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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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Sanctions breach—panic sheet1Consider seeking external adviceGiven the complicated nature of most sanctions regimes, the potential for offences to...
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11th May
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Employees must report their concerns to your nominated officer, who is then under a legal obligation under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA 2002)...
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5th May
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You should have processes whereby staff must report to your nominated officer any knowledge or suspicion of:•money laundering•mortgage fraud•fraud•tax...
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5th May
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Staff must report their concerns to your nominated officer, who is then under a legal obligation under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA 2002) and...
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5th May
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1. Money laundering incident management teamYou need to be able to show you’ve taken a genuinely proactive approach, so get the right people involved...
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9th Mar
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A: General informationDate of review[Insert date]Person(s) conducting review[Insert name]B: DataCriteriaOver the last 12 monthsNumber of orders,...
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14th Feb
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1Preliminary screening1.1GuidanceIt is important that certain types of fraud are reported and managed via the relevant dedicated reporting mechanism...
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7th Dec
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1Introduction1.1We have processes whereby staff must report any knowledge or suspicion of money laundering, mortgage fraud, bribery, corruption,...
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7th Dec

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