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.
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.
With all the current regulatory challenges firms need risk registers now more than ever – but how many is enough? Pearl Moses discusses how you can make your risk register more holistic in order to manage uncertainty.
Helen Carr reflects on the past 12 months and looks ahead at what is coming up in the next year.
A summary of the this year’s AML and Financial Crime conference.
Tracey Calvert looks at how to meet all the compliance and ethical obligations the regulator requires when one or more fee earners or staff leave a legal business.
The Criminal Finances Act 2017 came into force on 30 September 2017. Pearl Moses looks at what you need to do.
In late September, the SRA opened its three month consultation on improving the availability of information for consumers. Michael Lonergan, policy adviser, gives an overview of the consultation and encourages members to share their views on it.
Janet Noble, Risk and Compliance Product Manager, reports on our recent conference.
Pearl Moses gives us a summary of the main changes proposed by the SRA in the new, slimmed down version of the SRA Handbook.