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We highlight the key questions regarding the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017 which commenced on 26 June.
Sue Mawdsley, Board member of the Legal Compliance Bulletin, examines what to look out for in the new draft regulations.
The new act amends the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and the Terrorism Act 2000, and received Royal Assent on 27 April. Janet Noble summarises what’s in it.
The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service is a team of experienced solicitors who have all worked in private practice. They help members with questions about practice and procedure on a wide variety of subjects.
Brian Balkin of Locktons Companies LLP, answers some questions on the possible effects of Brexit on professional indemnity insurance.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has outlined the steps it plans to take to improve transparency in the legal services market. Michael Lonergan, regulatory policy advisor, provides a refresher on what has happened to date and what the latest announcement may mean for the profession.
Consent of an individual to collect and process their data remains one of the cornerstones of data protection law and policy. Anna Drozd, EU professional practice policy advisor, looks at the changes to consent as part of the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Despite calamities such as fire, flooding and cyber or terrorist attacks, your clients will expect you to be available when needed. Janet Noble looks at the importance of having business continuity plans in these uncertain times.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has announced a complete overhaul of its handbook following the consultation ‘Looking to the future: flexibility and public protection’. Marzema Lipman, regulatory policy advisor, looks at a new, less prescriptive approach to regulation.
Pearl Moses examines what to look out for in the new Money Laundering Regulations.
Janet Noble looks at some frequently asked questions from solicitors concerning the impact of Brexit on legal businesses.
The effect of Brexit on organisations remains unclear. Valeria Mancheva, Head of Relationship Management for In-house lawyers, outlines some valuable lessons on dealing with uncertainty.