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SRA publishes AML sectoral risk assessment

SRA publishes AML sectoral risk assessment

Law firms are being urged to check that they are up-to-date with all the latest developments and legislation regarding money laundering by reading two new pieces of national sector-wide guidance issued on the subject. Following on from the regular national...

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More firms sanctioned in transparency rules clampdown

More firms sanctioned in transparency rules clampdown

Three more firms have been disciplined for breaches of the transparency rules as the SRA continues to clamp down on non-compliance. This brings the total of firms who have been sanctioned to ten, since the start of the year. The rules are designed to help people find...

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Enforcement work around transparency rules continues

Enforcement work around transparency rules continues

The transparency rules were introduced in December 2018 to help consumers make properly-informed decisions about the services available to them. The vast majority felt solicitor firms were unaffordable and therefore going elsewhere for help dealing with a legal...

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Covid heightens risks faced by law firms

Covid heightens risks faced by law firms

The ongoing implications of Covid-19 mean law firms must be more vigilant then ever in how they plan for - and protect against - key risks currently facing the legal sector. This warning comes as the SRA issues its latest edition of the annual Risk Outlook. The...

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