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22 Sep 17

Society publishes new anti-money laundering guidance

Draft awaits final approval but firms told to review procedures

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22 Sep 17

Provoking witness unlikely to lead to desertion, Appeal Court rules

Defence must decide on risks if they "prod a wasps' bike"

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22 Sep 17

Scottish Legal Awards event returns to Glasgow after 10 years

2018 winners to be announced on 15 March in Doubletree by Hilton

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22 Sep 17

Third Party Rights Bill passed by Holyrood

Unanimous approval for contract reform measure

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22 Sep 17

Court user group set up for arbitration practice

Lord Glennie to chair forum for discussion and feedback

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