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Current applications

We will publish all applications under consideration, including information on current status.

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Approved Regulator Application Start date for 28 day initial decision period Links to relevant documents Milestones Decision
Bar Standards Board (BSB) Application to LSB for the approval of amendments to the standard of proof applied during professional misconduct proceedings. 7 September 2018 Application

Annex A - BSB Consultation Response Paper

Initial decision period is 28 days and can be extended to 90 days upon issue of an extension notice. Pending
Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Application to LSB for the approval of changes to the SRA's Regulatory Arrangements relating to its Looking to the Future proposals 8 August 2018 Application*
*Please note there are embedded links within the application to supporting documents held on the SRA and other websites.

Annex A Proposed Regulatory Arrangements

Annex B Examples of guidance

Initial decision period is 28 days and can be extended to 90 days upon issue of an extension notice.

We have issued an extension notice which extends the initial decision period to 5 November 2018, pursuant to paragraph 21(5) of Schedule 4 to the Legal Services Act 2007.

Letter from The Law Society (TLS) dated 20 August 2018

The LSB has also received 128 representations, the majority of which expressed support for TLS letter.
Pending