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Risk and Compliance annual conference 2017: shaping the future of compliance (24 March 2017)

The conference will boast an impressive team of regulatory experts who will support you to successfully manage your compliance responsibilities.

Forum: Compliance support for in-house lawyers (London, various dates in 2016)

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.

Compliance support forum for COLPs/COFAs - Protect your firm from cyber crime (5 July 2016)

Law firms and in-house legal departments are obvious and attractive targets for cyber attacks due to the sensitive information they hold.

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Risk and Compliance annual conference 2016 - achieving best practice in compliance

Examining the current compliance issues affecting firms and legal departments. 

Webinar: New SRA regime, CPD and continuing competence practical guide (23 June 2016)

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? 

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Webinar: New SRA regime, CPD and continuing competence - what do you need to know? (24 June 2016)

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. 

COLP update 2015

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.

UK FATCA and the automatic exchange of information

Since the introduction of the US FATCA rules, the UK government has entered into similar arrangements with the UK’s crown dependencies and overseas territories.

White collar crime

The fraud charges and investigation being launched against Volkswagen have shown the financial and reputational damage that can be wrought by fraud allegations.

Compliance for support staff

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. 

    Past events

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    Event report: 2015 Risk and Compliance conference

    On 23 March we had the pleasure of holding our annual Risk and Compliance conference at the Law Society, which saw over 240 delegates making their way from across England and Wales to Chancery Lane.