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I am aware of the client information I must provide under the Consumer Contracts Regulations when forming a retainer off-premises with a consumer. My client has requested that I send all written communications by email. Will this satisfy the Regulations?
Article 9.2 of the Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive empowers the European Commission to identify 'high risk third countries'
Our team of solicitors answers questions on anti-money laundering, customer due diligence, client care, and conveyancing.
In our client care letter, we advise clients that we have professional indemnity insurance and the value of our cover. We state that the details of our insurer are available on request. Is this sufficient or should we include the details as well?
It is in the public interest that the Legal Services Board demands and scrutinises evidence before approving major rule changes.
We have responded to the Legal Services Board's consultation on its proposed business plan for 2019/20.
This guidance explains the role of the Law Society and other organisations in the reporting of money laundering.
We have published a position paper in response to UCL's independent review of legal services regulation launched last year.
Do I have to inform a client of their right to detailed assessment prior to pursuing them on an outstanding bill?
We are concerned about the level of scrutiny the Legal Services Board has applied to the SRA's application to change its regulatory arrangements.
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