissions-testing scandal deepens, the German car maker faces investigations in a number of countries. These investigations will look at the way millions of cars function, the role of hundreds (and possibly thousands) of employees and Volkswagen’s activities from 2009 to the present.

Going to ground

December 2015 - Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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Arrests over alleged landfill tax fraud have put environment-related business crime in the spotlight. Aziz Rahman explains how such accusations can be challenged.

With 14 people having been arrested over a suspected ÂŁ78m landfill tax fraud, the issue of such taxation is set to stay in the spotlight. Those arrested will be wondering how best to challenge the views of their accusers.

EXPLANATIONS NECESSARY

November 2015 - Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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Government moves to force people to justify the source of their wealth will make the right legal representation even more crucial.

In an attempt to crack down on corruption, the government is seeking to make people prove that their assets have not been gained through illegal activity.

ACT NOW

September 2015 - Fraud and Corporate Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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One third of small and medium-sized businesses do not know about the Bribery Act. Here’s what you need to know to avoid falling foul of it.

STAY CLEAN

September 2015 - Fraud and Corporate Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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London has been called the capital of money laundering. So how can you avoid being implicated in it?

HONESTY AND INVESTMENT FRAUD PROSECUTIONS

August 2015 - Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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How to build an investment fraud defence case that disproves prosecution allegations of dishonesty.

Investment fraud can take many forms, from selling of stocks and shares in companies that may or may not exist through to the latest newsworthy item, pension liberation. The wide range of such investments and the complexity of many of them means that the authorities are never too far from making fresh accusations of fraud. For this reason, anyone involved in investment fraud has to know how best to challenge such allegations.

FRAUD, LARGE ORGANISATIONS AND THE INDIVIDUAL

August 2015 - Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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With a town council now officially facing a fraud investigation, we examine what individuals in such a large body should do if they come under suspicion.

The risks of liberation

August 2015 - Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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The dangers that pension liberation and money laundering pose to those involved in pension funds and management.

SHARED INTELLIGENCE

August 2015 - Fraud and Corporate Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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The Joint Money Laundering Intelligence Taskforce is an attempt to tackle money laundering in the UK. But it poses challenges for bankers, who have to be sure they respond appropriately if they are to be above suspicion.

FOREX AND RISK

June 2015 - Fraud and Corporate Crime. Legal Developments by Rahman Ravelli Solicitors.

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Five banks being fined ÂŁ3.6 billion in the US for manipulating forex is a stark reminder of the legal risks involved in currency trading. Here, Aziz Rahman of Rahman Ravelli examines how the brokers and the traders in forex can avoid legal problems.