The 2017 Regulatory Conference
Specialisations: Company & Commercial, Criminal, Employment, Family, Personal Injury, Wills, Trusts, Tax & Probate, Civil Litigation, Management, Property, Conferences, Environmental,
Venue: Hill Dickinson LLP, No.1 St. Paul's Square, Liverpool L3 9SJ
Date: Wednesday, 7 June, 2017
Time: 09:30 - 16:45
Members Price: £205
Non Members Price: £260
Training Season Ticket: Free
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9.00 – 9.30 Registration
9.30 – 9.35 Chair opens ~ Mickaela Fox
9.35 – 10.15 Regulatory Spotlight on Law Firms with Personal Injury – Risk Management & Financial Stability Part II ~ Lesley Graves, Citadel Law
How the Government’s PI reforms mean the business critical choices firms dealing with this work make now can impact substantially on profitability and lead to success or failure. What are the operational and financial pressures on firms?
• What are the regulatory risk warning signs?
• Do we have the SRA’s “financial stability” Part II on the horizon?
• How to strategise on which route to take – be that trading on in a lean and profitable way, trading out of PI or disposal at best value
• How to support law firms in crisis - including those facing administration, considering disposal at value and solvent/profitable strategies.
10.15 – 11 TBC: The Need For Innovation? ~ Stewart McCulloch & Riverview? Emailed 23/03/17 for title & bullets
11 – 11.15 Refreshments
11- 11.45 Legal services regulation: An update from the SRA ~ Jane Malcolm, External Director, External Affairs SRA
Jane will look at how regulation is changing in what is a time of change in the legal sector and further afield.
• Better information for consumers
• SRA Innovate
• Proposals for a solicitor qualifying exam (SQE)
11.45 – 12.30 TBC ~ Sanjay Basra, Risk and Compliance Adviser, The Law Society
12.30 – 1.30 Lunch
1.30 – 2.10 Implementation of the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 ~ Amy Bell
• How policies will need to change
• Designing risk assessments
• What are domestic PEPs
• What information will I need to provide the bank about my pooled client account
• Who will be affected by the Trust register requirements
2.10 – 2.50 Cyber Security - avoiding a bad reaction ~ Sion Lloyd-Jones, KPMG
• Demystifying Cyber
• Using strategy to gain appropriate posture
• Simple steps for all firms to take
2.50 – 3.30 General Data Protection Regulation: Be ahead of the curve ~ Sean Crotty, Weightmans
Data protection ‘big bang’ is on the horizon, May 2018 and the new data protection regime will soon be upon us. Your business should begin planning now to ensure that your data is effectively commercialised and adequately protected. Sean Crotty of Weightmans will discuss key changes which will impact your business, including:
• Increased fines and penalties regime
• Enhanced ‘consent’ requirements
• Data loss handling and reporting
• Data Processor responsibilities
• Who needs to appoint a Data Protection Officer?
• Data Subjects’ rights
• Accountability and Privacy by design
3.30 Chair summary & close ~ Mickaela Fox
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