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    Law Commission launches consultation on money laundering

    23 July 2018

    The Law Commission is reviewing the anti-money laundering regime in Part 7 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and the counter-terrorism financing regime in Part 3 of the Terrorism Act 2000, in order to make the consent regime more effective

  • Peter Wright

    Cybersecurity: what should your firm be prioritising after GDPR?

    23 July 2018

    How can you protect your firm from a data breach? We ask Peter Wright, member of the Law Society’s Technology and Law Committee, about the latest trends in cyber and IT security risk in a post-GDPR world

  • Lucy Trevelyan

    A smaller piece of PII

    3 July 2018 By Lucy Trevelyan

    Lucy Trevelyan looks at the professional indemnity insurance landscape for the years ahead. How can firms take advantage of a soft market and prepare for it hardening? What might proposed changes to minimum cover mean for the profession and clients?

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    The proposed PII reforms – who benefits?

    4 June 2018

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) wants to reduce the minimum levels of insurance cover that regulated firms must hold. The Law Society will be submitting our analysis of the proposals. But one of the questions we are left with is: who will benefit from these reforms?

  • Neil Ford

    Tangled web

    27 April 2018 By Neil Ford

    Neil Ford discusses how cybersecurity trends seen in 2017 are likely to develop in 2018, and outlines how you can affordably mitigate the threats your firm faces, while meeting increasingly complex compliance obligations

  • Leanne Yendell

    Open market

    20 April 2018 By Leanne Yendell

    Law firms have less than six weeks to ensure they comply with the General Data Protection Regulation. As part of our series of articles, Leanne Yendell explains the changes her firm has made to ensure its marketing communications comply

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    Protecting solicitors and clients: the PII consultation

    20 April 2018

    The Law Society has put together a briefing for members on the SRA’s current PII consultation.

  • Jake Fox

    Plan ahead

    17 April 2018 By Jake Fox

    The subject of succession planning is one that law firms are spending a lot of time considering, so just be aware of the implications on your PII cover, writes Jake Fox

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    Consumer protection high price to pay for increased competition, says Law Society

    26 March 2018

    Reducing consumer protection standards in legal services would hurt solicitors and clients alike, the Law Society has said in response to proposals to slash levels of mandatory professional indemnity insurance (PII) cover for solicitors.

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    Law Society launches new cybersecurity news digest

    1 December 2017

    As part of our cybersecurity and scam prevention support for law firms, we’ve launched a weekly email digest of cybersecurity news relevant to the legal sector – sign up now

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