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.
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.
Pearl Moses examines what to look out for in the new Money Laundering Regulations.
Sue Mawdsley, Board member of the Legal Compliance Bulletin, examines what to look out for in the new draft regulations.
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.
Janet Noble looks at some frequently asked questions from solicitors concerning the impact of Brexit on legal businesses.
The effect of Brexit on organisations remains unclear. Valeria Mancheva, Head of Relationship Management for In-house lawyers, outlines some valuable lessons on dealing with uncertainty.
Katharina Kirchberger looks at third country lawyers’ practice rights and conditions for setting up a third country law firm in the EU and EFTA countries.
Even at senior levels, file audits can be seen as a non-chargeable irritation to be avoided, put off, or given only cursory attention. Hillary Stephenson of Weightmans explains that there is another way of looking at them.