Regulators

SRA consults on cyber loss cover

The SRA is consulting on the inclusion of a cyber loss cover clause in the minimum terms and conditions (MTC) of firms' PII

16 Apr 2021 | CILEx

Thieving accountant banned from legal profession

Victoria Brown was jailed and banned from working in the legal profession after stealing £400,000 from Clyde & Co

16 Apr 2021 | CILEx

Solicitor fined after sale of elderly client’s property to 34-year-old fraudster

The solicitor acted for both parties to the transaction where a 'clear conflict' existed

15 Apr 2021 | Regulators

Partners in crime?

Susanna Heley considers that clients may not be the only victims when a trusted partner commits fraud.

Tech no 'silver bullet' but needs proactive approach by legal services regulators

The ideal regulator needs a clear, proactive approach to technology, the LSB said in a new paper

12 Apr 2021 | Marketing

Dental regulator pays damages after unlawful undercover operation

A ficticious scenario created by investigators breached human rights and data protection law

12 Apr 2021 | Ethics and Compliance

Money laundering: SRA refers £200m of suspected criminal proceeds to NCA

The SRA made 26 SARs to the NCA between January and October 2020 and cryptocurrency could become an issue

31 Mar 2021 | CILEx

LSB unveils 'ambitious' strategy to tackle 'significant' legal sector challenges

The LSB has called for 'collaboration' across the legal sector to help achieve its strategic aims

29 Mar 2021 | Regulators

Charity law reform ahead

Most of the Law Commission’s 43 recommendations for charity law reform have been accepted by government

23 Mar 2021 | Charities

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