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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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CSR, ESG and human rights reporting and initiativesSustainability toolkitWe have produced a sustainability toolkit, which aims to help practitioners...
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30th Jul
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Policy—equality (short form)1Policy statement1.1The Company is fully committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees, workers and job...
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30th Jul
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Limitation of liability in outsourcingThis Practice Note identifies and explains key considerations relevant to negotiating and drafting limitation of...
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30th Jul
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Office manual1IntroductionThis Office manual is intended to contain a high level summary of office procedures. It does not set out all relevant...
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29th Jul
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Legal Aid Agency SQM—Precedents content mapThe Legal Aid Agency (LAA) Specialist Quality Mark (SQM) is a quality assurance standard for legal services...
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29th Jul
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Understanding and improving gender and other pay gapsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The enforcement of all gender pay gap reporting deadlines was suspended...
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29th Jul
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Outsourcing and data protectionIn briefData protection laws in both the EEA (the EU plus Iceland, Norway, and Liechtenstein) and UK seek to ensure...
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Produced in partnership with Marina Paul 29th Jul
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Office manual—law firmsThe SRA does not require you to have an office manual, but it is important to ensure that your staff can access general...
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27th Jul
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Outsourcing agreement—short formThis Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Customer] a company incorporated in [England] with registered number [company...
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Produced in partnership with Toby Crick of Bristows and Adrian Sim of Bristows 25th Jul
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Due diligence in outsourcingDue diligence is the name given to the process by which the factual and legal background to a transaction is collated and...
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Produced in partnership with Bristows 25th Jul
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Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) practice management standards—Precedents content map from 1 May 2019The Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme...
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22nd Jul
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Outsourcing—employment issuesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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Produced in partnership with David Williams of Deloitte and James Champness of Deloitte 6th Jul
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Gender pay gap reportingCoronavirus (COVID-19): The enforcement of all gender pay gap reporting deadlines was suspended for the reporting year...
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25th Jun
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Assessing human rights impactsThis Practice Note contains guidance on assessing the risk of your organisation causing or contributing to an adverse...
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16th Jun
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Diversity monitoring—regulatory requirementsThe Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) requires you to collect, report and publish data regarding the...
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16th Jun
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Human rights impact assessment—law firms1Introduction1.1We have performed an assessment of the areas where our firm is most at risk of...
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15th Jun
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Diversity monitoring and data protection—law firmsYou must monitor, report (to the SRA) and, where appropriate, publish data regarding the diversity...
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15th Jun
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Identifying internationally recognised human rightsThe UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights (UNGPs) require businesses to respect...
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6th Jun
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What business needs to know about human rightsIt is increasingly acknowledged that human rights are not just a concern for nation states and...
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6th Jun
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The UN Global Compact and human rightsThe UN Global Compact (UNGC) is a voluntary initiative set up in 2000 under the auspices of the United Nations....
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6th Jun

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