All Risk and Compliance articles – Page 3

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    Time’s up

    2023-10-05T08:45:00Z

    Julie Norris and Alfie Cranmer of Kingsley Napley LLP provide a timeline of recent developments in anti-money laundering and sanction procedures

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    Banking on it

    2023-10-05T08:26:00Z

    Jonathon Bray considers why a solicitor’s client account cannot be used as a ‘banking facility’ – and how to stay safe

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    Feature

    Copyright and ESG: Ethical imperatives for compliance and responsibility

    2023-10-02T09:12:00Z Partner content

    Colin Hulme, head of intellectual property (IP) at Burness Paull, considers the impact of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) programmes on the observance of copyright by corporates

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    Sanctions – new prohibitions

    2023-09-27T00:00:00Z

    Julie Norris and Alfie Cranmer provide an update on changes to sanctions affecting those providing legal advisory services in the UK

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    AI – the data risks

    2023-09-27T00:00:00Z

    With artificial intelligence much in the news lately, Robert Bond considers the data protection risks it presents to law firms

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    Quality indicators – does your firm match up?

    2023-08-25T09:46:00Z

    Jayne Willetts and Bronwen Still consider the key findings of a recent pilot scheme run by the legal regulators on improving quality indicators in the legal sector

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    SRA Accounts Rules changes (OnDemand)

    This webinar was recorded on 5th October 2023

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    Consultancy matters

    2023-08-07T09:39:00Z

    Lucy Trevelyan looks at the increasing popularity of the consultancy model of providing legal services

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    Regulating behaviour

    2023-08-07T08:40:00Z

    Jessica Clay and Lucinda Soon summarise how the SRA can regulate solicitors’ behaviour in and out of the workplace, and analyse in what circumstances they will choose to take action

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    In-house risk

    2023-08-07T08:11:00Z

    Tracey Calvert revisits the regulatory obligations for in-house lawyers

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    Insurance matters

    2023-08-03T14:51:00Z Partner content

    The Building Safety Act 2022 has introduced new risks and the impact on the PI insurance market is still unknown. Piers Winton, director at Paragon International Insurance Brokers, looks at what’s in the Act and outlines the risks it poses for law firms

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    Open justice

    2023-08-03T14:26:00Z

    Nigel West considers the case of SRA v Bretherton regarding open justice 

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    Delaying tactics and clients - the risks

    2023-08-02T10:07:00Z

    Jonathon Bray looks at some cases where inaction on client matters resulted in disciplinary action in the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. He outlines how to avoid the risks.

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    Economic Crime Act – an update

    2023-07-05T15:54:00Z

    Laura Williamson provides some top tips on dealing with property transactions where overseas entities are involved

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    Fair is fair: understanding the SRA ‘fair treatment’ rules

    2023-06-26T13:20:00Z

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has introduced a new set of “fair treatment” rules into its Codes of Conduct. Ed Livingstone and Joe Cannon of Fox Williams outline what the changes mean and discuss the key steps all law firms should consider in response to the changes

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    The Building Safety Act − the effect on PI insurance

    2023-06-05T10:32:00Z Partner content

    Piers Winton, Director at Paragon International Insurance Brokers, summarises the Building Safety Act and outlines the risks it poses for law firms

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    A question of privilege

    2023-05-11T13:53:00Z

    Adam Sher considers the issue of privilege and its impact on SRA investigations

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    A fine time

    2023-05-11T13:40:00Z

       

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    In confidence

    2023-05-11T13:26:00Z

    Bronwen Still provides an overview of the regulatory requirements around confidentiality, and outlines some of the more common, and difficult, situations facing firms

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    A change in time

    2023-05-11T11:06:00Z

    Changes to the Legal Ombudsman Scheme Rules came into effect on 1 April 2023. Paul Wightman outlines what to expect