A risk register may seem like just another regulatory requirement, but an effective one can help you not only identify and mitigate risks, but also reduce your insurance premiums, build client loyalty, and reduce complaints. Pearl Moses explains.
The new money laundering regulations have been in force for over three months, but is your firm compliant? Alison Matthews provides an overview of the requirements for law firms.
The legal press is full of stories about the risks of the new General Data Protection Regulation, but might there be an upside to compliance? Ann Harrison looks at the potential benefits – as well as the burdens and risks.
The Law Society Gazette has published a sponsored supplement on cybersecurity issues for law firms
Do you know that your law firm is a data controller under the new General Data Protection Regulation, and you must comply with them, or face fines of up to €20m or four per cent of your annual global turnover? Owen O’Rorke provides a beginner’s guide to compliance
Having the SRA arriving at your firm with a production order requiring you and your firm to deliver documents to it is a daunting experience. Paul Bennett outlines how to get your firm ready for investigation in case it should happen
Being served with a production order under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 can be a frightening experience. Paul Bennett explains how your firm can get prepared, and respond effectively and lawfully if you’re served
Many law firms do not have an effective business continuity plan in place, imagining that insurance will cover them, or even that a real catastrophe could never happen to them. Lisa Hesketh explains why a plan is vital for every firm
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on May 2018. Join this webinar to benefit from a balanced understanding of the GDPR, which will help you to identify the greatest risks to your organisation and how to focus on addressing them.
Cybercriminals often target what they see as the weakest point in a law firm’s security: its people. But, argues Robert Rutherford, your people can be your greatest strength if they are trained to recognise, block and report suspicious activity