OVERVIEW - REGULATORY MATTERS CPD
In 2023 CPD-Philanthropy provides a choice of 88 in person attendance / 'up-to-date' on demand online 1 hour course modules, within the area of Legal Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
We invite you to build your own CPD programme from CPD-Philanthropy's 2023 Legal CPD Conference, Seminar and e-Learning programme by combining course modules to reflect your interest/requirement: 2023 LEGAL CPD PROGRAMME
Course module descriptors state aims/learning outcomes, content, net duration and availability.
- Additional 2022 - 2023 course descriptors and 2023 updates are being uploaded on an ongoing basis.
- Legal course modules are designed to comply with the annual CPD requirement for Solicitors (25 hours Legal CPD).
- This directory of course modules provides an overview of current & discontinued lectures which CPD-Philanthropy has provided since 2015.
The Legal Practitioners' Tribunal: A New Departure (Click link for more information)
The Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal was brought into effect in November 2020. However, it was not until 5th April 2022 that it was formally launched. The new Disciplinary Tribunal has been bolstered by the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal Regulations 2021 (S.I. No. 786 of 2021) BUT The Regulations can only be truly understood by having regard to The Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 which essentially underpins those Regulations.
The Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 - Disciplinary Procedures - An update 2020(Click link for more information)
The Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 establishes the new independent Legal Services Regulatory Authority to regulate all legal practitioners, along with the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal to hear disciplinary cases against barristers and solicitors. The Act makes radical changes to the manner in which legal professionals are regulated. A number of complaints have already been dealt with by the Tribunal. This 2020 one hour lecture covers the main changes in terms of disciplinary, complaints procedures and deals with some of the cases that have come before the Tribunal.
Professional Ethics and The Maintenance of Standards of Best Practice (Click link for more information)
This lecture on the 'Duty of Confidentiality' deals with both Privilege and Confidentiality. Legal professional privilege is a right conferred by law on clients. Confidentiality is a professional duty to keep client’s affairs confidential. This one hour lecture covers some of the issues which arise for Solicitors in respect of both privilege and confidentiality.
Professional Ethics & Regulation(Click link for more information)
This lecture will assess how solicitors might improve their own practices, taking the dicta set out in the case law into account.
Anti-Money Laundering – Knowing your client and other useful tips. (Click link for more information)
This one hour lectures deals with recent developments in the area of AML, including statutory amendments and a number of high profile national and international cases.
The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act 2021(the Act) was signed on 18 March 2021 and commenced in April 2021. This amends the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010 (the 2010 Act) and transposes the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) into Irish law. This one-hour lecture covers all the main changes in the Act and also analyses various recent case-law.
The 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (Click link for more information)
This one hour lecture deals with the various elements of the 5th AML Directive. Member States were required to introduce national implementing legislation by 10 January 2020 transposing the 5th AML Directive into law. The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Bill 2020 (the Bill) proposes to amend the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Acts 2010-2018 (the Acts). The Bill transposes many of the elements of 5AMLD.
The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing) Act 2018 (Click link for more information)
On the 14th of November 2018, legislation was enacted to transpose the Fourth Anti Money Laundering Directive (MLD4) into Irish law. This one hour lecture deals with the reforms which the Act introduces.
Solicitors Accounts Regulations – Common Breaches and Pitfalls (Click link for more information)
This one hour lecture covers various aspects of The Solicitors Accounts Regulations 2014, Solicitors Accounts (Amend) Regulations 2021 and the role of The Regulation of Practice Committee.
Solicitors Accounts Regulations – A Case Law update 2021 (Click link for more information)
This one-hour lecture gives an overview on the Solicitor Account Regulations 2014 and highlights the most common regulatory breaches. The lecture also covers how practitioners can avoid breaching the regulations and it analyses recent case law on the topic.
Solicitors Accounts Regulations - What every Solicitor should know. (Click link for more information)
This one- hour lecture focuses on some of the main recurring breaches under The Solicitors Accounting Regulations and deals with some of the more recent case law on this topic.
The Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 / Section 150 Notices (Click link for more information)
With the commencement of several sections of the LSRA 2015, in October 2019, new obligations have been placed on Legal Practitioners in relation to notifying clients regarding fees and detailed Bills of Costs. Furthermore, there are new disciplinary procedures in place for all members of the legal profession, along with changes to the complaints procedure.
Anti-Money Laundering & Accounting I – Are you compliant?(Click link for more information)
This one hour lecture give an overview of the Irish law on AML and sets out the provisions of the EU AML Directives.
Anti-Money Laundering II – The Irish Context(Click link for more information)
The Department of Justice’s annual report on money laundering and terrorist financing, reveals almost 14,900 alerts were raised by banks in 2016. The lecture will assess which businesses are ‘high risk’ and analyse how businesses should change their practices in order to comply with the AML law.
Anti-Money Laundering – Compliance and Risk Assessment / 2017(Click link for more information)
The Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive (EU 2015/849) (AMLD4), came into force in June 2015, and will replace the Third Anti-Money Laundering Directive (2005/60/EC) . This must be transposed by member states by 26 June 2017.
Anti-Money Laundering –A Case Law update / 2017(Click link for more information)
This one hour lecture analyses the latest cases in this area of law and highlights the pitfalls to avoid when carrying out due diligence and AML compliance.
This lecture will focus on the latest cases from the High Court, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal in relation to professional negligence.
Regulatory Matters / 2016-17(Click link for more information)
This lecture series covers the latest legislation and regulations governing Solicitors in Ireland. Solicitors must undertake two CPD hours in relation to regulatory matters. Furthermore, sole practitioners and compliance partners must undertake a minimum of three hours CPD in relation to regulatory matters, of which at least two hours shall be accounting and anti-money laundering compliance. This lecture covers all relevant CPD, regulatory requirements both for sole practitioners/ compliance partners and/or Solicitors who must undertake the minimum two hour requirement.
Solicitors Regulation / 2015(Click link for more information)
This short module, introduces you to the recent Solicitor cases which have appeared in The Solicitor’s List and The High Court. It analyses up-to-date case law involving Solicitors and The Law Society ,alleged conflicts of interest, disgruntled clients and professional negligence cases. The module highlights how to avoid potential litigation and how to ensure compliance with Solicitor’s Regulations.