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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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
Precedents
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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Brexit—cybersecurityThis Practice Note explores the effect of Brexit on UK cybersecurity with a particular focus on the network and information...
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27th Jul
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Brexit timelineOn 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...
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26th Jul
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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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25th Jul
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The Data Protection Act 2018The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) came into force on 25 May 2018. As first enacted it introduced four distinct data...
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25th Jul
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Brexit legislation trackerThis Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the...
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23rd Jul
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Development of sanctions regime in the UK during the Brexit transition period [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not...
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19th Jul
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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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5th Jul
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International data transfers—practical complianceThis Practice Note is intended for in-house lawyers, privacy and compliance professionals in private...
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1st Jul
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Brexit—introduction to the Withdrawal AgreementSTOP PRESS: On 28 June 2021, the European Commission adopted an adequacy decision for the UK under the...
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Produced in partnership with Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 29th Jun
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What does IP completion day mean for Practice Compliance?11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the implementation period put in place to...
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29th Jun
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What does IP completion day mean for Risk & Compliance?11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the implementation period put in place to...
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29th Jun
Q&As
In the context of Brexit, what is meant by the ‘transition or implementation period’?The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the...
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28th Jun
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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 28th Jun
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The status of EU law in the UK after Brexit This Practice Note provides background reading on the key forms and principles of EU law and legislation,...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner 28th Jun
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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 28th Jun
Q&As
Can I still practice EU law if the UK is no longer in the EU?Only lawyers qualified in an EU Member State are able to practise EU law or argue before...
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28th Jun
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What are the implications for trading in goods with the EU27 if the UK trades on World Trade Organization rules in the event of a ‘no deal’ outcome in...
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25th Jun
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Brexit—contract risk management [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It analyses the potential impact of...
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24th Jun
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Appointing a European representative—data protectionThis Practice Note is intended for commercial organisations in the UK. It sets out the obligation...
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7th Jun
Q&As
With unpredictable markets following Brexit vote, can a firm be liable to its client in a transaction where a loss is sustained through currency...
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Produced in partnership with David Sawtell of 39 Essex Chambers 5th Jun

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