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On 26 October, the UK published its second National Risk Assessment of anti-money laundering risk exposure across various services sectors.
The new Money Laundering Regulations 2017 have brought about several significant changes to how legal practitioners should comply with their anti-money laundering (AML) obligations.
The EU Financial Sanctions Regulations 2017 impose new obligations on independent legal professionals.
We give information on upcoming events in 2017/18.
Last week saw the Lord Chancellor and his ministerial team face questions in the House of Commons on a range of issues. Early legal advice was raised numerous times during the session following the launch in October 2017 of the Law Society’s campaign to restore legal aid for early advice in housing and family cases.
News the starting pistol can now be fired on the process to forge a new relationship with the EU was today welcomed by the Law Society of England and Wales.
Changes to the rulebook governing solicitors could put consumers at risk and undermine trust in legal services, the Law Society of England and Wales said today as it urged the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) to have an 11th hour change of heart.
The Financial Ombudsman Service has updated their online technical guidance in relation to legal expenses insurance and freedom of choice.
The review of governance of the Law Society of England and Wales took a step forward today after the organisation’s governing council approved the appointment of Robert Bourns as chair of the new board following a wide-ranging recruitment process.
Enforced publication of reams of information about legal services may hamper and not help consumers as they seek to make an informed choice about instructing a solicitor.
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