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.
Alison Matthews considers the requirements of the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Regulations 2017 and highlights the key changes you need to make to ensure you’re compliant within a very short time frame.
Bahare Heywood, head of international compliance at Clifford Chance, answers a few questions about her career, the challenges of risk at a large international firm, and Brexit.
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.
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.
Brian Balkin of Locktons Companies LLP, answers some questions on the possible effects of Brexit on professional indemnity insurance.
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.
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.