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  • money laundering

    Submitting a SAR

    4 October 2018

    Top tips on submitting a successful SAR.

  • insurance signpost

    Insurance Distribution Directive - ready or not?

    25 September 2018 By Gillian Roche-Saunders

    The Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) was implemented on the 1 October 2018. Gillian Roche-Saunders, Partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite, looks at the detail

  • conference people

    Risk and Compliance Autumn Conference 2018

    25 September 2018

    Some of you may have attended our Autumn Risk and Compliance last month in Leeds but in case you missed it, we had over 100 delegates on the day with a packed programme covering SRA changes, price transparency, AI and blockchain, AML, GDPR as well as ethics and social media and privacy.

  • GDPR caution keyboard

    GDPR – the first 100 days

    19 September 2018 By Neil Partridge

    Neil Partridge, operations director at PDA Legal and a Lexcel assessor, considers the practical application of data protection in legal practice.

  • email

    Email Scams

    4 September 2018

    Top tips on how to protect your firm against email scams.

  • Piggy bank

    Using client accounts as banking facilities

    23 August 2018

    Concerns about the improper use of client accounts have prompted the SRA to update their warning notice. We look at the key changes.

  • cyber security

    Do you need cyber insurance?

    20 August 2018

    Following several highly publicised attacks on law firms, including the DLA Piper ransomware attack and the Paradise and Panama Papers data breaches, there has been an uptake in firms buying cyber insurance. James Noon, senior vice president of Paragon International Insurance Brokers Ltd, looks at the options.

  • Image of a lock

    GDPR and your employees

    26 July 2018

    Law firms are often also employers and as such hold personal data on both current and former employees as well as clients. Pearl Moses looks at GDPR from an employer’s perspective.

  • london finance

    Sanctions – a practical guide

    18 July 2018 By Rina Amin

    Rina Amin, a risk and compliance solicitor at Howard Kennedy LLP, looks at how to avoid breaching UK sanctions and ensure compliance.

  • Risk definition

    Risk assessments - key risk factors

    1 July 2018 Updated: 2 July 2018

    Top tips on how to carry out a successful firm-wide risk assessment.