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An informative and valuable resource helping to keep you up to date with key issues, especially around Solicitors Regulation Authority and Solicitors Accounts Rules.

 

Looking to the Future: SRA Accounts Rules Review

Sue Williams FILFM
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  The SRA have today published their decisions following consultations on “Looking to the Future: Flexibility and Public Protection” and “Looking to the Future: Accounts Rules Review”.  Following extensive consultation and...

SRA Board decisions on New Accounts Rules 2018 and more...

Tim Kidd
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The SRA has published it's recent decisions and consultation response documents.  Follow this link to see >  consultation response documents . Downloadable documents at the bottom of this post. ...

SRA launches a new consumer credit toolkit

Richard Hill AILFM
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On 19 January 2016, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) published a new webpage  for SRA-authorised firms involved in, or considering becoming involved in, the carrying on of consumer credit activities under Part 20 of the Financial Services and...

Criminals raid 50 firms in cyberattacks this year

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Criminals raid 50 firms in cyberattacks this year – SRA 15 October 2015 By   John Hyde   Up to 50 firms have fallen victim to cyberattacks since Christmas as criminals find ever-more sophisticated ways of targeting the legal...

Proposals for consumer credit regulation adopted by SRA Board

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SRA News release Proposals for consumer credit regulation adopted by SRA Board       9 September 2015 Solicitors should be able to carry out certain consumer credit activities under SRA authorisation as long as their...

Changes to the format of accountants' reports for solicitors' practices

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  15 July 2015 Changes to the format of accountants' reports for solicitors' practices - and the criteria for qualifying accounts and submitting them - should further improve their value and reduce the burden on firms, the Solicitors...

Consumer Credit Activities the latest SRA Consultation

Richard Hill AILFM
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TO OUR MEMBERS SRA consultation – have your say! The SRA wants your views on its proposals last month to regulate consumer credit activities carried on by SRA-authorised individuals and firms under Part 20 of the Financial Services and Markets...

SRA delays second phase of reforms on submitting accountants' reports

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The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has delayed the introduction of the second phase of its reforms of the rules on submitting accountants’ reports from next month to November this year. Read full story here ....

The ILFM's response to the Solicitors Regulation Authority's consultation on reporting accountant requirements

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  The Institute of Legal Finance and Management’s response to the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s consultation on reporting accountant requirements  Proportionate regulation: reporting accountant requirements  Do...