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The Law Society have recently published a number of key practice notes for our members to read.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) have published a discussion paper this week as part of their continued efforts to review and reform client financial protection arrangements.
Two years have passed since the EU Commission published the original version of the Fourth Money Laundering Directive (4MLD) and the various parties to the legislative process have now finally reached agreement on the text.
The LSB has launched a survey inviting views from anybody and any firm that has been in contact with one of the eight legal services regulators in England and Wales, including the SRA
The Legal Ombudsman (LeO) is changing its time limits.
We commission articles, guidance and best practice insight to help you manage regulatory and compliance issues
Brian Rogers looks at some recent cases of cybercrime, which resulted in losses in the millions for law firms and their clients, and highlights what firms should do to protect themselves.
As firms prepare for the main professional indemnity insurance (PII) renewal of 1 October 2015, Teresa Krajewska outlines why they should take into account an important change introduced by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) in April 2015.
Outcomes-focused regulation has now been with us for nearly four years and during that time firms, both large and small, have put in place a multitude of procedures to try to manage their compliance risks. In this article, Peter Scott shares his top tips for managing compliance. compliance.
With mandatory accreditation from 1 May 2015 against version 6 of the Lexcel Standard for practices in England and Wales, Bryn Hughes (Lead Product Manager - Accreditations) at the Law Society, summarises the changes that have been made.
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The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service answers some frequently asked questions on AML, due diligence, and professional negligence
We round up the changes to the SRA’s CPD scheme, how it could affect your firm, and what you need to do now if you want to move to the new scheme or continue with the current one
As part of the Home Office’s campaign to raise awareness around solicitors being used to assist organised crime groups, Karen Bradley, MP, minister for modern slavery and organised crime, outlines the impact of a new offence of participation in organised crime groups’ criminal activities.
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This practical webinar is designed to provide support staff with a reminder/overview of the key issues they need to be aware of in a practical and commercial way. Free to Risk and Compliance section members.
This webinar forms part of the Law Society Risk and Compliance Section’s annual webinar programme (free to Risk and Compliance section members).
Promotion to partner is a massive step for all concerned. It is a big decision both for the partnership and also for the individuals being offered partnership. This webinar will consider the issues from both the perspective of the partnership and the new partner and through the medium of a case study will address the financial and legal aspects.
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