4th November - Law News

2869th 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:  A demonstration in support of the squatters clogged traffic in nearby streets, as riot police hugged the side of the road. According to German media, the left-wing protesters lit tires on fire and threw stones at the police. Footage of the unruly march shows several cars that were vandalized by the protesters. The mayhem reportedly resulted in several injuries. According to reports, police were hit with stones.

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Focus of the Day Article: One in five law firms is failing to comply with anti-money laundering rules, regulators have warned. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) asked 400 firms for their risk assessments, to assess whether they were complying with the Money Laundering Regulations 2017. However, 83 of the firms (21%) were not compliant. They either did not address all the risk areas required (43), or they sent over something other than a firm risk assessment (40), such as a client or matter risk assessment. Full story: New Law Journal