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Prepare for a compliance marathon, not a sprint finish

By Jane Jarman, Senior Lecturer, Nottingham Law School

19 January 2012

By Jane Jarman, Senior Lecturer, Nottingham Law School

Only the most eagle-eyed would have noticed that while most of England was looking forward to turkey with all the trimmings and last-minute Christmas shopping, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) chose 23 December 2011 to publish the second edition of the.

True, most of the amendments are consequential and well signposted, but 
the festive timing is indicative that it will 
be necessary for someone to be ‘on 
guard’ for changes and refinements of compliance requirements.

There may have been a general feeling of apathy and anticlimax after 6 October 2011. The regulatory D-day came a...

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