Risk & Compliance

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

SRA plans to cut compensation fund opposed

SRA plans to cut the maximum compensation fund from £2m to £500,000 face rejection by the LSB

Covid-status certification: Law Society calls for clarity

The covid-status certification scheme would use vaccination or testing data to confirm covid-risk in various workplace settings

What’s the problem with transparency?

Susan Humble considers the SRA transparency rules and why firms should be proud of their prices

Dealing with NDAs: Far from settled

Advising on NDAs raises a number of ethical considerations, as Emma Walker explains

01 Apr 2021 | Contracts & Rights

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

Barrister admits 'technical breach of copyright' after law firm settles copyright claim

Hayes Connor paid £45,000 in damages to JMW after using a template letter that breached its copyright

26 Mar 2021 | Intellectual property

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