Category Archives: Notary News

Notarial Practice Course Open Day

If you are thinking about qualifying as a Notary Public and what to find out more about the course, University College London (UCL) are holding a Notarial Practice Course Open Day on Saturday 30th November 2019 between 10.45am and 4.15pm at the UCL Faculty of Laws.

The cost of the day is £60 which includes lunch. To find out more and register please visit https://notarial-practice-open-day-2019.eventbrite.co.uk or contact Lisa Penfold by email lisa.penfold@ucl.ac.uk

Approved Anti-Money Laundering Guidance

Anti-Money Laundering Guidance for the Legal Sector
The AML Legal Supervisors have agreed Legal Sector Anti-Money Laundering Guidance: Approved AML Guidance taking account of the changes introduced by the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 (http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2017/692/made) which came into force on 26 June 2017. The revised guidance has now received formal approval by HM Treasury following some minor changes to the draft which was published in September 2017.

 

CMA legal services market study – Consultation period extended

CMA legal services market study – Consultation period extended
The Faculty Office is encouraged by the response to the Master of the Faculties consultation on the proposals contained in his action plan to deliver greater transparency for consumers. However, following a request from key stakeholders, we have decided to extend the consultation period for a further two weeks until close of business on Thursday 14 December 2017.  The Consultation Document may be viewed here:Master of the Faculties CMA Consultation

CMA Legal Services Market Study – Consultation

CMA legal services market study – Consultation

The Master of the Faculties, in common with the other frontline regulators in the legal sector, has launched a consultation on the proposals contained in his action plan to deliver greater transparency for consumers.  This represents the next key stage in the implementation of the recommendations in the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) legal services market study report. The Consultation Document may be viewed here:Master of the Faculties CMA Consultation

This consultation sets out the Master of the Faculties approach to delivering the CMA recommendations. We welcome responses from members of our regulated community and other stakeholders including consumers of legal services, consumer organisations and any other interested parties.

The Consultation will close at 5pm on Thursday 30th November 2017