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Message from the CEO

Message from the CEO

The South African Legal Practice Council (LPC) delegation attended the International Conference of Legal Regulators (ICLR) annual conference held in Chicago (United States of America) on 26 – 28 October 2022

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July 2020 – The increased importance of maintaining proper and accurate trust accounting records

July 2020 – The increased importance of maintaining proper and accurate trust accounting records

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Notice to Legal Practitioners – 2021 Fidelity Fund Certificate online applications

The Legal Practitioners’ Fidelity Fund (the Fund) wishes to alert legal practitioners that the 2021 Fidelity Fund Certificate online applications are now open. Eligible legal practitioners may apply for their Fidelity Fund Certificates online at: https://ffc.fidfund.co.za/login/

Eligibility to apply for Fidelity Fund Certificate means, as a minimum:

  • Legal practitioner is a director/partner/sole practitioner in one or more legal practice/s
  • Legal practitioner is exempted from or completed the practice management training (PMT) or it is due in future
  • Legal practitioner has paid the R345 contribution for FFC application
  • The legal practice/s which the legal practitioner is linked with as director/partner/sole practitioner has/have received a 2020 audit report that is approved by the Legal Practice Council (LPC)
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December 2019 – Customer due diligence and risk management and compliance programme

December 2019 – Customer due diligence and risk management and compliance programme

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May 2020 – Cash threshold reporting to the Financial Intelligence Centre

May 2020 – Cash threshold reporting to the Financial Intelligence Centre

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March 2020 – Determining a trust position

March 2020 – Determining a trust position

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October 2019 – How FICA affects you and your legal practice

October 2019 – How FICA affects you and your legal practice

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May 2019 – Handling of trust money

May 2019 – Handling of trust money

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March 2019 – Adequate and effective internal controls

March 2019 – Adequate and effective internal controls

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November 2018 – Section 94 Regulations (also reffered to as s 109 (1) (bA) Regulation) gazetted on 29 October 2018

November 2018 – Section 94 Regulations (also reffered to as s 109 (1) (bA) Regulation) gazetted on 29 October 2018

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