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This Practice Note sets out the requirements of the SRA Accounts Rules 2019, in force from 25 November 2019, regarding the obligation to obtain and deliver an...

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1 Introduction This document sets out our [accounting OR finance] systems and controls. Any person working in the firm’s [Accounts OR Finance] department must ensure they...

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1 Introduction 1.1 This accounts manual sets out our [accounting OR finance] systems and controls for fee earners and other non-[accounts OR finance] staff. There is a...

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This timeline sets out developments in relation to anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorist financing (CTF) regimes being implemented in the UK including the...

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This Practice Note is based on reporting requirements in the SRA Codes of Conduct 2019 (in force from 25 November 2019) as amended by the SRA Regulatory Arrangements...

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1 Introduction 1.1 This document sets out our policy for dealing with breaches of regulatory requirements that apply to our firm. Some of these requirements are imposed...

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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. It includes a...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It tracks the progress of UK primary legislation introduced as part of the legislative preparation...

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Why you need to manage this risk This risk management guide seeks to help you identify the key legal risks and sets out some practical guidance on how these may be...

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On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. On 29 March 2017, the UK Prime Minister...

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Europe has a huge influence on the UK’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML and CTF) regime. This Practice Note is concerned with the development...

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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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This Practice Note explores the effect of Brexit on UK cybersecurity with a particular focus on the network and information systems legislation. It covers: • overview of...

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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects relevant prior to/during the UK’s withdrawal from...

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This Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679...

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The UK’s formal withdrawal from the EU took effect at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). At this point, the withdrawal period under Article 50 TEU came to an end and...

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This Practice Note contains a chronological list of substantive changes to our Client care letter 2019—law firms and Terms of business 2019—law firms Precedents. 2020...

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This Practice Note sets out the requirements of the SRA Accounts Rules 2019, in force from 25 November 2019, regarding client accounting procedures and records. It also...

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This Practice Note sets out the requirements of the SRA Accounts Rules 2019, in force from 25 November 2019, regarding client account withdrawals. It also reflects...

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This Practice Note reflects requirements in the SRA 2019 regime, effective from 25 November 2019. See Practice Note: Client care—SRA 2011 regime and SRA 2019 regime...

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[Letterhead] Dear [Insert client’s name] Re [describe matter] Thank you for your instructions to act on your behalf in connection with [describe matter]. This engagement...

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This Practice Note is intended for law firms. It sets out key information requirements in the SRA Standards and Regulations that are relevant to client care letters and...

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A client care letter (CCL) that is clear, easy to understand and contains the right information can help improve your business by: • demonstrating the values and high...

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This Practice Note contrasts the requirements in the SRA’s 2011 and 2019 regimes as well as wider requirements in relation to client care. There is a separate Practice...

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Client and matter inception is an important exercise in protecting your firm, getting to know your client and what they need from you, and complying with a number of...

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