Type Speaker CPD Hours Level
6 IntroductionInformation
Accreditation Information
SRA Competency A


In a law firm, compliance covers many topics and is ever-changing. It can be time consuming and confusing to keep up to date with every topic.

This virtual classroom seminar will cover the key areas providing a refresher of the basics and a look ahead to future developments.

This session is designed for lawyers looking to gain a sound understanding of the compliance topics and also for anyone wishing to bring themselves up to speed with current developments. The session will look at some real-life cases and scenarios throughout the day.

What You Will Learn

This live and interactive session will cover the following:

  • Out with the old SRA Handbook and in with the new SRA Standards and Regulations:
    • Changing from the SRA Handbook to the SRA Standards and Regulations
    • The principles
    • SRA Codes of Conduct - one for solicitors and one for the firm
    • COLP and COFA update
  • Financial update including:
    • The new SRA Accounts Rules from the SRA Standards and Regulations
    • Things to consider for the new rules
  • Anti-Money Laundering including:
    • The SRA thematic reviews
    • What is money laundering
    • Key legislation including:
      • The Terrorism Act 2000
      • Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
      • Bribery Act 2010
      • Criminal Finance Act 2017
    • The Money Laundering Regulations 2017 including the changes from the 5th Money Laundering Directive (5MLD)
    • Who are the NCA
    • The role of the MLRO and their reporting duties
    • 6MLD - the future
  • GDPR/Data Protection including:
    • An overview of GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018
    • The principles including accountability
    • Do we need a DPO?
    • Where most of your data breaches occur
    • Recording and reporting of breaches
    • The costs of getting it wrong
  • A round up of updates in other key areas in compliance

Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.

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Learn Live | 10.06.2021

N/A | 9:30am - 4:30pm

An Introduction to Law Firm Compliance - Live at Your Desk

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9:30am - 4:30pm

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Discounts are available for multiple places. If you have 5 or more people interested in participating in this virtual learning session please email us at information@mblseminars.com for more information.

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