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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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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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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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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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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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This Practice Note sets out the regulatory requirements that apply to firms providing conveyancing and/or property and mortgage related services.What...
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15th Jan
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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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15th Jan
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This Practice Note provides guidance for law firms on how to handle a client account fraud and explains the regulatory and legal requirements that...
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15th Jan
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You do not have to behave like a police officer but you do have to remain alert to the warning signs of property and mortgage fraud and make the sort...
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15th Jan
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What is a bogus law firm?The term 'bogus law firm' is used to describe a situation where a firm or individual that is not regulated by the SRA...
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15th Jan
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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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15th Jan
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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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15th Jan
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Commercial organisations cannot function without staff. Unfortunately, however, your employees can pose serious threats to your business.Employees can...
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5th Jan
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Fraud is the deliberate use of deception or dishonesty to deprive, disadvantage or cause loss (usually financial) to another person or...
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5th Jan
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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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17th Dec
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STOP PRESS: The SRA Standards and Regulations (also known as the ‘StaRs’) are in force from 25 November 2019. They replace the SRA Handbook 2011. Key...
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17th Dec
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Anti-money launderingIf the Money Laundering Regulations 2017, SI 2017/692 apply to your firm, you must carry out screening of relevant employees...
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7th Dec
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Practice Note: Email disclaimers provides sample wording for commercial email disclaimers. Law firms may wish to consider something along the...
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7th Dec
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Fraudsters can target any individual, company or institution which holds funds, so everybody and anybody in some way can be vulnerable to a targeted...
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7th Dec
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Corporate fraud is any fraud committed against a business. Fraud impacting businesses can be both general frauds that target any and all businesses,...
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7th Dec
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Any firm that has a client account is vulnerable and at risk of theft of confidential information and data which could lead to theft of money from...
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7th Dec
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You are at risk of being targeted by fraudsters who may seek to become an employee. These are known as infiltrators.Your firm could be more vulnerable...
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7th Dec
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QuestionAnswer1. What is Mortgage Fraud?(b) Where an individual (or individuals) defraud a lender when obtaining a mortgage2. Where can our property...
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7th Dec

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