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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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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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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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There are two ways in which law firms might be caught by the consumer credit regime:•by entering into a fee arrangement with a client that constitutes...
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5th May
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Law firms might be caught by the consumer credit regime:•by entering into a consumer credit agreement as lender, eg in respect of their fees•by...
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21st Apr
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This Practice Note explains how the SRA’s consumer credit regime operates for law firms. It takes into account the SRA's Consumer credit toolkit and...
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20th Apr
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This Practice Note sets out a number of activities firms may engage in that stray into the realms of consumer credit drawn from case studies issued by...
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20th Apr
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This Practice Note addresses the common necessity for law firms of accepting payment by instalments of an outstanding bill. The SRA has issued a case...
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20th Apr
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Law firms might be caught by the consumer credit regime:•by entering into a consumer credit agreement as lender, eg in respect of their fees•by...
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20th Apr
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Law firms might be caught by the consumer credit regime by entering into a consumer credit agreement as lender, eg in respect of their fees, or by...
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19th Apr
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Law firms might be caught by the consumer credit regime by entering into a consumer credit agreement as lender, eg in respect of their fees, or by...
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19th Apr
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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Produced in partnership with Reanne MacKenzie of Henderson Chambers 1st Mar
Q&As
This Q&A answers a specific question: does an agreement to accept instalment payments of an outstanding bill constitute a consumer credit agreement...
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15th Feb
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is the single statutory regulator of the financial services industry in the UK, it is operationally independent...
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15th Feb
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FCA regimeIt would seem that the first issue to consider is whether advising on a credit agreement between the client and a third party is a regulated...
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15th Feb
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There are two ways law firms might be caught by the consumer credit regime:•by entering into a fee arrangement with a client that constitutes a...
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7th Dec
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In certain parts of the market, eg family law, it is becoming increasingly common for clients to finance their legal costs by way of a loan from a...
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7th Dec

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