Tag Archives: Solicitors Accounts Regulations 2014

Professional body AML Supervisors under fire

As we wrote in a recent blog on the topic of AML supervision, the report by OPBAS – the Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision slates the accountancy and legal professions for lax regulation of their sectors. Although this is a UK regulator , its views are influential with regulators elsewhere. For accountants there… Read More


Professional body AML Supervisors under fire

In a recent UK report by OPBAS – the Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision it accuses many professional body supervisors (PBSs) of failing to supervise standards robustly, partly for fear of upsetting members and because they believe money laundering is not an issue for firms. This is the first review by OPBAS of… Read More


The latest on the Solicitors Accounts Regulations 2014

Challenge your knowledge on the Solicitors Accounts) Regulations 2014 with this short quiz: ‘I received a cheque from a client on the balancing date, the client ledger card was updated to show receipt of the money, but the cheque was not lodged to the bank until two weeks later. The reporting accountant’s report may show… Read More


The Solicitors Accounts Regulations Seminar

In our last blog about preparing the reporting accountants report under the ROI Law Society Solicitors Accounts Regulations, 2014, we mentioned that the work involved is a quite onerous and responsible task, and carries with it the requirement for compulsory professional indemnity insurance at a minimum of €500,000. Many accountants ask themselves the question –… Read More