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Ian Smart on the ABS referendum result

President insists that Council policy will be informed by both referendum and SGM

Hopes and fears on ABS

Is it taking the plunge or jumping off a cliff?

The SGM: who said what

Main points from today's debate

All quiet on the western front?

SGM adjourns for talks: could we see consensus yet?

How to tighten up the bill

Issues on which the Society intends to press for amendments to the Legal Services (Scotland) Bill

“March on Murrayfield”: Anderson replies

Further comments on business ownership and professional independence

The Master Policy: a question for the profession

Whether and how far to bring licensed providers under the Master Policy is being carefully considered by the Society – views are invited

Regulation, new style

The solicitors who work in ABS would be subject to exactly the same professional rules and standards as all solicitors are now

"March on Murrayfield": D&W response

A response to Gilbert Anderson's comments on what was said at public meetings

Polling runs from today

The referendum is open for voting from 23 March until 7 April. Members should receive instructions today

ABS roadshow presentations online

Edinburgh event available to view

External ownership: can we really regulate?

A contrary view to the first three articles posted, based on the difficulties in making regulation work