Helen Carr reflects on the past 12 months and looks ahead at what is coming up in the next year.
The General Data Protection Regulation will make it mandatory for certain organisations to designate a data protection officer. But does yours actually need one? Joanne Bone, partner at Irwin Mitchell, offers a guide to what you need to know.
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.
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.