LSAG AML Guidance for the Legal Sector 2021 – what does it mean for Risk Assessment, Due Diligence and Training?

CPD accredited firm Fraser and Fraser invite you to attend ‘AML Guidance for the Legal Sector 2021′

Legal Eye’s Senior Compliance and Regulatory Specialist, Norman Denton, discusses the latest Anti Money-Laundering Guidance and what it means for law firms. Norman will look to give firms guidance as to what they may need to address and why, perhaps leading to a workable action plan to review existing Policies, Controls and Procedures. We will also look at implications the Guidance poses for Client & Matter Risk Assessment, resultant Due Diligence and in particular Staff Training.

You are invited to attend this free webinar on Thursday, March 25th at 12:30 pm.

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Biography:

Norman is a highly experienced compliance expert, delivering business improvement solutions with the owners of small and medium sized law firms and businesses for over 25 years. A very strong financial and risk management background gained through 25 years with a major bank, including 10 years as a lending manager to the professional sector, is underpinned by his depth of all-round business experience. When combined with his ability to objectively review a business, its leaders and market position this ensures a high level of stakeholder satisfaction.

Norman holds an ILM Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching & Mentoring. He gained Lexcel Consultant status in 2010 and has considerable experience of working with the legal profession.

Norman regularly presents around the country on the themes of Anti Money Laundering, Risk Management, Getting your Outward Facing Documents Compliant, GDPR, and Risk Management processes for a COLP. He has previously written several articles on the impact of OFR, Vulnerable Clients and ABS.

Current projects include working with a number of firms either sharpening their Compliance procedures, supporting them on their journey to Lexcel, or trouble- shooting risk management issues.

Self-employed, Norman also works in other business sectors for several local authorities in the North West of England dealing with anything from financial distress to businesses seeking growth opportunities and needing strategic direction. This brings a range of practical skills and knowledge to invest into the legal sector.

 

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