Blog | Teal Compliance | United Kingdom

April 8, 2020

In our series of short blogs looking at some of the many queries received from our clients through our Ask Teal service, next we consider whether criminals may use the Coronavirus situation to their advantage during this period.

Question: Do you think that the “baddies”...

April 7, 2020

Continuing our series of blogs looking at some of the many queries received from our clients through our Ask Teal service, we consider how to deal with clients who, whilst wanting their matter to progress as quickly as possible, drag their feet in providing information...

April 6, 2020

Continuing our series of blogs looking at some of the many queries received from our clients through our Ask Teal service, here we consider the Solicitor’s Regulatory Authority (SRA) likely approach to absences of key compliance staff.

Question: Will the SRA look at der...

April 5, 2020

Continuing our series of blogs looking at some of the many queries received from our clients through our Ask Teal service, this blog considers the Solicitor’s Regulatory Authority (SRA)'s likely approach during this period.

Question: Will the SRA be more lenient with us...

April 4, 2020

In our next blog looking at some of the many queries received from our clients through our Ask Teal service, we consider how to deal with client money received in the post during a lockdown period. 

Question: How do we deal with depositing cheques received in the post d...

April 3, 2020

We’ve received lots of queries from our clients through our Ask Teal Service.

In this blog we look at how to deal with post coming into and out of the business (we can’t say “office”, as this is not now necessarily the case). 

Question: What do I do about post coming int...

March 25, 2020

One of our most popular questions since the outbreak of the coronavirus has been “what can we do if we can’t get certified client identification documents?”.

This is a bit of a tricky one to explain so, firstly, let’s go back to basics and remember what it is we are try...

March 4, 2020

As the number of Coronavirus cases in the UK continues to grow each day, whilst we hope its growth can be contained, we all need to be considering the possible impact of the virus on our businesses and planning for all eventualities.  Many businesses may already have c...

February 2, 2020

Well, the NCA certainly put the cat amongst the pigeons recently at The Law Society’s Anti Money Laundering Conference.

This is something I’ve been talking to clients about for about 5 years. In that time there have been some misunderstandings, both on the part of pract...

October 8, 2019

In this series, I cover my Top Tips for AML Compliance, here are the first 10……

1) Evidencing you have taken your supervisor’s risk assessment into account when preparing your own. All firms must have regard to their supervisor’s risk assessment when preparing their own...

Please reload

Featured Posts