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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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Defining corporate social responsibilityCorporate social responsibility (CSR), also known as corporate responsibility or corporate citizenship is a...
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22nd Jan
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It is increasingly acknowledged that human rights are not just a concern for nation states and international organisations. Business organisations...
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15th Jan
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The UN Global Compact (UNGC) is a voluntary initiative set up in 2000 under the auspices of the United Nations. Its aim is to involve commercial and...
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15th Jan
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It is increasingly acknowledged that human rights are not just a concern for nation states and international organisations. Business organisations...
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15th Jan
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The UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights (UNGPs) reflect a shift in approach to human rights issues. It has become acknowledged that...
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15th Jan
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1Introduction1.1We have performed an assessment of the areas where our firm is most at risk of either:1.1.1causing or contributing to adverse human...
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7th Dec
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[[Insert firm name] is a signatory to the [insert details of any human rights initiatives to which the organisation is a signatory, eg the United...
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7th Dec
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[[[Insert firm name] is a signatory to the [insert details of any human rights initiatives to which the firm is a signatory, eg the United Nations...
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7th Dec
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This Practice Note contains guidance on assessing the risk of your organisation causing or contributing to an adverse human rights impact. Human...
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6th Dec
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The UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights (UNGPs) require businesses to respect ‘internationally recognised human rights’. This Practice...
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6th Dec

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