21st August - Law News

2794th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus: Migrants are a big issue in Matteo Salvini's Italy and could be a decisive factor in the next election - whenever it comes. The busiest frontline of migration has traditionally been around the island of Sicily, a popular tourist destination with a famously shady past and a convenient geography for the people traffickers. There, underage girls often arriving from Nigeria are being coerced into the sex trade. They are trafficked in a complex web of exploitation that starts as soon as they leave their home. Our investigation has been out on the streets of Palermo and talking to those who have escaped the traffickers.

Focus of thre Day Article:
A large commercial law firm will ditch its client account in favour of a third-party managed account (TPMA) by the end of the year, a leading payment processor has predicted. Geoff Dunnett, director of professional services at Shieldpay, said the company worked with around 30 law firms that already relied on a TPMA instead of a client account, including three personal injury firms.
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