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    Price transparency - ready or not?

    24 October 2018 By Sarah Brodie

    In December this year, the SRA Transparency Rules will come into force requiring law firms to publish certain price, service and regulatory information. Sarah Brodie outlines the details.

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    Insurance Distribution Directive - ready or not?

    25 September 2018 By Gillian Roche-Saunders

    The Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) was implemented on the 1 October 2018. Gillian Roche-Saunders, Partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite, looks at the detail

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    GDPR – the first 100 days

    19 September 2018 By Neil Partridge

    Neil Partridge, operations director at PDA Legal and a Lexcel assessor, considers the practical application of data protection in legal practice.

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    Using client accounts as banking facilities

    23 August 2018

    Concerns about the improper use of client accounts have prompted the SRA to update their warning notice. We look at the key changes.

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    Do you need cyber insurance?

    20 August 2018

    Following several highly publicised attacks on law firms, including the DLA Piper ransomware attack and the Paradise and Panama Papers data breaches, there has been an uptake in firms buying cyber insurance. James Noon, senior vice president of Paragon International Insurance Brokers Ltd, looks at the options.

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    Risky business – FAQs

    31 July 2018 Updated: 1 August 2018

    The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service answers some frequently asked questions on anti-money laundering (AML).

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    GDPR and your employees

    26 July 2018

    Law firms are often also employers and as such hold personal data on both current and former employees as well as clients. Pearl Moses looks at GDPR from an employer’s perspective.

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    Sanctions – a practical guide

    18 July 2018 By Rina Amin

    Rina Amin, a risk and compliance solicitor at Howard Kennedy LLP, looks at how to avoid breaching UK sanctions and ensure compliance.

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    SRA Handbook update - what’s new?

    22 June 2018

    Last week the SRA announced a series of decisions on the outcome of its Handbook reforms. Marzena Lipman, Policy Adviser, gives an overview of the changes.

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    Publishing your prices - what did the SRA say?

    19 June 2018

    Last week the SRA announced it would proceed with controversial proposals to require firms to publish pricing information on their websites. Michael Lonergan, policy adviser, outlines the changes announced.

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