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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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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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This Practice Note lists high-risk third countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), HM Treasury and the European Commission as...
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9th Nov
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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 12th Jan
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An undertaking is a commitment by a solicitor to do something. It can be enforced against the solicitor by the courts. Failure to comply with an...
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9th Nov
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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 12th Jan

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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 May
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The UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights—practical complianceThe UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights (UNGPs) reflect a...
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16th May
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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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16th May
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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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16th May
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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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16th May
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Business and human rights—issues for law firmsIt is increasingly acknowledged that human rights are not just a concern for nation states and...
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15th 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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15th May
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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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14th Feb
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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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14th Feb
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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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