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The events below are available for a reduced rate for members of the Risk and Compliance Service.
Traditionally in-house lawyers have had a long-distance relationship with the SRA but this is no longer possible. Recent changes in the law, and with the introduction of the SRA Handbook, mean that in-house practice is of greater interest to the regulator than ever before and ignorance of compliance requirements is a risky position to sustain.
Law firms and in-house legal departments are obvious and attractive targets for cyber attacks due to the sensitive information they hold.
Examining the current compliance issues affecting firms and legal departments.
Risk and Compliance Service members get access to free and discounted webinars and events throughout the year.
Join this webinar to get an overview of continuing competence - what do I need to know? how do I identify my training needs? how do I keep training records? and how do I demonstrate that the SRA requirements have been met?
This webinar, offered at a 20 per cent discount to Private Client Section members, will give you an in-depth understanding of how to start planning now for continuing competence.
The Compliance Officers for Legal Practice (“COLP”) has been a required appointment for all bodies operating under the Legal Services Act 2007 since January 2013.
The changes to continuing professional development will be mandatory from 1 November 2016. Nicola Jones and Jane Green-Armytage look at how firms are responding, and the pros and cons of adapting the old regime versus embracing a competency-based approach.
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.
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.
The links below will take you to www.lawgazette.co.uk
Regulator finds areas of poor practice but produces overall positive summary of solicitors handling asylum cases.
Sir Terence Etherton says judges and the professions need to ‘think more creatively’ about improving access to justice.