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Here are some sample articles from the Risk and Compliance Service. Service members get access to all our features and other exclusive content.
Sue Mawdsley, Board member of the Legal Compliance Bulletin, examines what to look out for in the new draft regulations.
In today’s digital world, law firms must ensure rigorous safeguarding of intellectual property, client data and other legal information as a crucial part of business strategy.
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.
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.
Katharina Kirchberger looks at third country lawyers’ practice rights and conditions for setting up a third country law firm in the EU and EFTA countries.
Mandeep Nagra, risk and compliance advisor, reports on the recent conference.
The clocks have gone forward, Easter is upon us and Pearl Moses looks at what you can do to spring clean your compliance policies and procedures.
One of the weak links in providing an effective barrier against cyber attacks is the use of passwords. Janet Noble looks at some important steps your staff can take to minimise risk.
The SRA’s consultation on the use of waivers to allow greater innovation otherwise blocked by the rules closes this week. Bronwen Still takes a look.
The risks which law firms and their management and compliance teams have to address is constantly changing. Drawing on the experience of the past year for context, Frank Maher looks at a selection of these to consider some of the key areas of risk for the rest of 2017.