Amanda Croxon, senior risk and compliance solicitor at Howard Kennedy, takes a whistle-stop tour of your client care obligations.
Marzena Lipman, policy adviser in the Regulatory Affairs Unit gives us an update on the upcoming SRA Handbook changes expected in the spring of next year.
Michelle Garlick, partner at Weightmans, looks at what regulatory changes and compliance challenges we can expect in 2019.
Legal services remain attractive to money launderers and every so often it’s important to check that the fundamental elements of your risk procedure are in place. Pearl Moses revisits the core elements of risk assessments.
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.
The Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) was implemented on the 1 October 2018. Gillian Roche-Saunders, Partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite, looks at the detail
Neil Partridge, operations director at PDA Legal and a Lexcel assessor, considers the practical application of data protection in legal practice.
Concerns about the improper use of client accounts have prompted the SRA to update their warning notice. We look at the key changes.
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.
The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service answers some frequently asked questions on anti-money laundering (AML).