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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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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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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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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Doing business in: JapanUpdated in July 2021IntroductionThe business environmentForming a companyFinancing a companyOpening a branch officeOpening a...
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Produced in partnership with Masako Banno of Okuno & Partners 22nd Jul
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Doing business in: IndiaUpdated in July 2021IntroductionThe business environmentEstablishing a presenceFinancing a companyOpening a bank...
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Produced in partnership with Shweta Gupta and Sidharrth Shankar of J. Sagar Associates 12th Jul
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EU collection—Practice ComplianceThis page collects together Practice Compliance content that addresses matters of EU law.For information on EU law...
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1st Jul
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Doing business in: BrazilUpdated in June 2021IntroductionBrazil is the fifth largest country in the world by both geographical area (3,287,956 sq mi),...
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Produced in partnership with Ted Rhodes, Mario Sergio Braz and Carolina Uribe of CMS 23rd Jun
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Doing business in: PolandUpdated August 2020IntroductionThe Polish economy not been left unscathed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Like...
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Produced in partnership with Wardynski & Partners 5th Jun
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Doing business in: TaiwanUpdated in August 2020IntroductionThe business environmentForming a companyFinancing a companyOpening a branch officeOpening...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Marros Chu of Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law and David Tien 5th Jun
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Doing business in: KoreaUpdated in August 2020IntroductionThe business environmentForming a companyOpening a branch officeFinancing a companyOpening a...
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Produced in partnership with Paul S Rhee of Yoon & Yang 5th Jun
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Doing Business in: AustraliaUpdated in September 2020.•Introduction•The business environment•Forming a company•Financing a company•Opening a bank...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Lumsden of Corrs Chambers Westgarth 5th Jun
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Doing business in MexicoUpdated in September 2019•Introduction•The Business environment•Forming a company•Financing a company•Opening a bank...
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Produced in partnership with Gustavo Alcocer of Olivares 5th Jun
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Doing business in key global jurisdictionsUpdated in October 2020IntroductionPolitical stabilityInfrastructureCrime and healthcareFreedom of courts...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edgelow of Vedder Price 4th Jun
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Doing business in: Hong KongJuly 2020IntroductionThe business environmentForming a companyFinancing a companyOpening a bank accountUtilising office...
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Produced in partnership with Felix K.H.Ng, Timothy L.T. Wan, Christina H.K. Ma and, Vanessa C. Y. Wong of Haldanes Solicitors & Notaries 4th Jun
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Doing business in: BoliviaUpdated in January 2021IntroductionThis Practice Note sets out some of the key considerations for a business before it...
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Produced in partnership with Bufete Aguirre, Quintanilla, Soria & Nishizawa Soc. Civ 4th Jun
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Doing business in: ChinaUpdated in April 2019IntroductionThe business environmentForming a companyFinancing a companyOpening a bank accountUtilising...
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Produced in partnership with Haibin Xue of Zhong Lun Law Firm 4th Jun
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Doing business in: IrelandUpdated in September 2020IntroductionIreland is consistently ranked as one of the most attractive locations globally in...
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Produced in partnership with David O'Donnell and Cara Cooke of Mason Hayes & Curran 4th Jun
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Doing business in: GermanyUpdated in December 2019IntroductionGermany is the strongest economy in Europe and one of the largest worldwide. Its central...
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Produced in partnership with Regina Glaser, Torsten Groß, Dominik Eickemeier, Dr Vinzenz Bödeker, Fabian Gaffron, Dr André Szesny, Rainer Dr Velte and Dr Bodo Dehne 4th Jun
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Doing business in: the USUpdated in November 2020IntroductionThe business environmentForming a companyFinancing a companyOpening a bank...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Rowbotham of Portcullis ISC 4th Jun
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Doing business in: TurkeyUpdated in August 2020IntroductionThe business environmentForming a companyFinancing a companyOpening a bank accountUtilizing...
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Produced in partnership with Kayra Üçer of Hergüner Bilgen Ozeke 4th Jun
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Doing business in: New ZealandUpdated in August 2020IntroductionThe business environmentForming a companyFinancing a companyOpening a branch...
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Produced in partnership with Silvia Curin Brown of Minter Ellison Rudd Watts and Rodney Craig of Minter Ellison Rudd Watts 4th Jun
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Doing business in: FranceUpdated in November 2019IntroductionFrance is an open market economy and provides a business-friendly environment with strong...
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Produced in partnership with Bersay 4th Jun
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Doing business in: South AfricaUpdated in July 2020IntroductionThe business environmentForming a companyFinancing a companyOpening a branch...
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Produced in partnership with Graeme Palmer of Garlicke & Bousfield Incorporated 4th Jun

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