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Risk and Compliance Service

Welcome to the Risk and Compliance Service - the Law Society's service for people who manage compliance

We commission exclusive articles from leading practitioners and commentators, on all areas of risk and compliance, for our regular members-only e-newsletters

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Risk and Compliance annual conference 2018 (16 March, London)

This conference will examine current issues that are affecting firms and legal departments, and features a mix of plenary sessions and a choice of workshops that will help you achieve best practice in compliance.

The events below are available for a reduced rate for members of the Risk and Compliance Service.

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AML workshops, February - April 2018

These seminars will keep you updated and informed on the major changes in financial crime and anti-money laundering (AML) compliance that have happened over the past year.

Private client seminars

Money Laundering Reporting Officer regional networking groups (various dates in 2017-2018)

Our nationwide seminars provide information and networking forums for MLROs, their deputies and other senior compliance staff.

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Forum: Compliance support for in-house lawyers (London, various dates in 2017)

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.

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Webinars for Risk and Compliance members

Risk and Compliance Service members get access to free and discounted webinars and events throughout the year.

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Continuing compliance changes: Keep calm and carry on

With changes to the AML and data protection regimes, and a revised SRA Handbook on the way, the pressure on compliance professionals to stay up to date can be overwhelming.  This podcast gives you a quick heads up on the practical steps you should be thinking about now.

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AML Update - the new Money Laundering Regulations 2017 (11 July 2017)

Jonathan Fisher, QC takes you through the new 2017 Money Laundering Regulations 

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Cyber-enabled fraud - protecting your firm (on demand)

Join this webinar and gain practical tips to ensure your staff are informed and aware of payment related fraud. 

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The New Criminal Finances Act 2017 - what to expect (on demand)

Join this webinar to get an overview of the Criminal Finances Act 2017.

Further webinars and events

Benefits of Membership*

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Designed specifically for COLPs, COFAs and MLROs, your package includes:

  • A monthly Risk and Compliance e-newsletter, dealing with the latest regulatory and compliance issues
  • Unlimited access to all the content on our website including news, premium features, case reports, FAQs and in-depth analysis of regulatory issues of the day.
  • Access to the Law Society’s 'Safe Harbour' initiative, providing written guidance to compliance officers on the materiality of a breach
  • Access to four free webinars
  • Inclusive podcasts on current compliance topics

As well as:

  • 20 per cent discount on subscriptions to the Legal Compliance Bulletin
  • 20 per cent discount on relevant Law Society publications
  • Discounts on our range of conferences, seminars, masterclasses and books

You can book membership for an individual or for designated members of your team for access to all these benefits.

* See Service terms and conditions

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