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AML and counter-terrorist financing—source of funds and source of wealthSource of funds and wealth was a key focus of the SRA’s Preventing Money...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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Compliance officer for legal practice—COLP—title and duties 2011 [Archived]The compliance officer for legal practice (COLP) sits at the heart of the...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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SRA Accounts Rules 2019This Practice Note sets out the requirements of the SRA Accounts Rules 2019 (the 2019 Rules), in force from 25 November 2019,...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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High-risk third countries trackerOrganisations caught by the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer)...
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19th May
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Active bribery, passive bribery and bribing foreign public officialsThe purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 19th May
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In briefThis precedent links to: •a template created by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the ‘Set II’ or ‘2004’ EU Standard...
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19th May
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Introduction to retained EU lawThis Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 19th May
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Safeguards and information barriersProtection of confidential information is fundamental to your relationship with clients, both as a matter of law...
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19th May
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Undertakings and the SRA 2019What is an undertaking?An undertaking is:•a statement, given orally or in writing, whether or not it includes the word...
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19th May
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Duties of confidentiality and disclosure 2019The protection of confidential information is a fundamental feature of the solicitor-client relationship...
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19th May
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1IntroductionThis financial sanctions policy is designed to ensure we comply with applicable financial sanctions laws made under the UK sanctions...
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19th May
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SRA Handbook 2011 [Archived]The SRA Handbook 2011 sets out standards and requirements that individual lawyers and firms are expected to achieve and...
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19th May
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Working with European lawyers—the Registered European Lawyer (REL) regimeAt 11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020, the Brexit transition/implementation...
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19th May

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Privacy policy—law firms and professional servicesSTOP PRESS: In September 2021 the European Data Protection Board published a binding decision under...
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23rd Sep
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Privacy policy—general commercial organisation—customer-facingSTOP PRESS: In September 2021 the European Data Protection Board published a binding...
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23rd Sep
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Website privacy policySTOP PRESS: In September 2021 the European Data Protection Board published a binding decision under the EU GDPR regarding...
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23rd Sep
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Getting the Deal Through: Government Investigations 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Greece;...
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17th Sep
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Data protection and internal investigationsIncreasingly organisations are being required to conduct investigations to meet their legal obligations....
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17th Sep
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Managing personal data breachesData security is a cornerstone of the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). The sixth data protection...
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17th Sep
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Key definitions under data protection lawOn 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. Given the extensive data flows between...
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17th Sep
Q&As
US government surveillance in the context of EU data protection lawIn Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems, Case...
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17th Sep
Q&As
When barristers receive papers from instructing solicitors, are they obliged to serve a privacy notice on the lay client?The Q&A: When a solicitor...
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16th Sep
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International personal data transfer—data recipient questionnaireThe purpose of this questionnaire is to facilitate our assessment of the level of...
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16th Sep
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Response to data subject request—right to erasure—able to comply with request[Name of individual making request][Address of individual making...
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16th Sep
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Handling data subject requestsThis document reflects the UK GDPR regime. References and links to the GDPR refer to the UK GDPR (Retained Regulation...
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16th Sep
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Processing personal data—obtaining, recording and managing consentThis Practice Note is based on the UK GDPR and consent guidance published by the...
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16th Sep
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Dealing with the Information Commissioner's OfficeWhat is the Information Commissioner's Office?The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is the...
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16th Sep
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Implementing a global corporate whistleblowing policy: data protection issuesCompanies must find a reliable method of identifying and correcting any...
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Produced in partnership with Pulina Whitaker and Lee Harding of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 14th Sep
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Brexit—implications for data protectionThis Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General...
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14th Sep
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Children and data protection law—the age appropriate design code (children’s code)The UK data protection authority, the Information Commissioner’s...
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14th Sep
Q&As
When a solicitor instructs counsel to appear at a hearing and advise generally in respect of a matter, should the barrister be considered a processor,...
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9th Sep
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Is a law firm a data controller or data processor under the UK General Data Protection Regulation? If a law firm acts as data processor, what...
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9th Sep
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Digital advertising channels—introductionThis Practice Note introduces common digital advertising and marketing channels and highlights relevant legal...
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8th Sep

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