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    Owning up to mistakes – what is the right thing to do?

    4 April 2018 By Pearl Moses

    The Law Society held a symposium, ‘Owning up to Mistakes’ and during one of its workshop sessions Pearl Moses led a lively discussion on honesty, integrity and how to deal with mistakes when they inevitably happen. She offers her top tips here.

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    Pathways to a career in risk and compliance

    4 April 2018

    Looking for a change of job? We asked some risk professionals how they forged successful careers in risk and compliance.

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    Book review: Legal Training Tooklit

    5 March 2018

    Helen Carr reviews the recently published Legal Training Toolkit

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    Orchestrating Compliance

    5 March 2018

    Funke Abimbola General Counsel & Head of Financial Compliance at Roche gives us some insights into her career journey in risk.

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    Ransomware: is your firm at risk?

    5 March 2018

    Ransomware continues to dominate the cybersecurity landscape, and with the well-publicised attack on DLA Piper last year, it’s clear that law firms are not immune to the threat. Here are some top tips to keep your firm safe.

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    Ask the experts – what can we expect in 2018?

    5 February 2018

    We ask some compliance experts what regulatory challenges can be expected for risk professionals in the coming year.

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    Case report – the test for dishonesty

    2 February 2018

    Nigel West reports on an important Supreme Court decision that has changed the test for dishonesty in disciplinary proceedings.

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    Criminal Finances Act 2017 - a quick guide

    26 January 2018

    Rebecca Atkinson, Director of Risk at Howard Kennedy LLP, sets out the requirements of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 and outlines how you can comply in a practical and straightforward way.

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    Getting to know the GDPR - data breaches

    11 December 2017 Updated: 1 May 2018

    The General Data Protection Regulation will introduce new reporting requirements and financial penalties with regard to data breaches. Anna Drozd, EU professional practice policy advisor, and Arfah Chaudry, intern, look at the key changes for law solicitors.

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    Top tips to protect you from email fraud

    11 December 2017

    With law firms under a duty to replace any lost client funds, the financial burden of email fraud attacks could be crippling. We give our top tips below.