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AML and counter-terrorist financing—source of funds and source of wealthSource of funds and wealth was a key focus of the SRA’s Preventing Money...
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19th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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19th May
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Compliance officer for legal practice—COLP—title and duties 2011 [Archived]The compliance officer for legal practice (COLP) sits at the heart of the...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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SRA Accounts Rules 2019This Practice Note sets out the requirements of the SRA Accounts Rules 2019 (the 2019 Rules), in force from 25 November 2019,...
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19th May
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1DefinitionsModern Slavery Policy•means the Customer's anti-slavery and human trafficking policy as set out in Schedule [insert] as updated by the...
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19th May
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High-risk third countries trackerOrganisations caught by the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer)...
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19th May
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Active bribery, passive bribery and bribing foreign public officialsThe purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 19th May
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In briefThis precedent links to: •a template created by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the ‘Set II’ or ‘2004’ EU Standard...
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19th May
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Introduction to retained EU lawThis Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 19th May
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Safeguards and information barriersProtection of confidential information is fundamental to your relationship with clients, both as a matter of law...
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19th May
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Undertakings and the SRA 2019What is an undertaking?An undertaking is:•a statement, given orally or in writing, whether or not it includes the word...
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19th May
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Duties of confidentiality and disclosure 2019The protection of confidential information is a fundamental feature of the solicitor-client relationship...
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19th May
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SRA Handbook 2011 [Archived]The SRA Handbook 2011 sets out standards and requirements that individual lawyers and firms are expected to achieve and...
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19th May
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1IntroductionThis financial sanctions policy is designed to ensure we comply with applicable financial sanctions laws made under the UK sanctions...
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19th May
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Working with European lawyers—the Registered European Lawyer (REL) regimeAt 11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020, the Brexit transition/implementation...
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19th May

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SRA Accounts Rules 2019This Practice Note sets out the requirements of the SRA Accounts Rules 2019 (the 2019 Rules), in force from 25 November 2019,...
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5th Jul
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Am I allowed to transfer my seller client’s sale proceeds from a client account to a third party firm of solicitors directly in relation to a matter...
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5th Jun
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Breach reporting 2019—law firmsThis Practice Note is based on reporting requirements in the SRA Codes of Conduct 2019 (in force from 25 November 2019)...
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5th Jun
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Compliance officers and breach reporting—SRA 2011 regime and SRA 2019 regime comparedThis Practice Note contrasts the requirements in the SRA’s 2011...
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5th Jun
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Accounts compliance failures—regulatory requirements, systems and controls 2011 [Archived]The compliance officer for finance and administration (COFA)...
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5th Jun
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SRA Accounts Rules: common problem areas—record keeping 2011 [Archived]This practice note looks at some of the more common problems that arise in...
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Produced in partnership with Taylor Mowbray LLP 5th Jun
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SRA Accounts Rules: common problem areas—applying the rules 2011 [Archived]This Practice Note looks at some of the more common problem areas in the...
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Produced in partnership with Taylor Mowbray LLP 5th Jun
Precedents
Monthly COFA compliance breach monitoring recordA: IntroductionDate of monitoring reviewPerson conducting monitoring reviewB: Consolidated...
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5th Jun
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Compliance breach assessment form—law firms1A: Background informationName of person completing this record[Insert name]Compliance breach reference...
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5th Jun
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COFA compliance breach monitoring—annual reviewA: General informationDate of monitoring reviewPerson conducting monitoring reviewB: Consolidated...
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5th Jun
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Compliance failure policy 2011 [Archived]1Introduction1.1This document sets out our policy for dealing with breaches of regulatory requirements that...
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5th Jun
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Letter informing professional indemnity insurer of a notifiable event following a compliance breach reportDear [insert name]I write with notification...
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5th Jun
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Breach reporting policy—law firms1Introduction1.1This document sets out our policy for dealing with breaches of regulatory requirements that apply to...
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5th Jun
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Compliance breach report form—internal—law firmsThis form should be used by staff to report a suspected compliance breach to the firm’s COLP or...
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5th Jun
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SRA Accounts Rules breach register—COFA—law firmsPlease click for an Excel version of this register.This Precedent SRA Accounts Rules breach register...
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5th Jun

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