Regulation

Ideology without compassion

Susanna Heley calls for collaboration between the regulators where there is overlapping jurisdiction

28 Jul 2020

SMEs yet to be ruled out of money laundering levy

Government launches consultation on planned economic crime levy 

23 Jul 2020

Buying trust

Employee ownership trusts can significantly influence a firm’s culture and ethos, explain Howard Hackney and Mark Briegal

23 Jul 2020

LeO still performing below par

The departing chief ombudsman Rebecca Marsh has admitted that the Legal Ombudsman (LeO) is still failing to meet the performance levels expected of it.

15 Jul 2020

How do you regulate AI?

Helen Simm examines what direction the government might take on AI in a post-Brexit Britain 

24 Jun 2020

Solicitor fined £20k for providing banking facilities

A solicitor has been fined for providing banking facilities to conveyancing clients, exposing his firm to money laundering risks

22 Jun 2020

Law Society: Now’s not the time to reorganise legal services

With more than 70% of high street firms at risk, the legal sector needs to recover following covid-19, the Law Society said in response to a review of legal regulation

12 Jun 2020

The acid test

Regulatory fallout is a given right now but high standards are still expected, says Susanna Heley 

08 Jun 2020

Keep calm, protect health

Sarah Dwight offers advice on how to approach conveyancing issues during the pandemic

02 Jun 2020