DAC6/Mandatory Disclosure Rules (MDR) (Jan 21)

An unexpected consequence of Brexit was the change to the reporting requirements under the International Tax Enforcement (Disclosable Arrangements) Regulations...

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Brexit (Jan 21)

Several Brexit-related issues arise for the compliance agenda.  We highlight a number in this issue, but there are other important...

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Risk and Audit Committees (Sep20)

For larger firms with risk and/or audit committees, our News page www.legalrisk.co.uk/News includes links to Terms Of Reference For The...

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Costs (Jul 2020)

The SRA has published updated guidelines on compliance with the SRA Transparency Rules including examples. Unfortunately the changes are not...

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DAC6: Deferral of reporting deadlines (Jul 2020)

The Government is deferring the first reporting deadlines under the International Tax Enforcement (Disclosable Arrangements) Regulations 2020 by six months....

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Webinar: The road to recovery (Jul 2020)

Legal Risk and Howden Insurance Brokers are co-hosting a series of two free webinars on 7 and 21 July 2020....

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Termination of retainers and Conditional Fee Agreements (Risk Update March 2020)

We are often asked to advise in relation to retainers and costs.  In Butler v Bankside Commercial Ltd [2020] EWCA...

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) – a few thoughts ( Risk Update March 2020)

As remote working becomes the new norm, spare a thought for how you will spot if someone is struggling, under...

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SRA Standards and Regulations (Jan20)

The SRA published 54 Guidance notes and 13 Warning Notices on 25 November 2019.  Unfortunately, although many were largely repeats...

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Brexit (Jan 19)

As the risk of a no deal hard exit from the European Union on 29 March 2019 looms, there are...

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Help! I’m a new Compliance Officer/MLRO…

As people move on, many firms are having to appoint people to roles in anti-money laundering (AML) and compliance who...

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Professional indemnity insurance (PII)

Many firms will be seeking renewal on 1 October. Those with claims histories, particularly those with involvement in development schemes,...

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