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MLR 2017 4 months on - what your firms needs to do to meet the needs of new regulation
when: Tuesday 24 October, 10am
It’s almost four months since the UK government published The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017, commonly called MLR 2017. Now the dust has settled, it’s incumbent on firms of all sizes to take action.
Our guest speaker for this webinar will be Amy Bell, Chair of the Law Society AML Action Task Force and compliance expert. This informative webinar will be focussed on:
- overview of MLR 2017
- where we are four months on
- what this means for firms in practice
- The Law Society’s latest Practice Note
There will be a 30 minute presentation and 15 minute Q&A Session with Amy. The webinar will be an opportunity to ask questions from a compliance expert and hear about industry issues and pain points on AML and compliance within law firms.
If you can’t manage the time don’t worry – register for the webinar and we will email you a link to watch the webinar in your own time.
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