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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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High-risk third countries trackerOrganisations caught by the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer)...
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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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1IntroductionThis financial sanctions policy is designed to ensure we comply with applicable financial sanctions laws made under the UK sanctions...
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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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AML and counter-terrorist financing training materials—post-training ‘red flag’ identification exerciseScenario A: Politically exposed personYou have...
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15th Aug
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Money Laundering Regulations 2017—independent audit function role and responsibilities—law firms1Establishment of independent audit functionThe Money...
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15th Aug
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New matter formInstructions for completionPlease submit the completed form to [state who] and retain a copy for the matter file. Where you are opening...
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15th Aug
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Suspicious activity report registerThis Precedent Suspicious activity report register can help you keep comprehensive records of internal...
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15th Aug
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Mini training aid—AML—reporting suspicions—post-training assessment answers—law firmsQuestionAnswers1. Which Act(s) create(s) obligations to report...
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15th Aug
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Money Laundering Regulations 2017—AML and counter-terrorist financing—law firms—annual reviewSTOP PRESS: Draft Legal Sector Affinity Group (LSAG) AML...
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15th Aug
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Recognising crime—red flags and warning signs for staff—law firmsYou must remain alert to the red flags and warning signs of crime potentially taking...
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CDD client risk assessment form—law firmsInstructions for completionWhen do you have to complete this form?You must complete this form for all new...
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15th Aug
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High-risk ongoing monitoring form1GeneralDate[Insert date]Name and job title of person completing this form[Insert name][Insert job title][Customer OR...
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Establishing the source of funds and source of wealth—guidance table for staffThis table ties together source of funds and source of wealth...
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15th Aug
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Politically exposed person—PEP—central listThis Precedent Politically exposed person—PEP—central list allows you to keep a central record of PEP...
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15th Aug
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Mini training aid—AML—funds—post-training assessment answers—law firmsQuestionAnswer1. What is money laundering?(a) The process through which proceeds...
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15th Aug
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Client due diligence process workflowThis Precedent Flowchart can be issued to staff to explain your process for conducting client due diligence (CDD)...
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Money Laundering Regulations 2017—independent money laundering compliance audit plan—law firmsThis document reflects draft Legal Sector Affinity Group...
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External suspicious activity report—reasons for suspicion sample wordingParties, issues and circumstancesLexatur LLP is a firm of solicitors...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Fisher QC of Red Lion Chambers and Bright Line Law 15th Aug
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Training materials—AML and counter-terrorist financing—law firmsThis presentation has been designed as an aid to train your staff on anti-money...
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15th Aug
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MLCO and nominated officer—combined job description and role profile—law firms1IntroductionThis job description and role profile relates to the...
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15th Aug
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Mini training aid—AML—the law and red flags—post-training assessment questions—law firmsHow to use this testThese questions are designed to test your...
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15th Aug
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Message from CEO/Senior Member/Senior Partner reinforcing the AML and counter-terrorist financing policySTOP PRESS: Draft Legal Sector Affinity Group...
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