Risk and compliance

Baroness Taylor

Peers fear government power grab in post-Brexit bill

17 November 2017By

Bill will introduce new regulations for detecting, investigating and prevent money laundering.


Fine for national firm that treated missing money as 'internal issue'

17 November 2017By

Duncan Lewis Solicitors rebuked by the SRA for non-compliance with regulatory principle.

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SRA allays fears on SQE work experience sign-off

15 November 2017By

Regulator responds to concerns over the quality of assessment in the new route into the profession.

Leigh Day tribunal

Leigh Day seeking £5m in defence costs over SRA's failed Iraq prosecution

13 November 2017By

Firm applies for order to make the SRA liable for 60% of costs, accusing the regulator of 'ploughing ahead like a rudderless oil tanker'.

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G20 summit

EU Financial Regulation: Money troubles

13 November 2017By Marialuisa Taddia

Since the 2008 crash, restoring stability to Europe’s financial services industry has taken precedence over creating a single market. That has meant a fee bonanza for compliance advisers.

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David Barton byline

Locke Lord: a lesson in deterrence

16 November 2017By David Barton

Record-setting judgment provides a valuable insight into the agreed outcome procedure.

James ward hi res

Wet signatures protect against fraud and abuse

15 November 2017By James Ward

Let’s make lasting powers of attorney easier - but we must be mindful of the risks involved.

Monidipa Fouzder

Should the SRA care if a solicitor has sex with a client?

10 November 2017By

The regulator can't be expected to peep inside bedrooms, or can it?

John hyde

Let the market - not the SRA - force price transparency

6 October 2017By

The best firms are already being innovative – so why take away their competitive advantage?

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