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With law firms under a duty to replace any lost client funds, the financial burden of email fraud attacks could be crippling. We give our top tips below.
A summary of the this year’s AML and Financial Crime conference.
Tracey Calvert looks at how to meet all the compliance and ethical obligations the regulator requires when one or more fee earners or staff leave a legal business.
The General Data Protection Regulation will introduce new reporting requirements and financial penalties with regard to data breaches. Anna Drozd, EU professional practice policy advisor, and Arfah Chaudry, intern, look at the key changes for law solicitors.
With all the current regulatory challenges firms need risk registers now more than ever – but how many is enough? Pearl Moses discusses how you can make your risk register more holistic in order to manage uncertainty.
Helen Carr reflects on the past 12 months and looks ahead at what is coming up in the next year.
The General Data Protection Regulation will make it mandatory for certain organisations to designate a data protection officer. But does yours actually need one? Joanne Bone, partner at Irwin Mitchell, offers a guide to what you need to know.
The Criminal Finances Act 2017 came into force on 30 September 2017. Pearl Moses looks at what you need to do.
In late September, the SRA opened its three month consultation on improving the availability of information for consumers. Michael Lonergan, policy adviser, gives an overview of the consultation and encourages members to share their views on it.
Janet Noble, Risk and Compliance Product Manager, reports on our recent conference.
Pearl Moses gives us a summary of the main changes proposed by the SRA in the new, slimmed down version of the SRA Handbook.
Alison Matthews considers the requirements of the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Regulations 2017 and highlights the key changes you need to make to ensure you’re compliant within a very short time frame.