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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.

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    The Zen guide to Brexit

    9 May 2017

    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.

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    Brexit - the impact on market access for legal services

    9 May 2017

    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.

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    File audits - a positive experience

    20 April 2017

    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.