The City of London’s Economic Crime Prevention Centre has provided advice for solicitors on tackling scams targeted at solicitors’ firms. The article discusses common types of scams and offers practical prevention advice.
SRA set to review the Accounts Rules this spring - let us have your views to form our policy position
Outcomes-focused regulation was intended to offer firms greater flexibility, but many now cite compliance obligations as a significant burden. Leading commentators and practitioners talk to Lucy Trevelyan about trends in regulation, and offer their top tips for effective compliance.
The Law Society has published guidance for solicitors to help them adapt to the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s new learning and development regime, known as ‘Continuing Competence’
The Law Society has launched the first of a suite of interactive ethical scenarios, through its online continuing professional development centre, to support solicitors to recognise and navigate difficult situations they may encounter in their professional lives
Crispin Passmore explains how the SRA intends to reform how it regulates financial management in response to changes in consumer and market behaviours
Jo Morris discusses the difficulties faced by compliance officers and provides a taster of her session at the LMS finance and business conference on 17 November
Mark Carver provides his top tips for managing client files and minimising risk exposure
The current CPD system is being replaced by the continuing competence scheme. Our updated practice note explains the transitional arrangements and gives advice on how to get the most from your CPD activities
Paul Bennett explains how law firms should respond to a production order under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002