The outlook for competition and financial services regulators is constantly evolving. To understand the key shifts, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nuix engaged Ari Kaplan Advisors to study the best practices for interacting with an array of financial and competition regulators around the world.
For many, Storm Christoph came and went with little incident in January, for some their houses were flooded by the nearby river in a fairly predictable manner like it had done in years past. But for the residents of Skewen, near Neath in South Wales, the flooding came from below ground, erupting out of manholes and forgotten shafts from the area’s past coal mining heritage.
The issues of meeting risk and compliance regulatory requirements are always of the utmost importance to law firms, but never more so than when your fee earners and finance staff are working remotely.
The National Will Register are pleased to welcome Gill Steel who will be presenting our upcoming Certainty Expert Webinar on Wednesday 21st April 2021 at 12.00pm, titled ‘Are you competent, productive and motivated?’.
Money laundering is very much in the legal news at the moment, especially as the Solicitors Regulation Authority is continuing with its thematic reviews looking at AML compliance within law firms; its most recent review looked into 74 firms and found some major failings, including inadequate training, no firm-wide risk assessments in place, and issues around source of funds checks.
Is your client planning to buy one? Do you know what the implications are for insurability or what really happens if their cliff-top garden collapses onto the promenade below? This and more was discussed in a tm:tv session on Coastal Hazards, as part of the Climate Change and the Property Market series.
LexisNexis, a leading global provider of legal intelligence and analytics, has today launched Lexis Create, a powerful new platform that makes legal drafting easier. Lexis Create puts the muscle of LexisNexis at lawyers’ fingertips within Microsoft Office products.
When a loved one passes away, it is not uncommon for clients to find themselves in a position where they are either unsure as to whether the deceased had written a Will or if they had, where it is stored. Although a copy of the Will is often provided to a client, the passage of time, house moves and the misplacement of documents can lead to these copies being lost.
The Access Group, one of the UK’s leading software providers has officially launched its new legal software division, Access Legal, promising to help the UK’s most ambitious law firms achieve their potential through a powerful suite of technology.
Leave? Remain? These discussions seem like ages ago don’t they? Well, Brexit is now a reality. Many of our clients in the legal sector are asking what this means for UK VAT-registered businesses selling services to overseas customers.
What the pandemic has brought into sharp focus for firms is a desire to reduce costs. In 2019, research found cost reductions were last on a long list of priorities for firms; now they are near the top.
As my legal career progressed, I began to realise the reality was very different than I had envisaged. I was in a constant state of stress, working very long hours. I normalised the stress, as it seemed to be everywhere I looked.