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Changes Coming to Client Identification & Verification Regulations in January 2020: What you need to know

At its September meeting, NSBS Council adopted the Federation of Law Societies of Canada’s new No Cash and Client Identification and Verification Model Rules (“Model Rules”). Regulation amendments to client identification and verification and the receipt of cash will come into effect January 1, 2020.

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Recap: Council in the Community with reachAbility

NSBS Council speaking with community members at November 22 event
Council & community member discussion at November 22nd Council in the Community event

NSBS Council hosted Council in the Community on Nov. 22 at the Halifax North Memorial Library.  Aside from giving members of the public insight into the operations of Council, the event, which was in partnership with reachAbility, was designed around promoting inclusion and accommodation within the legal profession.

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Call for Expressions of Interest: Supreme Court Liason Committee & Law Office Management Standards Committee

There are currently vacancies on the Society’s Supreme Court Liaison Committee. The Committee seeks representation from outside Halifax, in particular from Cape Breton and the Western Counties, but encourages applications from any interested candidates.

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