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Benefits of reduced PII cover 'illusory', says City group

20 June 2018By

Representative group joins chorus of opposition to SRA plans to reduce minimum indemnity insurance cover.

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Asons liquidators take legal advice over SRA's £100k intervention deal

19 June 2018By

Insolvency handlers want greater access to funds that will plug creditors’ £25m black hole.

All Regulation and compliance

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Gateley back on acquisition trail with £4.1m firm takeover

21 May 2018By

Property and land advice specialist GCL to take listed firm’s brand name.

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High Court backs lawyer's ‘hatchet job’ libel claim

15 May 2018By

Andrew Reid, a former treasurer of UKIP, was subject of local paper article after he fenced off part of his land in Oxfordshire.

All Property

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Bosses of 'cold-call' firms to face £500k fines

30 May 2018By

New measures follow long-held discussions on how to clamp down on nuisance calls.


Outright cold-call ban fails to make it through finance bill

27 April 2018By

MPs send legislation from the House of Commons with only qualified restrictions on claims managers.

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