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Webinar: Managing risk in property transactions (OnDemand)

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The SRA has warned that conveyancing fraud ‘can see people lose their life savings’. It has warned that firms should make sure  their clients are aware of the risks.

This webinar identifies where the risks lie, and provides practical strategies to combat this growing area of risk, protecting both clients and the firm from costly and time consuming disputes as well as reputational damage.

This webinar outlines:

Internal risks

  • checking employment histories
  • right to work and practising certificates
  • maintaining client ledgers
  • checking breaches of the solicitors accounts rules
  • money laundering regulations and suspicious activity reports 
  • mortgage fraud

External risks

  • identity fraud - the latest
  • how to prevent Friday afternoon fraud
  • email security
  • practical steps to take on completion day
  • Land registry and Law Society advice
  • practical steps to take to prevent fraud
  • notifying breaches

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The Property Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The engagement programmes have been created in consultation with the Section Committee and run from November to November each year.

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The engagement programme is updated throughout the year and highlights our key areas of focus and the range of activities that will address these areas including: a conference, regional events, magazines, newletters and podcasts.

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