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How the use of psychological safety support risk and compliance functions

Last week’s Compliance for Law Firms session saw Elizabeth Hyde of Hesper GRC discussing how the use of psychology, in particular psychological safety, can help and support risk and compliance...

Chinese Money Launderers Partner with Mexican Drug Cartels

Chinese money launderers are facilitating the fentanyl epidemic and helping international drug traffickers, like Mexican cartels and the Italian mafia, launder the proceeds of crime. The Financial...

PII renewals

The latest session of Compliance for Law Firms featured a discussion around maximising the effectiveness of PII proposal submissions and and strategies to best present your firm’s approach to...

SRA AML Visits, a change in approach?

This week’s Compliance for Law Firms session saw HiveRisk’s Gavin Ball and Kate Burt take the digital centre stage to tee-up the discussion area of SRA AML visits, specifically, how the approach seems...

Fraud Du Jour and the Fraud Triangle

You’re probably already familiar with the law firm employee convicted in April and sentenced to 4 years in prison after siphoning charity donations over a 13 year period. Effected beneficiaries...

Navigating Crypto Due Diligence in Conveyancing

BOARDROOM CONVERSATION As the landscape of finance continues to evolve, the emergence of cryptocurrencies has brought about both excitement and apprehension among professionals in the legal sector...

Is this overkill? Sanctions checks on clients and counter parties

It’s no secret that the SRA is taking an active interest in how firms are approaching their management of the sanctions regime...

A snapshot of a COLP’s day, week, month and year

There's a lot that goes into running a tight compliance ship in a law firm...

New-style scam alert warning

Individuals are contacting law firms alleging to be from the SRA and asking to attend their offices for a “pre audit meeting.”...

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Jemma Lloyd

VSLaw