All Risk and Compliance articles – Page 6

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    Taking on apprentices

    2022-04-05T09:44:00Z

    Denise Wright outlines the growth of legal apprenticeships in the legal sector and shares the experience in her firm

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    Case update

    2022-04-05T09:15:00Z

    Nigel West considers a recent case where electronic signatures came under the spotlight

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    Case update

    2022-03-24T14:06:00Z

    Nigel West considers the result of an intervention by the regulator into a solicitors practice.

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    Cause for complaint

    2022-01-25T15:21:00Z

    The Legal Ombudsman has produced a guide to help solicitors improve their complaints handling processes. Here are their top tips.

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    Price transparency

    2022-01-19T00:00:00Z

    Paul Bennett gives us a first-hand view of how his firm manages the price transparency requirements for solicitors and Alexis Hearnden outlines the requirements for the Bar

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    Levelling up?

    2022-01-19T00:00:00Z

    Gideon Habel and Emma Walker reflect on the disproportionate effects of regulation and share their vision of effective regulation and equitable outcomes for everyone

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    Mind the gap

    2022-01-19T00:00:00Z

    Frank Maher considers how the proposed cyber exclusion and the closure of Solicitors Indemnity Fund may sit outside existing professional indemnity insurance cover

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    Driving data change

    2022-01-19T00:00:00Z

    Robert Bond considers the proposals set out in a consultation on changes to data protection in the UK post-Brexit

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    When the levy breaks

    2022-01-19T00:00:00Z

    The economic crime levy is set to be introduced for medium- and larger-sized firms later this year. Rebecca Atkinson answers some questions on the detail

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    On the agenda

    2022-01-19T00:00:00Z

    Andrea Cohen outlines what’s on the regulatory horizon for the coming year and sets out what law firms and their employees can expect in 2022

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    PI insurance—the introduction of personal guarantees

    2022-01-11T11:05:00Z

    Todd Davison, Managing Director of Purbeck Insurance, explains why personal guarantees are becoming a feature of the professional indemnity insurance market and what the partners and leaders of small and medium sized law firms and LLPs can do to mitigate the risk.

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    SRA business plan—what to expect in 2022

    2021-11-30T12:20:00Z

    Marzena Lipman, Regulatory Policy Adviser, summarises the SRA business plan for next year and outlines the Law Society response.

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    FAQs - compliance issues

    2021-11-17T09:12:00Z

    Our Practice Advice team has put together some of their most frequently asked questions (and answers) on current compliance issues.

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    AML – taking a risk-based approach

    2021-11-04T09:37:00Z Sponsored content

    Katarina Pranjic considers how a risk-based approach to anti-money laundering works for fee-earners.

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    Sting in the tail

    2021-10-20T10:07:03.650Z

    Peter Scott examines the financial issues facing firms in the long tail of the pandemic.

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    Playing by the rules

    2021-10-20T10:07:00Z

    Some legal services can now be provided to the public by unregulated providers, but what does this mean for the position of the consumer? Tracey Calvert considers the issues

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    Cases update

    2021-10-20T10:07:00Z

    Nigel West looks at two recent cases in the High Court challenging the SRA’s statutory right to serve production notices

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    Under review

    2021-10-20T10:06:45.523Z

    Iain Miller outlines what the recent decision of Harcus Sinclair v Your Lawyers says and considers its practical consequences

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    Watchful eye

    2021-10-20T10:06:00Z

    Rebecca Atkinson outlines the dos and don’ts of making suspicious activity reports

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    Cause for complaint

    2021-10-20T10:06:00Z

    Anjali Mouelhi provides some top tips on how good practice can prevent complaints from happening in the first place and from escalating when they do