Risk and compliance


Tax solicitor jailed for contempt after promises over missing millions


Stephen David Jones, admitted in 1986, is sentenced in the High Court at conclusion of three-day trial.


‘Depressing’ super-exam reports fail the test, say law teachers

2019-08-14T11:53:00+01:00By Gazette reporter

Reports on SQE1 pilots ’raise more questions than they answer’, says the Association of Law Teachers.

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Ponzi scheme solicitor suspended over property dealings


Leeds solicitor served with six-month suspension after acting for property scheme operators and investors.

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'Fearful' principal forged signatures to cover mistake


Property solicitor agrees outcome resulting in his being struck off the roll.

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Canary Wharf

Balancing act

29 July 2019By

No one talks about ‘light touch’ regulation in financial services these days. But is the FCA struggling to find the right balance between intervention and fostering innovation? Grania Langdon-Down reports


An ordinary word given an extraordinary meaning

17 June 2019By Gregory Treverton-Jones QC, Nigel West

What is ‘integrity’?

Money laundering

Time to get your risk assessments in order

10 June 2019By Amasis Saba

SRA report highlights shortcomings in firms’ anti-money laundering measures.

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Emma walker

Is the fitness to practise regime fit for purpose?

2019-05-02T10:28:00+01:00By Emma Walker

Procedures could provide vehicle that is needed for regulated professionals to deal with problems before they spiral out of control.

Paul rogerson

Lightening the load

29 April 2019By

City regulation post-Brexit means ‘same outcome, lower burden’ for FCA’s chief executive.

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Lawyers know the dangers of unqualified advisers. Policy wonks don't


If regulating McKenzie friends is disastrous for the poor, the ‘do nothing’ alternative is worse.

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Tackling money laundering: making sure firms are doing their job

2019-03-20T00:01:00+00:00By Paul Philip

If we don’t successfully address the problem, the social, economic and security consequences can be devastating.

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