Practice Management: Risk & Compliance

Who bears the burden?

John Binns considers the potential impact of imposing an additional burden on firms with the proposed AML levy

04 Feb 2021

SRA prosecution: at what price?

Susanna Heley comments on the regulator’s resistance to dropping proceedings against solicitor Z, despite significant risk to his life

04 Feb 2021

Putting employees first

Taking care of your employees should be at the heart of a firm’s compliance culture and initiatives, says Tracey Calvert

28 Jan 2021

Fines for transparency breaches

Ten law firms have been sanctioned by the regulator for breaches of the transparency rules in the first three weeks of 2021

22 Jan 2021

Being measured

It seems legal regulators take a particularly dim view of online discretions, compared with other regulators, says Susan Humble 

20 Jan 2021

Review your AML policies, Law Society warns firms

Solicitors must review their anti-money laundering policies in light of definitive new guidance, the Law Society has warned

20 Jan 2021

Speeding up digital verification

The house moving industry will be helped by swift moves towards digital identity verification, says Sarah Dwight

14 Jan 2021

Solicitor struck off for dishonesty

A sole practitioner has been struck off for dishonesty after using client money to pay off his firm’s debts

06 Jan 2021

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