Risk and compliance

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SRA prosecution costs soar as hearings lengthen


Annual report also records a significant increase in the number of solicitors struck off.

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SRA pledges to be more open - but board meetings stay closed


Gazette understands regulator does not believe it is necessary to reopen meetings to the public.


Freshfields partner urges SRA to drop conduct case over ‘contaminated’ evidence


Married partner alleged to have lacked integrity in engaging with junior colleague.


Solicitor suspended after asking secretaries to backdate files


SRA withdraws allegation of dishonesty and agrees suspension after solicitor opts not to return.

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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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Making more of the digital badge

3 June 2019By Rachel Roche

Logos are powerful icons of identity so the SRA digital badge is a missed opportunity.

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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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