What's new and what's changed 2013
What's new and what's changed 2013

The following Practice Compliance guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • What's new and what's changed 2013
  • January 2013
  • February 2013
  • March 2013
  • April 2013
  • May 2013
  • June 2013
  • July 2013
  • August 2013
  • September 2013
  • more

This Practice Note tells you, on a month-by-month basis, whether we have amended existing content or published new content to reflect regulatory changes.

January 2013

Introductions to financial advisors

On 1 January 2013, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) amended Insurance mediation checklist—law firms [Archived]the Code of Conduct regarding introductions to financial advisors, by removing the requirement to introduce clients to independent financial advisors. To coincide with this development, we published a new Introductions to third parties—overview.

For more guidance see Practice Notes: Introductions to third parties—regulatory requirements and Introductions to separate businesses [link inactive: document deleted]. We also published a suite of Precedents to comply with the amended SRA Code of Conduct.

Practice Compliance document(s) amended Amended or new? Reason
Introductions to third parties—checklist New Precedent To reflect changes to SRA Code of Conduct regarding introductions to financial advisors
Introductions to third parties policy (firms that do not have permitted separate business) New Precedent
Introductions to third parties policy (firms with permitted separate business) [link inactive: document deleted] New Precedent