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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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International official financial sanctions lists​​Country​​Regulatory body​​Sanction List(Links to sanctions lists are provided, where publicly...
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16th May
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UK sanctions regimes currently in forceThis Practice Note provides information on UK sanctions regimes currently in force, including regimes under the...
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16th May
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Financial sanctions compliance—examples of good (and poor) practiceThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has provided some examples of good practice...
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16th May
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Enhancing watch list screeningThe complex nature of watch list screening creates challenges and presents risks. This Practice Note summarises the...
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16th May
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Financial sanctions regimes in other jurisdictionsIt is important to consider financial sanctions imposed by other jurisdictions and what impact these...
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15th May
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The financial sanctions regime—what does it mean for law firms? [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This...
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15th May
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Understanding the financial sanctions regime post–Brexit—a guide for law firmsThis Practice Note explains the position in the UK at the end of the...
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15th May
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Sanctions regime—cyber-attacks [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Financial sanctions target behaviour,...
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15th May
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Understanding the financial sanctions regime—a guide for law firms [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This...
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15th May
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Sanctions regime—global anti-corruptionFinancial sanctions target behaviour and have traditionally been aimed at:•terrorism•nuclear weapons...
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Produced in partnership with John Binns of BCL Solicitors LLP 15th May
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Financial sanctions—reporting obligations—post-BrexitThis Practice Note sets out the circumstances in which you may be required to report on frozen...
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15th May
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Financial sanctions post-Brexit—systems and controls—law firmsThis Practice Note provides guidance on establishing systems and controls to ensure...
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15th May
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The financial sanctions regime—common misconceptionsThe financial sanctions regime remains a myth to some organisations. You need to understand that...
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15th May
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Sanctions regime–cyberattacks—post-BrexitFinancial sanctions target behaviour, and have traditionally been aimed at:•terrorism•nuclear weapons...
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15th May
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The financial sanctions regime post-Brexit—managing compliance for law firmsThe financial sanctions regime applies to all law firms. This Practice...
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15th May
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Designation of sanctions targets under the UN sanctions, UK sanctions and EU sanctions regimesWith the passing of the Sanctions and Anti-Money...
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Produced in partnership with Roger Matthews of Dentons, John Binns and Umar Azmeh of BCL Solicitors LLP 15th May
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Development of sanctions regime in the UK during the Brexit transition period [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not...
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15th May
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Financial sanctions—offencesSanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (SAMLA 2018) created a UK specific framework for the implementation and...
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Produced in partnership with Roger Matthews of Dentons and John Binns of BCL Solicitors LLP 15th May
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Global human rights sanctions under SAMLA 2018On 6 July 2020, the UK introduced its first autonomous sanctions regime under the Sanctions and...
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Produced in partnership with John Binns of BCL Solicitors LLP 15th May
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Licences and exemptions in financial sanctionsThe UK’s domestic sanctions framework is governed by the Sanctions and Anti-money Laundering Act 2018...
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Produced in partnership with Roger Matthews of Dentons and John Binns of BCL Solicitors LLP 15th May

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