Nigel West reports on an important Supreme Court decision that has changed the test for dishonesty in disciplinary proceedings.
With law firms under a duty to replace any lost client funds, the financial burden of email fraud attacks could be crippling. We give our top tips below.
With all the current regulatory challenges firms need risk registers now more than ever – but how many is enough? Pearl Moses discusses how you can make your risk register more holistic in order to manage uncertainty.
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 General Data Protection Regulation will introduce new reporting requirements and financial penalties with regard to data breaches. Anna Drozd, EU professional practice policy advisor, and Arfah Chaudry, intern, look at the key changes for law solicitors.
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 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.
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.
Sarah Mumford and Gillian Watson look at an activity that every law firm undertakes but is little written about from the perspective of practical compliance.