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From 10 July, firms cannot charge fees of more than 20 per cent of the amount recovered for handling claims for mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI).
The Law Society is submitting its own detailed response, but here is your chance to have a say on the SRA's consultation on reforming professional indemnity insurance (PII).
We have published a summary of responses following our discussion paper on the standard of proof applied by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT).
HMCTS has recently announced six separate, but related, public consultations about the future of the HM Courts and Tribunals Service estate.
In October 2017 HM Treasury published the second National Risk Assessment (NRA) of money laundering and terrorist financing as significant threats to the UK’s economic security. What in practical terms does it mean for law firms?
We believe the proposed changes could increase uncertainty for the profession and erode vital client protections. We take the view that flexibility for solicitors should not come at the expense of clients.
On 27 September the SRA published two consultations as part of its 'Looking to the Future' work. The deadline for responses to both consultations is 20 December 2017.
We are seeking members' views on a discussion paper about the standard of proof applied by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal.
Solicitors should report frozen assets belonging to a designated person to HM Treasury.
The regulations, which come into force on 8 August, will extend to 'independent legal professionals' and other 'relevant businesses.'
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A summary digest of key recent news and meetings relating to the SRA, LSB and LeO.
Explore today's compliance issues including pricing transparency and more at our 2018 Risk and Compliance autumn conference taking place in Leeds Thursday 13 September