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FOCUS OF THE DAY: The Bar Standards Board (BSB), which predicted at one point last year that it would authorise 400 firms in 2015, has approved only 32 in its first four months as an entity regulator, it has emerged. Meanwhile, the planned launch date of 1 June 2016 for the licensing of alternative business structures may now be in doubt. In papers for last month’s board meeting, the regulator said that “due to Ministry of Justice consultation periods, this may not be achievable”, before adding: “Timeframes for implementation are currently under review.” Full story - Legal Futures

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