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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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9th Nov
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Source of funds and wealth was a key focus of the SRA’s Preventing Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism thematic review, published in March...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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9th Nov
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How to use this testThese questions are designed to test your understanding after your attendance at our training on avoiding bribery and...
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9th Nov
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The compliance officer for legal practice (COLP) sits at the heart of the firm's regulatory arrangements. This does not mean that the firm and its...
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9th Nov

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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Brazil; Canada; China; Denmark; France; Germany; Greece; Hong...
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16th Jan
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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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15th Jan
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It is an offence to pay or receive a bribe under the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). Companies and partnerships will also commit an offence where a bribe...
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15th Jan
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We run our business[es] with integrity. All of us must work together to ensure our business[es] remain[s] untainted by bribery and corruption.This FAQ...
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12th Jan
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This Flowchart is a guide for staff involved in the anti-bribery and corruption due diligence process for appointing or monitoring agent or...
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12th Jan
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Charitable and political donations can give rise to higher risks of bribery and corruption. They can be (or be seen to be) bribes in disguise.This...
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11th Jan
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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 11th Jan
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All commissions constitute the giving of a financial advantage, although they will not necessarily be bribes.Commissions may be facilitation payments,...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Furlong of Carmelite Chambers 11th Jan
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The Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) was passed to ensure the UK’s compliance with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD)...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 11th Jan
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Corporate criminal liability for bribery—section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010This offence can only be committed by relevant commercial organisations...
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8th Jan
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Background to the Foreign Corrupt Practices ActThe US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is a broad and very well-enforced piece of legislation that...
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8th Jan
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Facilitating the performance of a duty by public officialsFacilitation payments, also known as facilitating or grease payments, are generally small...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Furlong of Carmelite Chambers 8th Jan
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SFO’s key policies on prosecuting bribery offencesThe Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is the lead investigating and prosecuting body for corporate bribery...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Agnoli of Simmons & Simmons 8th Jan
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De minimis non curat lex means ‘the law cares not for small things’. But the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) demonstrates that this may not be true. BA...
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Produced in partnership with Adrian Maxwell of St John's Chambers 8th Jan
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6th Jan
Precedents
We run our business[es] with integrity. All of us must work together to ensure our business[es] remain[s] untainted by bribery and corruption. This...
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6th Jan
Practice notes
Part 14 of the Companies Act 2006 (the CA 2006) and the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (PPERA 2000) contain provisions which...
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6th Jan
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This Practice Note deals with agents and other intermediaries in relation to anti-bribery and corruption. It covers what is an agent or intermediary,...
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5th Jan
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Commercial organisations which have identified involvement in corruption, whether directly or by an associated person, should seek expert advice...
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24th Dec
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Agent, intermediary or supplier?Your organisation can be held liable for acts of bribery by associated persons.The scope of this definition is broad...
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7th Dec

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