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The problem of integrity

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 21.06.2019 Read more
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Lost chances à la Moda

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 04.06.2019 Read more
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What’s gone wrong with putting things right?

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 21.05.2019 Read more
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Judge makes alarming comments about validity of standstill agreements in Inheritance Act claims

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 12.03.2019 Read more
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Law Society introduces new Code for Completion by Post

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 04.03.2019 Read more
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Supreme Court Refuses to allow a Claim against Lawyers for Loss of a Dishonest Claim

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 13.02.2019 Read more
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SAAMCo and BPE re-affirmed: the proper approach to loss in professional negligence cases

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 31.01.2019 Read more
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Four UK financial crime compliance predictions for 2019

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks

Published by Sam Tate, Partner

Last week we published our "UK white-collar crime enforcement predictions for 2019". This week, it is the turn of financial crime compliance.

15.01.2019 Read more
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Four UK white collar crime predictions for 2019

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 08.01.2019 Read more
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LSB approves SRA’s revolution in legal services regulation

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks

Published by Graham Reid, Legal Director, Professional Regulation

The Solicitors Regulation Authority’s new regulatory arrangements were approved by the Legal Services Board on 6 November 2018. Part of the changes will allow solicitors of England & Wales to sell legal advice to the public from within unregulated firms, as long as they steer clear of reserved legal activities such as conveyancing and litigation. These firms will not be regulated by the SRA and will not need to take out full SRA-mandated professional indemnity insurance. These new kinds of legal practice offer unique opportunities for competition with big law firms, and for in-house legal teams to be converted from a cost to a profit centre. RPC has exceptional degree of experience in advising on innovation in the the provision of legal services.

07.11.2018 Read more