Along with a whole host of other observations and steers from the SRA within the Risk Outlook, it’s often difficult for busy practitioners to find the time to get to grips with what you really need to do when it comes to risk and compliance.Read more
The UK government has again confirmed that it will adopt the EU Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD), enacted earlier this year. Lord Henley, a Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, noted in a private letter to Margaret Hodge MP that the January 2020 deadline for transposition of the directive falls within the implementation period of Britain’s exit from the UK. HM Treasury is planning consultations in winter 2018/19 and spring 2019.Read more
The SRA’s risk outlook published this week has highlighted two main areas as requiring particular attention from law firms.Read more
Legal Eye’s Senior Compliance Manager Helen Glaze has been promoted to the newly created role of Head of Risk, Compliance and Best Practice.
The change is in recognition of Helen’s strong technical knowledge and her increasing involvement in the senior leadership team especially in the areas of strategy and management.Read more
Jody Evans is the Director of Business Development at Legal Eye Ltd. Jody has a successful background in risk and compliance, with her past work including leading the in-house risk team for a top 50 law firm taking responsibility for developing a comprehensive framework in the area.Read more