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GDPR is coming in 6 weeks…

Everyone is talking about it and data security and privacy has been brought more to the fore front after the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Treading a tightrope on the use of NDAs

To gag or not to gag, that is the question…

GDPR Common FAQs

  1. Does GDPR apply to us?

GDPR emails from third parties: What do they mean?

In recent weeks you may have received many emails from third parties telling you that they are looking into GDPR and are taking their obligations very seriously; what d

The Insurance Distribution Directive is being delayed!

To recap,  the IDD is a re-write of the Insurance Mediation Directive (IMD) and is aimed at not only insurers but those that distribute it, including brokers and those

Do other regulated entities have lessons to learn from the Oxfam allegations?

It is alleged that the behaviour that is now hitting the news headlines went unreported to regulators due to concerns over the damage that could be done to Oxfam's repu

Scotland’s legal sector – ready for reform?

The Law Society of Scotland is currently helping to spearhead some major new changes in the legal system north of the border.

How to deal with unidentified transfers into your client account

A client has deposited a sum of money in our client account but we can’t trace them!

Mandatory AML Information Requirement

In accordance with the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (‘the Regulations’), the Solicitors Regul

Payment Services Directive 2

This piece of legislation was released in 2016 and is set to be enforceable from 13th January 2018 (thankfully not a Friday).

How can firms better manage their regulatory burden and prepare for the future?

Over the past two or three decades the technological revolution has affected people’s everyday lives considerably.

The essential differences between Cyber Essentials and GDPR

We’ve recently been stressing the need for firms to make sure that they can comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when it’s introduced in May 2