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The Law Society has responded to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) consultation 'Looking to the Future: better information, more choice'.
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.
The Law Society has updated its advice for firms on compliance with UK regulations which transpose the EU ADR Directive.
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.
Today, company directors need to understand that the law requires them to ensure that their company is required to police itself for good corporate governance. The days have long gone when directors could say that their singular role in life was to maximise company profits, without considering the wider implications of its actions.
Response to the FCA consultation on reforming the availability of information in the UK equity IPO process.
We are seeking members' views on a discussion paper about the standard of proof applied by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal.
The GDPR will introduce new reporting requirements and financial penalties with regard to data breaches.
SRA proposals for sweeping changes to the solicitor rulebook would create a wild west marketplace for legal services, the Law Society said today.
The Law Society has responded to the LSB's consultation on its regulatory performance assessment approach.
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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