It is important that conveyancers are confident using insurance products so that they comply with the Insurance Distribution Directive.
Changing criminal behaviour due to lockdown means new methods of money laundering are being found and conveyancers must be aware.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority are contacting thousands of firms to ask what measures they have in place to combat money laundering. Over a fifth of firms reviewed by the SRA have failed to create the required risk assessment protocols to sufficiently protect against money laundering.
The government has updated their buying and selling guides to include information on referral fees to make the process more transparent for consumers.
The updated conveyancing protocol from The Law Society took effect in August and highlight best practice in residential conveyancing
The Solicitors Regulations Authority following a review of 59 practices providing trust and company services, has found that a number of law firms are not doing enough to prevent money laundering.
Improvements to Land Registration will help fight fraud and Redbrick Solutions AML and ID checks can help make you fully compliant.
Redbrick Solutions have announced this week that the latest version of their award winning practice management solution has been released.
South West Police Cyber Crime Unit will be delivering a not to be missed presentation ‘The Cyber Threats You Can’t Risk Ignoring’ at the Bristol Law Firm Growth and Compliance CPD seminar on the 2nd November.
Redbrick Solutions are delighted to announce that feedback from the first of their Law Firm Growth and Compliance CPD seminars has been excellent.