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    Beware offensive communications - here's why

    1 September 2017

    Intro: Mena Ruparel, co-author of How to be an ethical solicitor , considers the SRA’s new warning notice and how your ethics as a solicitor should inform your communications.

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    Safe Harbour advice - sample questions

    31 August 2017

    One of the key benefits of membership is access to our ‘Safe Harbour’ initiative, providing written guidance to compliance officers on the materiality of a breach. Here we offer some examples of our written guidance to members.

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    PI Insurance - will it be affected by Brexit?

    26 July 2017

    Brian Balkin of Locktons Companies LLP, answers some questions on the possible effects of Brexit on professional indemnity insurance.

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    Price transparency - The proposals for change

    26 July 2017

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has outlined the steps it plans to take to improve transparency in the legal services market. Michael Lonergan, regulatory policy advisor, provides a refresher on what has happened to date and what the latest announcement may mean for the profession. 

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    Business continuity: Are you prepared?

    5 July 2017

    Despite calamities such as fire, flooding and cyber or terrorist attacks, your clients will expect you to be available when needed. Janet Noble looks at the importance of having business continuity plans in these uncertain times.

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    SRA Handbook: The proposals for change

    5 July 2017

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has announced a complete overhaul of its handbook following the consultation ‘Looking to the future: flexibility and public protection’. Marzema Lipman, regulatory policy advisor, looks at a new, less prescriptive approach to regulation.

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    Nine things you need to know about the new AML regulations

    5 July 2017

    Pearl Moses examines what to look out for in the new Money Laundering Regulations.

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    Key issues in the Draft Money Laundering Regulations 2017

    2 June 2017

    Sue Mawdsley, Board member of the Legal Compliance Bulletin, examines what to look out for in the new draft regulations.

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    A look at the Criminal Finances Act 2017

    2 June 2017

    The new act amends the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and the Terrorism Act 2000, and received Royal Assent on 27 April. Janet Noble summarises what’s in it.

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    Brexit - FAQs

    9 May 2017

    Janet Noble looks at some frequently asked questions from solicitors concerning the impact of Brexit on legal businesses.