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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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Professional services firms make attractive targets for cyber criminals and are experiencing an increase in cyber attacks. The professional services...
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Produced in partnership with Lockton Companies insurance brokers 5th May
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Law firms make attractive targets for cyber criminals and are experiencing an increase in cyber attacks. Legal businesses hold sensitive, personal and...
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Produced in partnership with Lockton Companies insurance brokers 5th May
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Cybercrime is a challenge for internal compliance teams requiring a wider response than, 'it's a job for the IT department'. Cyber risk, like any...
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5th May
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Cybercrime is a fast-moving, ever-evolving unpredictable risk to all commercial organisations which must be managed properly.It's estimated that up to...
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5th May
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Corporate finance transactions are a prime target for cyber criminals due to the:•number of people involved•large volume of information being...
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5th May
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This Practice Note is intended as a quick guide which outlines the main cyber threats commercial organisations face, and identifies some top tips for...
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5th May
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This Practice Note summarises key points from the first legal threat report published by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), and incorporates...
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5th May
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This Practice Note describes Friday afternoon fraud, which causes chaos and leaves a trail of financial and reputational destruction in the legal...
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Produced in partnership with Lockton Companies insurance brokers 5th May
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The rapid growth of the internet has transformed the way we work. Indeed, the UK has one of the most internet-based economies in the world, with the...
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5th May
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Data security is a cornerstone of the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). The sixth data protection principle (the integrity and...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
Pandemics are exceptional events which present organisations with difficult business conditions, uncertainty and particularly challenging information...
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9th Apr
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Quarter 1—Confidential informationThe tips and reminders for this quarter relate to confidential information. You can find more specific information...
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1st Apr
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1ReviewName of person(s) conducting review[Insert name(s)]Date of review[Insert date]Number of files/pages added in the review period[Insert...
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1st Apr
Practice notes
Though taking preventative steps obviously makes good sense (see Practice Note: Cybercrime prevention), it is not possible to totally eradicate the...
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1st Apr
Precedents
From IP completion day (11pm on 31 December 2020), Retained Regulation (EU) 2016/679, UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) is retained EU...
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Produced in partnership with Bird & Bird 22nd Mar
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Austria; China; France; Germany; Hong Kong; India; Italy;...
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1st Mar
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1IntroductionIt is our policy to ensure that if our business is interrupted, we can become fully operational as quickly as possible. In doing so, we...
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Produced in partnership with David Gilmore of DG Legal 1st Mar
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1Introduction1.1While remote working (whether at home or on the go) and removable media offer our business and clients great benefits, they can also...
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1st Mar
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1Introduction1.1This strategy and plan builds on and supplements our other data management and security policies and procedures, namely...
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22nd Feb
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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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15th Feb

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