Latest articles relating to all things Risk and Compliance 

How cyber-savvy is your firm?

Cybersecurity and data protection breaches have been hot topics in the news of late with much publicised breaches and cyber-attacks.

Self-interest conflicts update

We had a discussion with the SRA policy team at its recent Compliance Officer Conference over this issue and how the Howell Jones case will st

Reporting Breaches to the SRA - Update

We recently sent a request to the SRA to clarify the reporting of breaches by non-solicitors under the new Standards and Regulations and have

Product Update - December 2019

Over the past month we have made a series of updates to the Breach Reporting module on our Risk and Compliance system, this includes the creat

AML compliance - there is nowhere to hide!

Anti-money laundering (AML) remains at the top of the SRA’s agenda as we head into 2020.

Are you doing too many file reviews?

We are often asked the question, “How many property files should we be reviewing?”, and when we ask what the firm is currently doing get met w

Complaints Data Update

There has been a flurry of activity regarding complaints in recent months with the Legal Ombudsman (LeO) publishing its annual report 2018-19 and

Product Update - October 2019

We have recently release updates to the Riliance Risk and Compliance system which we'd like to share with you.

Reporting breaches to the SRA under the new Standards and Regulations

The introduction of the SRA Standards and Regulations on 25 November 2019 will see new issues coming into focus for you and your firms over the r

Acts/omissions that could lead to a claim for negligence

An area that you will need to review is how you deal with self-interest conflicts arising out of identified acts/or omissions that could lead to

PII Newsflash

We are aware that a number of law firms are finding it difficult to obtain PII cover in the run up to the traditional renewal date of 1st

SRA Standards & Regulations Update

The SRA has started to issue some long-awaited guidance on its new Standards & Regulations which come into force on 25th Novemb